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Cod & Lobster Brasserie Restaurant

) #3 of 127 Restaurants in Nelson $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 4300
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (83 reviews)
“seafood board” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
New Zealand, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A most enjoyable experience. Plenty of quirky aspects such as the massive drink selection and unusual bottles. Excellent seafood choices, service and surroundings And the staff have a sense of humour!

Thank Boutique7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We shared the seafood board along with a side of cauliflower on a very wet afternoon. The board was amazing with 9 different choices. The cauliflower was an excellent addition which was suggested by our waitress. Lovely service and great food.

Thank 277Lee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food.Even more amazing drinks although they were pricey.However they were also worth it.Beautiful building and the waitresses were obviously professionals.Best meal in a long time. Would have given 5 stars but not sure about the fish?May have been frozen as it was Sunday lending...More

Thank paige0007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Resonable price with amazing service and food. Blew my mind coming from hoapitality. Highly recomended if you are in nelson wanting to have good service and good resonable food

Thank k523
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in late afternoon after reading, "Rated Best Cocktails" on a sign outside. The sign wasn't wrong. A fantastic list with varied twists on traditional cocktails. The owner was friendly, extremely knowledgeable and happy to chat as were the other staff members. We ended...More

Thank culz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant restaurant, fantastic staff and service and food to die for. From start to finish my experience at Cod & Lobster was second to none, staff were friendly and knowledgeable in their wine selection and the food and service was excellent. Particularly liked the advice...More

1  Thank Pressy72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fresh seafood, prepared in a variety of international styles. Had shrimp Cajun style. Great service, friendly atmosphere.

Thank jwgripp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was on a business trip and was enamored by the building, name and reviews. The host was very accommodating seating me. The restaurant has an excellent wine selection of NZ labels. The challenge was the food. I ordered the fish of the day and it...More

Thank skm19612015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What was meant to be a dining experience for 4 foody adults was anything but. On a busy Fri night we were treated to seafood chowder with chunks of whole fish (but with fish scales still attached !!!), the blue cod dish was severely overcooked...More

1  Thank BJH328
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool building, friendly staff, great food and the most extensive drinks menu I have ever seen. I was part of a large group of people who dined at the Cod & Lobster as part of the Seafood and Indulge Moveable Feast evening run by Uniquely...More

2  Thank Anne D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
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
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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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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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