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Melrose House Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Melrose House is beautiful and is a must see in itself and gardens but the Cafe has lost its magic. They used to have pretty hats and decor on the shelves and a gorgeous drinks menu with ample cakes to choose from...but sadly on my...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 400kims
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, 14 year old daughter and I stopped in for lunch today. What a great decision. The food was fantastic. My wife and daughter each got avocado toast with egg, whilst I enjoyed a grilled Halloumi salad that included the best cous cous I've...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chickyskids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

kind approachable people very giving and helpful well manners gave me a feeling of never leaving Nelson and I didn't llll I have been here now for 8 month my first place to visit was this lovely awesome place I am so thankful I got...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank heni t
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Melrose, is a perfect little gem in the heart of a beautiful picturesque garden. The food is always a delight, the service is always top draw. You can lose yourself in the history of surroundings for sure.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank RichardHuckvale
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful old home from a bygone era set amongst beautiful gardens. We had a delicious brunch here. Staff friendly. Sat on the balcony overlooking the gardens. Would recommend

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank julphil
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Melrose house is a beautiful historic house located in stunning surroundings with a wonderful café. The staff were so friendly and welcoming and the food was so delicious with great options. A beautiful spot for brunch and high tea. Looking forward to coming back.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

We decided to follow the recommendations and go for breakfast. Melrose House did not disappoint. We were warmly welcomed. Great breakfast, I chose the eggs royale presented in their own special way. The coffee was great. The house is set in lovely gardens, it's a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank CarlaP238
Reviewed January 12, 2019

We usually choose Melrose house cafe whenever we have visitors as it's such a gorgeous setting and special treat. However the last few visits we have had there were soooo disappointing we will now go else where. We rang and made a booking and had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CarolCableBay
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

We had the Citrus cured Salmon and the Big Breakfast both very tasty and a little bit different. excellent food in a beautiful setting with great service from Hannah!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brentwill22
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful place! The service is wonderful too. Love the rose, lavender juices. Great food aswell - would recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
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