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The Stables Restaurant & Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
1 McGlashen Avenue | Nelson, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 2248
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 McGlashen Avenue | Nelson, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very quiet night on a Sunday, but we enjoyed our meals. There was a decent range of vegetarian options which I much appreciated. The only negative was that I was sitting near a window which was very drafty (even though it was closed) and it...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good menu with specials up on the black board. Waitresses friendly & helpful. There is parking for customers but not always easy to access if coming in later on. Alot of Richmond's Queen Street is blocked off at the moment. Completion date of work...More

Thank jOnathOn49_19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Solo business trip so stopped in on passing and wss not disappointed. Some nice local craft beers and the dinner (fettuccine - chef's special) was outstanding.

Thank 447steve046
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a good place to take kids, meal was held up abit as another team was there bug all in all good well priced meals

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome service, food & ambience. This is a really neat country like pub with a menu to match, friendly staff, quality food, quick service without being too quick, full drinks menu, & a very enjoyable experience.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Service was good. I had the Pilsner Mussels. I picked beards out like there was no tomorrow. Entrée soups were good not yummy good. Garlic bread was pretty standard. The pork ribs were fair. Good flavour wedges were nice and crispy. Fish and chips. Just...More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place after being unable to find any unbooked GF places for dinner. The service was great and efficient with our meals quickly arriving. The decor inside matches the stables theme (was originally a stable) and the food was delicious. Not cheap...More

Thank porridge_princess
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Delicious steak, lovely wine, friendly staff, warm and cosy with lovely decor, good outside area with awesome heaters

Thank Lala G
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The first time I saw this place, I loved the way it looked. I decided that I would go there and eat as soon as I had the change. Finally, my day had come. The gluten free menu was extremely limited. The good tables were...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A group of us had previously dinner drinks here. It's nice enough. No frills, but good enough for what we wanted.

Thank Nedbedrock
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 McGlashen Avenue | Nelson, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 2248
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Situated in the heart of Richmond, Nelson, The Stables Restaurant & Tavern is located in an historic brick building with a close connection to the early days of Nelson. We pride ourselves on being your relaxed, friendly 'local' restaurant and tavern so why not call in for a meal or to enjoy a relaxing drink with family and friends. We'd love to see you!
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