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Cod & Lobster Brasserie

$$ - $$$, Seafood, European
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 4300
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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New Zealand, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Nelson on a Saturday and phoned to book for the evening. We could only get a table for 8.00 p.m., but that was OK. We got there at around 7.15 p.m., and had a drink whilst we waited. We were pleasantly surprised...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our cocktails and late dinner in a very inviting setting with friendly staff. A chocolate desert and tea concluded a very nice family evening.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michele W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant offers an unusual, varied and exciting menu in a well appointed building that has a good vibe. Outside and inside dining possible. A must visit when in Nelson.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AndyMac1958
Reviewed 5 days ago

We wenthere late December for a family celebration lunch. Greeted and taken to our table..all fine......but..to then wait for drinks and bread....42 minutes......just crazy - way too long......Clearly issues in the kitchen.....the food then arrived shortly after the drinks........all a bit of a fluster....and while...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Scottraveller2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the seafood board with my three friends and there were no problems adding on food to make it work for three. The staff were amazing and so good at their job making our dinner the best since we got to New Zealand. Great atmosphere...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fredrikareby
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Unfortunately could only get a table in the bar area, which was quite busy and not as intimate as would have liked but the atmosphere was still good. Great to watch the cocktails being made!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank donnas4190
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Once again a delicious meal served to us in the window seat of this Trafalgar Street Iconic Street corner restaurant We do really enjoy the atmosphere on Friday evenings. The food the drink the space and the place is one of our Nelson favourites. Thankyou...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SueskyNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate outside in the square and enjoyed great food and music on a beautiful night. We had some apps and we had the cod - loved the cod. Sitting outside was a joy as a guitarist entertained us almost throughout the meal but without...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank harasmr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a recommendation and it was really lovely and while a side order was unduly delayed I still give it a 5 rating. Great fish.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ritag537
Reviewed 1 week ago

An enjoyable dining experience at the Cod and Lobster restauarant in Nelson, NZ. A great location on Trafalgar St. Outdoor dining available. Excellent service. Fine wines. Wonderful food. All-in-all a great evening out.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Robert B
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Response from 1963Girl | 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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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