Cuisine: A La Carte, Fine Dining, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+

You'll find FORD'S in the dining hub of Nelson, owned and operated by Kerry and Garry Ford who have 20 years’ experience delivering premium food and service in the Nelson region, which has been consistently award winning.

FORD'S can offer intimate tables inside or vibrant outdoor seating.

The menu changes to make the most of fresh seasonal products and premium cuts of beef, lamb or fish selection, with a Mediterranean style to many dishes.

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Ford's Restaurant & Bar
276 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010

Open Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat-Sun: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Phone: 03 546 9400
Website: www.fordsnelson.co.nz

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Ford's Restaurant & Bar
Location: Nelson
Cuisine: A La Carte, Fine Dining, New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35+

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Beverley Austing

We had a lovely night at Fords restaurant. The staff where lovely and friendly. Great meal and beautiful presentation. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend Fords to friends and family.

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We love going to Ford's. We both had the beef carpaccio, and I had the quail, while my wife had the duck confit. They were both excellent, and the desserts were great as well.
We'll be back!

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Melanie Kinloch

Great food and service!

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Tanya Kumagai

Consistently great food with great service :)

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Excellent food and friendly staff. I enjoyed my house special steak and my companion raved about his sirloin. The mushroom fries made a great appetiser and I would love to know what goes into the blue cheese aioli.

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Nikki Ryan

We went to Ford's last night as a special celebration with my mother and my husband. What a fantastic evening. The food was amazing, it tasted incredible and looked even better! The service was excellent. We will definitely go back. Thanks Ford's.

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Janet Tavener

Another great dinner at Fords. Everyone in the party enjoyed their meals - fantastic food and good service.

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Great food and ambience

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Everything was superb!
Best meal I've had dining out since I can remember.
Food, atmosphere and service = perfect.
Looking forward to going back!

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Just what was needed after a hectic day. Warm welcome, lovely setting, excellent food and a nice glass of red with friends. Throughly enjoyed my first experience at Fords and plan to go back again.

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Great food excellent service delivered in great time. Lovely place. Definitely going back.

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Nicki McGuinniety

Food and service was fantastic. Thank you Fords :)

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Sue Meadows

Really loved Ford's had a good night food was great. Duck and Quail on menu and all staff were lovely

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Aki Yamamoto

We had a lovely dinner in Ford's restaurant.
They kept a windows table for us, and staffs were very friendly with tactful service.
Also their food was amazing!! I had today's fish with kumara sauce and I loved it so much. The main meal was pretty big, we couldn't finished it.
I'll definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Attentive service all the way through the evening, combined with a menu Heston would be proud of, and great ambiance - what better way to spend a winters evening. Thanks Fords!

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Kaye Hodgson

Delicious dinner at Fords to brighten up mid winter. The pork belly entree was delicious, as was the Angus steak. Didn't really have room for the chocolate cheesecake but we forced ourselves :) Glad we did. Great night, thanks Fords!

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Deb Paish

Had a really enjoyable meal at fords, the food was delicious hot and prompt. It was a relaxing warm environment to catch up with a friend. I will be back for sure. The mushroom chips are divine.

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Fabulous food, and awesome staff made for a very enjoyable night out. Thank you Ford's.

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Katie Sellars

Lovely food and fantastic service. Seafood risotto was perfect, fish of the day went down a treat, both the creme brûlée and chocolate cheesecake were a great way to finish. This was our first time at Fords, we were really pleased we went...and will go again!

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Jennie Verstappen

Absolutely delicious dinner that was the cherry on top after a wonderful birthday day! I thoroughly enjoyed the quail dish and found it such a unique thing to try as it's not offered in many restaurants. The other two diners in our group couldn't resist the fresh fish of the day which was deliciously fresh and perfectly well balanced. The meal sizes were just perfect too, and with the addition of tasty sides (we highly recommend the mushroom fries!) we were happily satisfied and ready to enjoy birthday cake. Thank you very much for such a great experience!

