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The Swedish Bakery & Cafe

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Cafe, European, Swedish
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54 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 8685
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Today
08:00 - 13:30
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 08:00 - 15:30
Sat 08:00 - 13:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious coffee and the scones were huge, tasty and perfect. There is so much nice food to try and be tempted with,well worth the visit, and very lovely staff.

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Thank WNGT2
swebak, Owner at The Swedish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this review

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a very very small shop (I wouldn't choose to eat-in). The food is absolutely yummy. Price-tag = Greed-tag.

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Thank Andrea B
swebak, Owner at The Swedish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this review

Hi ..Thank you for your review, as for the prices in the shop..you always get what you pay for in this world...and we only use top notch quality ingredience..and they are expencive to buy, witch is reflected in the price to the customer, so it is not greed...thats just how things work...and we would not compromise when it comes to... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

fresh fare, busy little cafe with a good selection of bread, filled rolls and a few swedish classic like cinnamon buns and gingerbread crackers. Enjoy!

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Thank Epitwee
Whakatū Nelson
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A wee gem where locals buy the best sourdough bread, the tastiest wee treats and salads with fresh produce from the farmers markets. Our current favorite from a large selection of biscuits, cakes and other sweet treats include a Peanut butter and Belgian chocolate fudge. We cut one piece in four to share the intense flavours. The quinoa or rice... More 

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Thank Lizsuparna
swebak, Owner at The Swedish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this review

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Great coffee and best food with great variety of organic pastries and bread. Highly recommended. Try the torte

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Thank Leanne P
swebak, Manager at The Swedish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this review

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Richmond, New Zealand
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Close to Trafalgar St, plenty of tasty baking and lunch food, good coffee, tea and other drinks. Little Swedish spoken or required.

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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2017

There is nothing that isn't wonderful here, but just what you like better than the other. The shop itself is so pretty and the staff are friendly.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Bread and pastries made to perfection. Long lasting memory of great flavors and textures in one single slice. A must visit when in Nelson.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a great wee cafe serving European patisserie and breads. There's only seating for a handful, but you can always grab something and go sit by the river or on the Cathedral steps. Friendly service.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A tiny shop, but great for rye breads and definitely the only 'real' bagettes I can find in Nelson. They also have yummy ready to go sandwiches & rolls. Don't let the size of this shop fool you, as the products that come out are fabulous.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Swedish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:30
Thursday
08:00 - 15:30
Friday
08:00 - 15:30
Saturday
08:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 8685
Description
Lovers of handcrafted artisan breads such as Levain sourdough bread, european style pastries and handmade Belgian chocolates will feel right at home at the Swedish Bakery & Cafe.

Our friendly, intimate bakery & cafe is a magnet for those seeking an authentic taste of Europe and a great cup of locally roasted, organic fairtrade espresso coffee.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?