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La Gourmandise Restaurant

276 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6348
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“galette” (23 reviews)
“crepes” (47 reviews)
“gougeres” (2 reviews)
All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
276 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

French waiters, French food (and yummy too!) and comfy decor. What a great bit of cultural diversity to have in Nelson!

Thank ThePearOrchard
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I eat the special and sometimes just go in for coffee and a pastry and whether I eat with friends and spend money or just take a coffee I always feel welcome.

Thank robert j
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Feels like a mini visit to France! Atmosphere is sweet and always fresh flowers. The crepes are consistently delicious - family favorites are the grand marnier and banana pecan choc, and a reasonable price. Would only say that the service could be a little more...More

Thank Helena G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We had lunch at the Gourmandise. Food was great ...enjoyed my gallette immensely. Service good, location handy.

Thank gus3382016
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch and the waitress was friendly no stress sat us down gave us our menu's and did her job really well.Food was great French crepes and tasted great.

Thank meoverworked
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the meal here today. The gallets were delicious especially my 'big breakfast' gallets, I REALLY don't like mushrooms but the mushrooms in the meal I had were divine. The ambience was really relaxing and the customer service was so friendly and helpful....More

Thank Kiwifarmgirl
Reviewed 15 April 2017

La Gourmandise is a great cafe with excellent coffee. There is a limited selection - crepes, salads and toasted sandwiches - but the choice is still very good and would appeal to most tastes. The food was delicious and freshly prepared.

Thank 405Sally
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A group of us gathered to celebrate a friends birthday. The restaurant had french waitresses. French music. French menu. I tell ya now I felt like I was in France. The food was absolutely beautiful. Portions were not to big. I had to ask for...More

Thank inspire a
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Looking for something a bit different and not too pricey in Nelson, we were welcomed in by the two very friendly waitresses - nothing was too much trouble. The food is delicious. We shared tasty gougeres to start, then gallettes, then sweet pancakes. There are...More

Thank MrsBiffo
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A really good restaurant, with typical French dishes and well done. The managers are really nice, and the 'crêpes blé noir' are really good. Nice !

Thank Florent Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 6348
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