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Sweet As Cafe

Trafalfar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4732
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“yummy cakes” (3 reviews)
“macaroons” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Trafalfar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 17 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
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This small cafe is really worth a visit, especially with kids. The food is really excellent and the prices won't break the bank. It's a bit of a hidden treasure of Nelson's main street. If you have a sweet tooth the hot chocolate (dark, milk...More

Thank 0jacquiew
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I just popped in here for a coffee and caught sight of the egg and bacon tartlet. It was even better than it looked. Light, even fluffy egg and bacon filling was v tasty.. So I had to go back for lunch and was delighted...More

Thank nick w
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great place for a coffee stop, kids enjoyed it and very friendly staff. Would definatly visit again when in Nelson

Thank Lawrence-rocks
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Fantastic friendly service. Great selection of lovely food. Great coffee - big serves!. Nice area of Nelson. By museum

Thank Dee20202
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Cosy little coffee cafe next to the provincial museum. Good coffee and cafe meals and nice selection of cabinet food.

Thank iczephyr
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The pie and date scone were fresh from the oven, the salad had a delicious dressing, and the coffee was excellent, all served by friendlyhelpful staff. I was sorely tempted by the yummy array of macarons, and plan several return visits to sample them and...More

Thank Pikonini
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We have only had takeaway food but the spinach and feta quiche was the best. Will make sure we dine in the next time we are in Nelson.

Thank howham
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Quality service, food, prices. Staff are excellent and very accommodating to needs of customers. The food is delicious and a good variety without being over the top or simple. Coffee was very good.

Thank WNGT2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor 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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