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Cod & Lobster Brasserie Restaurant

$$ - $$$, 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” (84 reviews)
“cod and chips” (5 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
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New Zealand, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
300 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

This lovely restaurant in nelson has a wonderful menu, great decor, with a choice of 2 outdoor areas. We choose to eat outside at the back of the restaurant and were surrounded on 2 sides by living green walls so the area felt very calm,...More

Thank _davinanz1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came across this eatery during our stroll around town, immediate decision to have lunch and were not disappointed. Enjoyed a nice quiet seafood lunch with excellent food and service. Highly recommended

Thank ndbabishop
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went on a Sunday night and were seated in the back with a few very loud groups - very difficult to hear each other as the room echoed a lot so I wouldn't recommend that back room if you want to sit and enjoy your...More

Thank ClaireHamNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a meal here on a busy week night. Lovely whitebait entree, and then John Dory and a ricotta gnocchi. The seafood was delicious and would highly recommend. Reasonably pricey but I am assuming it is one of the more upmarket restaurants in Nelson. Service...More

Thank Chur_bro_nz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extraordinary nice staff making your visit very enjoyable. Wish more restaurants would understand that. Not so big menu but enough I guess. I had the green curry soup and that was delicious. Many different flavours mixed and strong with a lot of seafood. Really recommend...More

Thank Ulf S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this event ngh as it had a good write up and we're not disappointed. The staff were friendly and welcoming despite the fact that we hadn't reserved and they were almost fully booked. The belly pork starter was perfectly cooked and the Louisiana...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cod and Lobster is located in the Main Street of Nelson, At first glance it looks like an upmarket pub, could not be more wrong! Once you enter the dining room, it’s all white table cloths, hushed tones and high end dining with a twist....More

Thank aj_flyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were with a large group in the back private room and we all had a superb night. Jake, our waiter who is originally from Florida but proudly calls Nelson home now, was quite, quite, quite outstanding and really added to the night. Impeccable friendly...More

Thank Brandon J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended an informative evening on the history of gin with tastings of International & N.Z gins and food to match. As always Nick's passion showed through with three knowledgeable guests providing a very enjoyable evening.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined as a large group and the starters supplied to the tables were very nice. Gins were very good. Beer was very good. Service was very good. My main of Blue Cod and lentils was great. Would eat here again.

Thank Peter M
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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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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
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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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