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Red Art Gallery Cafe

1 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good56%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chai” (3 reviews)
“cheese scone” (2 reviews)
“date scones” (3 reviews)
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1 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight. A small art gallery with great coffee, great bagels and great scones. A perfect way to stay the weekend

Thank RDMacLeod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous small gallery with cafe in the heart of Nelson. Wonderful selection of ceramics, art, fibre, leather and books galore. Lovely space that is well laid out and peaceful.

Thank whateverwherever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious tea and cake... a lovely afternoon stop and enjoyed walking around the gallery. Service was friendly and tea was excellent, as was the cake!

Thank karenjG2649DT
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Quirky quaint corner cafe attached to a gallery with indoor and outdoor seating. Their turmeric Marsala chai tea on almond milk is excellent as was the veggie spanakopita and Florentine. Friendly helpful service and lovely place to sit and people watch.

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

The coffee was excellent. We shared a vegetable tart/pizza not sure what it's called. It looked and tasted delicious with thin courgette ribbons, mushroom capsicum etc.

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 6 May 2017

High ceiling white gallery showing splashes of colour and some organoc forms in local arts and crafts. Good coffee and quirkily packaged chai.

Thank 779jim
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Always a cheerful place to stop for a coffee and browse through the gallery. The coffee, date scones, and cheese scones are variable. They can be the best ever or disappointing. Service is often very good, sometimes slow, and sometimes they will have forgotten your...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Nice eatery, surrounded by pleasing arts and crafts. I love the high ceiling, too. Stay a bit longer if you can.

Thank MMN43
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Most of the reviews here focus on the cafe, but I'd like to give a shout out to the gallery ! The space isn't huge but the lighting is great and pieces are always hung with care. Exhibitions are on long enough to be able...More

Thank Henro2010
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We paused here in our tour of galleries and craft shops for a rest and drinks. The long black coffee was excellent. The chai was well-prepared and very tasty.

Thank Brad H
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  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
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