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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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“scampi” (27 reviews)
“duck confit” (16 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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Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived very late in the day on a very busy night. Hopwoods went out of their way to seat us thankfully as we'd had an arduous journey. meal and service superb

1  Thank Lilyfox
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great spot for appreciative "foodies. However not for hearty eaters within a group and they can spoil that experience and MOAN !.

Thank 303NEX303
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful meal at Hopgood’s on a Monday evening. Started of crispy prawn and pork belly salad was fantastic. Next a fresh piece of grilled fish - cooked perfectly. Desert was another treat. Great service from the staff and the chef should be highly...More

Thank Hugh S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No visit to Nelson is complete without a meal at our best restaurant HOPGOODS. Everything on the menu is great, it is difficult to choose. My favourites are the lamb and venison mains.

Thank Kiwi_Bruce03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a visitor from Switzerland who had heard of Hopgood's reputation and who wanted to eat some venison. We worked our way through the menu from start to finish and each dish was not only an exciting visual treat but the taste was out...More

1  Thank Andrew035
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We managed to get a table here for dinner at fairly short notice, which was lucky as it was very busy. We opted for the tasting menu and wines, and each course was absolutely delicious. Everything was to the highest quality, but also offered exceptional...More

Thank RDLO1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hopgoods is worldclass and we always enjoy special occasions at the restaurant. This time was no exception with all meals excellent. The combination of ingredients is clever and tantalising. We enjoyed the white bait , rabbit, tuna , steak and pork. However, our only concern...More

Thank b1sjen
jimmyAuckland, Owner at Hopgoods, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. I will check our red wine fridges and make sure they are calibrated correctly, i appreciate you bring this to our attention and sorry the wine was not at the correct temperature All the best Kevin hopgood

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always nice to sit in an elegant setting and indulge in great food. The decor is moody though I suspect that the light levels may present some problems when trying to read the menu. The menu at time of eating is well constructed without trying...More

Thank oldmanonthepoint
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Hopgood’s is always a special place to enjoy some of the best food being cooked in New Zealand. The food is amazing. I just wish we could get there more often. Wine selection is perfect, the menu is always fresh, the staff are always wonderful....More

Thank trixygladstone
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Dined here as a couple from out of town this evening. We had the $95 5 course menu each with the wine. The first course was the salmon, which was impeccable! The second course was the scampi which my partner, not being a fan of...More

Thank Asko K
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$14 - US$25
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
Groups, Local cuisine
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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