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Hello Sunday Cafe

6 Elgin Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-260 1566
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (67 reviews)
“eggs benny” (24 reviews)
“shakshuka” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Elgin Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch. Fairly busy. A place with atmosphere. I had the fish in a roll with coleslaw. $24. A pretty skimpy serving of fish to be fair with plenty of fine cut chips. Reasonably tasty bit nothing to write home about. Cabinet food...More

Thank wynmead
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hard to find parking sometimes, but worth it. Great coffee and great food! Friendly staff. Can’t go wrong!

Thank stevebB419SO
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had Sunday morning brunch here - the food was lovely, the staff were really friendly and the coffee was great ... what else could you want?

Thank Philippa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always such a blast here! Quite often a small wait to get a table but that shows how popular it is. Beautiful fresh food with variety of flavours. Staff are always friendly and accommodating

Thank desireeskylennon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely cafe with really good brunch food. Very good coffee and the wait staff were friendly and approachable. I had the Shakshuka (baked eggs with flatbread) from the a la carte menu which was absolutely divine. There are also lots of pastries etc. in...More

Thank Leighann C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was absolutely beautiful and so charming! The outlook was beautiful! We were welcomed by a lovely gentleman who took us out to the courtyard and sat us. We ordered coffee which was so creamy and delicious (I got one for takeaway when we...More

Thank Chandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing looking food , I order waffles not as amazing as its looked, waffle was burn, coffee was amazing , toilet was full of rubbish.

Thank caroline_eves
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my breakfast here - great selection of drinks and breakfast options. Friendly staff Nice atmosphere and original store decorating. I enjoyed eggs Benedict with smoked mushrooms

Thank nzandreanz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a walk to find it from the city centre but what a treat. The environment is friendly and the service is professional. We had various coffees but the food was a treat. I had the smashed avocado and two poached eggs with goats curd...More

Thank Andrew B
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So pleased you were willing to make the walk. Yes we are outside the 4 Avs, but certainly worth it.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being waiting ages to go here and we went for lunch last weekend avoiding the mad rush! Really friendly staff and we both had Egg Benny which was delicious. Coffee and Tea also really good. Quick service and good banter with the staff. Nice little...More

Thank Claire N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Elgin Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-260 1566
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Hello Sunday is a delightful cafe set in one of Sydenhams oldest two buildings. It has been lovingly restored by owners Jonathan Spark, Yasmeen Clark and Chris Penny. Drawing from its previous incarnations as an old Post Office then Sunday School to the old wooden church that it sits beside. We are a cafe serving restaurant quality fresh food, we proudly have the Conscious Consumers badge of approval and take real pride in caring for our staff and for our customers. We have 5 seating areas indoor and outdoor all with their own atmosphere. Night dinning is a shared affair with a wonderful Tapas menu, yummy cocktail list and quality wines and Craft beers. Hello Sunday, where you get to feel a little of the old style, relaxed Sunday everyday.
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