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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 good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • 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 15 May 2017

Coffee was still great but 6 months ago you could read a new magazine while drinking your coffee, this time they were all a bit dated and well thumbed through, and couldn't find anything to read that I hadn't read before.

Thank Sidari14
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Had the most delicious seafood chowder I have ever tasted. Friendly prompt service...average prices... great food.

Thank jasminecelesteoliver
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Everything quality, sophistication and maturity. Some of the staff need better training, this is not a RSL cafeteria

Thank Springbeef
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Suter Gallery Cafe is a modern well appointed cafe serving a full range of cafe meals and foods to a very high standard, all within arm's reach of The Suter Gallery, where both modern and historic art collections are displayed in a very modern...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Very well presented food both in the cabinet and on the plate off the blackboard menu. We had the humus platter to start which came with a good selection of veges (peppers, carrots, beans - which worked surprisingly well - and char grilled broccoli). Eggs...More

Thank Ash J
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A great place to stop for coffee after a visit to the amazing Suter Gallery. Even better when owner Katarina teams up with her 'band of men' fir a night of music. Old standards, 7 accomplished musicians and a great evening. Wine and antipasto platter...More

Thank PerseidVancouver
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I took my 92 year old mother there for lunch this past Wednesday. Whilst she was looking at the cabinet to decide on what she wanted, the lady behind the counter, wearing pearls around her neck was directing other staff and chewing gum vociferously. Quite...More

1  Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We visited the gallery and cafe today and we're very impressed. We had herbal tea and shared a delicious black current square with yoghurt on the side. The cafe is situated on the edge of Queens park with lovely views looking out over the water...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

What a great place for lunch. The cafe was buzzing and the service was second to none. The coffee was hot and strong and the food was great. So much to choose from but the serving staff were really helpful and we didn't feel rushed...More

Thank Peonie49
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a very busy cafe with excellent and interesting food and great coffee. We go any time we visit Nelson and it has never let us down. Service is efficient and speedy. The coffee was up to scratch as well. Well worth a visit.

Thank gcb100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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