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The Grape Escape

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Mc Shane Rd,, Richmond, New Zealand
03-544 4341
10:00 - 16:00
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Richmond, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A family friendly dining experience that excels at good service . John Apleman is a master of this business with excellent food and a good wine selection with local beers and juices to suit any palate.

Thank GregandSteph
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose The Grape Escape for a birthday lunch because it had been a reliable choice in the past. However this time the place lacked vitality and enthusiasm. The food was excellent but the contribution from the staff made the occasion disappointing. We will try it again but will be hoping for some excitement and something to remember.

Thank adesso2636
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into grape escape to have lunch today wasn't impressed as soon as we walked in the door with the service. it took longer than usual to be approached, even tho many employees noticed we were standing there, however food was pretty good!

Thank Heidi M
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to chill out and have brunch with friends or family, not only is the location fantastic but the food was also. There is a playground for the younger children to play on while mum and dad have a coffee outside.Good range of food so all tastes are catered for we believe.

Thank stirling614
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely warm and cosy cafe, food was delish. Staff were very friendly. Lovely gardens to sit in and for kids to play. Pop up garden centre, little gift shop, and they sold fresh vegetables really cheap.

Thank Karla B
Nelson, New Zealand
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As usual food was tasty fresh and impressive Recommend to lunch all year round Reasonable priced and good portion size

Thank tami n
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Food incredible, staff super friendly, venue simply beautiful!!!!! Sitting outside on a stunning Nelson day with wonderful food can't be beaten and this place has it all. A couple of unique stores right next door adds to its atmosphere. You'll love it.

Thank Carolyn S
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Really nice place to eat with excellent food and great service to boot. we stop off here whenever we get the chance to do so in our travels.

Thank RAE S
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for coffee and scone, very attentive friendly waitresses, prompt service, delicious food and delightful setting

Thank Lynda R
Nelson, New Zealand
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172 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

For over five years I've been getting the Venison pie here. That's because it's the best I've ever tasted. The owner/head chef does a great job of keeping the food quality excellent and the wait staff are extremely good at their job. This is a very good family environment although for me it's often a venue of choice with my... More 

Thank BruceFarquhar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mc Shane Rd,, Richmond, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 03-544 4341

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