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79 Main Road | Governors Bay, Lyttelton 8971, New Zealand
+64 3-329 9825
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (25 reviews)
“high tea” (13 reviews)
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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 yesterday

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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite disappointed in this little cafe.. we waited far too long for someone to take our order, and ended up having to ask them if someone could see us. They then took a really long time to bring out the drinks, which missed the mark...More

Thank Marilie v
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Family visit, one child's option was forgotten about, when I'd did come out the chicken look terrible. Adults had fireman sandwich(something of this description) was not nice at all. Tasteless, cold and very sloppy. Perhaps a bad day but I don't think there's time for...More

Thank JohnMen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The views are superb and menu simple but easy especially when you add chocolate. Service pleasant but a little "rustic"

Thank Annettep888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meals here are just the right size and full of delicious goodness. I had a hardy bowl of the daily soup (pumpkin / tomato) with homemade bread and a smoothie - my husband had a sandwich with just a few fries (we find that...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This a lovely spot. Doing a drive along the shore line on a foggy morning, this was a chance call in. Not really dressed for the occasion, but when a chocolate craving hits you, you need to address it. And this place is chocolate. This...More

Thank johnboydunedin
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here whilst riding motorbikes around the bays. It is positioned to catch the early morning sun and the view from our table outside was stunning. You look out towards the harbour with treetops that don't obscure the view. The coffee was perfect. The...More

Thank andimckinney
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A visit for coffee, and what an indulgent occasion! Elixir (66%), chai latte and super-indulgent mocha all slid down with a purr, and Herself's beetroot chocolate cake vanished without touching the sides. Conscience is optional ... If you can find somewhere to park (Sunday morning's...More

Thank BPinOz
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing views whilst enjoying a nice lunch. Enjoyed the venison ribs with chocolate sauce, and fish n chips.. had to buy some chocolates from the store.. smells so amazing! Thank you for great food and service with a smile 🙂

Thank explore-wine-dine
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

On reading some reviews we were skeptical but so pleased we tried This cafe. The service was 100%, the food very good and the chocolate which we had with our tea and also to takeaway well worth it. Good value, lovely staff who were really...More

Thank jan_evans
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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
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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