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"Great location on the Mapua wharf with views out to the harbour. Hard to go wrong with the location. Outdoor seating is well done and the inside is set up pretty well with views to the outside no matter where you sit. Nice little fireplace going as well.
We went for brunch - food was good an..."d menu fairly close to what is on their website. I had a pork thai salad and my wife had the Sicilian soup. Decent portions and well presented without being over the top. I think they know what kind of place they are (family focused, good meal at reasonable price) and don't try to be more than that (pretentious high end). Evidently the chef won a 'chef of the year' in 2012 although I didn't enquire if he was in the kitchen or who exactly did that rating.
Decent wine list and selection of beers. Loads of people and many seemed to be locals. When we left, people were waiting for tables. Sad to see just down the road at Swell there wasn't a person in the place (yikes for 12:30pm on Su...
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"Good pizza and pasta dishes. If you want Italian and you are in Nelson, this is the only place to consider. We've had several pizzas and pasta dishes from here over the last few months - all takeaway. Good selection of pizzas (15-20ish) and of the several i've had, very good. make sure you like ..."thin crust.
pasta dishes also very good - decent portion and tasty. you get to select type of pasta - nice option. Service I had usually ok but recent experience was covered by temporary help that got my order wrong. no worries, they quickly fixed it and sent us home with some bread for our troubles.
definitely will continue to frequent when Italian or pizza takeaway is on the cards.
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