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She Universe

79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
+64 3-329 9825
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

So four of us stopped in today for 3 coffees and a hot chocolate. The boys coffees were nice but abit on the cool side the hot chocolate is very strong and bitter. But seriously $35 the service is rubbish and the waitress had to...More

Thank tophat64
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon She and decided to stop for a coffee, which turned into a full lunch. Amazing food.

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Coffee was really good, setting was not as amazing as I was expecting and we ended up driving to summer bay some 30 minutes away, to really appreciate the coastline. Ordered the $45 platter, wish we had pre ordered the high tea though, it looked...More

Thank lisakF595EL
Reviewed 30 May 2017

staff so very friendly. made me my drink to order as it was not on the menu. scones were great but my husbands coffee could have been hotter. we dined on a tuesday with very little parking available could imagine on the weekend it would...More

Thank gidgetsurf
Reviewed 28 May 2017

She Universe has a really great menu, the food is just beautiful and the service outstanding. The view is spectacular!

Thank Cheryl Burton
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Decided to call in for a delicious treat, we really shouldn't have bothered. We arrived and were greeted by a staff member who was trying to make us sit down when we actually wanted take away. There was no menu displayed, so we had to...More

Thank BenChar_Wilson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 17:00
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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