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Anchor Bar & Grill

62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6614
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“surf and turf” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Came here for a small birthday dinner about a month ago. Nice location overlooking dock. Portions were large and heavy on chips and salad but that's ok if that's what you're looking for. Good value for money. Staff were welcoming and attentive although a little...More

Thank Gabriella_c164
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick warm chowder! Unbelievable perfect, loads of fish, warm, great garlic bread in the side and to top it off excellent service from the owner!

Thank foodiesandwine
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Finally the house sale is through yay let's go out to celebrate! Often pop in here for a tasty reliable meal and this time was even better! The good is always tasty but this time it was just fabulous..started with breads and dips then moved...More

Thank petals356
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This restaurant never fails to deliver great food and service. The servings are generous and extremely well presented - with little twists to give them an authentic taste. I had pumpkin and lemongrass soup as an entrée and the lemongrass added a real spice to...More

Thank Sheryle G
Reviewed May 23, 2017

The service was impeccable, and the food tasted as great as I thought it would. So many nice things to choose from on the menu - that's the tough bit!

Thank theresag243
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We hadn't booked and it was really busy but were lucky that the staff were so well organized, they told us to come anyway and we waited (not for very long) at the bar for our table. Great selection of drink choices. The atmosphere and...More

Thank KimWor
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

A warm welcome from Jill (blond hair) who found us a table by the window. Fast service on the Bluff Oysters and bread and dips. Seafood chowder was outstanding!! Creme Brûlée was the best I have had. Great spot.

Thank ScottyPapamoa
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Seafood combination was tasty (grouper was the battered fish included) although I had hoped for a bit of whitebait in there, too, and did not want to order it separately. The chips were enough to feed all of the men who died at Gallipoli. (Maybe...More

Thank Sherapop1
Reviewed April 29, 2017

We visited over Easter and had meals delivered to our motel. They were huge servings and delicious! Would definitely recommend

Thank HelenWelington
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

The food was great, my wife had scallops, I had surf and turf both were perfect. My wife loved the cheese cake. The service was very good, the place was packed and we were still served quickly and the meal came in a reasonable amount...More

Thank David L
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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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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