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Anchor Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6614
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“scallops” (34 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“surf and turf” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The ambiance is excellent with good nautical themes through out. The food was a little expensive but of excellent quality. However the dining experience was let down by the reception (table was booked prior) and service. Neither of which was warm or welcoming. We had...More

Thank RossofIslington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at the Anchor as we were staying at the Harbourside Lodge next door. Lovely view of the harbour. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great. I don't usually eat a 3 course meal but I did here as the food...More

Thank atholmes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying next door at the Harbourside Lodge As a solo traveler I preferred to eat back in my room. I ordered both nights, directly with the Restaurant staff and my meals were delivered to my room for no extra charge. The seafood that...More

Thank Jeanne N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This use to be my favorite place in Nelson sadly the service is poor and the food has gone downhill big time

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lobbed in here with the boys on a Tuesday night after adventure riding up from Christchurch - friendly service, great spot, big portions that filled us right up and very nice seafood. Happy days.

Thank bencoll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch on Sunday and everything was great. I ordered the steak sandwich and it was just the right size! Have been here on the recommendation from family.

Thank 918alethean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here tonight with hubby. It was quite busy for a Sunday night with a large group inside. We chose to sit outside, overlooking the marina. The waiter armed us with a large water pistol to ward of greedy seagulls. Because it was busy the...More

Thank Di M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great restaurant/pub. We enjoyed sitting outside facing the harbor, drinking New Zealand wines and eating their fresh food. Service was friendly. My favorite dish was the New Zealand mussels in an amazing spicy thai sauce.

Thank SFOF/A
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Called in twice for a drink. Lovely situation directly on the marina. Good pricing. Glass of wine outside in the early evening sunshine. Picked up a carelessly discarded plastic straw on the deck which would later end up in the ocean. Called in later for...More

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The setting is really great: marina views. Enjoy going there for a drink and some food which is typically good.

Thank GwaiLoh07
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 6614
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