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Zumo (Nelson)

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WHERE: 42 Rutherford St Nelson, City Centre, Nelson (STREET MAP)

PHONE: 03 548 7405 (SEE WHITE PAGES)

Added by nelson_nz on Sat, 14 Nov 2009.

Reviews from 2010:

Review of Zumo by rimuheart on Fri, 05 Feb 2010:

Love the cofee, love the staff, I'm completely addicted! THE best coffee in Nelson and congratulations Zumo's on combining service and different coffee types to try and for establishing a purveyors of fine coffee. Too many cafes in nelson can't be bothered training their staff properly but you guys care, and if you make a mistake you are quick to fix it. Well done 10/10


Review of Zumo by Jane on Tue, 26 Jan 2010:

Love the coffee, love the service!

Dear Lovebenny - there are no eco-friendly PAPER coffee cups... that's why they only make plates and cutlery from potatoes. There are some with Polylactic acid lamination, but they are still made from paper.

BUT Zumo cups are recyclable and all recycled material must start with virgin material (the fibres only last the recycling process so many times). Most paper mills are now very environmentally conscious as they have to be very competitive - there are several bodies that govern mills these days (WMF - Well Managed Forests, FSC - Forest Stewardship Council to name a mere couple) So unless the cups come from the Bazillian rainforest, you can be reasonably happy that as long as you recycle your cup, you are doing your bit.

If you are that environmentally conscious - take in your own mug to be filled - and absolutely no carbon footprint... unless you drive to Zumo!


Review of Zumo by Lissy on Thu, 07 Jan 2010:

Love the coffee, good service!
Did not really like the fact there was not more seperate tables!
And they fulled the cups a little full, other than that..... Premo!


Reviews from 2009:

Review of Zumo by lovebenny on Tue, 29 Dec 2009:

The coffee was good and the staff friendly; however, for the environmentally conscious I would like the choice of a non-paper cup.


Review of Zumo by LuvCoffeLife22 on Thu, 26 Nov 2009:

great coffee and great atmosphere-quick friendly service. 10/10!!


Review of Zumo by Zumo on Wed, 25 Nov 2009, updated Wed, 25 Nov 2009:

[ In response to the review below ]

Hi nelson_nz

My name is Dan Slattery, owner and manager of Zumo.
We are sincerely sorry that you have had a bad experience at our Coffee House.

Your reference to motorcycles suggests you visited us on a Saturday when we happily host the local Ulysses club made up of a very nice group of people from a range of businesses and companies around the Nelson region. From 10:00 am to lunch time on Saturdays it can get a little busy with the club visiting.

Again we are sorry you had a bad experience and found our service to be lacking. We would sincerely like the opportunity to make it up to you by way of a free coffee if you happen to be making you way past at any time.

The Zumo Team


Review of Zumo by nelson_nz on Sat, 14 Nov 2009:

Usually has very good coffee, but if you do not ride a motorbike they do not want to know you, Very poor service, would not recommend.