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On Timaru's Caroline Bay


Welcome to Sopheze Cafés, Catering & Venue

Whether you are after a caffeine fix and a bite at our two Timaru cafes, or wanting to order catering for your meeting, or host an event at our Caroline Bay Historic Tearoom venue - Sopheze can do it all. 


Delicious. Consistent. Reliable.

Sophezes Coffee Lounge & Mitre 10 Mega cafe

Sopheze Cafés

We aim to provide fast service, so you can take-away or stay at our two Cafés. As well as ready-to-go cabinet food, you can order from our Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch menus.
We're passionate about coffee and proudly serve artisan Vivace Espresso coffee - brewed from fresh, quality roasted beans.

Sopheze Coffee Lounge
190 Stafford St.
Sopheze Espresso Garden
23 Bank St, Inside Timaru's Mitre 10 Mega.

DELICIOUS. consistent. reliable.

Sopheze Catering

We make everything on site between our Stafford St Café and Caroline Bay venue. 

We can cater for your event, meeting, birthday, holiday party, work shout, morning tea, lunch, breakfast, bereavement, cheese platters and more. We can accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences.  Please let us know your needs when placing your order.

Call 03 684 9999

Sophezes on the bay

Stunning venue

The historic tearoom sets the atmosphere and is spacious enough to seat up to 300 guests. Outside you'll find our terrace, gazebo, lawn and garden bordered by phoenix palms, - the ideal setting for your wedding.

Our team can help host. We can cater from our kitchen on site, and serve from our licensed bar. 

Timaru's famous and photogenic Caroline Bay is just a step outside. With lots of accommodation options for your guests within 5 minute walk.

Sophezes on the bay

Trusted catering

Extensive range of tasty finger foods, buffets or set menus with full catering for weddings, private functions, community and corporate events and conferences.

Sophezes on the bay

Steeped in history

The 1905 tearooms evolved into a today's historic building of the 1930's era - now upgraded to a premium venue for your event or wedding.