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La Gourmandise

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276 Hardy St East, Nelson, New Zealand
09:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for Valentines Day Dinner - great food and service as usual - fish of the day superb! Have sampled many of the gallettes, great venue for vegetarians. All reasonably priced. Great wines too. Excellent staff too. My only very minor criticism would be they could do with expanding the bottled beer choice to include more local breweries and... More 

Thank Mic D
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal with friends. Goats cheese salad starters tasty and the fish of the day delicious Friendly and efficient waitresses.

Thank olddht
Tasman, New Zealand
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134 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A warm welcome and attentive service; this is a lovely relaxed French restaurant serving superb galettes and crepes during the day. Good wine and nice atmosphere - a favourite spot for us and our godchildren.

Thank karenjG2649DT
Nelson, New Zealand
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little French style bistro in the heart of Nelson. Coffee, French pastries, snacks and meals. One of our favourite local restaurants. Good for coffee or dinner. Local and French wines and cheese available. Nice decor too.

Thank Paul W
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here very early about 5pm and it was great. We started with the baked Camembert and it was amazing and perfectly goey. The nordict crepe was very fresh and filled with salmon and avocado. It was very flavoursome! The poulet was filled with chicken and very filling. The lady serving us was very nice even though we were... More 

Thank bramba123
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Quaint restaurant offering fantastic food and good service. Casual dining, good for couples or families

Thank Waltersj1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very popular. Simple menu, but our dishes were all well cooked and delicious. Slow to be served but worth the wait.

Thank Lesley E
Melbourne, Australia
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202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The service in this little sympathetic restaurant is attentive and friendly. The food is delicious and authentic French cuisine at its best. As a shared starter we've enjoyed NZ beef carpaccio served with shaved Italian Parmesan, rocket and fried capers ($ 10.00) and as tasteful mains lamb fillet rolled into potatoes and kumara rösti served with beautifully fresh sauted vegies... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Came to La Gourmandise to celebrate a milestone birthday, on the last night of our summer vacation in the Mainland. The food and service at La Gourmandise proved to be the perfect finish to our vacation, leaving a wonderful memory. Thank you to all the staff!

Thank Shaun K
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I spent nearly every Sunday while pregnant with my daughter eating crepes from La Gourmandise. I often order 3-4 lemon sugar crepes at a time and the chef is always happy to add new things not matter how strange the craving. Also my son has celiacs and has eaten here twice without reaction so they really know their stuff when... More 

Thank Josephine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Hardy St East, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: 6435466348

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?