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) #1 of 124 Restaurants in Nelson ₹₹₹₹ European, , Vegetarian Friendly
284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (22 reviews)
“duck confit” (14 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviews (988)
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1 - 10 of 945 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a very late request for a table and so only a space in the bar was available. However, even for someone eating alone, this didn't feel awkward or squashed. The service was friendly and professional. The food fabulous! Having been disappointed with both...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely ambience, great service, awesome food. He best fillet steak my meat loving husband has had in a while. Thank you for accomodating our 'walk in' dinner.

Thank An B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the best dessert in Nelson, I ordered roasted pear with sorbet, one cold and one warm, different texture, grinder biscuit with sweat sauce, good balance, its stunning me.

Thank Yunhao1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I chose Hopgoods to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary and we are glad we did! We were a party of 7 and we were lucky enough to reserve the semi private room. The semi private room afforded us less noise than in...More

Thank CnC72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An extremely pleasant dinner with the family as the food was superb (as usual), wine was great, atmosphere was wonderful and service excellent. 5 of us went for 3-course meals, and we didn't have any other comment on the 15 dishes other than they were...More

Thank Julia731
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great restaurant we found! We are planning to go this place our wedding anniversary but we accidentally had dinner before our anniversary! Food was amazing my husband love duck. We are from Queenstown definitely come back next time we are in Nelson!

Thank Ayumi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb. Absolutely divine food, so fresh and elegant. Service was outstanding and really efficient. Quite pricy but you definitely get what you pay for it's definitely worth it.

Thank Alysha V
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Was a very pleasant night. Me and my wife we've booked a table on a Tuesday night for a special occasion. Food was excellent, service was good and well trained. My wife ordered duck as a main. It was juice, soft with a very gentle...More

Thank FoodPorn32
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We have eaten at Hopgoods on a number of occasions. Food and service are always excellent. This is a top rate NZ provincial restaurant. The meal is not cheap but because of the quality is value for money.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Warm and welcoming stafflook after you seamlessly. The menu will cover all needs-from formal dining to light meal. My food was made with quality ingredients cooked well. I wish that it were my"local".

Thank malcolmharvey4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 26
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 7191
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Good honest local cuisine, served in a casual environment.
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