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Melrose Cafe - Breakfast, Lunch, bespoke High Tea's and Cakery

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Situated in Nelsons' grandest historic home is our slice of paradise, Melrose Cafe. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and our famous High Tea.

Soak up the atmosphere of our boutique cafe and take the time to relax on the veranda with a Rabbit Island Coffee. Then feel free to visit the house or wander the native forest and rose gardens. Melrose Cafe is less than 5 minutes from the city centre by car or an easy walk from the CBD past the beautiful Nelson Cathedral and other historic gems.

We like to think of our cafe as a one of a kind 'experience' with the best customer service Nelson has to offer, an ever-changing unique menu and if your weakness is for sweet treats and decadent desserts you will be in the right place. As well as fulfilling your sugary dreams, Melrose likes to take a wholesome approach, offering various sweet and savoury treats to cater to any dietary requirements and health needs. 

Lavender Lemonades, delicious made in-house meals, or the best cabinet food. It's no wonder Melrose Cafe is voted amongst Nelson's best cafes on Tripadvisor.