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Cuisine good food awards

16th October 2018

We are extremely happy to have been awarded 2 Chef Hats in the 2018 Cuisine Good Food Awards. A genuine team effort:

“ From the moment you walk through the door you know you’re onto a good thing. The inviting dining space smacks of a warm welcome and the wait staff know what they are about, delivering informative, professional service with a friendly, welcoming air, without over-reaching. With Chef Aaron Ballantyne at the helm, expect beautiful-looking, fabulously flavoured, fresh, typical bistro fare, such as a gobsmackingly good tarte Tatin. He really knows how to make Nelson’s delicious local produce shine, so no wonder the dining space is buzzy and busy, just as a great bistro should be. And with a classic wine list, sassy seasonal cocktails, as well as some gorgeous Kiwi craft beers, ciders, and spirits, you’re in for a thoroughly satisfying dining experience. This is definitely a wonderful Nelson institution not to be missed.”


Wild Tomato Aronui Wines Dine Out Awards 2018

31st August 2018

We are proud to be named Best Restaurant Nelson Tasman at the Aronui Wines Dine Out Awards presented by Wild Tomato Magazine.

Silver Fern Farms Restaurant Awards 2018

8th June 2018

Incredibly proud to bring home three awards from the Silver Fern Farms Restaurant Awards 2018. In addition to being named Best Restaurant, Head Chef Aaron Ballantyne won Best Chef, with his entry taking out the best Venison Dish.