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Cnr Rutherford & Bridge Streets, Nelson, New Zealand
(03) 548 7405
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best cafe? Maybe not

We stopped at Zumo in our way to Abel Tasman this morning since they were voted the best cafe in Nelson. We had a simple order of two chai teas and two pies. They brought out the chais fairly quickly, and ten minutes later we had to go back to the counter as they total forgot our pies. Kind of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
jcbauer25
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Telluride, Colorado
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Telluride, Colorado
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stopped at Zumo in our way to Abel Tasman this morning since they were voted the best cafe in Nelson. We had a simple order of two chai teas and two pies. They brought out the chais fairly quickly, and ten minutes later we had to go back to the counter as they total forgot our pies. Kind of... More 

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Allen C, General Manager at Zumo, responded to this review

Hi jcbauer25, Thanks for the note. We will investigate this matter and look for ways to further prevent this situation from occurring. More 

Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is such a nice place with a selection of coffee beans you can select from and really nice staff but I take issue with having to drink my coffee from a take away paper cup while sitting at the venue. New Zealand has become such a throw away society but this place does not need to be. Would come... More 

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Allen C, General Manager at Zumo, responded to this review

Hi Justin R, Thank you for writing in and providing this opportunity to communicate both my thoughts and actions regarding the environment. Firstly, a ceramic cup should be available if you request one. I had special ZUMO cups made. We sell two types of keep cups. I personally have used my own coffee cup for well over a decade. I... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

It' had become colder outside and it was raining too as I was passing Zumos. not to mention it was lunch time as well. I had a lovely chicken pie and my usual coffee. Lovely service as usual. Looking around, there are groups of kids chatting together as well as parents with kids, and lots of single people having lunch,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

I usually meet up with friends here but I sometimes go by myself. I love the environment as there is always some where to sit and having the communal tables means as a solo drinker I can always find somewhere to sit. No one hurries you and I often sit and wait for friends before ordering. It has free wifi,... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been coming to this place for over a year now ..I enjoy the family feel and they actually go out of there way to me ke you feral welcome... the staff are very helpful and definitely know how to make a awsome coffee thanks guys you all are awsome keep up the great coffee love rosey xx

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Been coming here most mornings whilst on holiday here in Nelson. Friendly staff, rapid service and - of course - excellent coffee. There's a whole range of blends to choose from to suit most tastes (my pick is Zumo-Three, strong and smooth with a hint of chocolatey sweetness). Not really a café as such with just a few food choices... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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118 reviews 118 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Large coffee place that roasts and grinds it's own (very good) coffee. Lots to choose from whether to drink in or to take home to make your own. Service was average.

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Allen C, General Manager at Zumo, responded to this review

Hello, Great to read that you liked our coffee. Sorry to read that you service experience was average. The ZUMO standard is Exceptional We thank you for your feedback and we will act upon it immediately. Best, AC More 

Nelson, New Zealand
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is the roastery and café to go to in Nelson to obtain the most flavoursome and intense coffee beans and coffees. The café itself has a not unusual NZ industrial grunge feel to it - appropriate for savouring a good strong coffee. Highly recommended!

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Nelson, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

I am finding myself at Zumo more and more now. Good coffee and excellent service, that is all I need when I am out and about. Cool atmosphere as well

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Nelson, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

First the basics: Their range of coffees is excellent, as is their service, and there is ample and easy parking. We moved here from the San Francisco area some years ago, so are used to a very high standard coming from an area that is filled with coffee snobs and "boutique" cafes. We've been patronizing Zumo's for years now and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cnr Rutherford & Bridge Streets, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (03) 548 7405

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?