Melrose House Cafe 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…Lavender Pancakes… Rose Lemonade… Sticky Soft Ginger Bread… .and a menu that leaves you wishing you had room for more! Take time to reflect, while you relax on the veranda sipping Vivace Coffee. Or enjoy being waited on in our French inspired dining room as you delve into our Menu sure to inspire all your senses. If your weakness is for sugary sweet treats or decadent desserts be sure to cast your eye over our ever changing Cake Cabinet, conveniently situated directly inside the café doors!