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The Tides Restaurant & Bar

66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 7049
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“scallops” (11 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very lovely atmosphere, and service. Ask for a table at the window as you get a nice view of the river. Good selection of food and drinks on the menu. The steak is just devine. Highly recommend. There is often a grabone voucher available for...More

Thank Gemma R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazed at the size of the fishing industry in Nelson and equally amazed that just about everything that is caught, harvested and brought into Nelson is exported overseas so I did wonder what I was going to get! Very hard to gauge because of the...More

Thank Lawrence Y
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Lawrence, Nelson is the largest fishing port in the southern hemisphere and yes, it is amazing at the shear size of it. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us at The Tides Restaurant. Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service - prompt & courteous with friendly professional service. Great menu and wine list.definitely come back.

Thank KathyHines001
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Kathy Hines, We are very grateful for your lovely comments, they are always great to hear. Kind regards The team at Trailways Hotel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had mid-winter Xmas dinner today with a large group. The tables were well presented with extras, the food was very good and the service faultless. To top it off, the deal was very good value for money! Recommended.

Thank Garry T
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Garry T, many thanks for your great comments. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. See you again soon. The team at Trailways Hotel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner tonight with my wife at The Tides Restaurant. Service was great, food turn around was timed well. There is a good variety in the menu, ingredients seemed of good quality and meals were tasty and well presented.More

Thank Paul A
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paul A, Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review. We are very pleased to hear you found your service and meal of excellent standard when you dined with us. We hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, The Team...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We decided to move away from the traditional breakfast dishes such as eggs benedict or an omelette and went with salmon, avocado and feta. The dish was fresh and different as it also came with beetroot relish. It was great to see some different breakfast...More

Thank Kyle M
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kyle M, Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review. We are very pleased to hear you found your service and meal of excellent standard when you dined with us. We hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, The Team...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

We had breakfast, room service dinner and dinner at a function during our stay. All meals were very tasty, came in a timely manner and thhe staff were friendly and proffessional.

Thank Karen L
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Karen L, Thank you for your review, we are pleased you had a great evening with us. Kind reagrds, The team at Trailways Hotel

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Cold evening, warm restaurant, service and comprehensive menu. Fillet steak for her. Ribeye for me, with a side of delicious warmed beetroot and feta and a lovely Cab. Sauv. Busy restaurant with generous portions. Great.

Thank Neil C
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Neil C Thank you for your review, we are pleased you had a great evening with us. Kind reagrds, The team at Trailways Hotel

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We've dined at The Tides a number of times, every time better than the last. Tonight they were busy +++ dealing with an 80th birthday and a near full restaurant. Service was impeccable, staff professional and friendly despite being under pressure, food outstanding. Staff also...More

Thank James B
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello James B, Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review. We are very pleased to hear you found your service and meal of excellent standard when you dined with us. We hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, The Team...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

A favourite restaurant where we enjoyed dinner on three occasions during a recent visit to Nelson. Food is good, not overpriced and service excellent

1  Thank Peter C
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Peter C, thankyou very much for your wondeful review.

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Ashlei08
1 April 2018|
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Response from Trailways | Property representative |
Yes, we can serve alcohol through room service - during the hours our Tides bar is open.
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Eliza Q
3 January 2015|
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Response from Trailways | Property representative |
Many thanks for your clarification. Once again our sincere apologies for this, your comments will be taken up with all concerned on Christmas Eve. If you would like to advise a phone number, I am happy to update you on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 7049
  • E-mail
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