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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Red Gallery & Café

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

Hawker House

Staff working behind the bar at Harry's Hawker House.
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A celebration of South-East Asian street food and hawker markets.

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.

McCashin's Brewery

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

Arden + Porta Via

Customers sitting on a bench seat at Arden.
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Arden is a culinary experience you shouldn’t leave Nelson without enjoying.

Bobby Franks

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

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.

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.

Urban Oyster Bar & Eatery

Prepping oysters in the kitchen.
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The stars of the show, as the name suggests, are oysters.