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Headquarters Cafe & Bar

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
38 Ellis Street | Brightwater, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-542 3850
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (15 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“great taste” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
38 Ellis Street | Brightwater, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite places to visit. Great menu. Lots to choose from. Child friendly. Great staff. Can't wait to go back

Thank 546sherrid
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Biked from belgrove along the greattaste trail to brightwater and stopped for lunch at HQ. awesome location right on the trail. had a delicious smoothie and a muffin. have been many times. will be back again soon:)

Thank Shauns_Travels
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We go to this cafe on a regular basis,it has parking out front or around the back,good for the mobility restricted,the food is ok but could do with a larger selection,the coffee is also ok,most of the menu items are unsuitable as they have a...More

1  Thank Dunca2015
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Fresh delicious salad lunch. Excellent service. Clean inviting environment. Would highly recommend as a stop on GTT.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for breakfast amazing coffee my breakfast average and small but nice place for a cold or hot drink!! Nice out door seating and lovely FOH staff

Thank Hollyedam17
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We came for the milkshakes and cake as I’m always on the look out for large sweet treats. Great menu selection and decent prices... not cheap but not pricey. I had a filo chicken pastry, chips and milkshake. Good portion sizes, great taste and crispy...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We visitied here for an afternoon snack whilst passing through Brightwater. The cafe is modern and bright, and 'parks' right outside mean it is handy if you are in a car. They close at 4pm, so don't be late!

Thank mekydro
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I told myself any place that has a chocolate with the coffee I would give 5 stars. A nice indoor outdoor place. Poached eggs done perfect. Like most places in Tasman, need to return

Thank Paul53D
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch with 3 adults and our toddler, food was good, not amazing, but still good. I have been following them on Instagram and the food looked amazing, so had been waiting a while till i've had the chance to make the trip...More

Thank deannefraser
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in when we came to Nelson to collect a new car. Wow best breakfast out I have ever had! Beautiful sweetcorn fritters full of flavour. Worth coming to Nelson just for breakfast. Thanks guys

Thank LauraMegsMummy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Ellis Street | Brightwater, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-542 3850
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