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Sprig and Fern Ellis St

54 Ellis Street, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand
+(64)00 64 3 542 2323
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Bar, Pizza, New Zealand
54 Ellis Street, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

For $18-$25, you would expect the best pizza you've ever eaten. No. What was brought out was not even close to and $18 price range pizza. The base was similar to that of a frozen pizza and the cheese was like... foam cheese? thats the...More

Thank Kailin P
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived with our friends after a day out sight seeing and ordered fish and chips from next door had a local beer and wine while waiting for the food that was delivered to us in the pub. Meg was very friendly ad gave us...More

Thank Colpatten
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Been twice now and very refreshing with excellent local beers and wine such a great selection.Pizza for dinner on Friday just great .Sunday had the fish and chips from Ellis Rd takeaway next door and yes they deliver to the pub so sit back and...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We come here a few times a year and always enjoy the choice of beer and cider. Last time we tried pizzas which were were nice too, will definitely have another one on our next visit. There is also a toy box for little guests...More

Thank evagnz
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A fun night with tricky questions. Yummy food - pizza and nachos, and of course a selection of tasty beers. We enjoy the taster tray. A HUGE thank you for supporting fund raising for local groups and individuals.

Thank old_murphy
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a fantastic little local pub . Lots of different craft beers to choose from and friendly helpful staff. You can order your fish and chips from next door(some of the best fish I have tasted) and have them delivered to you in the...More

Thank Gizmo776
Reviewed 11 February 2015

nice wee pub quiz, let us eat our fish and chips in the bar. great beer and cider . pretty local bar but nice:)

Thank MrLiz
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We pretty much stumbled across this great place while cycling the Great Taste trail out of Nelson. It's just 20 metres from the trail and less than a block from the Head Quarters cafe in Brightwater but problems with signage mean that you can blink...More

Thank Roving Food E
Reviewed 14 July 2014

A small quiet pub, one you can enjoy while biking the local bike trail. Sprig and fern brew their own ales and have a wide range to choose from.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Great little bar in a very relaxed setting. Local beer, wine and ciders. The best ever pizzas are made here as well and good fish n chips from next door, which you can have delivered here.

Thank Annmarie M
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Bar, Pizza, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Ellis Street, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Brightwater
  • Phone Number: +(64)00 64 3 542 2323
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The Sprig and Fern Tavern Brightwater serves delicious, authentic Italian-made wood fired pizzas delivered piping hot to your table in minutes. We also have a wider range of meals including Mexican chilli, ideal for sharing. You can enjoy your food with your favourite S&F craft beer or local wine choice in our friendly NZ tavern.
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