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Melrose House Cafe

$$ - $$$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%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (32 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 4 days ago via mobile

Went here with my partner 2 days in a row during a stay in Nelson. First day grabbed takeaway coffees and a cheese scone; both were faultless. Service day we grabbed a take and had the 2 salmon dishes for breakfast.... again delicious. Staff are...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for afternoon coffee and enjoyed ourselves in the nice surroundings. The café is part of the Melrose Park. Victorian style setting. They offer excellent coffee, variety of cakes and home made lemonades.

Thank Gabi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to start the morning with lovely breakfast. Spacious and relaxed place. Feel different from other cafe's. Outside seating available. Garden around. Ample parking space outside. Bit costly but worth the view, food and great service.

Thank TarunNegi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, all freshly prepared & local and absolutely loved the coffee. The staff were ultra friendly, great atmosphere and it was lovely to take in the beautiful gardens whilst waiting for the food, so nice and relaxing - could have stayed all day. Will...More

Thank critic398
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We enjoyed a reunion here in the evening. The venue was beautiful. The walk from town not far. There was good outdoor seating. The wooden floor inside was good for dancing.A private location and great venue for the 70 people we had.

1  Thank Julian S
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Picked Melrose for a special occasion and was sadly disappointed. Took 45 minutes for our lunch to arrive - except only two out of three mains turned up. We pointed out that all mains should arrive at once and the wait was far too long...More

Thank 0jacquiew
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I took a friend for her 70th birthday. The high tea is not of the quality it used to be. There was some savoury cake item with caramelised onions which was rather dry and uninteresting and also the sandwich is no longer a delicious club,...More

Thank tikisnoopy
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This historic house has a lovely garden with fragrant roses. Spend a little time in here and combine with a snack and coffee.

1  Thank JJawandering
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

The cafe setting in mature gardens is lovely. Service is at your table and it is prompt and friendly. The coffee is good, the homemade lemonade sharp and the sticky date pudding delicious. It came with mixed berries yogurt and sticky treacle sauce. To the...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Great location, service and excellent lunch, slightly more expensive than the local cafes but definitely worth it.

1  Thank Darran A
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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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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