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Melrose House Cafe Restaurant

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$$ - $$$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%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (31 reviews)
“carrot cake” (4 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 yesterday via mobile

Amazing food and amazing service! Loved the flavours, delicious! We ordered the big breakfast, highly recommend.

Thank ashleyjohnston90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking into Melrose I was greeted by the staff as if I was the special person they'd been waiting to arrive. Warm words and friendly smiles. Service continued like that for the duration of our time there. A wonderful morning altogether. The grounds are beautiful...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting with breakfast/brunch options that cater to a variety (incl. vegetarian). They also have a range of delicious tea to choose from! The staff were pleasant and the ambiance was charming.

Thank Zainab B
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful location for coffee (the best I've had in NZ so far). The date scone was lovely and fresh. Would have liked more jam for the size of the scone.

1  Thank MEG51E
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Have been to Melrose several times before and really enjoyed it. This time was sadly disappointing especially on such a fun occasion. We arrived well on time the table for eight was empty, not laid, no cloth no cutlery etc. Next to it was a...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Whether it's breakie, lunch or a beer in the sun on the lawn after a ride this place is mint! Love the local Doris bratwurst sausage on the all day breakie

Thank Datute
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff and setting in the dress circle of Nelson. Helpful staff (we were in a deadline to make a flight). Highly recommend salmon gravlax with hash browns and best coffee in town.

Thank thorplevien
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Melrose house cafe have been a favourite of ours for a very long time. I love how versatile it is, be it a quick coffee after a run up the Grampians, cake and tea in the afternoon or a lovely relaxed lunch in the garden....More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Lovely location, friendly staff, tea selection was delightful, and breakfast was alright. However, certain items were not avaliable because they were in the process of changing the menu. Limited baked goods avaliable.

Thank LalaAB
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I regularly pop in to grab a coffee and a treat from their cabinet on the way to work and the staff are always so lovely and welcoming. I love the range of treats to choose from in their cabinet, quite a variety of dietary...More

1  Thank Gabriella_c164
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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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
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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