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Cod & Lobster Brasserie

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, New Zealand, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Cod & Lobster Brasserie is a seafood restaurant and cocktail bar located in the heart of Nelson. Enjoy the best seafood from around New Zealand, meticulously mixed cocktails and fresh, regional fare - including beef, lamb and venison. Open for brunch, lunch, dinner and tapas
US$10 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
New Zealand, Seafood, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

Went a couple of months ago and had an excellent dinner so decided for my wife's birthday to repeat. Unfortunately it did not reach the same standard. Felt as if they were under pressure in the kitchen so lacked the attention to detail. Asked about...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 33RDF
Reviewed yesterday

Its not the AMAZING food and drink that makes this place. Its not the OUTSTANDING members of staff. Its the owners, honeslty i dont think you will ever meet a more genuine, friendly, humbled, passionate, welcoming owner anywhere in the world. Everyone that walks through...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RichardHuckvale
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived with no booking but they were able to accommodate us with a choice of seating. We chose a table in the garden yard which was very pleasant. Service was efficient and staff friendly. We declined starters as we were unsure how large the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jill D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate dinner twice here whilst in Nelson. There is a friendly relaxed atmosphere and clearly people were enjoying their food. Seafood predominates but there are alternatives. I had steamed clams and mussels followed by red snapper on the first occasion and Salmon followed by...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 934JohnC934
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and vines were very good! Atmosphere also very decent. Service was very quick and almost felt like there was rush after eating to get space for next guests. Tables were perhaps too close to each other.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mariaN9724FB
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great culinary welcoming to Neilson, then we were able to have more of their fabulous cocktails at their nearby bar! Seafood divine, superb service and a crazy good cocktail list.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hogiebear33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delicious lunch we had, I had seared tuna my husband had beef carpaccio, the waitress were very friendly this is one of our favourite places to go

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TaniaP674
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we spent a very lovely 4 hours here sampling lots of the food and drink. The cocktails are amazing. The staff are super friendly and the food was yummy! Despite the fact that we came with three children in tow we were welcomed and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lise T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine arriving in Nelson on Nelson Day with most restaurants closed or short-staffed. The Cod & Lobster took our booking for 5 and laid on a table on the Gin Deck for 5 of us. First surprise was the most extensive gin menu I have...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gck617
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such lovely service last night added to an already enjoyable meal .... clever combinations of food made for interesting complete dishes in a pretty brassiere but our lovely Canadian server (sorry didn’t get her name) who was knowledgable, helpful and interesting just rounded it all...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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October 12, 2017|
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Response from 1963Girl | Reviewed this property |
cod and lobster com. Take out all the spaces and put a dot after lobster.
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