The Mermaid's Beach House -
Open in summer only - but definitely worth making a beeline to! Scrumptious plant based food shack with outside seating serving great coffee, mouth-watering salads, specialized smoothies and stunning vegan cake. Wholesome eating that tastes amazing and is bursting with goodness.read more
- Web: www.facebook.com/themermaidsbeachhouse/photos/a.1375936665832601.1073741829.1349176825175252/1666584536767811/?type=3&theater
- Phone: 027 506 7770
- Location: 8 Inlet Road, Kaiteriteri 7197
The Woolshed Cafe - Takaka
Canaan Woolshed is a traditional NZ woolshed which has been converted into a coffee and craft shop.
We have coffee, real fruit ice cream, cake, scones and offer cabinet food and toasted sandwiches for more filling options. Our opening hours in the Summer are Tues-Sunday 10AM-4PM.
We are open weekends only out of peak season. For current hours check our Facebook page. The shop sells wool, felted and woven wool products, cards and other quality souvenirs. Outside you can experience farm animals up close and there is an outdoor picnic area.
East Street Eats and Bar
A funky kitsch cafe, fully vegan. Offers lunch, dinner and desserts. Many dishes are gluten-free. Sometimes live music.
The puddings are to die for. Cute little outdoors area to sit in when warm. Winner of 2018 Wild Tomato Best Cafe Award.read more
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Web: www.facebook.com/pg/Eaststeats/about/?ref=page_internal
- Location: 8 Church Street, Nelson
Burger Culture - Nelson
Welcome to Burger Culture, Nelson’s only dedicated burger joint – fresh, handcrafted, independent. Our fundamental goal is to create a destination that delights the senses. Be nostalgic, cast your mind back to when you were a kid; you only ever did what you wanted to do. Stuff that’s fun, exciting, maybe a bit rebellious. This is a playground for your inner child, let that kid out – it’s still there, screaming out for a burger.read more
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The website also features good vegetarian restaurants and other animal-friendly products. Let's eat less animals and support Happy Cow!read more
- Web: www.happycow.net
Penguino Gelato Cafe - Nelson
Penguinos is a Nelson institution and has a reputation for great ice cream and gelato. They continually create and refine wonderful new flavours, providing superb gelatos for regular customers as well as the many tourists who flock to Nelson in the summer months. Creative and exuberant, you will have fun trying extraordinary flavours not normally associated with ice creams.read more
Jester House - Motueka region
A country café, serving breakfast, lunch and ‘inbetweens’. Once you walk over the trip trop bridge past the tame eels you enter another world. The funtastic café garden is full of art and surprises. You can play chess on the giant wooden chess board or tell the kids to "get lost" in the maze. Let them enjoy the playground while you take some time to smell the roses. Take a wander and enjoy the various sculptures that you discover and be surprised by what you find. Meanwhile the tame eels live in the creek below the bridge waiting to be fed. Eel food is available from the café, $5 for the real eel deal.read more
Smugglers Pub and Cafe
The Smugglers Pub and Cafe is famous for its hearty meals, foaming craft ales and great wines all served up in a unique old world atmosphere with a 'Pirate atmosphere' the kids will love. Located within easy walking distance from Nelson’s Tahunanui Beach. Food is available all day and into the evening with extensive snack, lunch and dinner menus including gluten free and children’s menus for young smugglers. Open seven days a week including most holidays and absolutely no surcharges ever.read more
Lonestar - Nelson
"Wow" you really need to try this one! Lone Star's legendary meals, outstanding service, and famous atmosphere are now part of accepted folklore in 16 New Zealand cities. Our new menu has made it’s delectable debut with new stars such as the Ravishing Rib-eye and Hooked On A Feeling, nestling comfortably amongst old favourites, Lassoo of Hog and Dixie Chicken, to name just a few that are available for your gastronomic delight. Children are exceptionally well looked after with their own Kiwi Kids’ menu, with choices such as Barney’s Ribs, Chief Mini Drums, Chicken or Lamb Wrap, Little Big Steak, Nipper’s Fish ‘n’ Chips and heaps more!read more
Park Cafe - Marahau
Our Park Café restaurant is situated at the entrance to Abel Tasman National Park so you can visit us before or after your walk in the park. We overlook the start of the Abel Tasman track and the restaurant has a casual ambiance, in keeping with its natural surroundings. The Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner menu plus scrumptious snacks. Leave room for their delicious chocolate brownie slice – one of the best we’ve tasted! Dinner menu includes fresh fish, seafood pasta, lamb shanks, steak, chicken and vegetarian dishes. Small portions for children can be ordered.read more
The Smoking Barrel - Motueka
Legendary donuts & coffee, housebaked bagels, Low & Slow BBQ, in house smoked meats & the freshest seafood in town! If you love food, you'll love us!read more
- Web: www.facebook.com/pg/thesmokingbarrelnz/about/?ref=page_internal
- Phone: 03 528 0693
105 High Street
The Mussel Inn - Onekaka
The Mussel Inn is a family friendly quirky cafe / bar / music venue with of course as the name points to - the best Mussels in town. located in the heart of Golden Bay, North West Nelson region of the South Island of New Zealand. A two hour drive from Nelson, over the Takaka hill, through the township of Takaka and on another 17 kms towards Collingwood you will find yourself in Onekaka. We have a great outside area, under shady trees complete with large swing. Open from 11am till late, seven days a week except for for Christmas day. No bookings, no byo - take us as you find us.read more