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Yello Cafe

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157 Trafalgar Street | Nelson, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 1805
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08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A simple cafe in the heart of Nelson. Reasonable priced food that definitely hit the spot. Enough tables and chairs inside and out. Free WiFi. Just ask behind the desk.

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Thank Mathew B
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited twice during our recent stay in Nelson. The coffee cheese scone and banana cake were delicious. However the service was somewhat slow - food given straight away but we had to wait quite some time for the coffee on both occasions. It seems as though take away customers get priority. I would suggest that they bring the 'cakes' when... More 

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Thank Jane W
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the very first place John and i went to when we arrived in Nelson and what a good choice that was . The staff are really chatty and made us feel comfortable in an area wed never been to before . The garlic bread starters looked like party sausage rolls and were the best starters i've ever had... More 

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Thank Tracey J
Napa, California
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service amazing! Staff went out of their way to make my morning muesli takeaway because I was driving a large vehicle and parked illegally. It was not only delicious but enough for me to have a bite leftover for an early afternoon snack.

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Thank aliciakali
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious falafel burger! I'm from Norway so I thought it was good value for money as well, but pretty average price for a burger in New Zealand. They closed quite soon after we ordered but were fine with us ordering last minute and eating our meal there while they closed up.

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Thank Justine D
Wellington, New Zealand
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to do a coffee. Yello café had a some outside area on the main street in Nelson and this appealed to us. As we had a quick bit at the market we were not having something to go with the coffee, but I had a look and there was a good variety. Main important... More 

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Thank Bea T
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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176 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice lunch here. I had salad and my partner had a burger which he said was delicious. It's a nice airy cafe where you can sit inside or out and watch the world go buy. It has nice cabinet food or you can choose something off the menu. I would recommend it.

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Thank Amanda C
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying for one night in nelson on our road trip around the South Island. Walked along to find a breakfast spot and stumbled across the Yello cafe. So glad we did. Excellent breakfast, really enjoyed it. Very friendly staff. Really lovely atmosphere, with the shop open to the street and tables outside. Highly recommended.

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Thank Donna-Marie L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a pit stop on a drive between Picton and Murchison for a drink and snack before a bit of sightseeing. The sandwiches and drinks were perfectly pleasant without being at all special or memorable! It rather does what it says on the tin!

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1 Thank lastword2016
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

They recently catered for a small work luncheon. They catered expertly for everyones needs (gluten free & vegan), there was a great variety & the food was delicious. Good comments were received all round & best of all it was very reasonable price.

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1 Thank Suzanne N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 17:30
Thursday
07:30 - 17:30
Friday
07:30 - 17:30
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Trafalgar Street | Nelson, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 1805

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?