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284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just by luck we got the last table outside on a beautiful summers evening with out a reservation. We love to people watch so it was a bonus for us. The service was perfect, attentive but not doting. I ordered the lamb and it was...More

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always exquisite and always great service. Dining at Hopgoods is a treat and although it bends the budget, it is worth every cent. You can taste the effort the chefs have gone to create flavours that are mouth-watering.

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked it so much we went back twice. We had lamb and steak - great service. Manager assisted us with wines. Staff was friendly and food was exceptional.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there because read on paper said 2nd best restaurant in New Zealand, great food, really enjoyed ours

Thank ThaoBarry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A dinner at Hopgood’s was a treat; realising that we could eat as well in Nelson as we do in London. We didn’t try the big main courses but were delighted with whitebait and gin-cured salmon starters and whole scampi entrees. Service was very good...More

Thank stella317
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feeling stuffed after a beautiful meal at hopgoods for my boyfriends 30th Birthday. Had a delicious 3 course meal. Cocktails and wine both amazing. The food was incredible all out of us finished every scrap on our plates. Gorgeous flavour combinations on every plate. Higher...More

Thank LondonHolidays2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the four course tasting menu for a group of seven in their intimate private room. The plates were small but perfectly sized given the size of the whole meal, so we left enjoying all the fabulous flavours without feeling stuffed. Matching wines topped...More

Thank MrMrsField
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated our son’s 29th birthday here and all of us enjoyed the meal. Every course was tasty as well as the wine served. The young staff were very attentive and we were not rushed at any time. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this to...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants we experienced on the south island. Excellent food, very friendly and helpful staff. The owner also comes to the table and explains everything. Highly recommended !

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Faultless -Why ?, because it was ,from the attentive but non-intrusive waitresses to the 3 courses of sensational food: Double Cheese Soufflé entrees to mains of Beef and Lamb that were put together on the plates with accompaniments that just balanced to perfection. We're not...More

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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