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Rabbit Island Coffee Co

305 Redwood Road, Nelson 7081, New Zealand
+64 210 837 3933
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Jan 2017
“A favourite spot”
17 May 2016
“Coffee is 12 out of 10!”
Opens in 10 min
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305 Redwood Road, Nelson 7081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

LOVE this place.... great coffee out of a little container. So pleased they had yummy bagels and ginger loaf when I visited with my two year old on the way back from the beach. Love visiting here mid-bike ride or after beach visits to sit...More

Thank adelejefferies
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Because I am often so disappointed by bought coffee, I very rarely buy one. After sipping the takeaway coffee my husband had bought from Rabbit Island Coffee, I raced in to get my own. That was 5 weeks ago and I still think about how...More

Thank Bridget74
Alberta5656, Owner at Rabbit Island Coffee Co, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Hi Bridget Thanks so much. I just read this and you have made our day!. We will be open again for the summer season starting Nov 2016. Ali, Co-owner

Reviewed 6 February 2016

Went there last weekend after going for a dog walk, great service with a smile and great people, the smoothie wasn't to bad either! It is not a restaurant and I didn't order any food (would be good to be able to skip that part...More

Thank Steph S
Alberta5656, Owner at Rabbit Island Coffee Co, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Thank you kindly. Ali, Co-owner

Reviewed 24 January 2016

Excellent espresso and latte. We made a detour to grab some coffee based on high ratings. Minimal food on sale at the moment due to a dodgy interpretation of law by local council. Definitely worth the detour. And they have a café up in Mapua...More

Thank AdrianNZ1
Alberta5656, Owner at Rabbit Island Coffee Co, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Thanks for the kind words. Ali, Co-owner

Reviewed 29 December 2015

Pleasantly surprised to find this cafe in Mapua - at last a decent coffee in such a magical place. And beaut real fruit ice-creams for the kids. A touch of class. Staff were super friendly and cafe spotless. Nice to see what's going on in...More

Thank Trac999
Alberta5656, Owner at Rabbit Island Coffee Co, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Thank you so much. Ali, Co-owner

Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

This company has opened an outlet in the new building at Mapua wharf. While it is busy they can't cope. The ice creams are very small. As feared they have to make more money for the new building so product is inferior.More

Thank Mapua6
Alberta5656, Owner at Rabbit Island Coffee Co, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for your comments and feedback. We take all reviews very seriously and will do our best fix an issues you experienced. We have been working very hard to get open for the busy period. Your visit was the 4th...More

Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Well worth the trip amazing coffee awesome staff plenty of room for the kids to run wild highly recommend this place for a real fresh coffee

Thank Hcphnowhere
Reviewed 10 January 2015

For the first time we have ridden from Stoke Nelson out to The Rabbit Island Coffee Co. I was looking forward to a cup of coffee but was tempted by the smoothie Super Hero. Oh my goodness it was delicious. Blueberries, kale, banana and icy...More

1  Thank Robin F
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Great spot, Friendly Staff. Milkshake was really good!!. Maybe could do with more seating and some shade.

Thank Whitelomu
Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had a day off together and decided to go and try this container cafe in a paddock that people were talking about. The owner Steve was a really interesting guy and made one of the best coffees I have tasted in...More

3  Thank CJTours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Redwood Road, Nelson 7081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 210 837 3933
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A specialty espresso, gourmet milkshake & smoothie bar in a paddock. Find us just off the Great Taste Trail or 7 min drive from Richmond.
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