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The Grape Escape

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
+64 3-544 4341
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (59 reviews)
“venison pie” (7 reviews)
“gateaux” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...go to Grape Escape.Really nice surprise outside Richmond, we've had a late lunch, fish of the day was nice and juicy, just perfectly cooked, accompanied with tasty side salad and steak sandwich was also really lovely, good size too.Just a service needs a little bit...More

Thank Martina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful mid week lunch enjoyed by all in our group. The menu is quite extensive and offers good variety, the service was superb and food delicious. It was school holidays and very busy but that certainly didn’t deter the service we got or the...More

Thank LinleyJO
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

17 of us came for lunch on Mother’s Day. They have a huge menu at this place which always freaks me out a little, makes me worry things won’t be fresh. I ordered the beef Wellington, it was really good! I was surprised, it was...More

2  Thank Alex D
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Everytime we visit we enjoyed it very much ,and try something different from the great selection on the menu ,I tried the the chicken roulade pistachio wrapped in bacon ,broccoli florets, potatoes roasted in duck fat ,olives mushrooms finished with a tarragon reduction ,it was...More

2  Thank rudyandandre
Reviewed April 26, 2018

During Easter, the Grape Escape was open and hosted twenty for a family reunion brunch. The booking process was easy despite the day, Easter Sunday - when many other venues were closed - and the service and food was excellent. The staff couldn't do enough...More

1  Thank Angela217
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This is my third for forth visit over a few year to Nelson. And I've eaten here most times - always with a pretty big group. They handle large bookings well. The food was scrumpticious. I had the seafood salad. Everyone was really happy with...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed April 6, 2018

stopped here for lunch and were blown away by the food I definitely can't wait to come again. I would recommend the Vietnamese beef salad absolutely mouthwatering. staff were friendly and attentive cant wait to come again

1  Thank Georgie_mont_145
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We ate there twice and enjoyed both times. This is not a sophisticated place that has little servings on big plates - it does well flavoured, decent sized servings of good food. If you have been on a bike for too many hours this is...More

1  Thank Dennis J
Reviewed March 24, 2018

The 10 of us bike riders needed some coffee and morning tea and this was recommended . How such a small kitchen can produce coffee and food for so many was astounding ... the apple crumble tart and scones were yummy , coffee strong and...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Love it here. Lots on the menu to choose from. Beautiful scenery. Friendly staff. Kid friendly. Lots to see.

1  Thank 546sherrid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 4341
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