"Divine food, great staff and everything went so smoothly."

Petite Fleur vineyard restaurant

Enjoy lunch in the vineyard

Petite Fleur is the perfect location to enjoy a long lunch on one of Nelson’s sunny afternoons. Relax with a glass of Seifried Estate wine while your children play nearby in our outdoor playground.

Restaurant hours

Thursday to Sunday, from 11am to 3pm .
For Restaurant bookings and enquiries, please give us a call on (03) 544 1555 or click the button below.

Bookings and enquiries

Stylish cuisine with a European twist

Petite Fleur offers stylish modern cuisine with a European twist, set in a casual relaxed atmosphere. Co-owner and experienced Chef, Horst Wellmeyer, takes an innovative approach to the menu by complimenting fresh local ingredients with his international flair. There's also a kids' menu with plenty for the children to enjoy.


"A truly great lunch experience at this restaurant. The food was superb, beautifully presented and cooked to perfection. A thoroughly enjoyable dining experience with an excellent wine selection."

Located at Seifried Estate Vineyard

Just 20 minutes from Nelson city or 10 minutes from Richmond town centre, you can find us in the grounds of Seifried Estate, the region's largest vineyards and winery. On the corner of State Highway 60 and Redwood Road, this is the Rabbit Island turnoff, and is well signposted.

Petite Fleur Restaurant is conveniently located on the NZCT Great Taste Trail. 

The Seifried Estate Cellar Door

The Seifried sales and tasting room is open 7 days a week and is located at their Estate vineyard, in the same building as Petite Fleur Restaurant. Guests are are invited to call into the cellar door to taste the wines and gain an understanding of why Nelson is such a special place to grow and make wine.

The knowledgeable and friendly cellar door staff can assist you in tasting the range of delicious wines and answering any questions you may have regarding the viticulture and winemaking techniques used in the nearby vineyards. Tasting is free for guests of the restaurant.

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Restaurant Testimonials

Food Heaven in Garden Setting
This is our second visit in a month, can't go past the delicious food. The platters are exceptional and the steak main course is way above an ordinary steak. Service is faultless and the garden setting is so relaxing, we are booked to go back again next week! Don't forget they have some of the best local wine around. Five stars
20 March 2016
Great Place for Lunch
Petite Fleur has a lovely, fenced outdoor eating area complete with a great children's play area. The menu is varied to suit all tastes and hunger levels and my beef fillet meal was perfectly cooked and beautifully presented. The waiting staff were welcoming and efficient. We were able to taste a couple of wines free of charge before deciding on our choice. The dessert tasting platter was excellent. I highly recommend Petite Fleur.
March 2016
A birthday treat - great service
It was my Mother's 93rd birthday and she loves platter food. We had 3 savoury platters between 4 of us. Seafood, meat and antipasto. The food was delicious and there was enough for us all. We followed up with 2 dessert tasting platters to share and this was equally delicious. The brownie and cheesecake were especially good. Although the chocolate mousse was also a treat.The wooden serving platters tip at each end so be careful! They bought all the staff out to sing Happy Birthday to Mom. The staff were wonderful, friendly, helpful and attentive..
March 2015
What a fantastic lunch
My wife and I have just come home from one of the nicest lunches we've had in a long time. The seafood platter was perfect and the beer battered fish and chips were cooked exactly like they should. The staff are polite and friendly. Thank you!
January 2015
Excellent food
Loved the platters. I had seafood and pan-fried fish, smoked salmon, mussels, prawns and bread and dips.
September 2015
Top notch staff and novel presentation
Saturday lunch with friends outside on the lawn, what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon?
October 2015
Yummy food and atmosphere
Excellent meals, friendly staff, good value for money, outdoors on a sunny Saturday for lunch with great scenery and good friends.
March 2015
Par excellent
A truly great lunch experience at this restaurant. The food was superb - beautifully presented and cooked to perfection - a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience with an excellent wine selection. The waiters were efficient and attentive and were more than happy to move us indoors when the rain clouds seemed to be gathering. The setting was beautifully relaxed and nice to see a small play area for children (not that we needed that!). We would most definitely return and would recommend to anyone. You won't be disappointed!!
March 2014