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Anchor Bar & Grill

) #32 of 120 Restaurants in Nelson €€ - €€€ Bar, Seafood, European
62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6614
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“scallops” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (32 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant never fails to deliver great food and service. The servings are generous and extremely well presented - with little twists to give them an authentic taste. I had pumpkin and lemongrass soup as an entrée and the lemongrass added a real spice to...More

Thank Sheryle G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was impeccable, and the food tasted as great as I thought it would. So many nice things to choose from on the menu - that's the tough bit!

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't booked and it was really busy but were lucky that the staff were so well organized, they told us to come anyway and we waited (not for very long) at the bar for our table. Great selection of drink choices. The atmosphere and...More

Thank KimWor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A warm welcome from Jill (blond hair) who found us a table by the window. Fast service on the Bluff Oysters and bread and dips. Seafood chowder was outstanding!! Creme Brûlée was the best I have had. Great spot.

Thank ScottyPapamoa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seafood combination was tasty (grouper was the battered fish included) although I had hoped for a bit of whitebait in there, too, and did not want to order it separately. The chips were enough to feed all of the men who died at Gallipoli. (Maybe...More

Thank Sherapop1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited over Easter and had meals delivered to our motel. They were huge servings and delicious! Would definitely recommend

Thank HelenWelington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great, my wife had scallops, I had surf and turf both were perfect. My wife loved the cheese cake. The service was very good, the place was packed and we were still served quickly and the meal came in a reasonable amount...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Nice views of the local harbour, extensive menu , good fresh seafood choices. Always friendly service , usually quite prompt with meals although not so on this particular visit, am sure that was a one off.

Thank Yvonne A
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A wonderful overall dining experience, delicious food and 5 star service by very helpful friendly waiting staff. We thoroughly recommend this establishment. beautiful location. We will definitely visit again very soon

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This restaurant was a short walk from our Motel, very handy for lunch or dinner. The staff were very helpful, explaining the menus which catered to everyones tastes. and very friendly checking that we were happy with our meal and drinks. The view is very...More

Thank bobbysueWairarapa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 6614
  • E-mail