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Melrose House Cafe

££ - £££Cafe, ,
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 9179
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“cakes” (38 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 376 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Nelson and were absolutely famished, so did our usual routine of checking TripAdvisor for the best brunch. We resolved to try the Melrose House cafe despite it being a short walk outside of the town center, however I can categorically say that...More

Thank Dom M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my nana and aunty here for breakfast while they were visiting Nelson. We couldn’t fault a thing. The service was excellent, Laura and the team was so accommodating to our dietary needs and nothing was a problem. The coffee was perfect and breakfast was...More

Thank Ksparksy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do for all in Nelson. Amazing setting, friendly and hard working staff, great menu and coffee! Thanks to Jess and the team for going out of her way to host us so well!

1  Thank Destination813717
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

If you visit Nelson this is a must! I had the salmon gravlax which was outstanding. The tea perfect. But the service quite unexpected! Our server Laura was so wonderful, I was taken aback by her hospitality. She is a superstar!!!! I only wish I...More

Thank serenitynowhopeh
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Exceptional atmosphere, and beautiful beautiful high tea with lovely antique china and a glass of rose lemonade which i can't wait to try again. Food was devine. Lovely venue for a get together or quiet break away. Highly recommend.

Thank Gemma R
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Love it here. Such a amazing experience. Highly recommened treating yourself to a high tea. Cant wait to go back.

Thank 546sherrid
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Went here for my nieces engagement who was visiting from Oz. What a great experience. The high tea was great topped off with a bottle of bubbles. So relaxing. Great location

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I visited Melrose with several friends for afternoon tea. The service was extraordinarily slow considering there were only a few other tables there. Also I had to ask for the table to be cleaned. The food when it came was beautifully presented. A lovely spot...More

Thank SophiaGM23
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

High tea seemed like a no fail great idea for Mother’s Day. We found them very accommodating to book with - we needed vegetarian & gluten free, they could do both :) It was totally packed when we arrived, and this impacted negatively on the...More

Thank Alli J
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

What an amazing setting. Tucked away from the busy nelson roads this place is surrounded by trees and manicured gardens. Staff were very welcoming and our cakes and coffee we ordered were awesome. Will definitely be stopping for lunch on my next visit!

Thank SiobhanMcGibbon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Brougham Street | very top of Trafalgar Street!, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 9179
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