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Falafel Gourmet Cafe

195 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
(03) 545 6220
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Ranked #42 of 119 restaurants in Nelson
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Most recent review
- Jun 18, 2014
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went into to grab a quick takeaway bite to eat and was more or less abused by what appeared to be the owner as it turns out the were close to closing time! Had heard that about this place prior that the service us awful but this was really quite unbelievable! Could quite beleive how I was treated and spoken... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Amazing service, fresh ingredients, super tasty! We eat here regularly for lunch and it has never disappointed! The small kebab is so much food! I would hate to think of eating a large one for lunch. Yum yum yum is all I can say.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

very nice falafel at reasonable prices. The meat plater is also very good. nice stting outside, but unfortunately very little sun

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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Ordered a platter with lovely hummus , falafel, dips and pita, for two. Delicious and would have been enough got our daughter to share. She ordered a small chicken kebab , which she could not finish, so we took that away. Then she tucked into our platter , she enjoyed sharing it with us. Relaxing cafe, nice people.and the black... More

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Fort Myers
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I live in Nelson part time and this is the first lunch spot I come to when I'm home. The ingredients are consistently fresh, the sauces well seasoned and the portions generous. It is everything one would want in a Kebab cafe. If you come at peak time, service can be a bit slow. They at least have great reading... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This place deserves all the raves; we had lunch here one day last week. I had the Falafel Kebab - small; huge portion and so very tasty...packed with stuff. Hubby had the Chicken Kebab, again very tasty indeed. Small place, very busy, great staff. Well worth the stop!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We had the "antipasto platter" -- really more a mezze -- a combination of many salads, really crisp falafel, and tasty dips. Really good

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Opotiki
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

It is always a pleasure visiting this place due to the freshness of the food. I recommend the spicy sauce!

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

As we are not into pies and other typical Kiwi food, we were strolling Hardy Str in downtown Nelson for something more healthy and fresh. Falafel Gourmet attracted us with its cosy look and comfy feel. The chalkboard menu looks both simple and attractive and offers small and large portions. We went for the mixed hummus and falafel platter for... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I would have to say that the falafels from Falafel Gourmet Cafe have to be the best I have ever tasted! Utterly delicious and extremely filling, if your a lover of fine food then you absolutely can't go past this place. But it's not only the amazing food that make Falafel Gourmet Cafe one of the best around, the staff... More

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