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La Gourmandise

276 Hardy St East, Nelson, New Zealand
03 54 66 348
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Ranked #41 of 122 Restaurants in Nelson
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

A must in Nelson, my daughter is at boarding school in Nelson, while visiting her she convinced us to dine here. I normally don't like crepes but absolutely enjoyed these ones! We went back several times during our week in Nelson. The service was fast and the staff were great. I tried a savoury salmon one from the specials board... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have overlooked La Gourmandise for far too long. Recently I was invited to meet friends there for lunch. The menu was very inviting but once I spotted the salmon galette the decision was easy :-) And I was certainly not disappointed. It was absolutely divine - and despite of looking not a lot on the plate it was very... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My friend offered to shout me a treat at this cafe. Never again at this place. My crepe was not cooked, cold and leathery. My seven year old granddaughter makes better crepes than this. My friend for eleven dollars received a small cold crepe with an almost invisible serving of grey fruit compote and a toddler size serving of bright... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I love pancakes so I came to this place for a little afternoon snack. As a chocolate lover, I ordered the pancake with chocolate sauce. I'm from Belgium and a big chocolate addict and I usually find it hard to find places where they get it right but La gourmandise has nailed it. The chocolate sauce was just as it... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great little French Restaurant with truly fabulous flavours. I chose the veal with mushrooms which had a good old fashioned country taste. The Creme brûlée was very nice, but not quite as good as others I've had. Tables down the bench seats are perhaps a little close together. Very reasonable prices.

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Viera, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Found this gem while wandering around Nelson before a tennis tournament and decided to come for dinner that evening. It did not disappoint. My husband and I shared the warm goat cheese salad, he had the steak with frites and I had the duck. Everything was wonderful. I wish I'd saved room for dessert because they looked lovely.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

It was our wedding anniversary so I spent some time choosing the right venue .. We both had French onion soup as starter, I have been spoilt with French onion on med cruise menu was overseen by Jaques Pepan and in New York at Anthoney Bourdains restaurant plus various Paris cafés , it is a simple soup but hard to... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for the italien restaurant that we visited this time last year but it had been replaced by a generic nz cuisine restaurant. Didn't fancy that. Next door but one to the sprig and fern pub is la gourmandise restaurant. What a pleasure! Lovely welcoming staff and cosy atmosphere. And the food was wonderful. And 2 courses for... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I had a lovely meal here with friends. It was the first time I had been there and I will definitely go again. Theres a wonderful array of French cousine on the menu to choose from. Highly recomended.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Dinner for four at this delightful restaurnt.We were walking past and food and price looked good and we were not disappointed. Beautifully cooked food and excellent service, friendly with a smile and a joke. We did not experience any problems and the price was good. $200 for dinner for four with 2 entrees, 4 mains, 2 deserts, coffee, wine and... More

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Additional Information about La Gourmandise

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

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