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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late breakfast. I had the lentil and kumara pie with a side salad of red cabbage, cranberries and walnuts which went well together. Other people had French toast, tortilla huevos and mushrooms. Good size meals. Only disappointed they didn’t have almond milk for a hot...chocolate. DJ playing vinyls was pretty cool.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 17 March 2022

When we first arrived the music matched the place perfectly - quirky, gentle and not intrusive on a pleasant afternoon. Around 2:15 it became thump-thump nightclub style and was not fun at all. We ate up and left quickly1 Great food though and reccomend the...huevos rancheros as very tasty.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 16 February 2022 via mobile

Dropped into Lyttleton for a wander and came across Lyttleton Coffee Company. Great vibe, great music and best coffee I've had since Wellington. Food was excellent. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 2 October 2021 via mobile

This cafe is one of the best in Christchurch and worth going to lyttleton just for the coffee. The venue is superb and it is well supported by the local community. Saturday is market day and the place was pumping. The great coffee is matched...by the great service and food. Menu is great. Superb dining inside or out.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

We had lunch there on Tuesday. Even thought it was a weekday, it was packed as it was still school holiday we assumed. Besides, some of cafes have closed down after the COVID-19 pandemic, or reduced their opening hours, so that places to go for...dining are limited. Food was great, staff was friendly and seemed enjoying working there, and the atmosphere was cozy and relaxing with the nice view of harbour. I would say that nothing may not stand out, but still much more than average. I will definitely go back again if I visit Lyttleton. 𓀠 𓀡 𓀠 𓀡 𓀠 𓀡 𓀠 𓀡 火曜日にランチをしに行きました。平日だったにも関わらず、凄く忙しそうでした。恐らくまだスクールホリデーだったからだと思いますし、コロナのあともあってカフェが閉店したり、営業時間短縮したりとで、行く場所も限られていることもあってのことだと思います。 料理も美味しいし、スタッフもとてもフレンドリーで働いているのが楽しそうでしたし、雰囲気も良い感じ。港を一望できるテラスもあります。 強いて言うなら、際立ってココが良いとゆーところがないとゆーところですか。でも、平均以上なのは確実です。また行きたいと思います。More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 28 July 2021 via mobile

The food was good however the staff made the experience less so. We felt ignored and very unwanted despite being very polite ourselves. The ladies working were fine so not all staff took from the experience. A simple smile would go a long way and...maybe avoid poor customer service taking from the delicious food.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 2 May 2021 via mobile

Found a table, sat down, one of us waited in line for 20 minutes to find out 45 minute wait. Being pregnant I would have loved a decaf, but no decaf, no trim milk available. All the oat and soy milk you like though. Unfriendly...and a disappointment for a place that has potential. Coffee culture across the road was great with quick and friendly service.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 26 April 2021

We arrived and waited while table was cleaned by the staff member who did not bother to acknowledge me when I stated small talk to him. Order French toast $22.00 and Muesli $12.00 and two Coffees. The Coffees were delivered by warm courteous person and...was very nice. No receipt or table # food was slow arriving considering nothing complicated. The French toast was delivered by first guy who still did not bother to acknowledge us smile or talk, well over priced and not very much for the cost. Music was on, crapy and loud enough could not have conversation easily. Just would not go back no way, just looked like they were too busy trying to be hippies or hipsters and did not care about their customers.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 24 April 2021 via mobile

What a cool place with great music & delicious interesting food (we're both vegetarians). Hubby & i enjoyed the vibe so much we came back for an afternoon cuppa & he bought the t-shirt! Lovely staff even though it was busy (constant queue). I suspect...we'll be back again during our stay in Christchurch...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 7 October 2020 via mobile

My husband and I visited this cafe after walking down from the gondola. I loved everything about it! It has an awesome relaxed, cool vibe and played some great old tunes! I had the vegetable lasagne from the cabinet which was fantastic value at 10...bucks. The coffee was delicious and the service was good. Highly recommend this place!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Lyttelton Coffee Company is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4