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Hello Sunday Cafe

) #9 of 787 Restaurants in Christchurch ££ - £££ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
6 Elgin Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-260 1566
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (63 reviews)
“eggs benny” (23 reviews)
“shakshuka” (9 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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1 - 10 of 308 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was awesome. Luckily we arrived early before there were reservations. The service, coffee and food was great. Cute building and atmosphere as well!

Thank natnoodle11
Reviewed 1 week ago

VIsited this lovely place without a reservation, house was packed but was offered an option to wait in a lounge next door. I think bookings are essential. The waiter and waitresses who served us are warm and nice. Food was great. I had Chai which...More

Thank Yu J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for lunch with family and it was delicious. The meals are served quickly and are hot. The waitress was efficient and friendly. Parking can be an issue, but it's worth it. Will definitely be back.

Thank donnagS4702EY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely brunch. Lots of options. Beautifully presented and friendly staff nice buzz But don't assume you can park in large handy car park that is for the Colombo. Wardens swoop down like vultures , not to warn you but to ticket you as soon...More

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

Hi There, thanks for adding the warning about the ruthlessness of the Colombo. Increasingly it is being exposed that these tickets from Wilsons and the other companies owned by the same multi national are not worth the paper they a printed on. We have parking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First stop during our Christchurch Ski Trip and it was a pleasant experience. Great vibes and food. Food was reasonably priced and coffee was decent.

Thank Kenny X
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Had been planning on visiting for a while and expectations exceeded. Awesome breakfast \ brunch. I had the eggs Benedict and that was a great choice. But I also had table envy looking at the awesome choices others made as well. New benchmark for...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the cafe, food and coffee. unfortunately its can get a bit busy and can be less personal and friendly sometime. It was recommended by our B&B hosts. Not bad at all.

Thank hockkimlim44
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It has been over 5 years since last here. I don't know why, as my breakfast was amazing. Just as I remembered! Staff happy and chatty. Eggs bene with bacon was presented beautifully with appropriate greens and the addition of a variety of seeds scattered....More

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

So pleased you loved HS once again, but not sure where you were 5 years ago, we opened Feb 22 2014 :-)

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love every part of this super cute place; the ambiance, the people, and especially the food! It was my first time in NZ, so I didn't know that brunches in NZ is super yummy. I ordered the eggs benny, beef cheek hash, shakshuka, and...More

1  Thank Grace H
Jonathan S, Owner at Hello Sunday Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

So pleased to read that your experience was so excellent, its what we aim for, Ill let the staff know.

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Can see why this is rated number 1 on trip advisor! Great coffee, great service and yummy food! Exactly what we needed on a cold Monday morning.

Thank catherine0011
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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
08:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
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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