Á la Carte Menu


Our menu changes seasonally

Here at Melrose Café, we love to create food that is wholesome, tasty and sometimes a bit naughty! Celebrating local producers and suppliers through our seasonal Á la Carte menu and homemade baking. We are more than happy to cater to various dietary requirements, the majority of our items can be altered to suit your needs. Our beautiful historic setting encourages a unique eating out experience. Please feel free to visit the house or wander the gardens and take in all Melrose has to offer.

Á La Carte Menu



Nutty homemade bircher muesli. Creamy Greek yoghurt, warm spiced poached pear and pistachio crumble.



Homemade fresh toasted loaf served as a creative new flavour weekly.

$14 – VEGE

Local free range Brookfield eggs on toasted breads. Your choice – Poached, Fried or Scrambled.



Lemony pea mash on toasted harvest loaf with Proscuitto, baby tomatoes and sprinkles with feta.

$20 RSF


Breakfast board – Mini homemade bircher, a poached egg – pea mash and onion jam on seed bread, vegan bliss ball and OJ.

$24 VEGE


Lightly toasted Bagel. Pestell’s bacon, tomato and swiss cheese. Topped with a fried egg and lashings of hollandaise sauce.

$19.50 DF


Melrose All day Breakfast. Pestell’s bacon, Doris farmers market bratwurst, homemade potato hash, thyme roasted tomatoes and free range eggs on toasted breads with onion jam.



Pan fried Halloumi salad. Warm Israeli couscous tossed with roasted beetroot, fresh spinach, roasted spiced chickpeas and a fruity dressing. Garnished with citrus zest.

$21.50 VEGE

Citrus cured salmon gravlax served with kumara hash cakes, buttered spinach, poached eggs, hollandaise and homemade almond dukkha.

$23 GF-RSF


Pan seared Ora Kind salmon fillet served on a Japanese soba noodle salad with garden fresh vegetables, fried shallots in a sweet and sour dressing. Topped with pickled ginger and spicy peanuts.

$24 DF


Melrose Vegan Nourish bowl. Trust the chef with colourful fresh seasonal vegetables, homemade relish and hummus on a superfood carb.

$19.50 DF-V-VEGE


Sides and Extras


Hollandaise, Homemade relish, and dressings $2

Potato and Kumara hash, Thyme Roasted Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Eggs, Toasted Bread $5

Pestell’s Bacon, Doris Bratwurst, Citrus Cured Salmon gravlax, Halloumi $6


Speciality Drinks

Strawberries and Cream Smoothie $8

Nelson Berries Smoothie $8

Blueberry, Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie $10

Mexican Spicy Hot Chocolate $6

Vegan Hot Chocolate Delight $7

Elderflower and Citrus Spritzer $10

Melrose Mimosa $12 

Classic Bloody Mary $10





                                                                                                               Glass    Bottle

Champagne/Bubbly – Monmousseau, France NV                              10          45  Sauvignon Blanc – Greenhough, Nelson                                              10          40

Chardonnay – Neudorf, Nelson                                                             12          49 

Pinot Noir – Neudorf, Nelson                                                                               48  Beer – MOA Original Lager or Session Pale Ale                                                 9

Cider – MOA Apple Cider                                                                                     9

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Melrose Cafe (03) 548-9179

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Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm

Saturday/Sunday 9 am - 5 pm

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