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Mint Dining Room

20 Harley Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 7092
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Fusion, New Zealand
20 Harley Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Lovely meal in this waterfront property. Good service. We sat upstairs, it was a little quiet but nice view of the waterfront.

1  Thank Jam3s1n3
Reviewed 16 June 2016

My mother and her boyfriend were visiting me and my boyfriend from Canada. We are all foodie-types and haven't found too many places in South Island, New Zealand that I would rave about. Mint Dining Room was the exception. Fine dining, fantastic customer service, knowledgeable...More

Thank KristinThorogood
Reviewed 26 May 2016

As a budget traveler, we feel thankful and lucky to have our first fine dining experience in Mint Dining Room. We were so nervous to go in but staff is so nice. She introduced and explains us about the menu and drinks even though we...More

Thank VickyVickyC
Reviewed 14 May 2016

a truly wonderful evening with great friends; the food and service were of the highest calibre; Grant weaves magic from that little kitchen! Do not miss this when next in Nelson, and if you live here already, lucky you!

Thank grapeman
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Booked here for dinner and what a great find ! The Chef here is amazing with a great choice on the menu and everything was just delicious . Nice dining area also .

Thank margo c
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Didn't manage to get a review up until now. The service was excellent. Went for a friends birthday and the four of us had a marvellous time. Food was all on point. Stunningly presented and impeccable taste. 100% worth a visit.

Thank kaylalucy
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

This is a special little Resturant.Had wanted to go for a long time so it was great to finally get there on our last visit to NELSON. Sometimes when you look forward to something over a long time it does not always match the experience...More

Thank Phil39
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I have dined at The Ritz London and fine dining in Paris and Switzerland and I can honestly say that my experience at Mint took the cake, for all the wrong reasons. While the food was outstanding the service certainly was not. Our waitress was...More

1  Thank nelgirl
gdnz, Owner at Mint Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Hi thank you for your feedback. I am shocked to read your review. We pride ourselves on our service and have been awarded for our standards in the past. Clearly, we have fallen short on this occasion. We do value all feedback, without it we...More

Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

A bit out of the way from all the other restaurants, but definitely worth going. The food was at a very high standard and glorified in the fact that most of the produce was local. We had the lamb and it was the best we...More

Thank Bridgewilks
Reviewed 20 January 2016

My husband and I first experienced the stunning food and service at Mint in the middle of 2015, and were so impressed we made it the focus of our summer visit to Nelson. We enjoyed dinner on a Friday night, when the restaurant was nearly...More

Thank gemini101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$26
European, Fusion, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Harley Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 7092
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From an iconic 19th century cottage within the quiet city fringe of Nelson, with a maximum seating of just 28, it has garnered notoriety with discerning diners since quietly opening towards the end of 2009. With a passion for fine food, using only the freshest of local ingredients and combining them with internationally award winning culinary expertise to make dining out an occasion. A stellar wine list, including vintages carefully selected from vineyards locally and abroad. Intimate dining, comfortable high quality surroundings and attentive service; dining out the way it should be.
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