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623 Restaurant and Bar

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223 Hardy Street, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-546 8623
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
223 Hardy Street, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the pork rib eye the veggies. Want a great meal the mashed potatoes where outstanding A good sized meal at a very reasonable price. Service was good also If In Nelson well worth a visit. I would recommend this restaurant to all visitors...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great value for money, meal was cooked beautifully and to perfection. Service was friendly. Great environment.

Thank Mavis29
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had Burger meals (15 dollars on a Monday) - 1 beef and 1 chicken, which were excellent and really cold beers and wine, all reasonably priced and served by really smiley polite but chatty barmaids. Well worth a visit.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

A busy Friday night and our group of five had not booked a table. Without fuss and in short order we had a table upstairs. Food was very good, four different options chosen. Tap beer didn't taste quite right and certainly not Heineken as ordered....More

Thank graeme638
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We've been a couple of times for the steak special on a Wednesday. Can't go wrong- the steak, chips and salad is such a good deal. Good service and a nice atmosphere.

Thank annachap1
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We ate here our first day in downtown Nelson. The food is good but not necessarily great. The chicken burger (sandwich) was good as were the drinks. Both our waiter and the bartenders were friendly and the service was great. Price was about what you...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Both my partner and I ordered steak eggs and chips for breakfast. The fried eggs were burnt on the bottom and completely undercooked/raw on top. No one came to the table to ask us how our meal was and when we did complain (when we...More

Thank trudybrownqt
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This friendly sports bar also serves excellent food , with a good variety, and a stay in Nelson would not be complete without a visit , and the craft beers make it a must stop off place !!

Thank FoxyRock
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Monday evening. Great choice and awesome daily specials. Staff were fantastic. Food was delicious and served in timely fashion. We had Monday burger and chips for $15. Choice of beef or chicken. Both were very tasty. This place rocks and...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

If you are after an affordable meal this is it. Two of us had medium rare steaks and they were superb!! We will definitely be back next trip to Nelson and will check out their other special nights like the pasta night as well.. yum...More

Thank Helen W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Hardy Street, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 8623
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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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