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Melrose House Cafe

) #6 of 127 Restaurants in Nelson €€ - €€€ Cafe, ,
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 9179
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (48 reviews)
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our high tea experience recently at Melrose. On arrival we were guided outside to our reserved seating in the garden by a friendly staff member. The table was set and ready for us. With the option of either a tea or one of...More

1  Thank 440Lin62
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We had such a gorgeous lunch at this beautiful place. The staff was helpful and friendly and the food is really great value! I can highly recommend this place, specially on a warm summers day.

Thank maikensb
Reviewed 17 January 2017

we had a wonderful light lunch on the front lawn, the surroundings are very comfortable "old English" with lovely gardens and mature trees, the staff were very helpful and accommodating, the food was devine and the drinks just exceptional, well worth considering for a quiet...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Quaint little cafe with old fashioned China like your grandma used to have nice food a little expensive but good to visit for something a little different.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We order the pork belly ( very unique way to cook it and the taste is very yummy !!!!! ) , the vietnamese style salad ( Love the rice noodle !! ) Must go back again when visit Nelson city :)

Thank GlobetrekkerKLGuy
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had afternoon tea here and unlike most places, they make it to order on the day and catered for my lactose intolerance. It was excellent and the setting is beautiful. If you like old world charm and good food, this is a gem of...More

Thank itspji
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to go here for afternoon tea but just couldn't fit it in.. visited the house and grounds and it us stunning.. well worth a visit..

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for a work lunch as a long serving employee was retiring. Lovely setting and surrounds. Can sit inside or out on the wrap around deck. Had the crispy thai style chicken salad which was very tasty. Nice place for lunch with the girls,...More

Thank ToniDowling88
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Fabulously restored house and great place for tea and cakes sitting out on the verandah. Huge cakes were delicious and staff were lovely.

Thank rdella
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Returning to Melrose House for a second end of year lunch with friends was a mistake. We all thought the menu was very limited in comparison with our previous experience but having made our choices we were then told that they'd sold out of the...More

Thank Susan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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