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“Great food and great service.”
Review of Boat Shed Cafe

Boat Shed Cafe
Ranked #9 of 200 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 28 December 2013

The location is stunning, situated above the water with spectacular views.

The food was fantastic and service was good.

The down side to the experience we were placed in the corner when there were better placed seats in the establishment. This could be due to the fact that we never booked or they were reserved?

However a really good experience.

Thank Sam A
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

The food, the staff, the ambience all made for a super evening.
Well worth a visit.
I had the crayfish and my partner the steak - both were flavoursome and well presented.
We found it to be good value for money with food packed with flavour and well presented.

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Thank Jmd007
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

I've eaten here a number of times for lunch with friends and family. The food is good but not great and portions are on the small side for the steepish prices you pay. Drinks prices are eye-watering high...be warned.

All in all, if they charged these prices for the same quality food at a place in, say, Hardy Street this cafe wouldn't do half as well as it does. Location, location, location eh?

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1  Thank Gaston G
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

Our motel owners recommended this restaurant.....good was good...but very small portions and side dishes were extra. Overall....grossly overpriced for the quality and quantity of food served. If we ever went back to Nelson we wouldn't bother to go back.

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Thank Grim B
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

We turned up without a reservation on a very busy night. They said they could take us if we didn't mind waiting 20 minutes. We agreed as long as it wasn't going to be longer. We sat at the bar and had an excellent glass of wine and shared a starter between us while we waited. The food was excellent. After a lot of asking we were finally seated after 45 minutes. When the waitress took our order she said it would be a 30 minute wait to get our main course unless we ordered fish and then it could be a bit less. After the long wait already we knew that dinner was a long way off so we left. The location is OK but just looks out at a blank bit of sea.

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1  Thank Helen B
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