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Verdict Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$,
189 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4499
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
4 Jan 2016
“Dissapointing experience”
12 Dec 2015
“An embarrassment for Nelson ”
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Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
189 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

I have been here many times before and have noticed a decline in the decor and the quality of the meals. The restaurant unfortunately has the smell of ?old oil and the decor is dated and worn. The meals are of reasonable quality but are...More

Thank Granma_13
lpeter123, General Manager at Verdict Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2016

hi granma-13, we feel the decor has been changed quite a lot in the time we have been here but yes there is more work to be done. Not sure what music the correspondent wants but we are happy to change what is on if...More

Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We dined here with a group this weekend. A booking had been made so it wasn't a surprise to have 16 diners. The staff were friendly but really had no idea. A lovely drinks menu including craft beers but all drinks over priced. The food.........where...More

1  Thank nomadicnevs
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Visited in May this year and thoroughly enjoyed my experience and food. Delightful service and food so well cooked I had to thank the chef, lovely english woman. Don't even waste your time giving this place a go now. No concept of hospitality what so...More

3  Thank McCartits
lpeter123, Manager at Verdict Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2016

this review has been entered by an x member of staff who left the business under a cloud of disagreements

Reviewed 29 October 2015

A group of us made a second visit to this establishment. There were 3 tables of us and we had phoned through to let them know our preferences in terms of food. After 50 minutes the 2nd and 3rd tables were finally served but by...More

Thank DeeDeeArusha
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We went here for drinks and a platter. The platter looked average, not well presented, just tossed on a breadboard and the bread was stale. when we pointed this out the bread was replaced with some that had obviously been microwaved. Would give this place...More

Thank Creedyandjaz
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I have been to the verdict a few times for lunch and dinner and i have always left very full and satisfied. The food is great and a reasonable price. The outdoor area is great in the sun to catch up with old friends.

Thank Brooke13xo
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Congratulation to the new owners for the very fresh new image, but still retaining the old English pub feel. Great décor and friendly service. The meals were delivered quickly on hot plates and were excellent.

Thank 1952Kiwifoodie
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Great service, good range of meals and very family friendly. Kids thrilled with interesting fish in fish tank. Desserts were as good as any top restaurants. Will definitely return.

Thank NWarner71
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Went to the verdict for breakfast good choices lovely food. Would go back again. The menu was reasonably extensive and the service was really good. The food well presented

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Visited for a Sunday lunch and totally enjoyed the experience - even got a great roast meal which can be hard to come by! Excellent beer selection and staff knowledge. Lovely outdoor area. New owners really enthusiastic and friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank stephb67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Pub, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 4499
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