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Morri Street Cafe

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244 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 8110
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

used to love eating here but the service and cooking have gone to pot! Waited 35 mins for a coffee, ordered breakfast but it was disappointing. Such a shame as this is in a good position and one of Nelson's original cafes with nice outdoor space.

Thank jacaranda360
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely atmosphere in the center of town with delicious selection of breakfast and great coffee. I had the French toast with grilled bananas. Could not have been more pleased

Thank David R
Nelson, New Zealand
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our group of ladies booked a table for 8 for lunch. The service was excellent. Those who needed to get back to work had their orders attended to first. We had a variety of dishes and all were well received and scored highly, apart from the caesar salad which had been overdressed. I had the paella- see photo. It was... More 

Thank LoisMM
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

chilled atmosphere, good food, we were there on a sunday morning, not too crowded or busy, attentive service, would go back.

Thank M598MCvanessas
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great long black (x2!). Lovely atmosphere, fun decor. Friendly staff. Highly recommend the Nadi Lemak for brekky if you can handle the heat. Sooo delish!!

Thank Lyn M
Owaka, New Zealand
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff at counter where a bit of hand. In complete contrast to other staff Coffee was cold Slices where fabulous Date scones should have been called date & orange

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MorrisonStreetCafe, Manager at Morri Street Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You feedback has been given to our FOH staff and Barista. We are sorry for missing out to mention the orange in our Date Scone (new recipe) the label in our cabinet has been updated now. We hope to welcome you again with a hot coffee and a warm smile here at Morris St. Café. More 

Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe has recently started opening from Thursday to Saturday evenings for burgers. We popped in after a movie and enjoyed our yummy burgers, my husband had the full works burger and I had a very nice veggie one. Very pleasant end to the evening and enjoyed chatting with the staff Lianna and Ben (I told them I would mention... More 

Thank Sheila K
Hamilton, New Zealand
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely brunch on arriving in Nelson. Friendly staff, great food. It really set us up for the day!

Thank 440Lin62
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you're after breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea the Morri Street cafe (the main entrance in on Hardy street) is a great place to spend time. If the weather is good they have tables in a smart decking area at the side of the building in Morri street. The place has bags of style, friendly staff, and good menu choice... More 

Thank Mike R
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With numerous choices, we still came twice to Morri's in our three day visit to Nelson! Great coffee, wonderful pastries and a good selection of hearty breakfasts were the main attraction. Be aware that you might have to wait a long time on the weekends. But sit back and enjoy talking with the warm and hospitable locals!

Thank HolladayTraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $14
Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 8110
Multiple Winner of Best Cafe in Nelson. Bright, busy cafe in an historic building in central Nelson. Strong following of loyal locals but plenty to entice visitors as well. The menu changes seasonally and focuses on fresh, natural flavours that build on a number of ethnic cuisine styles. Our breakfasts have a large fan base with favourites like the Bacon & Eggs and our Pancakes staying on the menu year after year. Lunch includes fresh Salad Bowls, tasty Chicken Satay and the ever popular Pad Thai. There's plenty of fresh baking each day, a healthy kids menu and our coffee is excellent. There are lots of options for wheat, gluten & dairy sensitive people and vegetarians as well.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?