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“Fantastic variety” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Suter Art Gallery Cafe

Suter Art Gallery Cafe
208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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Ranked #37 of 119 restaurants in Nelson
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Fantastic variety”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Beautiful setting for this cafe, and it is very popular, so get there early and enjoy sitting in the conservatory area overlooking Queens park. Your hostess is one of the best cooks and she is so friendly it's a joy to introduce people to the place.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Girlie lunch at The Suter”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

It is always a great experience..fabulous food..such a decision to choose..you have to go back again and have something else! Glorious location by the lake and the ducks. It is more of a coffee house Cafe than "restaurant".

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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new zealand
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260 reviews 260 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 85 cities Reviews in 85 cities
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
“Lovely food, quite pricey”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The coffee here is good and it is very nice sitting in the conservatory like area at the surrounding gardens. The tables and chairs are basic wooden trestle tables and we ended up sharing with another group as they sit about 8 to a table.
The food looked good, but it was on the pricey side. The spiced kumara soup and roll got a good report. I had a smoked fish cake, $12. It was cold to luke warm. The elderly man in the group next me said his was warm in parts and cold in parts and he wish he had said something. So I sent mine back and got it heated properly. It tasted much better hot, but food should be checked before giving to a customer. And this wasnt one off. The elderly man did tell the staff when they collected his plate and the waitress just shrugged. The coffee maker was the exception to the poor service at this cafe with a big smile.
Id go back for coffee, and maybe dessert. The desserts looked great.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Lunching with Family”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Spacious but cosy. Look out the big windows at the Queens gardens. It gives you a feeling that you are part of it. The food was really nice and staff were helpful and friendly.

Visited February 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Healthy but filling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Delicious array of gluten free, dairy free lunches and breakfast menu. Beautiful view of the gardens and pond while enjoying your lunch. So refreshing to have amazing healthy choices.

Visited March 2013
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