Godley Cafe … just far enough away.

Perfectly positioned in Banks Peninsula’s Diamond Harbour, Godley Cafe invites you to escape and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of our cafe that’s just moments from Christchurch city, yet miles from care.


Godley Cafe

Whether sipping delicious Lyttelton Coffee Company coffee, New Zealand wine or beer, or drinking in fabulous harbour views while enjoying our mouth-watering homemade seasonal food under the sun on our awesome deck, Godley Cafe is the perfect spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Made on the premises from the freshest, organic local produce, our ever-changing variety of cabinet food joins an impressive specials board, legendary pizzas and a tempting selection of platters.


Licensed Bar

Fully licensed, we’re proud to feature an excellent New Zealand wine list and the Lion Nathan range of bottled beers, with Speight’s Gold Medal and Speight’s Cider on tap, and a good selection of spirits. Non-alcoholic and low-alcoholic options are available and include Allganics juices, coconut water, ginger beer, Coke, traditional lemonade, lemon lime and bitters and more. Lyttelton Coffee Company Coffee, locally roasted and largely sourced via fair trade, joins an impressive range of teas.



Godley Cafe’s iconic location is ideal for weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, presentations, group meetings, corporate training sessions, Christmas parties, lunches and dinners. Perfect for intimate or larger events, whether sitting on the large deck enjoying the wonderful harbour views with cocktails and canapés, or relaxing inside the sun-filled, spacious interior enjoying a sit-down meal you can be assured of a great experience. Contact us to see how we can make your event one to remember.