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  • 05-Mar-2018 11:47 PM

    Frank Burkitt Band touring from NZ

    Frank Burkitt Band touring from NZ

    Port Fairy, Melbourne, Tumbarumba, Canberra, Blue Mountains

    The Frank Burkitt Band come to the Cinema stage of Cafe Nest, Tumbarumba as part of their limited stop Album Release Tour of Australia and NZ this month.

    Starting at the famous Port Fairy Folk Festival in March, the string Band inspired by jazz, blues, folk, swing soul and all things American Roots are to play just 6 Australian venues in Melbourne, Tumbarumba, Canberra and finishing at the Blue Mountains Music Festival.

    Frank is a story teller, songwriter, singer and guitarist. In that order. His rambling anecdotes aim to give the audience more of a connection with his songs. After years performing solo, he formed his incredible backing band when he relocated to Wellington from Edinburgh.

    Frank Burkitt Band will play on Wednesday 14 March 7:30pm.  

    Tickets $35 include canape dessert intermission. 

    Purchase TICKETS HERE

    Pre Show drinks and dinner bookings from 5:30pm - call cafe to book ahead 69482950


    The Frank Burkitt Band play original music inspired by jazz, blues, folk, swing, soul and all things American Roots. A string band that have become popular throughout New Zealand thanks to their entertaining performances, strong musicianship and fantastic song-writing.  

    The band have made incredible progress in the last 3 years, releasing their debut album Fools & Kings in 2015, which reached No.12 in the Official NZ Music Charts. They have embarked on several national tours and have played several festivals across NZ. Inspired by artists such as Pokey Lafarge, Van Morrison, Billy Joel and The Wood Brothers, they play high energy, original music written by Burkitt and arranged by the band. They are releasing their 2nd album Raconteur on 9 March 2018 before embarking on a release tour of Australia and New Zealand. 

    Don't miss this rare opportunity to see an international band on stage in Tumbarumba.   For more about the band check out

    WWW.FRANKBURKITT.CO.NZ




  • 23-Feb-2018 11:06 PM

    Nest and Tumbafest 2018

    Nest and Tumbafest 2018

    This Tumbafest, gather your friends and share a feast from our lavish banquet menu of local fare, cold climate local wines and Nest summer favourites


    Nest will be open all Tumbafest weekend welcoming locals and travellers from afar with a special feast night Saturday.


    Friday 8am-10pm,   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Pizza & Specials)
    Movie: "The Mountain Between Us" 11am, 5pm, 8pm

    Saturday 8am - 10pmish   Breakfast, Lunch, Banquet Dinner***
    Movie: "The Mountain Between Us" 11am, 

    Sunday 9am - 2pm Breakfast, Lunch
    Movie: "The Mountain Between Us" 11am

    Bookings recommended for dinner and/or movie to avoid disappointment.

    ***Saturday 

    TUMBANEST Summer Feast of Favourites

    Saturday from 5pm
    A summer selection of Nest favourite starters and pizza and main dishes served on shared plates at your table 
    The Three course banquet table of delicious abundance showcasing homegrown and regional produce is $45pp 
    Local cold climate wines, cider, beer, coffee and decadent desserts are naturally also available
    Limited seats available and bookings are essential 69482950

  • 30-Jan-2018 02:16 PM

    Film Club 2018

    Film Club 2018

    We look forward to another year of films food and friendship with our 2018 film club.

    WHAT happens at Film Club?

    Gather for a drink & chat before taking your seat in the cinema to discover what the mystery film and dinner will be.  

    We'll serve your dinner while you experience the feature film be it a classic, foreign, arthouse, drama, comedy, true story, thriller, silent.  

    Dessert & coffee is served to you after dinner and as the film concludes you'll probably linger and chat /argue/discuss/ about the film with your fellow film fraternity.

    WHEN is Film Club?

    6:30pm Thursdays once a month usually the last Thursday of the month

    15 Feb, 22 March, 26 April, 31 May, 28 June, 26 July, 30 August, 27 September, 25 October, 29 November

    MEMBERSHIP includes

    Dinner, film and a coffee or tea each month

    Discounted tickets to regular Nest weekend films at $11 

    Preferred seats to any Nest cinema session provided you book ahead

    Bring a friend to any regular Nest cinema session and they can enjoy your same film club rate at $11

    A Free coffee for you and a friend on your birthday!

    HOW much is to be a member?

    $39 for a casual /monthly visit - advance bookings essential

    $109 for 3 sessions

    $215 for 6 sessions

    $349 for 10 sessions 

    You can then attend any of the film club sessions over the February - November 2018.

    WHERE do I sign up?!

    Easy just email Laura@cafe-nest.com or call in and see the lovely ladies at Nest who will take your details.
    Payment can be made on or before the 15 February.    We have limited seats so book yours in early!

    "the first rule about Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club" (Fight Club, 1999)  Film club is just a little different, we'd love you to talk about film club.