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79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
+64 3-329 9825
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
All hours
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Poor service too. Plenty of staff but inefficient. 20 mins for drinks then delivered to wrong table!! Portions were small and very over priced. Sad because its in such a beautiful spot. Wont visit again.

Thank Stroma217
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit as part of a group of approx 19. Service was prompt, food arrived in a timely manner (we had prebooked tables). The location and view is spectacular, my iced chocolate with a shot of baileys was indeed something rather special....More

Thank sneezydownunder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visit with an international guest - top notch for chocolates & the view - the rest so disappointing - service definitely needs some training - sent short espresso coffee back twice & in the end drank what was delivered or would have been there all...More

Thank jaymaybee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wonderful summers day. We could picture ourselves kicking back with lunch and a coffee gazing down the harbour. A quick look at the menu and we decided the occasion wasn't special enough for that level of splurge. Dialled back and settled for...More

Thank NZMike57
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

A bustling place with amazing sea views. My friend celebrated her 50th birthday and it was made so special with a chocolate message on a plate including one of their famous chocolates. To top the wonderful food off my friend had Happy Birthday played on...More

Thank W00dend
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

If I could give this zero stars I bloody would! Went here yesterday, got seated and the guy there said he would be back soon to take our order. Another table over, left as they hadn't been served...good start. We sat there for 15 minutes...More

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed October 29, 2017

On a very lovely afternoon, we rocked up to the cafe and luckily landed a seat for two right near the corner window which was private with a stunning view across the harbour. We had plenty of time to study the menu as no one...More

Thank Trippytrekker
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Firstly, get a seat on the deck overlooking the bay if possible, the view is lovely! I had the Kumara stack for lunch and the layers of flavours were like nothing I've had before, salsa and choclate included! The flavours lingered for ages afterwards too...More

Thank missktuck
Reviewed October 16, 2017

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 October 7, 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
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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