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“Quiz night at the Vic is the BEST”
Review of The Vic Brewbar

The Vic Brewbar
Ranked #23 of 199 Restaurants in Nelson
Price range: US$7 - US$24
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: The Vic Brewbar is the South Island’s first fully-fledged Mac’s Brewbar. Found in the historic Victorian Rose building on Trafalgar Street and known by locals as the “Vic Rose”, the Brewbar is a unique Nelson pub and restaurant that offers live entertainment every weekend, great service from friendly staff, delicious food and all your favourite beers on tap. It’s no wonder The Vic is a staple of the local hospitality industry!
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We go mainly for the quiz nights, which are the best because they start earlier than most and finish earlier and that works way better during the week. The food's pretty good, the people who run it are lovely.

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Reviewed 9 July 2013

Great meals as always, friendly service. The one bar we go to in Nelson on a regular basis. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 8 July 2013

The staff at the Vic Brewbar go that extra mile in providing good service and a professional approach to their work. The food is good pub food - not gourmet or fine dining - but wholesome, well cooked food and there is a good menu choice. the location in Trafalgar Street is perfect for shopping or just wandering around Nelson and there is a good atmosphere at the Vic.

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Reviewed 8 July 2013

A group of us had dinner there over the weekend. Food was brilliant, great value for money and the service was fast, however that is where the praise ends. There was a large group of us dining and we were placed by a door that when it was opened it wouldn't shut properly so we were forever getting up and closing it. It was very cold that night and was also busy so it happened alot. When our group went to pay for the meals the last member of our group was rudely spoken to by the staff member who told her it was about time she paid. This was not acceptable and just planly rude. Although we were in Nelson for a weekend it wouldn't be a place I would return to which is a shame as food was great.

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Thank sammyjcasey
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vicbrewbar, Owner at The Vic Brewbar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2013

Hi Sammyjcasey, Thanks for visiting The Vic Brewbar. I am a great beliver in customer feedback and without it we can not continue to improve our business. Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding the issue with our front door and service during payment. I am glad to hear the service was prompt and you enjoyed the food.
Firstly I apologise for the front door letting the cold in. I have immediatley dealt with this.
Secondly customer service is our key priority, so I am disappointed to hear that one of my team has been rude or made an inappropriate joke to one of your group. I sincerely apologise and assure you this is not part of our customer service policy and that I will address this issue with my team. I hope that next time you are in Nelson you would consider visiting us again.
Please do not hesitate to contact me directly with further details or response as I would be more than happy to hear from you.
Kind regards
Phil Williams
phil@vicbrewbar.co.nz

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Reviewed 2 July 2013

I really enjoyed visiting this restaurant . No booking required. Very helpful staff. Wide selection to suit anyone regardless time of day. Short waiting time. I really enjoyed the atmosphere. Very good location. I would recommend both food and drink. You should drop in.

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Thank Janr20
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