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The Grape Escape

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
+64 3-544 4341
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  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped here for lunch and were blown away by the food I definitely can't wait to come again. I would recommend the Vietnamese beef salad absolutely mouthwatering. staff were friendly and attentive cant wait to come again

1  Thank Georgie_mont_145
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there twice and enjoyed both times. This is not a sophisticated place that has little servings on big plates - it does well flavoured, decent sized servings of good food. If you have been on a bike for too many hours this is...More

1  Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 10 of us bike riders needed some coffee and morning tea and this was recommended . How such a small kitchen can produce coffee and food for so many was astounding ... the apple crumble tart and scones were yummy , coffee strong and...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love it here. Lots on the menu to choose from. Beautiful scenery. Friendly staff. Kid friendly. Lots to see.

1  Thank 546sherrid
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Seated inside or outside the Grape Escape is a great place to enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends or family its kid friendly they have lovely fenced garden and play area and high chairs and quiet places if you want an intimate or private chat...More

1  Thank kiwisolargal
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

A stunning setting amongst mature gardens around a delightful old building. Promptly seated and given menus and water, but did wait a while for table service. Once that got underway there was no undue delay in getting drinks and meals, and the staff were friendly...More

1  Thank PedroNP
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We were recommended Grape Escape as a lunchtime option by a local so took the time to venture out there. For starters, it was very hard to find - extremely poor signage on a busy highway so we missed the road and had to turn...More

1  Thank foodlover27264
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Great place for a meal only open for breakfast and lunch not too far from nelson about 15 minute drive and even closer to Richmond. Service very good our waitress was lovely very friendly and helpful. We don't eat bread so they were accommodating my...More

1  Thank Donna R
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We keep returning to this on each visit to the area. The food is beautiful, good value and it is great to have the choice of sitting outside under umbrellas, inside, or on a verandah. All the menu choices are excellent.

1  Thank Louise B
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

It was my UK friend’s last day in Nelson so we decided to have lunch at a local restaurant. We were not at all disappointed with our choice of The Grape Escape. We were a little late for lunch arriving just after 2:00p.m. But were...More

1  Thank Jo_of_all_Trades
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 4341
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