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The Grape Escape

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, European,
Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
+64 3-544 4341
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (60 reviews)
“venison pie” (7 reviews)
“seafood salad” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

17 of us came for lunch on Mother’s Day. They have a huge menu at this place which always freaks me out a little, makes me worry things won’t be fresh. I ordered the beef Wellington, it was really good! I was surprised, it was...More

2  Thank Alex D
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Everytime we visit we enjoyed it very much ,and try something different from the great selection on the menu ,I tried the the chicken roulade pistachio wrapped in bacon ,broccoli florets, potatoes roasted in duck fat ,olives mushrooms finished with a tarragon reduction ,it was...More

2  Thank rudyandandre
Reviewed 27 April 2018

During Easter, the Grape Escape was open and hosted twenty for a family reunion brunch. The booking process was easy despite the day, Easter Sunday - when many other venues were closed - and the service and food was excellent. The staff couldn't do enough...More

1  Thank Angela217
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is my third for forth visit over a few year to Nelson. And I've eaten here most times - always with a pretty big group. They handle large bookings well. The food was scrumpticious. I had the seafood salad. Everyone was really happy with...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 6 April 2018

stopped here for lunch and were blown away by the food I definitely can't wait to come again. I would recommend the Vietnamese beef salad absolutely mouthwatering. staff were friendly and attentive cant wait to come again

1  Thank Georgie_mont_145
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We ate there twice and enjoyed both times. This is not a sophisticated place that has little servings on big plates - it does well flavoured, decent sized servings of good food. If you have been on a bike for too many hours this is...More

1  Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The 10 of us bike riders needed some coffee and morning tea and this was recommended . How such a small kitchen can produce coffee and food for so many was astounding ... the apple crumble tart and scones were yummy , coffee strong and...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Love it here. Lots on the menu to choose from. Beautiful scenery. Friendly staff. Kid friendly. Lots to see.

1  Thank 546sherrid
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Seated inside or outside the Grape Escape is a great place to enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends or family its kid friendly they have lovely fenced garden and play area and high chairs and quiet places if you want an intimate or private chat...More

1  Thank kiwisolargal
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

A stunning setting amongst mature gardens around a delightful old building. Promptly seated and given menus and water, but did wait a while for table service. Once that got underway there was no undue delay in getting drinks and meals, and the staff were friendly...More

1  Thank PedroNP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 4341
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