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Sprig & Fern Tavern

) #13 of 35 Restaurants in Richmond $$ - $$$ , ,
53 Beach Road, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 8675
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (10 reviews)
“craft beer” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, New Zealand
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
53 Beach Road, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 9 May 2017

It was a chilly Autumn Tuesday and my hubby and I decided to have a break from our motorhome and have a meal out. So happy we did what a lovely place sprig and fern is, shame no welcoming fire however as that would have...More

Thank Shari-Clare
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We ended up going 2 times to local richmond pub. Very plain inside but beer was focus so all good. Interesting patrons and a relaxed community feel.

Thank Sandi T
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent staff who know their stuff. .tried vegetarian pizza..top class and a squid dish another time which was good..and staff weren't pushy at leaving a tip.. ..unlike another food place in mapua that I will refuse to go back to ..

Thank Janmarie F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Friendly staff who know their stuff. Service was fantastic and the live music was enjoyable. Cute garden bar

Thank Veronica C
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to hang out and catch up over generous pints of craft beer and ciders. Loved the mango and lime cider (limited edition) and the bar staff were super friendly and awesome.

Thank mooloomoo
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The tap beer on selection is great...we loved every beer we tried...not a whole lot on the food menu but everything was excellent...we had the pizza, mussels, and lamb nuggets...the location near the beach is another plus...great spot!

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

A great stop for a quick drink. Place was humming on this Friday night while we waited for our takeaways. Staff friendly.

Thank 452paw
Reviewed 23 April 2016

First visit great open plan with outside deck nice to get away from the wharf service and food great

Thank Jmcspirit
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great bar in Mapua but not yet listed in Trip Adviser. I discovered another bar with this name in Motueka the day before. Both bars are owned by the same couple. Fantastic range of craft beer, great food, excellent friendly service, and...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Couldn't find the listing for the Mapua venue which was where I had coffee and my friend had a late light meal of breads and dips. This was a business meeting and a snack on the run. I had great difficulty getting any cell phone...More

Thank Cassie930
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 18:00
Thursday
12:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Beach Road, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 8675
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Description
The Sprig & Fern Milton St was voted Best Bar in NZ in 2012 and Best Bar in Nelson in 2013. The success of the craft beer tavern, owned by S&F Head Brewer Tracy Banner, has been down to the staff and the people who call the Milton St "Sprig" their local. The atmosphere is very welcoming, just like a big living room but without a loud TV to interfere with the chatting. All the S&F craft beers are on tap and carefully selected regional wines from NZ. A very popular range of food is available which is delivered piping hot to your table. Our style is very much English pub meets Kiwi tavern.If you are staying in Nelson and you enjoy excellent craft beer and company you have to make your way over to the Milton St Sprig & Fern tavern.
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