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The Alchemy Cafe

92 Bateup Road, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-544 5853
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
28 Dec 2017
“Nice spot”
13 May 2017
“Great coffee”
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Cafe, New Zealand
92 Bateup Road, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for lunch. Coffee is fine and offered in three sizes. Did take a while for it to be delivered to our table. Blackboard menu, cabinet food and order at counter. Food was lovely. Not terribly busy so disappointing to see tables left uncleared....More

Thank drtgfnz
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for coffee and a snack on Mothers Day morning. Food and coffee very nice. Lady who served us seemed a bit stressed even though it didn't seem to be that busy. Plenty of room for the kids to run around outside and nice...More

Thank graeme638
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Been a couple of times now and quite good albeit seems a little disorganised at first. Coffee good and food ok plenty for children to do onsite with playground and tractor as well as duck pond.

Thank Keithbath D
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was the first time we had visited the cafe for some years and we were very pleased with our food. Very tasty and true to label. The cafe is spacious and adjoins a retail pottery shop. The decor is quaint and fits the style...More

Thank 900AlanH
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Went here today for a light lunch while walking my dogs. Super helpful staff and got the umbrella out and water for the dogs with no hesitation. I had a salmon spinach filo and a latte which were both perfect. Huge outdoor area fabulous place...More

Thank CJandT
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Great Cafe on the edge of Richmond. Brilliant coffee and cake and a big grass area for the kids to run about.

Thank UkEngland
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I had the BLT today for $15. I was wholly unimpressed. The focaccia was nice but someone thought it would be a good idea to put some apricot chutney on it. Note to cafe, apricot chutney, hollandaise and bacon do NOT go together. Onto the...More

Thank Sarahrnnz
Reviewed 27 September 2014

My daughter is Gluten Intolerant. This is not a fad, if she eats Gluten she vomits an hour later until it is all out of her stomach. We ordered a Kids Gluten Free Plater as advertised on their menu. It arrived with an oat biscuit,...More

1  Thank Skiwiscott
Reviewed 27 March 2013

35 min to get a latte & tea for 2 (only one other table occupied at noon); 60 min after that we got our lunch (BLT, filo w/ side salad, eggs Benedict). The kitchen was well staffed -- why the long delay? Another couple ordered...More

Thank Local-knowledge
Reviewed 1 January 2013

I had heard a bit about this cafe and finally got to check it out, I really cant pinpoint why I didnt enjoy it, but I didnt. Sorry. The pottery shop attached is worth checking out though. Stunning pieces.

Thank NixieGee
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Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Bateup Road, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 5853
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