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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%
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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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Reviewed yesterday

I always try to book at least one night here on any visit to Nelson. The most recent did not disappoint. Had 2 starters (torched salmon & blue cheese soufflé) and they were both knockouts. Then the pear and gingerbread dessert put the meal well...More

Thank golerjoe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there on s Saturday night. Ordered 5 different dishes among the two of us. All dishes are very high quality however none of them is a knockout. If I live in Nelson it is mostly likely a restaurant I will frequently visit but it...More

Thank Owen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very enjoyable experience.... made even more comfortable by the staff (namely Becky) which in my view makes the evening one to remember. A family birthday was acknowledged by a cake and a candle or two (this was a treat for the group which was...More

Thank Christopher And... B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a family mid week to the Chefs Choice which is on during the winter. It includes an entre, main and a glass of wine. We were all delighted with choice provided. Excellent service per usual. We will certainly be going again.

Thank cleonelson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I meant to write this sooner but better late than never. For my birthday we all went out for dinner. As always it was an amazing experience at Hopgoods. The guys never let you down. We had a wonderful meal and our waitress, Monique was...More

Thank Furybears
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We knew Nelson would be the place to have a top rated meal so seeing this rated as no 1, proceeded to make a reservation and go. We were not disappointed in any way. Fine foods, charm atmosphere, and excellent service. Value for money. We...More

Thank Kovit S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Checked trip advisor for the best restaurant in Nelson and this is it at the time of writing this review. Came here on a Tuesday evening for my bday evening dinner. I expected more variety of choices in the menu for a fine dining place....More

2  Thank JosePablin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is spot on, absolutely delicious. The steak is the best I've had in a very very long time! Service was great and ambiance is awesome. Highly recommended - you won't be disappointed!

Thank tash8888
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Had a treat for the wife here - is definitely a treat. Great service, great ambience, amazing food. On the high end of prices for Nelson dining - but worth so much more than what you pay for!

Thank HaydenBaylis
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food was a set meal as there was 10 of us. But the choices were suited for all. Great food and the service was superb.

Thank potterp183
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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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