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623 Restaurant and Bar

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Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Pub
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223 Hardy Street, Mapua, New Zealand
+64 3-546 8623
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great meal had, Steak special looked great for only $15, but decided to try the Cider Chicken, so glad I did, it was fab! Best meal I have had in a while. Will be back to try the steak next Wednesday

Thank ruby502016
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on the burger special night and had a chicken burger for $15 dollars which was lovely, quiet night but staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Jane P
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was ok, food was ok. Wasn't awful but wasn't good either. Good value options but I would say try somewhere else! Not worth the visit.

Thank goodkyli
Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop in for a drink and bite to eat during a shopping trip. Recommend the burgers and onion rings

Thank Sarahroseconroy
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great late Sunday lunch. Sitting outside listening to a man playing blues music. Very nice and relaxing. I had spare ribs. Excellent. Friend has avocado, chicken and bacon salad. It look lovely and fresh. Nice place to relax and listen to live music on a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Helen J
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very disappointing - bar man needs to go to bed - roast of day - trough food - cold - no presentation in food - slopped on the plate - veges = yams!!!!!! - 1/10 is generous here Won't be back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

No atmosphere, unfriendly waitstaff, wine glasses about as thick as a beer jug. Very average, unimpressed, won't be back.

Thank danielle81311
Nelson, New Zealand
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had lunch here on a chilly Nelson day with the hope that it would offer some warmth, comfort and good food. Not happening! The restaurant was more like a refrigerator but the waitress told us to go upstairs to the mezzanine floor if we wanted it warmer. Apparently any heat goes up there because the restaurant has a very, very,... More 

Thank Philygumbo
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I understand that celiac disease is hard to cater for but when advertising something as gluten free you'd think there would be some sort of system in place where you can actually produce gluten free foods. The young lady who served me didn't even know what Celiac Disease is. Come on guys, it's hospitality...step up.

Thank jenmlgrant
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The service was good but the food was average. The sauce on the lamb shank was tasty but the risotto with the venison was chalky. Good wedges though.

Thank Brigiet T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Hardy Street, Mapua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 8623
623 In The City offers a great, friendly atmosphere in a historic old building, situated in the heart of Nelson City. The menu offers a tasty selection of classic and healthy meals at affordable prices, with indoor and outdoor dining, giving you the opportunity to relax. A full wine, beer and cocktail list is available, and there's also plenty of parking. Group bookings welcome. Open 7 days.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?