Cellar Door, Cafe, Vineyard and accommodation - a special destination beside the Motueka River with picturesque views. A taste of New Zealand life.
Cafe style food and great tasting Sublime coffee to takeaway in the heart of Riwaka. Home to the award winning pie in the Cafe Boutique section of the Bakels pie competition 2016.
Set in delightful cottage gardens overlooking the Waimea Inlet in Nelson on the Monaco Peninsula, Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is a unique boutique property offering superb accommodation. Onsite facilities include a swimming pool, gymnasium, and onsite businesses – Paul Harris Jewellers, About Beauty with three treatment rooms, and Point Six Hair salon.
Built from bricks and timber recycled from the Nelson Wharf, this waterfront hotel combines traditional English village style with modern comforts, it will appeal to travellers seeking an elegant and private escape in extensive gardens.
The hotel provides 70 elegant and spacious rooms, suites, cottages and terrace houses. The self-contained cottages are charming, each beautifully furnished and featuring French doors opening onto the Village Green, the stream or a private courtyard. Family accommodation is available.
The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is home to The Monaco Kitchen restaurant where you can enjoy fine local and international cuisine in relaxed and contemporary surroundings as you admire the views from within the restaurant or in the surrounding courtyard.
The hotel makes the ideal base from which to explore the diverse Nelson Tasman region – there are golf courses, wineries, cycle-ways and art galleries aplenty. An array of thrilling experiences can be arranged including a private heli-charter, wine tours, horse riding, quad biking, skydiving or a cruise in the Abel Tasman National Park.
Java Hut is a funky coffee bar, serving seriously good coffee, sweet treats, cold drinks and ice blocks. Try our Swallow Coffee, locally roasted by Sublime and relax outside in one of our deck chairs.
Great food with Mediterranean influences – come and enjoy our seaside café and bar right on the wharf at Mapua. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner.
New Zealand Cafe of the Year 2013-2014, the iconic Jester House café is your perfect lunch or coffee destination. With tame eels to feed and an art filled garden it’s an experience not to be missed.
B&B accommodation is available in the giant Boot.
Secure bike parking.
Open 7 days from 6:30 am. Brewery tours 11.00 am and 2.00 pm Mon-Sat, free tastings of beers and ciders at any time if you can't make one of the tours (bookings taken at other times for groups of 10 or more subject to staff availability). All day breakfast from 8am, woodfired pizzas and amazing burgers, great coffee, live music Sat and Sun afternoons, beer garden, bike parking, child friendly, Sat Market, free wi-fi, growler and rigger fills.
Supreme Winner Best Restaurant Nelson/Tasman Aronui DineOut Awards 2014 Presented by WildTomato.
An authentic Japanese restaurant offering an array of delicious choices, using the freshest local seafood and highest quality local produce, from the sushi and sashimi bar, the teppanyaki or the a la carte menu.
At the sushi and sashimi bar you can watch your chef prepare your meal using only the freshest ingredients. Enjoy the entertainment of the teppanyaki grill where you are almost part of the cooking experience. Or for a quieter meal choose to dine from the a la carte menu and enjoy traditional flavours and service.
6pm - late, Tuesday to Saturday.
Oceano Restaurant offers a delicious breakfast menu and an a la carte dinner menu.
Before heading out for the day enjoy a relaxed breakfast soaking up the early morning sun at Oceano Restaurant.
For evening dining, Oceano truly captures the essence of Nelson offering the freshest produce cooked to perfection, offering a seasonal menu specialising exceptionally fresh seafood along with choices of chicken beef and lamb. Plant based, gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options available. The wine list showcases local regional wines which add to the flavour of your evening.
6am - 10am, Monday to Friday
6am - 10.30am, Saturday and Sunday
Dinner: 6pm - late
Riverside Café is a beautiful & tranquil café offering the perfect rest stop in all seasons. It is located right next to the Cycle Trail in the historical Riverside Community, established 1941. Awesome coffee, freshly baked cakes, and a lunch menu which includes wild meats, Tasman Specialities, and produce from our organic gardens.
Unique cacti and bonsai garden, amazing kids playground, indoor, covered verandah and garden seating, beautiful mountain views and just across the lawn Che Vincent's Art Gallery.
Open 7 days a week from 9.30am until 4.30pm. Closed for two months in winter (please check on our website).
Rutherford Hotel’s central city location provides a gateway to many of the great cycle ways the region has to offer.
Voted Best Bar in New Zealand and Best Bar in Nelson for 2012. Serving 17 different craft beers and ciders in a homely traditional kiwi villa. Park up in our massive bike rack, order your takeaway from next door and enjoy with a beer in the Nelson sun – what could be better?
We are located just off the busy Motueka High St, an ideal stopping point if you are heading north to Kaiteriteri or the Abel Tasman National Park. Place your bike in the rack and relax in the cool tavern or sun yourself in the open air beer garden. You will feel most welcome in the S&F Motueka while you relax and gear up for the next part of your journey.
Situated in the beautiful Motueka valley with a stunning mountain backdrop, Tapawera is the gateway to the Kahurangi National Park including Mt Arthur ranges & Mt Owen as featured in Lord of the Rings. Its a wonderful place to come year round and enjoy the best of what New Zealand’s countryside has to offer with alpine Nelson Lakes NP at one end of the valley and Kaiteriteri beaches and the Abel Tasman NP at the other. Check out our ‘Explore Tapawera’ map for things to do, places to stay and where to visit including cycling through Spooners Tunnel, the longest cycle trail tunnel in the country. Our local BGAC country show is on December 9th, a lovely rural village event for all the family. Come and enjoy!
Park up and relax at The Apple Shed Cafe. Located on the historic Mapua Wharf, cyclists can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Waimea Estuary.
A stunning place to experience local seafood, locally roasted coffee, Nelson wines, and warm hospitality.
We invite you to join us on The Great Taste Trail!
Situated on Monaco Peninsula with spectacular views of the Able Tasman and Waimea Estuary. The Garden Courtyard provides a unique family friendly setting with plenty of seating, a giant chess set and beautiful grounds, including it's own orchard. Live music plays every Thursday and Friday night. Sunday afternoon includes live music and a bouncy castle for the kids.
The perfect place to relax with friends, share a great meal or book in for a special occasion. Stay for a night or a week and feel yourself unwind.
At Toad Hall we aim to use the healthiest and freshest produce we can. Our cafe prides itself on creating clean, healthy food to nourish not only the people eating them, but the community that grew, caught and harvested them. We have a diverse blackboard menu, as well as a variety of salads and cabinet options available. We also have the Toad Hall Juicery using the freshest, healthiest local fruit and veges to make you the most delicious nutrient rich drinks you will find anywhere.