The Grape Escape Cafe and Catering nelson New Zealand

Nestled in a beautiful country garden, The Grape Escape Café provides a relaxing setting for Lunch, Brunch or Afternoon Tea. You can choose to relax indoors in our cosy café, on the deck or outdoors under a sun umbrella or in the shade of a tree enjoying the garden.

We have hassle free onsite parking, minutes from Nelson and Richmond, great fresh food and coffee, quality local wines, beers and juices, as well as neighbours within the complex offering distinctly Nelson shopping.

We also offer an out-catering service for your wedding or function. Owner/Chef John Appelman, has over 20 years experience catering quality events in the region. Your venue or ours, contact us - John and the team will work through every aspect of the catering brief to help make your day truly memorable.


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Westpac Business Awards Winner



Wild Tomato 2011 Best Cafe winner