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Lambretta's Cafe Bar

) #23 of 125 Restaurants in Nelson ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Pizza, Cafe
204 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 8555
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (29 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00All hours
Bar, Pizza, Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
204 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this cafe, Lambrettas, twice whilst on a recent visit to Nelson, both times for brunch. The atmosphere and decor are interesting, with the emphasis clearly on the Lambretta motor cycle. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Coffee and food were well presented and...More

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had a very nice breakfast and excellent coffee. Fastest service we've ever experienced . Definitely recommend .

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Really nice for travellers. Maps and tourist advice on hand. Coffee really good. Chilled place to drop into.

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Stopped in Lambretta's for gelato while in Nelson, New Zealand. It seemed to be a very popular place for dining but we were only interested in dessert. The gelato selections were limited but what we got was quite tasty and was reasonably priced. Recommended for...More

Thank kedavis4
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

If you're in the mood for a good cooked breakfast then this is absolutely the place. The veggie breakfast comes with poached eggs on toast, spinach, tomato, hash browns, caramelised onions AND haloumi! You had me at haloumi 😍 Oh, and mushrooms too, if you're...More

Thank LindsayandSteve
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment. Lambrettas was once a solid fav but I returned after 5 years away yesterday and found a dated, grimy, lack lustre version of its old self. Service was apathetic. Good doesn't seem to have evolved at all. Decor drab and old. So...More

Thank halcioneminx
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We're frequent visitors to Nelson and always make a point of having a mid morning coffee or lunch at Lambretta's. As per usual the place didn't let us down with superb coffee/drinks selection, a brilliant selection of food and great service done in a blunt...More

Thank dodgyboy
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Visited Lambretta's cafe with our adult children and visiting daughter and granddaughter from London- had a wonderful lunch with a variety of dishes chosen by us all. All ingredients fresh and my fish pie was perfect! Service was great - prompt and friendly - just...More

Thank Vicki453
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

While in Nelson my daughter and myself had breakfast here one day and then three off us came back for lunch the next day. The food both times was yum. My daughter had the chicken & leek pie and I have not seen her demolish...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious chicken and leek pie perfectly seasoned along with an orange juice was perfect for lunch. The variety and service here is always tops!

Thank Jonathan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 8555
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