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“Nice and charming cafe”
Review of Melrose House Cafe

Melrose House Cafe
Ranked #8 of 205 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We came for afternoon coffee and enjoyed ourselves in the nice surroundings. The café is part of the Melrose Park. Victorian style setting.

They offer excellent coffee, variety of cakes and home made lemonades.

Thank Gabi H
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to start the morning with lovely breakfast. Spacious and relaxed place. Feel different from other cafe's. Outside seating available. Garden around. Ample parking space outside. Bit costly but worth the view, food and great service.

Thank TarunNegi
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Fantastic food, all freshly prepared & local and absolutely loved the coffee. The staff were ultra friendly, great atmosphere and it was lovely to take in the beautiful gardens whilst waiting for the food, so nice and relaxing - could have stayed all day. Will definitely recommend to friends & family and will return real soon.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We enjoyed a reunion here in the evening. The venue was beautiful. The walk from town not far. There was good outdoor seating. The wooden floor inside was good for dancing.A private location and great venue for the 70 people we had.

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1  Thank Julian S
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Picked Melrose for a special occasion and was sadly disappointed. Took 45 minutes for our lunch to arrive - except only two out of three mains turned up. We pointed out that all mains should arrive at once and the wait was far too long for a weekday lunch and felt our concerns were dismissed. We were told “all food was made from scratch” and so should be prepared to wait at least 30 minutes. This is not an adequate excuse as I don’t experience this in other establishments. The place was far from busy so the long wait was mystifying. We were then told one main was burnt and had to be started again hence the delay in delivery and that we should have waited to be told this explanation when the second attempt was delivered rather than complaining. Really not good enough because of course we waited for our colleague’s meal to arrive with our meals going cold. Our fish was overcooked as were accompanying vegetables. The final insult was a “bye ladies!”as we left as if we were the problem. I’ve had some great experiences here in the past but couldn’t believe the manager’s approach to our complaints. As a result we cancelled another booking we had there and won’t be going back.

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