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Anchor Bar & Grill

) #27 of 125 Restaurants in Nelson $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6614
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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51 - 60 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Having previously had great food at this restaurant was very disappointed with the meal on New Years eve. Started by not being able to have a Brandy and Dry as thery were out of Ginger ale. Then a slug was found in one of the...More

Thank margaretcarter001
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We waited for more than hour for our food. When we finally got it I have to say that it did not meet the expectations raised by the nearby motel i.e. being the 3rd best restaurant of the city. What is more, there was a...More

Thank Mika R
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Our hotelier across the road from the Anchor recommended them as a fantastic place to eat but didn't mention we should book so they were packed and about to send us packing when my wife asked if maybe we could hang around for a free...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 21 December 2016

A family outing in the evening,Only had a main as the meals are big,but are priced accordingly,a bit expensive but a very busy place to have an evening out,

1  Thank Rodger F
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

When we first arrived we asked for a moderately priced bottle of bubbles to which the waitress shrugged and said it wasnt ordered today so we dont have it with no apology at the very least or offers of any others. After we were seated...More

1  Thank aylah2011
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant many times over the years.They have maintained their quality cuisine and service.The scallops are a personal favourite.

2  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We've travelled the whole of south of New Zealand and I've had seafood chowder in every place, and here is defiantly the best I've had.!!!

1  Thank lisapittam
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here on the recommendation of the hotel next door where I was staying. Spot on with their advice. Had the Salmon, great balance of flavours and textures and cooked perfectly. Will definitely return when I'm back through town.

1  Thank KiwiCanuckBKK
Reviewed 7 December 2016

.The menu was slanted towards fish but had steaks, curries and veg also.Seating both indoor and outdoor was fine with good views of boat harbour, etc. The service could have been improved eg very long wait for a coffee. 3 adults for an evening dinner...More

1  Thank W968TNjonathanl
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here two years ago. Loved the food but off hand service meant a 4 rather than a 5. Not this time. The service was excellent. The food was just as good. Faultless medium rare eye fillet with Dauphinoise potatoes, bacon,...More

1  Thank Kiwipj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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