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FORD'S Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$European, Soups,
276 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 9400
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (13 reviews)
“swordfish” (11 reviews)
“tapas” (20 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, Soups, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
276 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 739 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been there ,done that, again. Best fine dining in town. Reasonable prices. Service could be better but I may have ordered after a large group sitting upstairs. They forgot to bring our fish main so they only charged half of it's price. Will revisit.

Thank Aspi123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for dinner on a Monday evening. After we ordered our food, we waited over an hour for it to arrive. By this stage we were so hungry that we would have eaten anything! We were still hungry after our mains. They did taste...More

Thank 22KiwiTraveller22
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was recently in Nelson for a reunion and was so impressed with Fords I had 3 lunches here. All my dining companions agreed it was fantastic. The pork and lamb salads were a great size and very tasty. The wine list was great and...More

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard about this restaurant so decided to try it out Got shown to table upstairs in empty area without anybody else at other tables Eventually a waitress came and gave us menus. After 10 minutes came back and took order. Waiting....waiting ....waiting Eventually our meals...More

Thank 2CORVETTES
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing the food was incredible, service was top notch. The quality of the food and presentation just blew us away. Great priced as well, this will be our No 1 go to when we are in Nelson.

Thank GRB7777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. Food was very well presented, cooked well and very tasteful. Only loses .5 as the food did not blow my mind. Still very, very good mind you. The one small problem we had with one of the meals was...More

Thank Donovan575
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love gluten free options and can ask for no mushrooms in a dish for example and they just check with the chef and never been turned down yet for any alternatives. I am a fussy eater and don't like lots of foods and they have...More

Thank Val A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best little restaurant in Nelson !! Staff were so helpful and friendly we went back several times fantastic steak just beautiful food all round top recommendation for Nelson eating 😍

Thank Annette P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rolled up early enjoyed the breads starters and a beer continued on with an excellent local pinot noir and dinner the menu was great and the staff were excellent.

Thank Q8926NWchrist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late on a Saturday night after being messed around at another restaurant. Fords was very accommodating, we were seated and served straight away. Staff were lovely, food was incredible and presented beautifully. The wait on food was not long at all which we...More

Thank Caitlin S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 9400
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