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Harry's Bar

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296 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-539 0905
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16:00 - 01:00
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Tue - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had an awesome Thai dinner at Harry's. It was a friendly spot with a good drink menu and well as a nice dinner menu. Will be back.

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Thank Kurt2120
auckland
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with local friends. Unfortunately not a great experience. It was the Saturday of Easter and quite busy but they appeared well understaffed. The waitstaff were not surly but certainly not friendly. Meals and drinks took quit a while and we had to solicit attention at every stage. Didn't even bother trying to engage for coffee and dessert... More 

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Thank mares71
Auckland New Zealand
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here Thursday before Easter, there was 7 of us! It was delicious! All 7 of us enjoyed our meals and there was great variety! The cocktails were delicious ! It was busy but the service was very good thanks Annie! Well worth a visit while in Nelson!

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1 Thank ClareZ24
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Our go to for a drink and great food. A bottle of wine with a shared salt & pepper squid then a duck leg each for our main.

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Thank Neil C
Kaiapoi, New Zealand
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This place was recommended by our hosts and it did not disappoint. The service was very good and the food was marvellous. It appeared to be Asian/fusion and the flavours were delightful. Portions were very generous and all in all it was a great experience. We would certainly return. The location in Trafalgar Street is a real plus as we... More 

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Thank Sandra B
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154 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Harry's and it was very very good. Absolutely delicious and well presented. We sat outside on a nice evening and had a very good meal. The wine list is extensive and very reasonable. If you have the time in nelson try Harry's for dinner

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Thank Praxmeyer
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This place rocks! Excellent service, food is so tasty and interesting with style. The cocktails are the best we have ever had in Nelson!!!!!!!!

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Thank foodiesandwine
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Good selection of beer wines and cocktails. The staff were very helpful on the beer choices and the peanuts Pics were excellent. Serv is was good even though they were busy. We didn't eat but the food being brought out looked fresh and hot. Great place to just chill out with a drink.

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Thank Michaelmith
Tauranga, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Would have scored higher, but we had to shift inside due to smokers spoiling the atmosphere outside. Service and good was really good. Would be a great place to go with a larger group pre-dinner.

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Thank Kiwisoftheworld
Amberley, New Zealand
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404 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A very busy place but only open from 4pm. Serving mainly asian cuisine. Only stopped here for a final drink on our way home. Nice friendly staff and vibrant atmosphere

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Thank DavidGA986

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-539 0905

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?