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fine food and splendid drinks dispensed from a garden café in a historical convent in the heart of Christchurch



Our Story

Take a look

A peep through the little window in the nunnery door reveals a cosy, intimate café. Tasty, healthy food is made from scratch and served lovingly alongside carefully extracted espresso with clean sweetness, solid body and a satisfying, lingering finish …

Epiphany by Caffe Prima

Only the Best

Fresh Ingredients, Tasty Meals

Especially popular in winter is the nourishing Soup of The Day, which comes in a meat or vegetarian option so everyone can enjoy. The Winter Hotpot rivals this though: as a delicious hearty lentil stew with lots of vegetables and meat, it’s a real crowd-pleaser.

$ 16

Spiced plum porridge

with maple nut sprinkle, yoghurt, coconut chip and puffed millet

vegan: $17
add coconut yoghurt: $2.50

$ 19.50

Blueberry pancakes

with bananas, berry couli, maple syrup

with bacon: $23.50


Soup of the day

please enquire

$ 23

Halloumi open sandwich

with grilled tomato, beetroot, pesto and pickles


Good Habit salad bowls

with your choice of steak, salmon, chicken,  tofu or halloumi

and then choose your sauce…


Fish of the day

please enquire


What People are Saying

“Like being on holiday”

Like being on holiday at home good value great food great service ?


“They have their own parking lot”

They have their own parking lot and the best thing is that all have additional barrier-free spaces for people who are inconvenient to use. This is really a super plus ? “


“A fantastic cafe”

A fantastic cafe breakfast was a m a z i n g. Staff are brilliant”


” The coffee was seriously good”

I enjoyed the place! It’s lovely and light inside, with what looks like exposed original wooden beams, and an open kitchen if you like to see the chefs do their thing.”



Private Functions

Talk to us about hosting your next event. Suitable at all times of the year; intimate and cosy at night or spread out into the garden in the warmer months.

Hours of Operation

7:30am – 3:30pm

8:30pm – 4:00pm

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