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Melrose House Cafe Restaurant

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) #3 of 124 Restaurants in Nelson $$ - $$$ 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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“cakes” (31 reviews)
“scone” (13 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

3 of us enjoyed a beautiful high tea here . Service was excellent - we were seated inside, and asked if possible to be seated outside. As soon as a table became available on the verandah, they shifted us outside. Very helpful, and accommodating. Delicious...More

Thank Kazza314
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have the best experience for my sister's hen's weekend. Our waitress is very friendly and welcoming. Great selection of drinks (from hot to cold) and of course the food was scrumptious. Thank you and we will definitely be coming back.

Thank Sheena L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good wife and I had a High Tea on Saturday 27th May and it was wonderful. Afterwards we had a meander around the glorious building; the staircase is just glorious. Of course the exterior is sumptuous. :)

Thank ClarkMills
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pre to Mothers day. My son took me out to Melrose House. Lovely atmosphere, beautiful gardens, my own plate with gluten free goodies, normally a shared plate of gluten cakes/savouries/ etc is placed in the centre of the table. Choice of coffee, herb teas, soft...More

Thank Lindiloo1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always been a lovely place to visit and experience the High Tea.Have been several times. But unfortunately Mothers Day was not up to their ususal standard. The time between waiting, then Cups of Tea and then the food coming out was all wrong.They were not...More

Thank potterp183
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Nice venue to go to have breakfast. Friendly service and beautiful atmosphere. I think their date scone is the best in Nelson. We are looking for place to have breakfast date, and this is one of the best option in town for us.

Thank arepita_rellena
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We came here for breakfast after flying in. It was my daughters birthday so we used the opportunity to all get together to give gifts. The place is so lovely, the grounds beautiful. We had a table set up for us in a little more...More

Thank Rainy0
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I have visited Melrose several times over the years so was disappointed to be presented with an 'all day breakfast' menu for lunch when a salad was preferred. There is no wine list but we were told there was a choice between two white wines...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I visited Melrose Cafe in March with the intention of just popping in for a coffee, but the cheese scone caught my eye, and then it changed my life. It was crisp on the outside but buttery and fluffy on the inside, and substantial enough...More

Thank Carly B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely Café. Set up and atmosphere is amazing an elegant. High tea was so good, lots to choose from and full of flavour. Drinks were also delightful and the staff were friendly and efficient. I've also been here for a lunch and that...More

Thank Alysha V
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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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View
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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