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La Gourmandise

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276 Hardy St East, Nelson, New Zealand
03 54 66 348
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Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 54
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  • 17
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  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
banging french grub

came here with the mrs while travelling through and well. what a blinding dinner, she had campagne galette and was over the moon, i had a delightful steak cooked to perfection! the atmosphere is lovely and the vibes are sweet. our waitress not only a genuine french bird, also had great knowledge of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
laurencem727
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

came here with the mrs while travelling through and well. what a blinding dinner, she had campagne galette and was over the moon, i had a delightful steak cooked to perfection! the atmosphere is lovely and the vibes are sweet. our waitress not only a genuine french bird, also had great knowledge of the menu and was a pleasure to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I went with family for lunch and after a very cold reception, we sat down and ordered. About 40 mins passed and my brother in law asked how far away our food was, however they had 'forgotten' to put the order in. They didn't seem to care too much and made the very poor decision to let us walk out... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Shocking, and disappointing. After waiting 30 minutes and having to ask, they'd completely forgotten to give our order for 6 people, to the kitchen. Then they stood there holding a baby behind the counter not really giving a toss. Not happy, totally unprofessional, and we won't be back, or our friends who we've told :(

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My partner and I come here at least once a week and it never fails to impress us. Lovely staff, and great food!

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Loved my lunchtime here. Met up with some friends who recommended it. The savoury galettes don’t look much but they are delicious and very filling. Definitely recommend this delightful French style cafe as a place to check out.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Went with friends as recommended for dinner ...small restaurant nice atmosphere ..very cramped kitch that you walk past to toilets which are sited behind the restaurant ...fair friend influenced menu...expensive for what was on offer..service ok..

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

La Gourmandise is a French Cafe Creperie in the middle of Nelson with the most interesting menu of Galettes and Crepes. You don't go for the amazing scenery, but for the intimate continental atmosphere and for excellent, good value French food, served by willing staff. We have booked again for next week when we will go with four other friends.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Went for brunch and had the galettes. They have a wide variety and should meet most peoples tastebuds. The taste was great, portion size was decent ... and the price topping at $14.50 made it a decent meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

First visit, so not sure what to expect, but we needn't have worried. We had the set three course dinner. There was plenty of choice and the food was delicious. I had a rare steak which was cooked to perfection. The staff were good too, friendly, efficient but unobtrusive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My husband and I have visited La Gourmandise on several occasions and have always enjoyed our visits. The service is always attentive and the food, whether it be for dinner or just dessert and coffee is always scrumptious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 276 Hardy St East, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: 03 54 66 348

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm

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