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“Lovely views of the water for lunch”
Review of Boat Shed Cafe

Boat Shed Cafe
Ranked #7 of 177 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Cardiff
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lovely views of the water for lunch”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

Lovely setting, we sat on the verandah outside. I had a lovely salad of beetroot and goats cheese.Very friendly staff and chef said hello too. A little bit expensive if you're on a budget, but worth it!

Visited February 2013
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
“Great views of Nelson NZ coastline”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

Great casual dining with terrific blue water views. Great service and ambience. Top notch chef prepares a number of fresh fish dishes and they have a good wine list. All menu itmes are quite reasonably priced.

  • Visited February 2013
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Rangiora, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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“Great food, great service”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

We stopped for a quick lunch as we were passing through Nelson and found a gem. The mussels were delicious rounded off with a chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc and followed by the most delicious dandelion cheesecake.

We will be back!

  • Visited February 2013
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Nelson, New Zealand
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“memorable evening”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

we were seated on the balcony with wonderful views and a glorious sunset. our meals (pork, lamb, snapper & duck) were all superb followed by sumptious deserts.the best meal for a very long time

  • Visited February 2013
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Berkeley, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“One of Nelson's best”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Our group of 35 enjoyed the Trust the Chef menu on a busy Saturday night. The food was beautifully presented in plates shared among 2-3. A highlight was the whitebait, individually battered and fried but still maintaining that delicate, distinctive, and delicious flavor. Highly recommended.

P. S. If you have a large group, Erin is fantastic to deal with!

  • Visited January 2013
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