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Hello Sunday Cafe

6 Elgin Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-260 1566
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (87 reviews)
“eggs benny” (24 reviews)
“shakshuka” (12 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 4 days ago via mobile

Cannot fault Hello Sunday. Amazing, fast coffee, beautiful food. Very groovy interior, relaxed feel despite how busy this place is. Very friendly staff to top it all off.

Thank amelial422
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great to read how much HS works for you. Thanks.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great atmosphere, food and very friendly staff. Our meals looked great and tasted even better. Meals arrived quickly and the staff were very helpful suggesting options for someone with allergies.

Thank Chappo60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good beef cheek hash that I had . Cosy and warm place to be in on a wet day . Portions is generous !

Thank fan l
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffees, smashed av and eggs beni were incredible. Moderately busy for a Friday brunch but our orders were on the table within 10-15mins. We dealt with three staff members who were all super friendly. Believe the high ratings!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the cool review, its always great to hear how our staff are received. They are a wonderful team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 9 enjoyed a birthday brunch here recently . All meals looked and tasted amazing ... the beefcheek hash with poached eggs was fabulous and the bloody Mary helped a few of us with our hangovers 😂😂😂.

Thank vicktikitoria
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Massive group booking for breakfast. Everything was served in fantastic time and beautifully presented. Eggs were perfect on all 12 plates. Lots of variety to choose from. Indoor and outside atmosphere. Service was impeccable. If you are wanting to show off your breakfast expertise you...More

Thank Marzy_Jane
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

So pleased to hear your large group got the Hello Sunday experience. Thanks for coming in :-)

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Had a business breakfast with three others - all our meals were great - I was chatting and didn’t fully read the menu so just quickly went to the eggs bene - was amazing, served on rosti not bread. However the other meals around me...More

Thank Pukekawa
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Best coffee so far throughout my trip from North to South island. A busy cafe with local and tourist visitors. Cheese scone and cinnamon puff are really tasty

Thank Cheryl L
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Wow. That's so cool to read. Thank you.

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the place with my wife and daughter for a brunch and found it amazing. The cappuccino was very good (i am a coffee lover) and the food very tasty. My daughter had a iced chocolate and loved it. We ordered the egg benny with...More

Thank Fernas
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks for your review, you described Hello Sunday and the food well. Sorry you thought we are expensive. We like to think our portions make it good value.

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Early Sunday for brunch and tables were double and triple booked for later in the day. We were lucky enough to score a table however. Prompt friendly service, coffees and teas hot and tasty. Menu is mainly catering for vegan and vegetarian tastes although carnivores...More

Thank John W
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks for you excellent review..we try to cater for the meat eaters and vegetarians. Giving the option to add works well. We look forward to having you back.

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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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