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Top store recommendations from locals

Art Gallery
“Great to visit for art or simply enjoying a drink at the cafe, with a beautiful view on queen's garden. You can then go for a little walk. Popular sit to visit, especially on a sunny day. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Café
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“A must stop on your way to the Abel Tasman. Real fruit ice creams​, extensive lunch menu and a playground to put a smile on the face of any child.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“This supermarket is five minutes in the car away and has everything you might need at very good prices. Fresh produce, meat and very good service.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“our best local supermarket with lots of fresh, local organic food and veg plus all the essentials - and a great wine and beer selection!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The farthest of the two supermarkets but a better variety of imported and specialty food goods.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Good selection of drinks and snacks, lunches etc., in a relaxed atmosphere centrally located.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Right in town with plenty of parking, it can get very busy around Xmas New Year. Try and keep to turning left only and trying to cross intersections is almost impossible during the holiday season.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“We love the food and coffee at Albertas. It is our go-to spot for Brunch on the weekends.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Store
“Great to browse around on a Sunday morning. Lots of local giftware and crafts for sale and yummy local food stalls”
  • 13 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A cafe, shop and art gallery all in one. Best hot chocolate in town. Or order the Turmeric Latte and one of their famous date scones... Delicious. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Best coffee around. Mostly takeaway but does have bean bags outside and a small table inside. Open daily until 2.30pm”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Fresh produce, fresh fruit ice cream, an assortment of products from the region - Avocado oils, organic produce, milk and cheeses”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Tiny hole in the wall shop has best real sourdough bread in Nelson (all NZ?) plus a selection of tempting treats. Look for the old fashioned pushbike outside on the street.”
  • 7 locals recommend