Flames on 40

Cuisine: A La Carte
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35

Good, wholesome food right on the doorstep of The Hotel Nelson

Relax in the bar and restaurant and enjoy beautifully crafted, seasonal dishes designed by Executive Chef Richard Crawford.

Enjoy fresh salads made from fresh, local ingredients, beautifully cooked meats, and finish the night off with stunning sweet desserts.

Best of all, you do not have to be a guest at The Hotel Nelson to enjoy Flames on 40.

Everyone is welcome at Flames on 40 Restaurant!

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Flames on 40
40 Waimea Road
Nelson

Open Hours:
Breakfast:
Mon – Fri 7.00 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays 7.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.

Dinner daily from 5pm.

Phone: 03 548 2089
Website: thehotelnelson.co.nz

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Flames on 40
Location: Nelson
Cuisine: A La Carte
Mains: $25 - $35

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Geoffrey Chilton

Wonderful. The food was attractively presented and. all four of us thought it was really tasty. My steak was as tender as. The staff were friendly and helpful,and cheerful They explained the menu fully and were on for a joke. Even when the brandy sauce steak didn't ignite the young waiter went to the trouble of getting another batch. top marks. Thankyou. Cheers Geoffrey & Adrianne Chilton.

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Pauline Edwards

Extremely friendly staff greeted us warmly and showed us to our table. Very efficient waiters food was fairly prompt and food was very tasty. My husband had steak perfect. We shared 2 plots of pepper calamari very large entrees . Kids had burger and chips, loved it and other child had kids chicken wings and chips loved it. I had roast chicken, be huge portion tasted delicious but chicken a bit dry. Deserts were rhubarb and apple crumble, best I've ever eaten and a mixture of ice cream for kids meal. I certainly will go for dinner here again. 8/10.

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Raewyn Shand

We had the steak of the day and the Chicken Saltimbocca.
Food was very good, only thing was the veggies of the day were very weighted by a lot cauliflower - quite a boring filler
Staff were friendly but seemed a bit out numbered by customers as our drinks took a long time to get to us each time we ordered, although we were early and not a lot of others there when we first ordered and they still took a noticeably long time to arrive at our table.

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Karen Russell

A warm welcome and friendly staff set the tone for a lovely evening. The specials were described in enthusiastic detail and did not fail to impress. Deliciously fresh snapper for the ladies and Flintstone sized steaks for the men, cooked to perfection. The cheesecake was a superb finale. We will be back!

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Joanna Morgan

Nice dinner out, the wait staff were very friendly and the atmosphere relaxed. The chicken wings were good, though not as spicy as we expected.

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Catherine Chilton

Happily go back.

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Great service and good food. Clean well laid out restaurant staff were obliging and the service quick. Food portions were of a good size and value would definitely visit again.

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Great food good service great family dining

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Susan Galbraith

Food was good, service friendly and loved the Christmas music.

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The food at flames on 40 was really delicious. I had the fish burger which was so tasty. Staff were very attentive even though it was busy and went above and beyond to make sure we had what we needed. A great dessert selection on the menu too!

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What lovely staff! We hadn't been before and really enjoyed the experience. The entreés were amazing. A great place to dine out, thank you.

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I took my wife out for her birthday, met by friendly staff with a

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Love this place so much, or new fave, thanks to First Table for introducing us to Flames on 40!

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Ali Ross

As always we enjoyed our experience here with good food and helpful friendly staff. The roast was big and delicious. We will continue going back AND taking friends

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Rosaly McKinstry

Second time we have used First Table. Without it we may not have thought of dining at Flames on 40. Lovely restaurant food and service. We will definitely come back and thoroughly recommend it.

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Michelle van der Hoeven

Our 2nd time to dine here. The food was delicious, we had a hard time deciding, everything sounded so good!

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Cathryn Tester

Great service, pleasant surroundings and nice food-we’ll be back, thank you

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This is the 3rd time I have been to Flames on 40. Its been awesome every time.
I enjoy the variety of types of food and the prices are very reasonable.
The portion sizes are very good and quality is great.
Well Done 'Flames on 40' I will be back!

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Phillip Hignett

Great food and atmosphere. Highly recommended! Will be back next time I’m in Nelson.

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Maria Batchelar

Some great menu options. Food was tasty and we all ate every last bite!

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Excellent! The staff were fully attentive and the food was truly hotel quality - well done to both the waitstaff and kitchen.

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The best meal I’ve had in a long time . From the moment we walked in and were greeted by a friendly staff member to finishing off the last of our delicious meals this was a fantastic experience. Big thanks to the staff and chef

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Jenna Kate

Great! Amazing food.. and amazing kids menu too. We loved it and will be back for sure!

