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Oceano

$$$$, Seafood
27 Nile Street West | Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 2299
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
25 Oct 2017
“GOOD FOOD AND SERVICE”
25 Aug 2017
“Very good hotel restaurant.”
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Seafood
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
27 Nile Street West | Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Our party of four enjoyed dinner in The Oceano Restaurant. The food and service from the very friendly staff was first class. My lamb was perhaps the best I have ever tasted and my wife enjoyed her salmon. Just two small points. My son in...More

Thank silverhead2016
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Oceano, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear silverhead2016, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. At the same time I am sorry to hear that some of your meals have not been to...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We only had breakfast here on a tour but the selection was very good, everywhere clean and sparkling, and staff friendly and approachableMore

Thank Linda S
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Oceano, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear Linda S, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your experience with us. I will gladly share your comments among the team. We hope to welcome you back again...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

Was here with a group on a Sunday night and we were staying in the hotel so decided to eat in. Was surprised we were the only ones here. However, the service was superb, very knowledgable a dn friendly staff. All of us had differnet...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I attended Oceano Restaurant for family occasions. There was quite a large group of us. The restaurant is spacious, so it looked like a good choice for so many people. The food is expensive, so we expect it to be very good. I chose the...More

1  Thank TirelessWorker
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. A great menu with something for everyone. This is a formal restaurant, yet with a friendly and casual approach. Good wine list and willing staff.More

Thank nigeltrewhitt
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Oceano, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Dear nigeltrewhitt, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Oceano Panorama Restaurant. Much thought has gone into selected predominately local ingredients for our chefs to prepare....More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

Rushed service, lack of knowledge of wine and menu. Very over priced for seafood that was not fresh. Presentation left a lot to be desired, we sat at a table that was not secured properly. We decided to leave before the main which we cancelled...More

2  Thank gandgbohm
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Oceano, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear gandgbohm, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your review. I am sorry to hear that you were not able to enjoy your evening. We do believe that our prices are set to reflect the quality of food and we...More

Reviewed 17 May 2016

My partner and I went to dine in Oceano. I had not really heard much about it and now can't understand why! One of Nelson's little secrets that needs to be shared. The atmosphere was quiet and intimate, we sat near the windows which look...More

Thank Megan P
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Oceano, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2016

Dear Megan P, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to read how much you and your partner enjoyed our fair. Much thought has gone into our wine and beverage list with a focus on...More

Reviewed 29 April 2016

I was taken here for dinner on Anzac Day. The waiting staff were excellent - friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. The food was superb. I really appreciated the complimentary starter and bread with delicious house made pair of butters. I had the King Salmon Salad. The...More

Thank Adrienne M
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Oceano, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2016

Dear Adrienne M, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner with us. I have gladly shared your great comments with our teams and we are more than happy...More

Reviewed 15 February 2016

It was surprising that so few people were eating here, as the main dishes were individually cooked and beautifully presented. There are beautiful views from the windows on 2 sides, and service was excellent. The desert menu was rather restricted, giving rather little choice for...More

Thank susan19482014
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Oceano, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Dear susan19482014, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and service at our restaurant. Equally I am sorry to hear that our dessert choice wasn't completely up to your...More

Reviewed 24 November 2015

The in-house restaurant for the Rutherford Hotel (also has a Japanese restaurant). Not staying at the hotel so we entered from the outside via two long flights of external stairs - not particularly well signposted. Large dining room with approximately only half the tables set...More

2  Thank alannevillenz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
New Zealand, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Nile Street West | Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 2299
  • This restaurant is at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Description
Whether you're looking to fuel up with a delicious breakfast at our Oceano Restaurant or wanting to quench your thirst at the Port o' Call Bar after a big day exploring New Zealand's sunshine capital, we'll have something to suit your needs. For dinner Rutherford Hotel Nelson has two highly regarded restaurants onsite, with Oceano offering an a la carte dinner menu, and Miyazu serving Japanese cuisine created using the freshest New Zealand produce. Before heading out for the day enjoy a relaxed breakfast soaking up the early morning sun at Oceano Restaurant. For evening dining, Oceano truly captures the essence of Nelson offering the freshest produce cooked to perfection, when in season select a crayfish from our live tank and have it cooked to your liking, the theatre kitchen
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