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Melrose House Cafe

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26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 9179
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (32 reviews)
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I can’t say enough about how I enjoyed this whole experience. My brunch of Fish & Vegas was excellent and they have a very good chai tea and almond milk. The whole time you are there you enjoy the wonderfully preserved Melrose House with beautiful...More

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Afternoon tea planned at Melrose House after driving form Westport during the day. Weather waste but the welcome fantastic. Staff knowledgeable about food on offer and also suggested we look around the house. Tea, coffee and slices were very high quality. Unfortunately the weather was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Melrose House is an historic building on the outskirts of Nelson. We enjoyed our walk to the cafe and enjoyed even more, our coffee in these beautiful surroundings. The cafe offers a range of food with various drinks and very attentive and professional staff.

Thank LuckyTravelerRonaldo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, 1 year old daughter and I called in for a quick lunch, having made our decision purely on the fact this is the #1 rated cafe in Nelson. Unfortunately it wasn’t the right place for us. There are no quick eat cabinet options...More

Thank SouthernGirlNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for lunch with my friend on Monday 12th February at 12.30 They were offering Devonshire teas. When enquiring what a Devonshire tea consisted of, was told, date scone, jam and cream. Date scone ? never. Plain scone yes.The only reason I can see for...More

Thank joeboy07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prior to seeing our friends off, we had lunch at Melrose. As ever, excellent food and friendly service. Very nice place to enjoy a relaxed lunch in the sun.

Thank karenjG2649DT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place features old historic houses which turned into cafes. Great food presentation and delicious meal. Their eggs benedict is scrumptious.

Thank lie_budi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in to this quaint setting after hiking to and from the top of the Grampians Hills. We had a cream tea with bone china tea cups, a lovely China teapot and tasty tea. We sat on the veranda and enjoyed our teas in...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This old house is a good place for lunch in summer. Built around 1890, it has retained its old worlde charm and character. The Staff were friendly and the food, when it arrived,was well presented and plentiful. Surrounded by a wide expanse of lawn and...More

Thank rugratNewZealand
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

As locals we went to Melrose on a gorgeous afternoon to enjoy a coffee in the lovely setting. My wife found a table on the terrace and I went to order the coffee and see what sweet delights took our fancy. After waiting for four...More

3  Thank Mark H
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 9179
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