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Anchor Bar & Grill

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62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6614
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Banjar, Indonesia
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63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 of time. Only negative was the place is very noisy.

Thank David L
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 refreshing looking over the Marina - I certainly would recommend this restaurant to dine in.... More 

Thank bobbysueWairarapa
Wellington, New Zealand
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Anchor Bar & Grill overlooks Nelson's marina and is a good place for a casual meal with a good view and great choice of seafood meals. The menu has an excellent range of seafood but also a full assortment of meat and some vegetarian choices. The food was well presented and tasty. We tried the soup of the day... More 

Thank 405Sally
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a family dinner here with the elderly parents and the service was great and the food well presented and good value for money. Easy parking though you think you are going into an industrial estate on arrival. It is much nicer inside!

1 Thank dclare142
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here before for lunch was great. Had dinner and was served by a great lady with the long plait i believe kayla? Was great and attentive. Only reason not a 5, the meal i had (calamari) was mount everest! It was piled with chips and calamari a bit over done. Will be back :)

2 Thank Z1802GSemilyb
Great Falls, Va
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97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located at the marina which always adds a certain charm. Our food was fine but the wine list was fantastic! This is the place to go wine tasting with driving.

1 Thank Jim R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time I had visited the Anchor and found the food tasty and of a good size on both occasions. Note: Make sure you receive a menu in good time. We were forgotten for some time . It was very busy at the time and we probably should have picked them up as we were being shown... More 

1 Thank Murray_D_R
Wakefield, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited this restaurant on a number of occasions. The food is always good and service great. Would recommend - we keep going back!

1 Thank dearingsa2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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

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