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Cod & Lobster Brasserie

$$ - $$$, Seafood, European
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 4300
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (116 reviews)
“truffle fries” (15 reviews)
“prawns” (32 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
New Zealand, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 659 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry but all the hype left us disappointed . A significant anniversary celebrated and the menu was pretty ordinary. Nothing special there. Presentation and service was top notch. The rowdy bar was a distraction from a quiet intimate celebration .More

1  Thank kevin1626
nickwidd, Owner at Cod & Lobster Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

My apologies, however...Cod & Lobster Brasserie is our name - not our menu. This time of year when Crayfish are out of season, we tend not to stock it as the price is too high to move on to our customers and see value for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary we were treated with a complimentary glass of champagne. Our waitress Natalie was exceptional in her service and friendliness. We were surprised at how little variations of seafood was on the menu as we would have liked...More

1  Thank Sandralamb115
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm, friendly service, Snapper for her, soft shell crab for me. A Rimu Grove Chardonnay. Excellent. Cheers Emily.

1  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is it just me or, when you are paying $35-40 for a main, do you expect the menu to be on something better than a loose sheet of A4 paper? It looked like it had just come out of the photocopier. No menu folder or...More

1  Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us had dinner on a sunday evening. The bread we shared at the start and it was delicious, as were the entrees. The mains were forgettable ( and I ate there a month ago and genuinely have forgotten), and we both felt they...More

Thank Nicky M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Visited with my partner and another couple. It was a busy night in the restaurant but there were free tables. The service was average, the first woman that seated us was friendly but it took a long time between being seated and getting a drink...More

2  Thank Lorellin S
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Mains were expectedly good. It's the sides that were surprisingly sublime: plain old broccoli into a new league with pancetta, parsnips likewise with pistachios, and truffle-elevated French fries. Don't miss this place.

Thank Karen Elizabeth M
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I love this place and the cocktails are amazing. I could watch the mixologist all day and every creation was spit on. menu was varied and well executed. Decor could do with an update but other than that I loved it

Thank OtagoBlues
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Biggest fishing port I have ever seen in this region....and there's always a "BUT" because your expectations are based on the fact that sampling the local seafood would be an ideal experience. That's until someone tells you that all that is caught is exported....but all...More

1  Thank Lawrence Y
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Food was absolutely divine love the seafood Only negative point was room was too cold couldn’t enjoyed my lovely food. We be back in summer.

Thank Akshay O
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Response from Anne D | Reviewed this property |
cod and lobster com. Take out all the spaces and put a dot after lobster.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 4300
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Description
Cod & Lobster Brasserie is a seafood restaurant and cocktail bar located in the heart of Nelson. Enjoy the best seafood from around New Zealand, meticulously mixed cocktails and fresh, regional fare - including beef, lamb and venison. Open for brunch, lunch, dinner and tapas
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