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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, Coffee & Tea, 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
Cozy ambiance, excellent variation of tea, love the choice given on the menu!

I went there to have nice time lunching with my girlfriends from work. We meet up once a month to have a good time, chat and hear how everyone's doing... So we always put an effort to find nice dining place to enjoy. Melrose Cafe is a lovely place. They have extensive selection of tea... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
ArieR
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I went there to have nice time lunching with my girlfriends from work. We meet up once a month to have a good time, chat and hear how everyone's doing... So we always put an effort to find nice dining place to enjoy. Melrose Cafe is a lovely place. They have extensive selection of tea (Melrose Place offers High Tea... More 

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Nelson new zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were able to sit out in the garden for a lovely summer lunch. There were some garden construction works in progress at that particular time but the outdoor space they found for us was away from that area. Normally there would be more tables with umbrellas available. The garden is usually very peaceful with lawns and trees surrounding a... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been here alone ( for coffee, cake ) and with others. The service is very good, the fare is first class, cakes may appear pricey but they are simply perfect and served with a flower from the garden on fine china. You can choose from breakfast offering the usual dishes or lunch, all from a menu. Outside and... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

enjoyed every bit of our afternoon tea at the melrose cafe the food is tasty and plenty to satisfied . the teas and coffees are also great and service id the best of all .

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

the decor and the service at this cafe is delightful. If you are just meeting friends or it is a special occasion then this is the place to be. The food is of a high standard and caters for gluten free. Highly reccommended.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fabulous homely atmosphere😄very friendly staff. We had a delicious hot chocolate and HUGE scrummy muffins! Very good value for money! Highly recommended for families and lovely setting.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very pretty place to have afternoon tea great service. Special visit took grandma here for a treat, was a lovely couple of hours and had good photos in the gardens would be wise to book in advance very popular.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

High tea at Melsose is their speciality and it was exquisite. The food the crockery and the general ambience of this lovely old building which Angela and her team are gradually enhancing Not quite as good so the Oriental in Bangkok but getting close....

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Being from out of town AND very hungry, we nearly gave up after making a couple of passes up and down Brougham Street looking for No 26. Just as well we persisted because, if not, we would have missed Nelson’s most elegant, gracious eating experience. Loved Jessica’s enthusiasm, the pleasing menu; the stylish setting, delicious teas in glass teapots, AND... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Attention to details, smiley staff, excellent and well presented food! The best breakfast and high tea you can get in Nelson, that is for sure!

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

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  • 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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