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The Cellar Door Restaurant & Cafe - CLOSED

107 Appleby Highway | Nelson, Richmond 7081, New Zealand
+64 3-544 4963
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pizza, Fusion, Cafe
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
107 Appleby Highway | Nelson, Richmond 7081, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Following a fire, the restaurant has moved since a visit two years ago. The current venue looked and felt rather temporary and down at heel. Service was poor - slow and with items forgotten items including fries and prosciutto left out of one of our...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I had a friend visiting from the UK and I wanted her to experience a great wine tasting and lunch on her last day with me. We did arrive late, about 2 p.m., and the place was busy. We arrived in the tasting area and...More

Thank Jo_of_all_Trades
katrina w, Manager at The Cellar Door Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi there. The pond has natural algae and plants in it so we don’t have to use chemicals. There were a couple of other tables available but you didn’t want to sit at any of them, including one that is usually quite popular. Also you...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We happened upon the cellar door by chance with our friends, and I am so thankful we did! It is a beautiful setting for wine tasting, and we chose to stay for lunch. The food was excellent, so flavourful and the staff were friendly and...More

Thank yeahaboutthat
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Yum! This is a must for fish cakes and delish pizzas Service is fantastic and love the back garden. Also dog friendly Love it

Thank foodiesandwine
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We stopped here for lunch as part of a wine tour. The service, food and setting (outside) were all top notch.

Thank Reklaw252
Reviewed 14 February 2018

As visitors to the region we went in search of this restaurant and were a little confused when we first entered if we had got the right place as the sign that stated the restaurant was housed in the church said it was closed. After...More

Thank foodlover27264
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I stopped here on the way back from cycling the Great Taste Trail. I was hot and sweaty and it was an absolute delight to sit outdoors at a shady picnic table and sip a big glass of Waimea Estate's excellent chardonnay. The fish cakes...More

Thank Susan I
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Really impressed with the friendly service. Staff adapted a menu item for my daughter and were very responsive to feedback. Great job team! Loved the relaxed outdoor setting, ideal for a summer day.

Thank 0jacquiew
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Right from our initial enquiry for our special family celebration we realized this was the perfect venue. Our party consisted of 10 adults and 8 children so we needed an outdoor setting. On arrival we were welcomed and the service was perfect. The food was...More

Thank hanmer88
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Lovely outdoor area but with unrealised potential. The greeting and following service could not be faulted (And this from one who frequently complains about lack of staff training & service!). The meal (Pork Belly with apple and celery slaw) was nicely presented and yummy. Cutlery...More

Thank GarryT248
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 23
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Appleby Highway | Nelson, Richmond 7081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 4963
  • E-mail
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