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Cafe Affair of Nelson - CLOSED

295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 27 554 6622
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (4 reviews)
“hot stone” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 323 reviews

Reviewed October 5, 2016

We came here for dinner. We started with the garlic bread. I had the steak and my partner had a chicken pizza. Meals were delicious. I drink a local brand of apple cider. Good service.

Thank Vanessa M
Cafe Affair C, Owner at Cafe Affair of Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2016

Thanks for your review Vanessa we are glad you enjoyed your meals and experience with us. We look forward to seeing you back here in the future

Reviewed September 27, 2016

Went here for lunch yesterday,it has gone backwards in the cabinet food,most of it is over priced a fill for $9.5 but the filling was very small and very hard to cut,told the waitress when she collected the plates ,reply that's OK the muffin was...More

Thank Dunca2015
Milcrestestate, Owner at Cafe Affair of Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2017

Hi there, I would urge you to pop back into my restaurant, I purchased the business late last year and changed the name, it is no longer a café, I have made a point of turning this business into a restaurant Wine Bar and our...More

Reviewed September 26, 2016

I had the pleasure of eating at Café Affair on 26th September. This is a wonderful restaurant with a lovely ambience. Having read the last review I thought I would redress the balance. I had the Port Belly and my wife had the fish of...More

Thank trevormaureen46
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had a meal on Saturday evening. I had the prawn tacos - 2 soggy tacos filled with gloopy beans and what tasted like microwaved prawns and a tiny portion of dry rice. My partner had the pork belly, he left most...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Recently had a dinner her with friends.We all had a great meal.Good friendly service. I highly recommend the steak.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Warm cosy cafe for quick meal. Good service by friendly staff. Not noisey so able to chat at table easily.

Thank rhp60
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Went there for a coffee and a sticky bun. Service ok. Coffee good. Nice to sit outside in the Summer.

Thank Martin F
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The food was simply amazing and so was the service! I would definitely go back here again! It was also very reasonably priced.

Thank Chantel K
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Wine...delicious Food presentation... mouth watering Food texture... As expected Food: garlic bread - no garlic just sweet Thai chilli sauce and lawn clippings with oil peppered squid - tender pieces of textured nothingness with black dots Pork belly with kumara & coriander mash bok Choi...More

Thank crakness
Cafe Affair C, Owner at Cafe Affair of Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2016

Thank you for your recent review. Having recently taken over this business I welcome feedback and are always striving to improve service, and the quality of our dishes where necessary. Constructive criticism assists in corrective measures being made to ensure that we can continually evolve...More

Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Dining in a restaurant is never great when travelling alone, but the staff here made me feel very comfortable as did the relaxed atmosphere. I visited twice and was not disappointed either time. I had duck the first time as the venison that was a...More

Thank Tavuk
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$14 - $27
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 27 554 6622
Bacco is the Roman God of Wine, Bacco Restaurant and Wine Bar changed its ownership and name from Café Affair in October 2016. We are a premium wine bar/restaurant with an Italian/European spin to our dishes. We are all about fresh, local ingredients where possible and we have a food matching our premium wines philosophy. Bacco has a wine club and holds Degustation dinners bi-monthly.
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