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Cafe Affair of Nelson

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295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
(03) 548 8295
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice setting great choice of food

Went for brunch. Nice seat by the window. Great service and nice staff. My eggs Florentine was nice aNo my partner enjoyed the full breakfast

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Angela W
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Went for brunch. Nice seat by the window. Great service and nice staff. My eggs Florentine was nice aNo my partner enjoyed the full breakfast

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nelson new zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

good hearty food .Nice surrounds, not to noisy. Good chose of wines. Large fire place. In the heart of nelson City.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Two of us just had a beautiful, tasty evening meal at Cafe Affair. We chose the Pasta of the Day and the Cajun Lamb Salad which we each enjoyed very much. Portion sizes were just right. We followed this with the Sticky Date Pudding which was served with berry coulis, plenty of caramel sauce and a scoop of ice cream.... More 

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Nelson - New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My girlfriends and I met here on a beautiful winters day and enjoyed the outdoor dining with the sun keeping us nice and warm. Very attentive staff came out and looked after us very attentively - thank you :-) Menu is extensive with great cabinet food too. I chose the hot pot with garlic bread. Lovely with heaps of meat,... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

we visited here for lunch today and was impressed with a wide range of food to choose from. The staff were so polite too. The cafe was warm.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I love the food. I have been here for lunch and dinner. The chicken burger is to die for. I love the huge range of food they have.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had quite a wait for our food but all in all it was a pleasant experience. As we had eaten well late in the day we all choose something light, soup, dips and a burger. It was all tasty.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

No matter when you go to Cafe Affair the food and service is consistently good. Great ambience and very friendly obliging staff.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Mid range restaurant in town centre...good selection of local wines...varied menu.. Friendly service...certainly worth a visit

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

love it ! great food, charming service... the idea of serving a decent piece of tenderloin on a hot stone is great. nice sauces, lovely garlic bread and crunchy salads. baes place: the table in front of the fire place (just a pity its on gaz and not real). the white cholotae crème brûlée - super yummy !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (03) 548 8295

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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