We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sprig and Fern Ellis St

54 Ellis Street, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand
+(64)00 64 3 542 2323
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good55%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
30 Mar 2017
“Food is really expensive and not very good”
11 Feb 2017
“Fish and chips in the bar.”
Closed Now
Bar, Pizza, New Zealand
54 Ellis Street, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (11)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 31 March 2017

For $18-$25, you would expect the best pizza you've ever eaten. No. What was brought out was not even close to and $18 price range pizza. The base was similar to that of a frozen pizza and the cheese was like... foam cheese? thats the...More

Thank Kailin P
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived with our friends after a day out sight seeing and ordered fish and chips from next door had a local beer and wine while waiting for the food that was delivered to us in the pub. Meg was very friendly ad gave us...More

Thank Colpatten
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Been twice now and very refreshing with excellent local beers and wine such a great selection.Pizza for dinner on Friday just great .Sunday had the fish and chips from Ellis Rd takeaway next door and yes they deliver to the pub so sit back and...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We come here a few times a year and always enjoy the choice of beer and cider. Last time we tried pizzas which were were nice too, will definitely have another one on our next visit. There is also a toy box for little guests...More

Thank evagnz
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A fun night with tricky questions. Yummy food - pizza and nachos, and of course a selection of tasty beers. We enjoy the taster tray. A HUGE thank you for supporting fund raising for local groups and individuals.

Thank old_murphy
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is a fantastic little local pub . Lots of different craft beers to choose from and friendly helpful staff. You can order your fish and chips from next door(some of the best fish I have tasted) and have them delivered to you in the...More

Thank Gizmo776
Reviewed 12 February 2015

nice wee pub quiz, let us eat our fish and chips in the bar. great beer and cider . pretty local bar but nice:)

Thank MrLiz
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We pretty much stumbled across this great place while cycling the Great Taste trail out of Nelson. It's just 20 metres from the trail and less than a block from the Head Quarters cafe in Brightwater but problems with signage mean that you can blink...More

Thank Roving Food E
Reviewed 15 July 2014

A small quiet pub, one you can enjoy while biking the local bike trail. Sprig and fern brew their own ales and have a wide range to choose from.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Great little bar in a very relaxed setting. Local beer, wine and ciders. The best ever pizzas are made here as well and good fish n chips from next door, which you can have delivered here.

Thank Annmarie M
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Brightwater Motor Inn
20 reviews
.63 km away
Parkside Motel
73 reviews
6.67 km away
Gladstone Motel
52 reviews
7.13 km away
Oxford Court Motel
166 reviews
7.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Capilla Cafe & Restaurant
105 reviews
5.88 km away
The Villa
39 reviews
6.43 km away
The Grape Escape
216 reviews
6.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lord Rutherford Memorial
8 reviews
.60 km away
Ngarua Caves
157 reviews
2.81 km away
Nelson Lakes National Park
118 reviews
3.37 km away
Wangapeka Cheese
5 reviews
6.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sprig and Fern Ellis St staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Bar, Pizza, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Ellis Street, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Brightwater
  • Phone Number: +(64)00 64 3 542 2323
  • E-mail
The Sprig and Fern Tavern Brightwater serves delicious, authentic Italian-made wood fired pizzas delivered piping hot to your table in minutes. We also have a wider range of meals including Mexican chilli, ideal for sharing. You can enjoy your food with your favourite S&F craft beer or local wine choice in our friendly NZ tavern.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing