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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: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 108
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
High tea

AMAZING!!! Coffee, food, service, setting, just next level food and service. For a unique, high quality experience this is the place to go.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Amiee B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

AMAZING!!! Coffee, food, service, setting, just next level food and service. For a unique, high quality experience this is the place to go.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Melrose cafe has meals for every type of diner: small or large, breakfasts, lunches, cakes. They have a selection of loose leaf teas, and do coffees. Prices are very reasonable given the quality of the food and the location.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Melrose house is my weekend breakfast spot. I have been heading there every Sunday and some Saturdays for a couple of months. You can tell the chef really cares about what he is serving and the meals are always top notch. If you are after a breakfast that fills you up and has the freshest of ingredients with that little... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Best breakfast, great coffee and fast service by the beautiful staff! Melrose is now my go to for Sunday breakfast!.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Bestest smiley service in town. Awesome coffee and scones. Wednesdays wouldn't be the same without Melrose House Cafe.Thanks.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Great brunch in a lovely location, I just wish we had the time to go back for high tea. Will definitely return next time we are in Nelson.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Had time for a quick coffee and have not been here for awhile, we decided to go here it was such a beautiful day and we wanted to sit in the sun and enjoy a coffee. The service and smiles that greeted us were fantastic and genuine, the coffee and ice chocolate came out quickly and both were great. Really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Best café in town! Coffee Is great and staff really friendly. Really enjoyed the coffee and great atmosphere the house provides, will definitely be back again.

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Midlands, England UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Love Melrose House Cafe so much. I've been a customer for years now so thought it was time to place the 5* review that it deserves. Would have rated it 5* every time I have been there. High Tea yesterday with a big group friends was so lovely. Incredible food which everyone loved, the staff are always smiling, happy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I had lunch here and it was just beautiful,service was very friendly and helpful,salads were delicous and the date scone best ever! The cold drinks on offer were something a little different rose lemonade and lavender soda,this place is a must visit if you are in the area.

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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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