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Lambretta's Cafe Bar

€€ - €€€, Pizza, Cafe
204 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 27 698 1000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“pies” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
204 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had one of the best Caesar salad whilst she who must be obeyed voted her fish chowder one of the best. Eclectic inside space, well Italian..........Outside pavement seating.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the decor and Lambretta memorabilia throughout. Inside and outdoor seating available. The menu looked like it had a good variety of healthy meals available but I was only there for a takeaway chai tea latte. Happy to make this on my tea bag with...More

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not fans of queuing at the counter to order but the service was good the food was good. A huge plus is being left to eat in peace without being told to "enjoy" or being asked "is everything ok?" Half way through our lunch. We...More

Thank AndrewK1w1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this cafe today,it was not busy so we didn’t have to wait long for our orders,We did notice some people waited a lot longer for cooked food like pizzas and wedges,The chicken and leek pie should have been hotter,the carrot cake was ok,the...More

1  Thank Dunca2015
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Only stopped to look at the lambrettas outside and so had a gelato. The cone we got was a very mean size.

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere and service. Very good selection and standard of food. Pancakes a popular choice with all.

Thank yorkandbeyond
Reviewed 20 January 2018

A pleasant cafe for lunch. The staff was a bit too efficient. We got water but when we went to order our lunch, the water was removed. But they waitress soon brought fresh water. We ordered cabinet food and all was good.

Thank ohiowanderer
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I. A Waimea Estate Chardonnay to accompany her Lamb salad and my haloumi salad. Mine had the edge. As always great service and food.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Visited Lambrettas while on holiday during a weekday. We were seated quickly and then ordered. The pizza bases had run out which was really disappointing, they forgot 2 out of 8 meals and the service jumped all over the place from different waitresses. On this...More

Thank Sonya Devon W
Reviewed 13 January 2018

A very busy spot for lunch the day we visited. We enjoyed the nachos, a pie and a salad. All good food, prompt service from super busy and friendly staff.

Thank Tania P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 27 698 1000
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