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The Moutere Inn

Exterior at The Moutere Inn, Nelson Tasman.
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The oldest pub functioning in its original building in Aotearoa and proud of it, The Moutere Inn is a definite destination in this part of Te Waipounamu.

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.

Java Hut

Exterior of Java Hut, Māpua.
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Keen to find that secret local’s coffee spot in Māpua? Make a stop at Java Hut on the main road into town.

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.

Golden Bear Brewing Company

Dining area with customers drinking and eating at Golden Bear Brewing Company, Māpua 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.
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It’s hard to find a more picturesque spot for brunch than Alberta’s at Māpua Wharf.

Sublime Roastery & Brew Bar

Barista working at Sublime Roastery and Brew Bar.
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A place to appreciate coffee in its purest form.

The Free House

Patrons having drinks in the outdoor seating area at The Free House.
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Once you’ve stumbled by The Free House once, you’re bound to return.

McCashin's Brewery

View inside the restaurant at McCashins Brewery.
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Taproom, brewery and restaurant all under the same roof.

Burger Culture

Woman about to eat a burger at Burger Culture.
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You'll find delicious burgers, outrageously lush shakes, nostalgic tunes and good vibes here.

Red Gallery & Café

Customer dining at Red Gallery and Cafe.
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Sit amongst art while sipping a great cup of coffee.

East St Café

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

Bobby Franks

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