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Suter Art Gallery Cafe

208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-928 0698
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (27 reviews)
“salads” (7 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:30All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday 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 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this cafe after walking around Queens Garden. How is this not the number one restaurant/ cafe in Nelson???!! No offence to all the other spots we frequented but the service, food and coffee here was the best we had while in Nelson....More

Thank Cathybann
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Coffee was still great but 6 months ago you could read a new magazine while drinking your coffee, this time they were all a bit dated and well thumbed through, and couldn't find anything to read that I hadn't read before.

Thank Sidari14
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Had the most delicious seafood chowder I have ever tasted. Friendly prompt service...average prices... great food.

Thank jasminecelesteoliver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
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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