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Melrose House Cafe

) #6 of 127 Restaurants in Nelson $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 9179
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (48 reviews)
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We love it here!!!! Took my mum and sister in law out for coffee and cake!!!! The whole set up is amazing. The staff are so friendly. The coffee is yummy with a great smooth flavour and the cakes are huge! We worth the money!

Thank totty365
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We went to look at the house, which is partly open to the public. Seeing people sitting on the cafe veranda looking out onto roses and a pretty lawn, we decided to try it ourselves. It was wonderful! Cheerful, friendly service in the most elegant...More

1  Thank Lucy3Guildford
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Had the scones and they were dry as dust. Edible only if you slather them with 500 calories of cream and jam.

Thank Rod W
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My Nanna lived just down the road and was good friends with the Adams family that owned Melrose House now a delightful restaurant particularly for Sunday Brunch or a memorable afternoon tea.An easy walk from the top of Trafalgar St up the Hill to its...More

Thank Alistair M
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Had a lovely lunch at this cafe. Delightful elegant setting, great service and excellent food. So glad we found it!

Thank JenWellington
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had morning tea on the veranda, beautiful setting,great service and lovely presented morning tea. You are able to look around some rooms of the house although staging the empty rooms with appropriate period furniture would add greatly to the atmosphere. No cost to look around...More

Thank shar0np51
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visited yesterday, sat outside, had the vegetarian breakfast. The food was wonderful as was the service

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Supurb historic house. Lovely garden setting. Good food. Friendly service. What more could you want?

Thank ricardo933
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely place for ladies afternoon tea with my friend and my sister. The food was delicious and the service excellent. Would love to go here again soon.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Perfect location to treat yourself (and others) to a delicious brunch...superb food, fine selection of teas, service with a smile!! Huighly recommended.

Thank raene m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 9179
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