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Amanda Meek

The service was great and the food delicious! Really enjoyed the whole evening. Thanks Fords and First table. We'll be back again soon

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Fantastic meal great service, highly recommend

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Great food and great service.

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Rae Harford

The service at Ford's was exceptional. We had a lovely table in the front window, the restaurant was warm and the staff friendly. The beef carpaccio and pork belly were amazing as were the risotto and filet steak. Thanks Ford's we will be back.

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Truly delicious meals and very good service. Very happy with the evening we had.

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From the time we arrived the service was great , food outstanding well done we loved it at Fords

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Very nice setting, we sat upstairs over looking the restaurant. The waitresses were lovely and the food was to die for. The Angus eye fillets were cooked to perfection and the proscuitto wrapped prawns were amazing! Definitely recommend this restaurant. Thank you for a wonderful evening :)

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Karen Foreman-Brown

First Table gave us a wonderful chance to dine at Fords on my 53rd birthday. It was a lovely meal and we each enjoyed three courses (unusual for us but we couldn't resist!) thank you! Highly recommend. Oh and if you're dining here for a birthday ask about their birthday club when you book.

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Gloria Lines

Food was sublime! I had the lamb and my friend had the groper. Service was helpful and friendly and their timing perfect. We appreciate the opportunity - First Table is a great initiative.

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Food was Devine, highly recommend. We also enjoyed a great bottle of local wine. Service was fantastic with very knowledgeable attentive staff.

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Delicious food and fantastic service- thank you we will be back!

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Fantastic food, excellent service. Will definitely go there again

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Great food. New menu. Loved the cheesecake, esp the base.... Excellent reputation and friendly courteous staff. What more could you ask, and all this on First Table. We are the winners here. Would highly recommend to anyone, esp if they are lucky enough to score one off First Table.

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Geoff Cooper

Ford's is consistently fantastic on all ways. A restaurant not to be missed.

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Marine Pinel

Very good restaurant. The food was delicious and the place is nice.

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Lauren Williams

Amazing food!

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Janet Tavener

Excellent meal thank you! Ate out in a party of three - we all ate something different and all our meals were superb. The creme brulee was to die for. (24 May 2017)

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We always have a great experience at Ford's. The food is fabulous and the staff have always been helpful and friendly. Keep it up Ford's.

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Tanya Kumagai

Another fantastic Evening. Wonderful company, wonderful food and as always wonderful service.

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A fantastic experience for taste buds & very friendly & attentive staff:!

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Megan Hodgson

Great experience at Fords, lovely food, lovely service, couldn't have been better! Will be back for sure!

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Allison Greenland

This is a lovely spot. We sat inside by the warm fireplace but our kids loved playing outside on the playground too. While we had dinner, I think it would be a great lunch spot outside too. The food was amazing, I had the fish of the day and my husband had the lamb. Both were very good.

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Anne Morel

Nice atmosphere great food and with first tables help; affordable dinning!

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Very good service staff were friendly and food was delivered with a smile. The food was presented to the highest level and was excellent. The restaurant had a good ambiance and although not busy had a great atmosphere. Would visit again possibly with friends.

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Victoria Bell

Delicious meal at Ford's. Had never been here before but will be back for sure! The mussel starter was to die for, crisp bread and fresh tomato. We both got the duck, because who can resist when it is on the menu. And a desert each to finish the night. The service was top notch. I will definitely be back. Thanks

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Amazing food, impeccable service, a thoroughly enjoyable night out

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A lovely dining experience. We had fantastic service and the food was lovely. Would definitely go again. The Angus fillet was super tender and very flavourful.

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Date night with hubby and food and service was fab!! Will be back. Thank you.

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Alex Partridge

We had a great meal at fords

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Kaye Hodgson

Food was delicious, particularly the mushroom, ricotta and blue cheese side dish, and the creme brûlée. We'll be back :)

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