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Cafe Affair of Nelson

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European, New Zealand
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295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 8295
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 08:30 - 01:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Superb meals. The combination of flavours was excellent. I had smoked therakihi. Very tasty. Great service. The staff were very friendly. The Cafe had a very welcoming feel.

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Thank Graeme S
Tampa, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stopped here on a day we had generous breakfast and lunch and wanted a good quality light dinner with some good wine. Great service from Jo. Enjoyed the tapas platter to share. Were made to feel very welcome.

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Thank EdfromTampa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great service, lovely food! We took the garlic bread as a starter, and for the main dish the hot stone prawns and scallops.

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Thank annelottew
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We popped in for an early diner last sunday , what a stunning resturant , loved the food and great service . Would go back anytime ! Well done guys

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Thank zimbowilde
Cafe Affair C, Owner at Cafe Affair of Nelson, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time to review our restaurant. We have just finished renovating our fabulous restaurant and have coincided that with changes to our menu so we are thrilled you enjoyed the experience. We hope to see you back. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived with extended family and made to feel welcome and special. As locals this is always great :) Food was very tasty... Smoked mushrooms extra delish! Thanks team at Cafe affair for great friendly staff and awesome service.

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Thank Sue L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We chose Café Affair for a bite of lunch on a walk through the city during our stay in Nelson and were pleased with our choice. Would recommend.

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Thank Sue C
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We came here for dinner. We started with the garlic bread. I had the steak and my partner had a chicken pizza. Meals were delicious. I drink a local brand of apple cider. Good service.

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Thank Vanessa M
Cafe Affair C, Owner at Cafe Affair of Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Vanessa we are glad you enjoyed your meals and experience with us. We look forward to seeing you back here in the future More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Went here for lunch yesterday,it has gone backwards in the cabinet food,most of it is over priced a fill for $9.5 but the filling was very small and very hard to cut,told the waitress when she collected the plates ,reply that's OK the muffin was a bit dry,but washed down with just ok coffee.We have been to 100 Nelson/Tasman Cafes... More 

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Thank Dunca2015
Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I had the pleasure of eating at Café Affair on 26th September. This is a wonderful restaurant with a lovely ambience. Having read the last review I thought I would redress the balance. I had the Port Belly and my wife had the fish of the day. The Port Belly was outstanding, perfectly cooked and easily the best Pork Belly... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had a meal on Saturday evening. I had the prawn tacos - 2 soggy tacos filled with gloopy beans and what tasted like microwaved prawns and a tiny portion of dry rice. My partner had the pork belly, he left most of it on his plate and what he did eat gave him an upset stomach.... More 

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Thank Rachel B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 27
Cuisine
European, New Zealand
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:30 - 01:00
Friday
08:30 - 01:00
Saturday
08:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 8295
Description
Bacco is the Roman God of Wine, Bacco Restaurant and Wine Bar changed its name from Café Affair in October 2016. We are a premium wine bar/restaurant with an Italian/European spin to our dishes. We are all about fresh, local ingredients where possible and we have a food matching our premium wines philosophy. Bacco has a wine club and holds Degustation dinners bi-monthly.

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