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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%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (28 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 4:30 PMAll hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were the first in on a Sunday morning and had a nice cooked breakfast. The coffee was good, complemented by thecouncil garden setting of the cafe. The cabinet food looked good and a bit different to the average cafe.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went here for lunch on a wet Saturday and it was a disappointing visit given the great location. The food was mediocre at best - the salmon rosti a very small portion for the price, and the mushroom soup was more like an onion...More

Thank Mary Jane B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The person is charge was just lovely and made sure everything was OK with us. We only went in for coffee and a quick bite.

Thank Hawean
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Went mid morning on a Sunday. Friendly staff checked I could have lunch time soup and was prompt in delivering food and drinks to the table. Good atmosphere although noise levels went up high from senior citizen groups as it got closer to lunchtime. Beautiful...More

Thank MarmiteNZ
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visited the cafe on a wet Sunday afternoon. It was warm and busy with others escaping the wind and rain. The coffee and food are beautiful, well presented and delicious. Though the staff was really busy they made sure we had what we ordered...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Only called in for a hot drink but it was the best latte I've had and nice peaceful outlook over the gardens.

Thank BleuKristal
Reviewed 6 September 2017

nice and away from the center, just a walk away, you find a nice cafe' hidden inside a mature historical garden. Highly recommended

Thank Antonio G
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

If the location, setting and surroundings make a difference this is a must visit cafe in Nelson. The open glass-panelled setting overlooking the bush clad river provides a feeling of spaciousness and being in the outdoors - perfect for a relaxing break or meal and...More

Thank Barry5252
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We met other members of the family for a lunch on the last day of the school holidays. The cafe was crowded but the hostess/owner Katrina found us a table and made sure we were well looked after. (She did not know us so good...More

Thank whosemother
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Nice setting but unless you are sitting outside it can feel like everyone in the cafe can hear your conversation. Food is expensive for generic cafe food, and coffees a few dollars more as well. The zucchini fritters were lukewarm, soggy and tasteless, and the...More

Thank lani77nelson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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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