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We ran past the Mongolian ger to get out of the rain and stayed for about 4 hours. The bar men were... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2012
BandL86
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Perth, Australia
A Must-Visit in Nelson

The Free House is a terrific pub in a an old, small, building that was a church at some point in... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2012
allfunandgames
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Auckland
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All reviews converted church old church craft beer great beer cool bar plenty of outdoor seating chilled vibe on tap welcoming atmosphere food looked good both locals and tourists middle of town wide range wines ales hops funky
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Reviewed 13 October 2012

We ran past the Mongolian ger to get out of the rain and stayed for about 4 hours. The bar men were friendly chatty and knowledgeable about their beers and ciders; and my wife says very sexy as well. Decor (inside of a no longer...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

The Free House is a terrific pub in a an old, small, building that was a church at some point in time. Located a short walk from the town centre, and a little back from the road, and almost hidden by the strange Mongolian Event...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

During a recent business trip I found this amazing little pub in Nelson. They had at least 10 beers on tap plus 3 hand pulled real ales from local breweries. The interior has amid of tables, benches and odd chairs all adding to the character....More

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Reviewed 23 February 2012

This place is a lovely little old converted church. It has some seating outside if the sun is shining and a great place to taste some very good beers from some of the boutique breweries in the area. I don't normally drink beer but absolutely...More

Date of experience: February 2012
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