Brunch

TOAD Hall Café

Exterior of Toad Hall, Motueka.
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TOAD Hall Café in Motueka is one of those places you enter once by chance, and never pass up again.

Deville

Person holding a plate of halloumi and poached eggs from Deville, Nelson.
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Deville is quite possibly Nelson’s best-kept hospitality secret.

Bloom Café

Artwork of a man and woman hanging on the wall at Bloom Cafe, Motueka.
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Walk through a pair of bright pink gates on the main street of Motueka to discover a secret garden that is Bloom Café.

Golden Bear Brewing Company

Dining area with customers drinking and eating at Golden Bear Brewing Company, Māpua Tasman.
Place Nelson Tasman
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Golden Bear Brewing Company opened its doors back in 2008 and quickly became a hub of great beer, honest food, and regular live music.

Alberta's

Alberta's, Māpua Wharf exterior view.
Place Nelson Tasman
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It’s hard to find a more picturesque spot for brunch than Alberta’s at Māpua Wharf.

The Smoking Barrel

Interior view of The Smoking Barrel with people dining and old cuban car.
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The Smoking Barrel is a bit of a Motueka institution. The family-owned and operated restaurant specialises in low & slow American style BBQ, statement burgers, and gourmet donuts.

East St Café

Retro lampshade on the bar with James Dean photo on the wall.
Place Nelson Tasman
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A pioneer in plant-based fare.

Hardy St Eatery

Customers dining at Hardy St Eatery.
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Celebrating honest food in all its glory is what Hardy St Eatery does best.

Bobby Franks

Woman standing underneath blackboard menu at Bobby Franks.
Place Nelson Tasman
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Bustling with locals on any given day.

The Boat Shed

Woman holding a glass of white wine at Boat Shed Cafe.
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Come dine with sea at Boat Shed Café.