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La Gourmandise

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$$ - $$$
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276 Hardy St East, Nelson, New Zealand
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint restaurant offering fantastic food and good service. Casual dining, good for couples or families

Thank Waltersj1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular. Simple menu, but our dishes were all well cooked and delicious. Slow to be served but worth the wait.

Thank Lesley E
Melbourne, Australia
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491 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service in this little sympathetic restaurant is attentive and friendly. The food is delicious and authentic French cuisine at its best. As a shared starter we've enjoyed NZ beef carpaccio served with shaved Italian Parmesan, rocket and fried capers ($ 10.00) and as tasteful mains lamb fillet rolled into potatoes and kumara rösti served with beautifully fresh sauted vegies... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to La Gourmandise to celebrate a milestone birthday, on the last night of our summer vacation in the Mainland. The food and service at La Gourmandise proved to be the perfect finish to our vacation, leaving a wonderful memory. Thank you to all the staff!

Thank Shaun K
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent nearly every Sunday while pregnant with my daughter eating crepes from La Gourmandise. I often order 3-4 lemon sugar crepes at a time and the chef is always happy to add new things not matter how strange the craving. Also my son has celiacs and has eaten here twice without reaction so they really know their stuff when... More 

Thank Josephine M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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194 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, great service. Interesting menu, particularly good value. The food had a nice "clean fresh" taste. We were there on one of Nelson's rare grey days. It was a delight to sit and ponder and enjoy the food.

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Thank NZMike57
Rangiora, New Zealand
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic little restaurant that serves great food. Friendly and helpful staff and a neat atmosphere make this well worth a visit.

Thank Geoff G
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Just love this little cafe/ restaurant. The owners and staff are always very welcoming, the food delicious and the special dishes worth coming back for. A great place for a Saturday morning coffee and croissant as well.Highly recommendable and the prices are very reasonable as well.

Thank Vera M
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoy coming to this place every time I am in Nelson. I wish there was a place like this where I live in Sydney! The food is fresh and delicious (and excellent value), the wines have been carefully selected and the service is always professional and warm. They demonstrate pride in their work and it shines through in... More 

Thank Veronica C
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This interesting restaurant is "down town" and easy to find. My wife decided on a Nordique and said she really enjoyed that with an extra side salad. I chose the Beef Cheeks Ragout, and was a little underwhelmed....it was quite a small meal for a main, and had something missing being a bit lacking in flavour. Finished the meal with... More 

Thank miles52

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Hardy St East, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: 6435466348

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