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“pretty good”

Lambretta's Cafe Bar
Ranked #23 of 179 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“pretty good”
Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

We had yummy seafood chowder on a cold wet day with a nice glass of red, couldnt have got much better, great service, friendly, good atmosphere, worth a visit when in Nelson

Visited June 2014
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“45 minute wait and decidedly average....”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

We came here because the atmosphere looked good and it's always busy.
After eating there I must say I wondered why when there are so many other, better venues. We were advised there would be a wait, which was longer than we were initially advised. The good when it arrived was really quite poor, and I was disappointed. It also seemed quite expensive for what it was. It seems this is a Nelson icon, though I wouldn't recommend it.

  • Visited May 2014
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Nelson, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great Coffee & Atmosphere”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

A Nelson Landmark and well worth visiting . Great Staff and Good service . Menu at times needs updating

Visited May 2014
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Twizel, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“fab brunch”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

A delicious brunch at this very busy cafe. a great selection of food and drinks. Only disappointment was despite booking we had a very long wait. In all fairness, it was a public holiday! Highly recommend

  • Visited April 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great coffee, average food, poor service”
Reviewed May 10, 2014

Sometime some places try to be so hip that they dislocate. Lambrettas is that sort of joint. The board outside promised Gluten Free goodies, the staff inside couldn't tell what was or wasn't . Got the feeling that the entire crew on duty had had a particularly heavy night and were all terribly hung over.
The menu adds a "tax" for difficult customers - I want to know whether the proprietors would consider a discount for customer experiencing difficult wait staff.
The coffee when it came was excellent, their barista knew what he was doing. The breakfast on the other hand too ages to arrive, was cold and rather uninspired.
There are heaps of fantastic places to eat in Nelson, Lambretta's isn't one of them.

Visited May 2014
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