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Kohatu Flat Rock Cafe

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5087 Motueka Valley Highway, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-522 4440
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New Brighton North, New Zealand
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped there as a friend told us she had had a scone there which was Ok and up to her standard. We each had a cheese scone and I wish I had asked for two. Who ever made those cheese scones knew how to put in just the right amount of cheese they were the best scones I have ever... More 

Thank Heidi S
Florham Park, New Jersey, USA
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

We found this place while enroute from Abel Tasman to Franz Josef Glacier, a 7 hour trip. Looked nice, so we stopped in. Later, other locals stopped in (including police), so that's a good sign. My wife got fish and chips; I got the prawn twisters, which also included French fries. Prawn twisters seem to be prawns cut lengthwise in... More 

Thank RKWh2o
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Friendly and professional staff. We enjoyed a BLAT and a focaccia and chicken sandwich. Both delicious. Clean and tidy cafe and facilities. Will return.

Thank Roger B
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195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

Lovely spot for a coffee stop, great choice of food and drinks served by friendly staff. Efficient clearing of tables etc

Thank Hassendeanbandb
Ramsey, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

When going to Nelson make the Flat rock a place to visit. There's great food,lovely decor and friendly staff

Thank Manxmaggie
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

The best cup of tea in new zealand and the finest cakes. We particularly recommend the lemon drizzle and banana bread which we were informed were baked on the premises. Also very friendly staff. Good stop after a long drive.

Thank Dermot T
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

So delighted to see this old pub reinvented and refurbished.Great meals,coffee and service.Owners are a delight.Fabulous decor and outlook.Supurb for locals to have this cafe on our doorstep and at only 45 minutes from Nelson-perfect for a drive in the country for lunch.

Thank captain318

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Restaurant Details

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    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5087 Motueka Valley Highway, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-522 4440

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?