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The service was excellent. We had the chicken burger and beef burger. They were ok. Could've been... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GrantS1480
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A great place to waste an hour or two.

Stopped in here to try out their beer, ok. Staff very young but attentive. Sat outside and watched... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Michael B
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4 weeks ago
“Lunch”
3 Oct 2018
“A great place to waste an hour or two.”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent. We had the chicken burger and beef burger. They were ok. Could've been bigger. Our 9 year old had the kids chicken burger which he enjoyed but he got it 20 minutes after we finished our meals as the kitchen lost...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GrantS1480
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Stopped in here to try out their beer, ok. Staff very young but attentive. Sat outside and watched the hop plants growing, very exciting! Very restful after touring around the Village. Only a short walk back to town. Then more excitement. Tip: Call to see...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Maybe we are use to a higher quality when we visit craft brewery establishments. It's not obvious that you can get a tasting board of the beers and so we got a pint each. The beer was nice. The chips with aioli were sadly standard,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank heatherjoines
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We came here to meet friends on a sunny day and had a nice time in the garden bar. Plenty of young families as its a great place for the kids to run around so, if you have an aversion to children, best not to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jared7707
Reviewed 11 November 2016

On a visit to Founders Park decided to grab drinks for the family at this establishment. Kids had Soft drinks, Bottles only no tap splits available, the wife had a Dark beer and I tried a tasting float. Service was excellent the staff being both...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Eric C
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Came here on a stop on the self guided craft beer tour map of Nelson. You have to walk in the park entrance, let them know you're only going to the brewery. Good beer selections, we got a tasting tray with 5 different styles. Was...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Cmat07
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Founder's Park to see the brewery. They have a fee to get in the park, but tell them you are only visiting the brewery and you don't have to pay, unless you also want to check out the park. I tried all...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank bradsp2016
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Tip: get a tasting tray to sample the local beers. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff. Visit Founders Park then stop for a relaxing drink. Would recommend

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank KashKlan
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great visit at founder's then stopped at the brewery ...great staff great food and shade was a plus

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank traceyr550
Reviewed 1 January 2016

A group of friends and I went to Founders Brewery after having a look around Founders Park. I was really impressed with the friendliness, helpfulness and knowledge of the staff. The lady who served us was really friendly and engaging and was able to tell...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Paige C
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