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Melrose House Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually choose Melrose house cafe whenever we have visitors as it's such a gorgeous setting and special treat. However the last few visits we have had there were soooo disappointing we will now go else where. We rang and made a booking and had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CarolCableBay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the Citrus cured Salmon and the Big Breakfast both very tasty and a little bit different. excellent food in a beautiful setting with great service from Hannah!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brentwill22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place! The service is wonderful too. Love the rose, lavender juices. Great food aswell - would recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank E8785OClindap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here a number of times under the previous owner and it as always been perfect in every way. This time we were handed scruffy menus printed on A4 paper (menus used to be in a lovely "book" form), mismatched china (it used...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marianne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had seen Melrose House featured on an Instagram page for the area and decided to visit. So glad we did! The grounds are beautiful and we sat outside. The service was excellent. Drinks menus came out promptly and the staff were incredibly friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nic_ann_F
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience at Melrose house the atmosphere was so lovely. We had very nice coffee and date scones fresh from the oven which were divine. A stand out was the service from a young girl with long dark hair she was a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dizzyr32
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Nice and quiet with beautiful garden and friendly staffs!! food was amazing and love the cakes so much!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed with the most amazing and smiling staff members and was quickly greeted with water and menus. The food arrived quick and was well presented and reasonably priced. I especially loved the fresh and local products that were served on my plate and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank emilymcnabb
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Just had the most delicious summer salad at Melrose House, paired with a fresh rose lemonade. Both reasonable prices and generous servings. The customer service, from the vibrant Hannah, was excellent; Food arriving within 15 minutes of ordering, despite the cafe being full. I highly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tracywestback09
Reviewed 18 October 2018

It has been a while since we last visited: such a let down. Firstly met by an unsmiling front of house staff member who was not at all welcoming.We nearly left the premises. Had to ask for a menu twice, for water 3 times, which...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 808cojo
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