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Situated in Nelson’s Grandest Historic Home lays Melrose House Café.
Boasting elegant yet uncomplicated cuisine the Café caters to those with a notion for all things good in life! Open for Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and our already famous “High Tea” a visit to Nelsons enchanting Melrose House Café is a must!

Soak up the atmosphere within the walls of this grand old house and become part of its history. Or stroll around the manicured gardens complete with enchanted native forest and heirloom Rose Garden. Only 5 minutes from Nelson City you would be forgiven for thinking you had stepped back in time…….

Melrose is also the ideal location for your Special Occasion. Whether it’s a Fairy-Tail Wedding or a special Birthday Party or just to celebrate being alive, Melrose House is happy to help you plan this special celebration from start to finish ensuring all your memories will be fond ones



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Trading Hours

7 days a week 9am-5pm

* High Tea served every date from 2:30pm
-Bookings Essential

Closed public holidays


Telephone (03) 548 9179