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Falafel Gourmet Cafe

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195 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 6220
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I started eating this fellas food when he sold it from a cart in the Nelson market some years back and it is still as good as ever now that it is from his own premises in town. You can't come to Nelson without re-acquainting yourself with your favourite feed. Last week I was watching the goings on in the... More 

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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to Falafel Gourmet. Quick service, yummy food, and outdoor dining available. (The meals tend to be bigger than what you might expect from the descriptions, though.)

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Thank MMN43
Nelson, New Zealand
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best kebabs in town. Can be very very busy sometime but so worth the wait for the most delicious food.

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Thank Kate8800
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have just eaten the best falafel I have had in a long time since traveling in the Mediterranean. I highly recommend the Halal Lamb Falafel. The staff were super friendly and efficient. I will be sure to return when back in Nelson. Thank you!

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Thank 382erind
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

There I was bored as bat poo in a clothing store when I thought a kebab would be nice for lunch, a quick trip advisor search led me to this wee gem. Now I'm from the UK and kebab shops are dime a dozen and I've eaten my fair share. This place was a quirky looking little cafe with no... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Hungry and looking for a quick nutritious lunch I walked in hoping the lamb souvlaki would not be one of those carved processed meat "things" that do not resemble meat and rotate on a rod. The lamb here was worlds away from that horror - marinated lamb rump - absolutely delicious- thank you, saved the day. The salad and other... More 

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Thank Kathy G
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Every time we go the food is consistently good and the staff and owners are friendly. I love going their for a quick bite. See you soon. Ps the picture is misleading though.

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Thank ruakoura
Nelson, New Zealand
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

New to Nelson, and we had heard rumors about this place being really good. Sadly because of the short opening hours we missed it several times,but finally yesterday we had the pleasure of tasting their food. I had a small chicken kebab pita with feta medium spicy, which was super tasty and full of flavor, it filled me right up.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We had veggie felafel pitas for lunch from here. Freshly cooked, huge portions. Very nice for a quick lunch on the go.

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Thank MinkytheCollie
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Was lovely. Good taste and goos service! Big portions with original taste. Very recommended! You should state that you have also vegetatian options for the trip advisor users!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 6220

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?