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Suter Art Gallery Cafe

££ - £££Cafe, European,
208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-928 0698
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here with my partner for a delicious breakfast. It was very pricey for what you got. Nearly $70 for one drink, two breakfasts and 2x extra hash browns. The food was delicious and service good, but not the right atmosphere for a couple wanting...More

Thank ngateeee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Judging by a constant stream of customers, mainly locals, when we passed through the botanical gardens earlier, we decided to have lunch here. Food is fast and very good. The seafood chowder was an outright favourite followed by smoked salmon and a green salad. Highly...More

Thank Kaptainrob
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We came for the art, but the cafe was a gem. The best bit about it is the huge picture window into Queens Gardens. Sip slowly so you can stay longer.

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We had a really tasty lunch here after visiting the Pale History exhibition, smoked salmon on rosti, though rather a small helping. I realised then that we'd been here before, in 2014, but on that occasion had stayed outside, but I remember it was where...More

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Have been here 3 times during our first week in Nelson. Have had the fabulous eggs benedict for brunch, tea or coffee and cakes also. All very pleasantly served and good value. Yes, it does get a bit busy on a sunny summer weekend -...More

Thank gsdsxm
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Just a couple of steps from the art exhibitions is the excellent spacious cafe. Good coffee, tea and selection of biscuits and cakes. Sculptures, pond and public gardens on view out the full wall window.

Thank Ross C
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This place is fabulous with the most delicious healthy but appetising food beautifully presented ! It’s a great place for breaky, lunch or a glass of wine in the evening ! The coffee is great and everything I’ve eaten totally yum !

Thank Shirley141250
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This cafe was very busy when i was there. Staff were very very busy, but the food was very nice, coffee was also ok

Thank danjonelson
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Good muesli and better coffee! Very pleasant space with a fantastic view into the botanic garden adjoining an excellent regional art gallery. And perky ducks!!

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We got here well after the busy lunch period when the cabinet was somewhat depleted, but the staff offered some great suggestions and the food when it came was delicious. We sat outside overlooking the small lake and it felt pretty idyllic.

Thank ellipsis000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-928 0698
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