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The Monaco Kitchen

6 Point Road | Monaco, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-547 0792
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb” (20 reviews)
“flatbread” (3 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30 Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6 Point Road | Monaco, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A great dinning experience in a great setting, excellent and friendly service. The food was devine with a wide variety of fresh flavours topped off with a very nice local wine. The evening complimented with a desert to die for. Highly recommended... All the best,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Had looked forward to dining here, Reviews and menu's seemed promising. We made a booking for 7 pm but decided to arrive at 6.30 to have a drink first at the bar attached. The Maitre 'D seemed a little put out by this? but the...More

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great setting and so much potential but let down by the staff and the food presentation. Firstly our waiter never explained the menu to us and what a tasting dish for two meant. We ordered steak and fish to share between us. We thought the...More

Thank unclewally2015
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came to Nelson for our honeymoon and we're wowed. The food was absolutely stunning, the beef brisket was melt in your mouth and the chicken tacos were are hearty serving. The manager Tommy was so friendly and his customer service was...More

1  Thank Amando S
Grand_Mercure_Nelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Monaco Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hi there Amando Firstly - congratulations on your marriage, I hope you and your wife have many many happy years of marriage filled with joy and laughter. Thanks for the wonderful feedback on your dining experience, it was terrific to read that Tommy looked after...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

We came in and directly received a heart-warming welcome and were directly seated. The Location is beautiful, didn't like the chairs, but everything else fits really well, especially with the awesome view. The food was excellent, we had three of the sides (fries, asparagus and...More

1  Thank bjoernhmartin
Grand_Mercure_Nelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Monaco Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hi there bjoernhmartin Thanks for your recent review - it was great to read you had such a positive experience dining with us at The Monaco Kitchen. I'll pass on your feedback to the wider team ... "melted Wethers Originals" - what a great description...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner for six of us and ordered a variety of platters/feasts and sides to share as a group. To be honest, it was all rather average with the same slaw as the base for everything to sit on. One which we all got...More

Thank sports_model
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing meal , have dined here in the past and was above average, last experience was dreadful, chewy piece of sirloin passed off as Rib eye fillet , even the steak knife supplied wasn’t up to the task of gnawing it’s way through the...More

Thank djauckland
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This was a company work function, a change from the past four years at the same restaurant as the company had expanded and needed a bigger space. Not only was the service lacking ( our Directors wife felt like she had to clear the 3...More

1  Thank charbant23
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Booked fo 7.30 and were told,maybe a delay due to a big party.on ordering they said 20min to half hour.we waited 45 minutes.however my lamb was delicious and my wifes prawns were just as good.if i was going to keep someone waiting i would put...More

Thank candpet
Grand_Mercure_Nelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Monaco Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi there candpet Thanks for your review/feedback following your recent dining experience at TMK. It was great to read that you and your wife both enjoyed your meals when you dined with us recently. I've passed your feedback and observations on to Bex our Food...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This place was fantastic with Devine food and outstanding service in particular Tommy!!! He brightened up your night and made you feel like a family member! Most defiantly continue to come here and order their amazing food!! Highly recommended to all!!More

1  Thank Warren F
Grand_Mercure_Nelson, Guest Relations Manager at The Monaco Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Hi there Warren F Thanks for your review/feedback - we're delighted that you enjoyed a great evening out with fantastic food and service, and that the effervescent Tommy look after you and made you feel most welcome. Thanks for the endorsement - we look forward...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Point Road | Monaco, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-547 0792
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The Monaco Kitchen is in a well-known location on the Monaco peninsula (Nelson, New Zealand), presenting a new dining concept in a stunning location. Championing our local produce we aim to provide a sharing experience with small bites, sharing plates and feasts that you can enjoy with your friends, family or your sweetheart
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