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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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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Elgin Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor service received a half cup of cold coffee on a pickup for work. Ordered 6 and the server must of got lazy. Would of let it slide if they hadn't veiwed and egnored my private messageMore

1  Thank Melodie M
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry about this, clearly a simple mistake, your message was not a question or request it was just statement of compliant. Which was noted and being so busy obviously it was missed. Clearly this is something that has greatly bothered you. I hope that your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was unexpectedly good. Every dish was very well presented. I highly recommend Hello Sunday Café. I loved the goats cheese. I will be back.

Thank BesterNJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this cafe for brunch with friends. Great meals and good coffee too. Chris was very helpful and attentive. My fixed brunch joint whenever I am back in Christchurch.

Thank MrReviewer007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Hello Sunday for brunch & coffee. It is rare for me to have a mocha to rave about but this was the perfect blend, temp & crema top - yay finally! I ordered the Glazed mushroom brunch dish which with the goats curd...More

Thank ZenShell
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy we could give you such a special mocha experience.

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Delicious brunch, had the mushrooms, you have to try them very good. Great coffee and service. Definitely be back again.

Thank KatPit2
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review KatPit2, those mushrooms really are the best!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

lovely lovely café in Christchurch. If you like to instagram your food, this is the place to come. One of the best tasting breakfasts I had in NZ. Would recommend if you're in Christchurch!

Thank Sophie S
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Wow Sophie S. High praise indeed. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Family visiting from auckland and wanted to try this cafe we have heard so much about. Reservation booked and table available at the right time. Our group of five ordered coffees followed by our breakfast plates. Coffee flavoursome and the right temperature. Ordered croquettes, ham...More

1  Thank Edenescape S
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

That's so very cool to read. Thanks for the high praise, I'll make sure the team knows.

Reviewed 19 June 2018 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 21 June 2018

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

Reviewed 19 June 2018

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 3 June 2018 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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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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