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Cod & Lobster Brasserie Restaurant

) #4 of 124 Restaurants in Nelson $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 4300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (79 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 yesterday via mobile

Seafood board for two and the fondant cake are absolutely amazing. Great service, friendly people, fabulous food.

Thank 195viviz
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went for dinner with a friend, and we decided to have a Main... followed by dessert The vegetarian option of the Mushroom Gnocchi was so delicious....as was our dessert that followed. Service was great. A little pricey, but it would be lovely place to...More

Thank omaszefczyk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Classic late 19th century property in CBD making a perfect period restaurant and adjoining bar with the largest selection of gins in the region, if not South Island. This is a sophisticated place with a great relaxed atmosphere and extremely welcoming staff. Other diners respect...More

Thank GlobalHiltonGuest
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an excellent dinner with a fine New Zealand wine in the lovely setting. They may be known for cocktails but they also have good wines.

Thank ccromerr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mocha cheesecake was the best thing I have ever had. The seafood board was great as well! Service was excellent too!

Thank scwong88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had brunch in cod & lobster, I ordered seafood board and potato salad. All cold cuisine. The price is much low, the portion is really big, its totally enough for two people share.

Thank Yunhao1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely and warm and great food. I found the atmosphere a little flat and it lacked some vibrant music... seemed to be all oldies in there on the night we visited which was a Saturday night, felt like we were in a retirement village restaurant....More

Thank Stormpipes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four pages of the beverage list dedicated to gin. This place gets my vote! The food and service was good too...

Thank Arthur235
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great dining experience from start to finish. A well balanced menu with an emphasis on fish. My meal was exactly as described, and was beautifully cooked. There was an extensive drinks list and the atmosphere was up market but relaxing. Our wait staff (a...More

Thank MartinCamilleri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cod and Lobster is AMAZING! We were in Nelson for the long weekend and on the last night we decided that it was time to "treat yo self", it was better than I had imagined it would be. I was a bit iffy before we...More

Thank fludlle
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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
  • 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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