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Hopgoods

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284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh my goodness, what a fantastic meal, atmosphere and service! we booked in for a double birthday meal, they surprised us with a wonderful birthday dessert surprise, would highly recommend. FANTASTIC.

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Thank Keren B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading the rave reviews of Hop Goods decided to try for our birthday dinner. Absolutely delicious meal wonderful service, highlight of our birthday.

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Thank Sarita B
Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

...I don't quite understand these glowing reviews. I was so excited to eat here, but found it a disappointment: the chicken liver parfait was ice cold and beautifully presented but lacked flavor. The prawns and shrimp were unexciting at best - a nice crisp but not much else to say here. The rare smoked beef was the biggest disappointment, I... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm a local and took my sister and her husband from Vancouver along to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. We hoped for a special night and we were not disappointed. We enjoyed every single mouthful of food and wine and the service was wonderful. I'd talked the restaurant up of course, so was delighted that they too, raved about the... More 

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Henley on Thames
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a big party celebrating a family wedding - 16 of us but had made a booking months before. We all arrived on time but were not able to order food for half an hour and only after I protested. The first course arrived an hour and a quarter after we arrived at the restaurant, the second course an... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Hopgoods and were not disappointed. The shrimp starter was delicious. I ordered lamb and although it was exceptionally good, I found the portion to be a bit small for the price. I'd go,back in a heartbeat...and order an exta portion of lamb! Delicious!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the cutest local favourite restaurant right in the heart of the city. The building and interior of this place was stunning set in a small heritage building. Inside was a very relaxed and casual atmosphere and we were served up some awesome bistro style, local produce dishes that were amazing. The meal consisted of local fish with fried... More 

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Manchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant, completely by chance, and am so glad that we did! Outstanding food, and we've been lucky enough to eat out across the world, and tremendous service. Mako, our waitress, was delightful: friendly, attentive and engaging. We all had starters, mains and dessert, and we were all thrilled. The beef tartare and confit salmon were excellent,... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrating an anniversary, we had a late evening meal at Hopgoods. The food was delicious; the filet steak with steak and blue cheese little pie was absolutely gorgeous, probably the best steak I have tasted for a long time. Service was very friendly and attentive. Also a friendly couple at the next table rounded off what was a really great... More 

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Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in town center with many other restaurants nearby. We were served by a friendly waitress who explains the menu to us. The lamb was good but a bit on small racks anywhere we have eaten in NZ The steak was juicy. Fried broccoli was just great and this is the first time we had fried broccoli.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, 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
Description
Good honest local cuisine, served in a casual environment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?