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79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
+64 3-329 9825
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been here on a number of occasions and have even attended a chocolate making course with Oonagh Browne the master chocolatier (and co-owner I believe). We have received consistently great service. The staff are friendly, welcoming and attentive. It's common...More

Thank H_Wells
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 stars absolutely! The food was incredible. Loved the chocolate options on the menu. Service was excellent. And what a beautiful setting. We will definitely come back soon.

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff where very nice and helpful. I Had the best hot chocolate in the world. with a delicious meal and a very yummy desert. all to one of the best views in Christchurch

Thank borntoeat2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant overlooks Governer's Bay and is a really fun place to go. They make their own chocolate and boast that they have the best hot chocolate anywhere. Well, I must agree. They melt their chocolate right into it. Also many fun dishes with a...More

Thank Elllend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We asked for the “he breakfast” without meat, we didn’t ask for substitutes, just a little extra of the existing foods coming on the plate. The waiter then asked if we would like additional spinach, mushrooms and avo smash- UM YES PLEASE! Didn’t feel like...More

Thank sarahdS7740HH
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Came here with a friend for lunch and a drink, ended up with messy fingers (in a good way) from their most delicious “Soon to be famous Molè Burger”. The Mayo and avocado from this burger oozed out on my fingers. So good to lick...More

Thank Timthekiwi
Reviewed February 1, 2018

If you like gourmet chocolate combined with good views of Governors Bay, then this is a great place to come. The food is good too ... but we stop over often for the chocolate (sweet, spiced, etc.) and/or dessert and a hot drink. There's a...More

Thank Moffat M
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Love the backdrop to this unique cafe unfortunately the prices were to high unfortunately this would make it something I could not recommend to everyone food my nothing special though the coffee was absolutely delicious with the chilli chocolate a hit .

Thank Lucus T
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

I took my friend here recently for lunch, on a stunning day. It had taken me three goes to book (my emails went unanswered and so did my message left on the answer phone, but managed to get hold of an actual person on about...More

Thank TeamBagpipe
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

There are definitely unique and beautiful aspects to this restaurant. The views are exceptional, and the atmosphere is lovely and relaxed. Service was helpful and friendly, but disappointed in the food, especially considering the price. My lamb pie was dry and stale, and a lot...More

Thank Molly H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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