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79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
+64 3-329 9825
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful view. Not great service. Lovely hot chocolate (spicey but pricey) and nice brownie. I am not sure if I would bother going back.

Thank molly048
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a birthday lunch, had the fireman’s sandwich which was massive! The delux mocha was lovely, a tad too rich though. Definitely needed my glass of water. Only downside which is of no fault of the restaurants, was some obnoxious diners who spoke...More

Thank missbritt2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all had the light fish and fish. It was very light flaky and the chips were nice. Service was friendly and fast. Would go again.

Thank CanNZ
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The service was great, food was very nice and the view is stunning. Be sure to taste the chocolate before you leave.

Thank Jayden90A
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Looking at the menu it was all the usual suspects. When the food arrived it was quite different. I asked about the unusual but delicious tastes and was told that the chef was from Nepal. The food was great and coffee very good. They tempt...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great food - we had firemans sandwich with chicken and standard fish and chips. We did chocolate tasting while we were waiting (truly delicious) wonderful views funny little water garden. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Dearmans
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Was taken by family member whilst staying in the area for breakfast. Lovely setting and view despite the rain. Food was lovely and staff helpful but we did find it expensive and overall not worth the money.

Thank Sallyv63
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We stopped here for coffee and spent a wonderful hour just admiring the place. Excellent service and wonderful cakes although the coffee could have been warmer. So many quirky bits to look at and you can't help but be amazed at the artistic flare shown...More

Thank reiveratsea
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

As working in hospitality for over 10years myself (chef: 5 years, bartender: 2years, waiter : 3years) , their professionality was unacceptablely weak. Much worse than seasonal worker in a holiday park. You would know if you've been here. I had amazing grace and its the...More

Thank hyben
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

3 of us ate lunch here today. Ambience was good, with soft music and good level of heating on a cold day. 2 of us had the Funky Crunchy salad which was delicious and well priced at $14.50 while the other had the Lite Fish...More

Thank UmJoel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Lyttelton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-329 9825
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