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Sweet As Cafe

Trafalfar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4732
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“yummy cakes” (3 reviews)
“corn fritters” (2 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
7:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Trafalfar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch. Good value. Friendly staff. Corn fritters we're great and it was no trouble to swap out the salsa to meet individual needs.

Thank NewZealandKiwiAbroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this adorable cafe for breakfast. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere in the cafe was lovely. Good food, good coffee, overall great place to eat.

Thank Annie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we walked through Nelson, we got hungry. Beside the usual chips&fish shops and burger joints, we found a treasure, the Sweet as Cafe! The menu offers beside hot drinks, cookies and cakes also some warm dishes. We choose 3 different meals and they were...More

Thank 2016Samot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An awesome little cafe serving great food. We were there for brunch and ordered two full cooked breakfasts and the continental breakfast, as well as a flat white, a long black and a belgian dark hot chocolate. The cooked breakfast was outstanding, with mushrooms, tomatoes,...More

Thank epsomrose
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Not the selection of bakes as I’d hoped, but wonderful eggs and very good coffee offerings. Nice outdoor seating in main square.

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

SITUATED at top of Trafalgar St which has extensive outdoor dining over summer Sweet As has friendly service and great BLTs and turmeric lattes we enjoyed sitting under the trees and have made Sweet As our regular weekender

Thank MarcianoNelson
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We can only say that this is the number one stop for refreshments in Nelson. Dont miss this one off your list in Nelson.

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The need for a quick lunch saw us eating here. The guy who served us was excellent. The choice of foods was good. I had a sausage roll which was quite nice - although the bottom was a bit over cooked - with the highlight...More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The food is delicious. The coffee is yummy. The staff make you feel like family. This place is delightful. Don't miss it.

Thank Alli C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious coffee with friendly staff, laid back atmosphere in a handy location. Will be back to try the food!

Thank Braden M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trafalfar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 4732
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