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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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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nous adorons Le Gourmandaise!

A simple menu, but great food, great atmosphere, good service and well-priced. We come here as often as possible.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Paris, France
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Paris, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A simple menu, but great food, great atmosphere, good service and well-priced. We come here as often as possible.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Virtually all the tripadvisors' comments before were very good so we went to try it out. And it certainly did not disappoint. I ordered the fish of the day, gurnard in ratatouille with a tiny dollop of pesto sauce - and man it was packed with flavour. When you have such fresh ingredients, all you need is simple cooking and... More 

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Hawker, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Breakfast crepes and coffee were just as described. Service very friendly. Wouldn't recommend against it, but I personally wouldn't go out of my way to go again.

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Summerland, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

great food, excellent friendly service in a very French atmosphere - sometimes a little busy and noisy, but hey the food is super - we came for my birthday and enjoyed it so much we came again for our final evening in New Zealand on this year's vacation - we will return again next year

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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Over the last few years, La Gourmandise has established itself as one of the go-to spots in Nelson for coffee, desserts, and every meal of the day. With fresh, local produce and meat, and delicious French cheeses, the galettes make a great breakfast or lunch. Rotating specials have kept things lively, as well as rotating dinner options. I always go... More 

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New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We dinned here as a spur of the moment treat on Valentine's night, and managed to get the last table. Wow what a treat, I haven't has snails since coming to nelson and they were divine. The three course menu was great value, and the service was amazing givin such a busy night. To top it if it was their... More 

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UK
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102 reviews 102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We booked this restaurant for 8.30 and were told that this was the last time for booking a table. However they were still taking customers but when 9 o'clock arrived people were told the kitchen was closed! The 3 course meal was excellent value and we both had French Onion Soup, a steak and a fish , cooked to perfection... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Owned and run by a young French couple this is honest French cafe dining at its best. Nothing pretentious just great tasting, well cooked food with a small but very good French wine selection with a few local wines included in the list. Bright, friendly people and a great place for a quick, casual dinner.

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Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My kids and I love going to La Gourmandise, friendly staff and lovely crepes. Coffee is awesome too!

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Napier, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

La Gourmandise was recommended for lunch and WOW!!! Expectations exceeded. The food was simply divine. Fabulously thin, ever so thin, crisp buckwheat crepes that complimented the really tasty fillings and salads encompassed within. The service was friendly and helpful and faultless. We finished with two lovely coffees and left promising ourselves to try and come back for a repeat before... More 

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