BOX Café and Bar

With your favourite coffee, food and friendly faces, BOX Café and Bar is your local stop for a caffeine fix, breakfast or lunch, or a pre-show drink and bite to eat. 

Located on the terrace of the Aotea Centre, BOX Café and Bar offers craft beers and ciders, local and international wines, spirits and cocktails as well as a selection of fresh cabinet food, Kapiti ice creams and more.


About our food

BOX Café and Bar has a variety of great cafe food available, made fresh daily, from the cabinet.

We have a superb range of sweet treats like macaroons from Ma Cherie. 

We can cater platters for large group bookings, but please pre-order your platters 48 hours before coming. 



Our new breakfast menu is now available, Monday to Friday 8am – 2pm. 

BOX Café and Bar Drinks Menu

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BOX Café and Bar Breakfast Menu

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Platters, sweet treats and catering

BOX Café and Bar has a variety of delicious fresh meals, snacks and sweet treats, all made fresh daily, from the cabinet or the blackboard menu. 

There are also cheese and antipasto platters to choose from, which are perfect for snacking either pre-or post-show. 

Check out the selection of platters for two, below, or contact us to pre-order* bespoke platters for larger groups and any other catering requirements.

*Pre -orders are preferred for all platters, and are essential for large platters ( for more than two people). Order online at

BOX Cafe & Bar Platters & Catering Menu

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Need a function venue?

Overlooking Aotea Square, BOX Café and Bar offers a great outdoor setting for up to 60 guests, and best of all, is FREE to hire, depending on your food and beverage requirements.

We can cater for large groups at BOX Café and Bar with 3 different options:

  • the outdoor space for up to 60 guests
  • the indoor space for up to 30 guests. (this can be opened out to be both an indoor and an outdoor space) 
  • the bar leaner on the Terrace which seats up to 12.

Book a table, book the bar leaner or book the whole place! 

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