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The Sands Brewery Bar & Kitchen

$$ - $$$, ,
623 Rocks road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 6230
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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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Bar, New Zealand, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
623 Rocks road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got the chicken stack. The description is much bigger than the meal! It was nice but there was barely anything above the kumura chips. Just 2 tiny pieces of chicken and a couple of drips of sauce. I ate half my mates ribs aswell. Not...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee on a Sunday morning. Lovely location, friendly service. They were very busy and we were advised there would be a wait on coffee. We only waited around 10 minutes and the coffee was great! Highly recommend, will definitely return

Thank Caitlin S
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived late on Labor day and the restaurant was quiet after a long day.Although some of the options were limited the service and the food was great.

Thank James M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We went there for lunch and a drink. Food was good and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Service was also excellent. Recommend it as a pit stop

Thank kjs465
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We have come a couple of times now, if Just for breakky or a drink or dessert we haven't been disappointed, service is always top shape and the food has a point of difference to other restaurants. highly recommend. good facilities and nice decor. quite...More

Thank Gemma R
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The sands brewery bar and kitchen is a great location heaps of out door seating which is lovely on a nice day. Pop in for lunch and drinks sat outside as it was a sunny day. We grabbed menus at bar and then went to...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Greeted very warmly by lovely staff and then really enjoyed our breakfast. It was a great menu and hard to know what to choose but we were very happy with our choices. Great atmosphere.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

we have been here a few times ,this time some changes had been made the restaurant has been divided from the bar area wich is a good idea ,it was a busy night with a large group booking wich slowed down the service side ,the...More

Thank rudyandandre
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Mid week dinner out. Seated immediately, drinks order taken while we checked out the menu. My favourite always is lamb and my husband likes the more traditional burgers. Both beautifully presented and tasted delicious, and after much thought decided to share dessert - a Banana...More

Thank Sheryle G
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

With the amount of work that the new owners have put in to this place we were looking forward to dining. We were not expecting fine dining, however even pub-grub has standards. Two of our group ordered mains - average for the prices, two ordered...More

Thank LisaMarie8998
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, New Zealand, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 Rocks road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 6230
  • E-mail
The Sands Brewery Bar and Kitchen The Sands Brewery Bar & Kitchen is a Monteiths themed brewery bar specifically designed for good times, great beer and awesome hospitality! Located directly opposite Nelson’s famous Tahuna beach on Rocks road in the Sands Apartments building with the sunniest court yard in town and plenty of parking. Food is available all day. Start the day with a fabulous breakfast from 7am, stick with us and roll into lunch until 5.00 pm, followed by dinner menu items designed to satisfy everyone’s appetite. Seafood, antipasto and our platters available for sharing all day. Just wanting coffee by the beach? Serving Halo Coffee have in or takeaway. Chef’s freshly baked declicacies available daily in our new deli cabinet. What can we offer you to drink? Traditional Monteith’s Beers on tap such as Original, Golden, Radler, Pilsner, Black, Mid strength & of course the very popular Apple Cider. Unique to the Montetihs Brewery Bars is the Monteiths Brewer Series craft range. Currently we have American Pale Ale & the Southern Pale Ale. Ever popular Heineken & Heineken Light are also on Tap along with assorted bottled brewer series beers & ciders. Local Wines from around the Nelson/Tasman region. We are open 7 days (with no surcharge on public holidays). Bookings are welcome but not essential. To make a reservation Click here. Our friendly staff will only be too pleased to make your day/evening experience a great & memorable one. Also we have courtesy van operating 7 days a week so call us and book your ride. Book your next mid winter Christmas function with us now!! set menu to suit So come on down & enjoy Nelson's newest pub by the beach.
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