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Melrose House Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, ,
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 9179
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (48 reviews)
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 338 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful setting with breakfast/brunch options that cater to a variety (incl. vegetarian). They also have a range of delicious tea to choose from! The staff were pleasant and the ambiance was charming.

Thank Zainab B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful location for coffee (the best I've had in NZ so far). The date scone was lovely and fresh. Would have liked more jam for the size of the scone.

1  Thank MEG51E
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Have been to Melrose several times before and really enjoyed it. This time was sadly disappointing especially on such a fun occasion. We arrived well on time the table for eight was empty, not laid, no cloth no cutlery etc. Next to it was a...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Whether it's breakie, lunch or a beer in the sun on the lawn after a ride this place is mint! Love the local Doris bratwurst sausage on the all day breakie

Thank Datute
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff and setting in the dress circle of Nelson. Helpful staff (we were in a deadline to make a flight). Highly recommend salmon gravlax with hash browns and best coffee in town.

Thank thorplevien
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Melrose house cafe have been a favourite of ours for a very long time. I love how versatile it is, be it a quick coffee after a run up the Grampians, cake and tea in the afternoon or a lovely relaxed lunch in the garden....More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lovely location, friendly staff, tea selection was delightful, and breakfast was alright. However, certain items were not avaliable because they were in the process of changing the menu. Limited baked goods avaliable.

Thank LalaAB
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I regularly pop in to grab a coffee and a treat from their cabinet on the way to work and the staff are always so lovely and welcoming. I love the range of treats to choose from in their cabinet, quite a variety of dietary...More

1  Thank Gabriella_c164
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited Melrose House numerous times - from coffee to meals. Service has always been exceptional. Food and coffee always superb. Whenever I have visitors to Nelson it's a must we visit the house. So happy this treasure is in our beautiful Nelson.

Thank CDNdream
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We used to regularly visit Melrose house for afternoon tea and the beautiful cake selection or for a lovely fish lunch in the beautiful gardens. Since it has changed hands we have been three times, and have been disappointed all three times. The beautiful old...More

2  Thank dishandroomrvs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 9179
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