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Graeme Byars

Great dining experience. Friendly helpful staff and great food and selection. Enjoyed our first table. Thankyou

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Good family friendly meal would recommend to all

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Sky Kar Yan

The meal is really delicious. Especially the fish and chips

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Service was amazing. Great atmosphere

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was a lovely open and clean restaurant with lovely girls to attend us. Food was well presented and very very nice Thank you will come again if we are down your way

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We found the whole experience very nice. The delivery of our meals were prompt and the food great.

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Tomas Tomlinson

The food was very nice and the service prompt, I recommend first table to anyone that wants to try new places at a cheaper cost

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Julia Eustace

Lovely atmosphere and the staff were great. The food was excellent, we will definitely be back.

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A really good dining experience enjoyed by the three of us .can recommend this to others and look forward to going back

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Service was great, food was delicious. Will be happy to go again.

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Sarah Brown

Great food, great service. Burgers were huge! Small mishap with order but was quickly rectified and a free drink was given. Will come again for sure.

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We have been to Flames on Forty once before and really enjoyed it. This time it was for a celebratory family dinner with my three teenagers and it was just as good. The service was prompt and friendly and the food was well presented and tasty. There was enough variety on the menu for everyone to find something they liked. Unfortunately we were all too full for dessert.

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Very friendly staff and great atmosphere. Food was delicious. Will definitely be back.

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Deborah Witty

Fantastic service as soon as we came thru the door. This is our 4th time dining here as love atmosphere, staff and food. Introduced friend who was visiting from Christchurch. Recommend Mexican fish burger - very filling so could not squeeze any dessert in.

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We had a great meal. The food was beautifully presented and now siting. My husband had the chicken and I had the Angus beef both meals looked divine and tasted just as good. The staff were very good and pleasant. I had had eye surgery in the afternoon, and sorry I wasn't feeling great to enjoy the experience better. However we will return and would recommend the Flames on 40. A wonderful dining place. Many thanks

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Excellent food and friendly staff. Second time here and weren’t disappointed. Loved the Pasta special.

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Great meal, lovely staff would go back

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Jordan Russ

Lovely meal, very quick service, would go back and try many other things on the menu, especially the desserts which were fantastic.

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Kim Hunter

We had a really good time at flames on 40 the food was really yummy and came out really quick

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Sheila Goldthorpe

It was the first time I had been to this restaurant and it was a lot nicer inside than I would have thought, had a very nice atmosphere and all the staff were very friendly. The dishes we chose a good size and were great value. I would dine there again.

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The staff were very friendly and made us welcome. They came back after each serving to make sure all was good. We found the menu had a great variety & was reasonably priced. As the restaurant is attached to a Motel, you can expect family groups but it was not too much of an issue. We did find the service a bit slow - took over 2 hours for an entree & main so if you are in a hurry you may need to consider this. Would definitely go back again when visiting Nelson.

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Hayden Kilgour

Was a lovley night out!
Needed a good venue for a birthday dinner and Flames on 40 did not disappoint. All food was cooked perfectly, both red and white meats were ordered. The staff was very accommodating for us as a large group and made for a lovely evening. A nice warm and spacious venue made for great meal. Would happily recommend and return. Thank you very much!

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Joe Sowerby

In all honestly, this is by far the worst meal my friend and I have consumed in Nelson. I apologize for the ill feedback but even paying half price, we both felt ripped off.

Our entree of salt n pepper calamari was soggy and the coating fell off each piece, I'm not even sure if it was fresh as the tang it had was off putting but our chicken nibbles were probably the worst plate of food I've been served and expected to pay for.
They had been re fired so many times, the chicken was so dry and hard, that the bones were brittle.
The coating resembled eating crispy ash. (This is not a joke)
Our burgers were also below the 26$ expectancy mark. Oil continued to drip from my chicken as I bit into it. We didn't stay around to be disappointed by dessert.
The environment was awkward, and although our waitress was ok, she missed out food we had ordered (a relief really) and my lemon lime and bitters was flat.
Not the best review but the truth is the truth and I had to pay for food I wouldn't ever dare serve up to someone else.
Thank you for the experience, but I will never return and am confused as to how you are ranked so highly on myfirsttable??

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Darlene Tuiono

Scrumptious food, perfect portions, fresh, hot and super tasty! The crumble was gorgeous and generous, the pear and blue salad, the steak, the roast and even our son's meal was simply delicious.

Awesome service, the wait staff were so friendly, attentive and personable. The room was lit just right, it was a warm, cosy atmosphere. We would absolutely dine here again and definitely recommend it!

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Great food and great service, we took our 2 kids with us and the staff were awesome with them. We had a great dinner!

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Ali Ross

We always enjoy eating here. Our waiter was very good and helpful too.The roast was just the best with heaps of meat.

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Most enjoyable

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