The day was cool and wet but inside the atmosphere was warm and inviting. The staff were all charming and very attentive with the grannies and the food was very tasty.
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We went to a gig here recently and thouroughly enjoyed the place. It really is an old boathouse reclaimed by volunteers and the timbers have plenty of stories. It is right over the sea with a great view of the Haven. Friendly staff, nice coffee.
We came for a lunch with 8 people and enjoyed the freshness of the food and inventiveness of the menu. Staff were great, allowing our birthday boy to modify his dessert and adding a candle! Then there is the wonderful view over the water with...More
for a stunning waterfront location with outdoor seating on a dock with waves crashing beneath us, it is a shame the coffee and food was so terrible. this was definitely the worst coffee I've ever experienced in new zealand (and I've tried many cafes around...More
Hi Jenny Thank you for coming to The Boathouse Cafe & we are sorry you had a poor experience here. We aim to make every meal & coffee delicious with great service & obviously didn't meet our own high standards this time. The next time...More
We enjoyed a wonderful lunch on the deck with views of water. Nice menu selections and courteous staff!
Called on a Friday night which is Jazz Evening. Despite premises not opening to the public every day the atmosphere is fantastic. We were there on a night when perhaps locals were looking to relax but position and scenery made for superb occasion . Staff...More
Nice views over the water over to the boulder bank. We had the seafood chowder and was honestly one of the best I have tasted! Very polite staff and nice atmosphere. Definitely recommend 👌
Hi Morgan thank you for the lovely review & so glad you enjoyed your time at The Boathouse. Ali Howard Manager
This is a private club but we got lucky by landing on a Friday, the only day The Boathouse is open to the public (or so we were told) Great meal and craft beer on a beautiful deck right on the water and close to...More
Hi Peter, Glad you enjoyed your meal at The Boathouse. To clarify, we are a club & the cafe is one of our activities. The cafe is open Wednesday, Thursday & Friday lunchtime & Friday evenings. Hope to see you again
If you have one pic on a sunny day when the tide is in - pic The Boathouse! With it's wonderful atmoshpere and on-the-waves location you can indulge in their tasty menu options. We had seafood showder, pasta and the chefs platter, all very tasty...More
A very friendly and very good place for lunch in Nelson.Wonderful sea views. The staff are efficient and cheerful. Excellent lunchtime menu, which is reasonably priced. Our orders came at a time that suggested fresh cooking rather than reheated meals and were freshly cooked by...More