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The Stables Restaurant & Tavern

) #5 of 35 Restaurants in Richmond $$ - $$$ , ,
1 McGlashen Avenue | Nelson, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 2248
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“filo” (4 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30All hours
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 McGlashen Avenue | Nelson, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Called in on way to airport for brunch on Friday 9 June and had a great steak sandwich and a couple of wines. Food and staff excellent.

Thank SherylGlasse
Reviewed 10 June 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our lunch at Stables. We both had parmy chicken, good honest pub food which will not bend your credit card.. The barmaid/waitress was very freindly and service was quick. Thank you Stables we will be back. M. & J. WAKEFIELD

Thank silverhead2016
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If you are looking for fine dining, this may not be your best option. But if you are looking for friendly staff, and quality bar food, give this place a go. We stopped in on a whim, as we were out walking around Richmond. We...More

Thank Smackcroker
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

After a recommendation from a local, we went here for dinner on our last night in Nelson, and were well impressed. The food was cooked PERFECTLY and well priced. Staff were friendly and sociable. Accommodated us (a couple) despite being busy, and the food still...More

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We had the spare ribs and fish of the day. The spare ribs with chunky wedges were excellent. Unfortunately they has just run out of my choice of fish. Not so keen on the chips, a little soft without much flavour.The wedges with the ribs...More

Thank janetw1862016
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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 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
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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