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“Anniversary dinner” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of FORD'S Restaurant & Bar

FORD'S Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #8 of 170 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$25
Cuisines: European, Soups, New Zealand, Contemporary
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Anniversary dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

A great warm friendly ambience in this restaurant which we went to for a late anniversary dinner after a drinks party ..they were very accommodating cooking the fish without the seafood as I am totally allergic to seafood. My husbands steak, he says, was absolutely delicious..the wine also very yummy and not a vastly overpriced bottle. Thoroughly recommend it for a delicious warm and friendly evening.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

Food is excellent . The staff are attentive. Have visited this restaurant for breakfast, lunch and tea and have found they have a wide selection that is both tasty and varied. One of our regulars. Would recommend this restaurant.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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344 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“Great evening out in Nelson!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

Our hotel was kind enough to make a booking for us at Ford's for the evening after our Abel Tasman excursion. We were famished and looking forward to a nice glass of wine, good food and relaxation. Ford's did not disappoint, very stylish inside and truly exceptional wait staff. They were delayed on an appetizer and promptly apologized and offered to take it off our bill. They accommodated my dietary restrictions with ease and good humor, and all in all a wonderful option for a nice evening out in Nelson. I can't say enough how much I appreciate kind staff, and it really seemed that everyone there was a solid team and enjoying their work, which showed. Smiles al around and everyone checking on you - no need, as the food is to die for! Highly recommend!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Singapore, Singapore
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139 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Wonderful evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

Lovely atmosphere, very good service. The food was delicious, the wine list was great. The fish particularly good!

Visited December 2013
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Food was really great. We were full but we couldn't help ourselves eating up everything on our plate. Staff were ever so friendly, and even went along with my silly jokes. Glass of Moet was the best price I had ever seen.

Visited May 2014
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