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“Nice pub if you're in Monaco”
Review of Honest Lawyer

Honest Lawyer
Ranked #62 of 186 Restaurants in Nelson
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: The Honest Lawyer has become a Nelson icon with friendly service, a relaxing atmosphere, excellent food and unique accommodation, making it a perfect stop for locals and visitors alike.
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I was staying across the road at the Monaco apartments. Rather than driving back into town I decided to try the Honest Lawyer. The food was traditional pub grub - I had the steak and Guinness pie. The beer was ok - mainly Macs.

The outside courtyard is nice and overlooks the water

Thank Phil W
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Well, have been twice in last few months. Our outside dining was punctuated with a live band, and a good atmosphere. Waitresses served meals with no cutlery or condiments on the tables, and had to walk some distance to get these. Would it have been more practical to serve the meals and have the customers being able to eat while still hot.
We tried a meal inside as the weather turned colder, but found the band so loud by the bar, that we seriously couldn't talk with our friends. Found our meal also to be bland and unappetising.
Would be keen to try again, but hoping staff read this and maybe make some changes.

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Thank Amelia131023
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Tucked away just outside Nelson, this place serves up really good pub grub & huge portions. You can even cook your own steak at the table on a stone grill! A great imitation of an Olde Englishe Country pub, its well worth a visit. Has live music some nights. Would love to revisit in the summer.

Thank Carole T
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

Good beer on tap and solid pub style food. Cosy atmosphere and would be great for summer lunch as very nice and generous beer garden area.

Thank StuckinBangers
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

The setting is perfect, right by the waterfront. We went two days running. First day was great, service was excellent and the food delicious. Second day was different. The soup was not suitable for a vegetarian, and the only other offering was a risotto. The waitress was pretty indifferent to the needs of a vegetarian. The bruschetta was just a piece of bread with piles of tomatoes. Doubt we will go there again.

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Thank HKinsey
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