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Cod & Lobster Brasserie

$$ - $$$, Seafood, European
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 4300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (91 reviews)
“truffle fries” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (23 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
New Zealand, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We knew a Fri night would be busy but certainly didn’t think we would sit for over 10 min before they even took a drink order. It’s like we had been forgotten as 4 different people waited on us, obviously NO one was looking for...More

Thank Renegators
Reviewed 6 days ago

Family lunch (two kids, mum and dad). Our boys had fish and chips which they said was lovely and we shared a seafood platter which was wonderful. The Ora King salmon, fish pate and prawns were the highlights. Portion size was adequate and considering the...More

Thank wjsreviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This elegant restaurant in the heart of Nelson offers the opportunity of eating in elegant dining rooms or in the communal bustle of the street café. Food from the extensive menu is excellent as are the wines. Not forgetting the almost endless list of gins!...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apparently this was the first night that the street was closed and filled with people eating, drinking and generally having a good time! We managed to get a table outside and Becca looked after us very well - despite being very busy she took the...More

Thank oxford47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The memsahib and myself had gin coctails in the eveving sun reading the menu.they have a magnificent ginlist.i decided to have a couple of oysters with my gin.Ab fab!so fresh possibly my best oysters ever.we shared a fish board which was devine washed down with...More

Thank candpet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From walking in the door to when we left we experienced excellent customer service- but without being pretentious or overwhelming. The food was beautifully presented, with excellent flavours and taste. We felt able to ask for advice on the best wines to accompany the food...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shared a seafood board with oysters and not a bad flavor on the board. Smoked fish, mussels, pate, everything was really good. Nice beer choices too.

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were so many excellent things about this place. The staff were attentive and accommodating to each guest’s needs. The drinks list was extensive (maybe even exhaustive). There is something on that list to meet anyone’s taste and it’s a nice showcase of what the...More

Thank Jgatz86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here twice, might even go again before heading home. Food was excellent, the range of wine and cocktails are excellent, along with the knowledge about them, but they run on a very stretched staff, who are all excellent, but there just are not enough...More

Thank Ikorel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was ok, but nothing rang my bell. Was an ok option, but certainly not number 1 worthy. Service was probably most oustanding part. Ceasar salad was very 'fishy'. Steak prep was interesting. Made it better than it should have been. Two diners reported really...More

Thank BayouWanderer
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13 October 2017|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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