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Boat Shed Cafe

351 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 9783
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chef's menu” (32 reviews)
“seafood” (46 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
351 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and I shared a few seafood entrees and a couple of glasses of rose at sunset. Service was great .... we really enjoyed it. Can highly recommend

Thank Karen559
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there 1 time hope they back again soon after 1 Feb disaster, they was always packed with people, must be good food

Thank ThaoBarry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had coffee here many times but never a meal. Now we probably never will. The coffee was good but we always felt a little unwanted like we weren't spending enough but the views and location kept us coming back. Good luck.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a local friend but when we arrived on 11 feb it looked like it was closed. Or maybe it was under construction or sth? I really hope its not! We went to dine at Cod & Lobster instead, glad they...More

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my favourite meal in New Zealand! I had the mussels and clams which were delicious, and the view was to die for- perfect setting looking out at the sea! I could not recommend this more:)

Thank Mags Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food, one of the best meals we had in NZ. Great setting on the seafront. Friendly staff. Must place to eat if you’re staying in Nelson.

Thank yorkandbeyond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was friendly, and it has a great location over the water. The food was good, as well as the coffee.

Thank Jordan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh made food. We've had a fantastic rich haloumi salad and a delicious pancake with banana/bacon/maple syrup/butter. Best bacon I've ever had! Best coffee since weeks. Amazing location above the water in an old restored building with fantastic views. Very polite & helpful young team.

Thank Fabian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, we had afternoon coffee on the deck but booked indoors for dinner (in the little room on the West side). Great to be literally over the water watching the boats, and the sunset. Good food too!

Thank go_to_oz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amaizing! So good food. I am not lying, but best food we got, was here. And the environment, just dream. Thank you so much for everyone, specially to chef Linguini( Ralf). Keep going like this and we will heard from you all over the world!!!

Thank 214anua
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 9783
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