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Melrose House Cafe

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26 Brougham St | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson, New Zealand
(03) 548 9179
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing high tea

Well worth booking in to come here for the high tea!! The atmosphere is just amazing, set in a beautiful historic house. They have wonderful tableware to accent it. Love coming here with the girls

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Blenheim
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Well worth booking in to come here for the high tea!! The atmosphere is just amazing, set in a beautiful historic house. They have wonderful tableware to accent it. Love coming here with the girls

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Just devine high tea. Lovely location, and friendly service. Don't worry if tea is not your thing, there are plenty of tempting alternatives to enjoy. The food was delicious and plentiful. I loved the fact that I could buy their beautiful Grans berry garden tea to take home with me. I regret not purchasing one of their glass teapots too... More 

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Nz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Afternoon tea, very nice food, relaxing surroundings. Pleasant staff. Historical house set in lovely park like surroundings

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Everything is great about this amazing place. Beautiful inside and out. Lovely staff and the food !!! Absolutely delicious. Definitely worth a visit.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

we went to Melrose a nouse for a baby shower and it was great. We were one of a few groups doing a similar thin, but the service was quick, the staff pleasant and food etc was great. Good value for money.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I found Melrose House Cafe to be very enjoyable and the food was very delicious! It was a lovely way to spend my afternoon!

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

You have to try their amazing French toast for brekkie. Its the best!! Melrose has it all - gorgeous setting, good coffee, delish cakes, fab staff -. A Nelson gem.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

After ordering a coffee with a friend yesterday we were informed the cafe would close in 3/4hr. We felt rushed out and had to moved onto another coffee shop to finish our business. I was disapointed we weren't told when ordering and paying for our coffees we were required to leave in such a short time. I felt the money... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Service took awhile but food was pretty good. Not really sure what else to say just filling in the minimum.............

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Melrose House Cafe is a place for everyone to experience, at least once. The setting and the ambiance is simply delightful with it's pristine grounds and timeless atmosphere, what better place to relax and enjoy afternoon tea.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Brougham St | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (03) 548 9179

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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