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All 131 Nelson Restaurants

The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar

The Wharf, Nelson 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-540 3381
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Ranked #18 of 131 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

We as a group of 6 had a fabulous meal and very good service.No complaints from any of us and we were all impressed with our meals.Garlic bread lovely,steak perfectly done,blue cod scrummy and now for desserts...oh la la they were beautiful and so different than what you often get.Hokey Pokey semifreddo was amazing and presented beautifully.Our waitress was so... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We went here last night and the food was to die for. They brought out our starter (ciabatta garlic bread) while we were still deciding on mains and wines. Their selection was so good that we just couldn't decide! In the end I went for almond crusted King Salmon with lemon fraiche on a bed of potato and peas. So... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

A family Sunday lunch/brunch was spent at The Apple Shed last weekend. We have two young children who were well catered for with a large toy-box to keep them occupied, an acceptable children's menu saw them both having Fish n Chips. We enjoyed the prompt table service, the café was pretty much empty at the time so am not sure... More 

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Martinborough, Wellington, New Zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We went here for a business dinner and had a great meal. We couldnt see the view because it was night time, but the staff were friendly and the menu was very good. We would definitely go back.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

A nice relaxed afternoon lunch with the in-laws at this great little spot overlooking the Mapua Harbour. Realxing to watch the boats pottering around and local birdlife diving for sprats. A couple of swallows perched on an old wharf pile kept us amused as they preened eachother. Views across to Rabbit island make this avery quaint restaraunt and well worth... More 

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Nelson
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72 reviews 72 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We had lunch here a week ago and really enjoyed it. The service was very good, the views are spectacular and the menu had quite a few things on it that I would happily have chosen, if we hadn't both decided on the lightly smoked salmon. Very tasty with a lovely tangy lemon creme fraiche sauce with it. For dessert... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Finally a restaurant that ticks all the boxes!!! Outlook = gorgeous. Service = friendly & well timed. Food = scrumptious! Atmosphere = modern & comfortable. Bathrooms = excellent. Definitely value for money in my book.

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Sandhurst
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This restaurant was our second choice, the first having been recommended to us was shut as it had a private function. We were not disappointed though and having looked at both we reckon this had the better menu anyway. We sat outside to have a drink, watching the sunset on the water and looking at the boats. A good setting.... More 

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Landsborough, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We had lunch at the Apple Shed on a beautiful sunny day with views over the water. We wanted a light lunch so had the seafood chowder and the tomato soup, both delicious and my tomato soup was the best ever, sweet and full of flavour. Staff are attentive, smiling and helpful. Really make you feel special. We have visited... More 

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Arnside
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

At the recommendation of our B&B hosts we dined at the Apple Shed, which is located on the quayside at Mapua. The staff were friendly, the service was good and the food was very good. So good in fact we ate there on 2 of the 3 nights spent in Mapua.

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Additional Information about The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar

Address: The Wharf, Nelson 7005, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-540 3381
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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