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$$ - $$$American, ,
335 Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6814
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (7 reviews)
“low lighting” (2 reviews)
“main meal” (2 reviews)
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
335 Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Wanted a burger (you know that feeling when you really need a burger) and so tried The Underground. Cosy atmosphere - low lighting...a quirky place indeed. Eric, the friendly Bostonian served us - good job considering it was his first night and we were his...More

Thank SkyJetMan
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Second visit, platters for six. Comprehensive selection of food. Unfortunately the good wines on the wine list were unavailable and the restaurant was cold.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

They were fantastic in service the meals were cheap and amazing I would have given it a excellent if they would have had more the just burgers in the menu but overall the interior was nicely spaced out and there was plenty of seating

1  Thank nickynooc
Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you're after a small, funky, casual dining gourmet burger bar that serves drinks, then the Underground is for you. The burgers were great, but it took too long for them to arrive. It might have been just a slow day the night we went??...More

1  Thank Lianecamp
Reviewed 24 July 2016

What a wonderful Speak Easy burger bar in the heart of Nelson with the atmosphere of an early American version. The burger menu offers some interesting and very tasty options using local sauces. Sides of waffle fries, shoestring fries, tiny tater tots available if you...More

1  Thank Raewyn7150
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Our family of four had heard good things and we are burger fans so thought we'd check it out. The device was great but the room was very cold. We all kept our jackets on whilst there. Atmosphere was cool and the food was ok....More

1  Thank nigruk
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We're not fast food people, but we did miss having a proper gourmet burger joint. Not any longer, Underground does burgers the equal of any we have tried. Great big tasty, juicy burgers that challenge thinking of burgers as fast food. These are meals in...More

1  Thank Duegatti2
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Not sure if there's now another entry for this bar but has changed since the last reviews. No longer tapas. Now just burgers. Have been while both. Appreciate that they are doing what you need to do to survive in business during a nelson winter....More

1  Thank Yorkiekiwi
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Great food, duck pancakes are great! Really like the tapas idea so we got to try loads of different dishes, good wine, nice courtyard too.

Thank daisydoo221
Reviewed 25 March 2016

My wife and I stopped in here as it was getting late and we'd forgotten to eat! We were greeted with excellent friendly service by our waitress who knew their menu intimately, and provided much advice and encouragement with a smile and a joke. If...More

1  Thank GreigM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 13
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 6814
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