Governors Bay Hotel


Hours: 7 days and 7 nights from 11.00am to late (10.00am Saturday & Sunday)

Phone: +(643) 3299 433

Historic Hotel established 1870 with scenic views over Lyttelton harbour. Just 20 minutes from central Christchurch via Dyers Pass Road.


In keeping with our strong food focus our brief to our chefs is to provide all dishes from the base ingredients up. Stocks, soups, treats and everything departing our kitchen should be prepared in-house ensuring you a quality gastro-pub fare. Wherever possible, we seek the best possible substances from what the seasons or markets currently offer and source them locally if possible. Currently, our own gardens are providing our kitchen with a range of fresh fruit, tomatoes, corn, cucumbers and a range of herbs all grown organically. We provide a number of dining locations within the Hotel and it’s grounds. Depending on the occasion we will recommend an area when you book. For instance, throughout the summer months, our inviting gardens with bountiful roses are a beacon for many of our guests during the day. Our bar area is great for casual dining in the evening and mixing with the locals. Through the cooler nights expect to be met with a very warming open fire. If a more private setting is required we suggest our Snug area (formerly known as a “Ladies Lounge”) or the restaurant which seats up to 70 guests, if a private function is your requirement. Our current lunch and dinner menu you can view by following the link below. In addition to our standard fare we offer a number of daily specials ranging from fresh fish of the day, pasta of the day, soups, etc. If you are contemplating a function at the hotel we suggest you contact us directly for a range of competitively priced menus designed for a range of budgets and tastes.

52 Main Road, Governors Bay 8971


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