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The Kitchen

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The Kitchen is a wholefoods cafe at its simplest. We want to inspire you to think differently about the fuel we put in our bodies, to encourage you that making plant based and healthy choices doesn't mean missing out, in fact it's quite the opposite. It's not about being perfect, it's about achieving life balance and wellness through better nutrition and food knowledge. We use the best local produce (organic where possible) and nationally sought suppliers who offer quality natural ingredients, to produce freshly made, tasty seasonal foods for your health and enjoyment. We serve amazing Kokako organic coffee, the freshest of cold pressed juice and on the spot superfood smoothies! so good.
US$5 - US$16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute gem. Everything we sampled off the menu was perfection. Fresh, inspired food, clearly made with love. The turmeric latte made with almond milk was creamy an delicious, the best I've had. Great service too, really friendly and professional.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank devtlife
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Good selection of menu or counter items on offer for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Popular place so can be harder to find a seat at busy times. Some healthy options and also some Keto options

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fivestar247
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We had a fabolous breakfast there. Highly recommended. Staff was friendly and service good. We enjoyed the breakfast menu pretty much.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aliciahenderson071
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely bright clean cafe. Great menu. Eggs and mushrooms a hit. I enjoyed the aรงai berry superfood bowl. Very refreshing. Only downer no soy milk for coffees. But good menu and cabinet food looks amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Resort822828
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Myself and my partner paid a visit for brunch a few weeks ago now. We loved our food. Overall the aesthetic of the cafe was fresh, clean and held a contemporary vibe. We struggled to find a comfy spot though that didn't feel out in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lauren S
TheKitchenNZ, General Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thanks so much for your review! So glad you found us. Hopefully next time we can earn that 5th star ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ˜‰๐ŸŒฟ

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great spot very close to the river at the north edge of tow. Rocked up about 10.45am on Sunday after the All Blacks test ... busy as of course. Very helpful staff rustled us up a table reasonably quickly and then moved us when a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wundabar
TheKitchenNZ, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hi there. I think you may be referring to The River Kitchen in your review. We are not open on a Sunday. Still a great place to eat and drink Nelson ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ Have a great day

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite place for brunch, fabulous fresh smoothies, fat black coffee, awesome snacks and menu, friendly staff.You can order dairy free, gluten free and vegan if you like, it's all there and so fresh!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank melanie s
TheKitchenNZ, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks so much for your review. ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒฟ

Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Kitchen on Bridge Street offers great beverages (turmeric tea is my wife's favourite), fresh and healthy foods, and even space out back to work on your laptop - or even rent their meeting room. Friendly staff and lots of windows to let the sun...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Dr_fishguy
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We visited while in Nelson. It's a fantastic place! When you hear vege/vegan, sugar free, gluten free you must think it's pretty bland. But you'd be very much mistaken! The I had the banana waffles and my partner had the smashed avocado & pea toast....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank charmainelR
TheKitchenNZ, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks so much for the review! So glad you enjoyed our wee piece of heaven in Nelson :)

Reviewed 12 June 2018

We went to The Kitchen the morning after arriving in NZ from London, and let me tell you their Flat White was the best remedy for jetlag! A gorgeous cafe - loved the decor, and our food was really nice too. Big portions and my...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ColHol
TheKitchenNZ, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thanks for your review! Glad we could help welcome you to Nelson. Enjoy your travels - hope to see you again soon.

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