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284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (23 reviews)
“duck confit” (14 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 947 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous food. I had the goats cheese soufflé to start and the Lamb for main. Melt in the mouth. One of the best meals I've had. Only down side no Prosecco or Pinot Grigio on the wine list. Dry cider was very sweet for...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious, Ora King Salmon as starter was amazing. The service was also excellent, attentive without intruding. I can't recommend this enough as the best restaurant in Nelson. Very pleasant evening, nice atmosphere, well done Hopgoods👏

Thank Hellfire28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice restaurant with good service. Scampi a stand out and a great selection of Nelson craft beers. Portions a slightly larger than other Al a carte dining so you don't need an appetiser, entree and a main. Restaurant tip- When you book ask to...More

Thank mrswillies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a very late request for a table and so only a space in the bar was available. However, even for someone eating alone, this didn't feel awkward or squashed. The service was friendly and professional. The food fabulous! Having been disappointed with both...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely ambience, great service, awesome food. He best fillet steak my meat loving husband has had in a while. Thank you for accomodating our 'walk in' dinner.

Thank An B
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

It's the best dessert in Nelson, I ordered roasted pear with sorbet, one cold and one warm, different texture, grinder biscuit with sweat sauce, good balance, its stunning me.

Thank Yunhao1
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My husband and I chose Hopgoods to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary and we are glad we did! We were a party of 7 and we were lucky enough to reserve the semi private room. The semi private room afforded us less noise than in...More

Thank CnC72
Reviewed 10 June 2017

An extremely pleasant dinner with the family as the food was superb (as usual), wine was great, atmosphere was wonderful and service excellent. 5 of us went for 3-course meals, and we didn't have any other comment on the 15 dishes other than they were...More

Thank Julia731
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great restaurant we found! We are planning to go this place our wedding anniversary but we accidentally had dinner before our anniversary! Food was amazing my husband love duck. We are from Queenstown definitely come back next time we are in Nelson!

Thank Ayumi M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Superb. Absolutely divine food, so fresh and elegant. Service was outstanding and really efficient. Quite pricy but you definitely get what you pay for it's definitely worth it.

Thank Alysha V
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 27
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 7191
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Good honest local cuisine, served in a casual environment.
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