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The Swedish Bakery & Cafe

54 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 8685
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (23 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Swedish, Vegetarian Friendly
54 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to pick up filled rolls for lunch and was tempted by the almond croissants and coffee- Fabulous croissant, light and flaky with a scrumptious filling and covered with loads of beautifully toasted almonds- an absolute treat

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place does the best baking.....filled rolls and a scrummy daily salad to choose from as well as pastries and sweet treats that satisfy the most discerning palate. I regularly come here to buy a quick takeaway for lunch when at work and am never...More

Thank Jacki H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best bakery we ever had in our life. Must visit place. Always fresh. Friendly and lovely staff. We love everything in there.

Thank Manami L
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We popped onto here on a Saturday morning for a quick breakfast. It's only a small cafe and there were quite a few people in the queue. The queue meant it was very difficult to get to the water. It also meant there were lots...More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The best bakery/cafe in Nelson full stop. Always good food, friendly service, nice tea. Recommended!

Thank Arthur235
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I live in Sydney and miss this wonderful little bakery! Every time I holiday in Nelson I stop here every morning for pastries and coffee. Amazing bread, pastries and service. The Snips with custard and rum are incredible and you've got to be fast before...More

Thank blossombubs
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Good coffee and delicious croissant. A little bit small place but good to visit to have breakfast or takeaway. I think this is the best bakery in Town.

Thank arepita_rellena
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in to grab some coffees and pastries for the road... AMAZING cakes and the coffee was fantastic too!! Thanks guys ... would definitely recommend a stop here!

Thank rosycheeks1306
swebak, Owner at The Swedish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious coffee and the scones were huge, tasty and perfect. There is so much nice food to try and be tempted with,well worth the visit, and very lovely staff.

Thank WNGT2
swebak, Owner at The Swedish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 25 March 2017

It's a very very small shop (I wouldn't choose to eat-in). The food is absolutely yummy. Price-tag = Greed-tag.More

Thank Andrea B
swebak, Owner at The Swedish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Hi ..Thank you for your review, as for the prices in the shop..you always get what you pay for in this world...and we only use top notch quality ingredience..and they are expencive to buy, witch is reflected in the price to the customer, so it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 8685
Lovers of handcrafted artisan breads such as Levain sourdough bread, european style pastries and handmade Belgian chocolates will feel right at home at the Swedish Bakery & Cafe. Our friendly, intimate bakery & cafe is a magnet for those seeking an authentic taste of Europe and a great cup of locally roasted, organic fairtrade espresso coffee.
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