Food and Drink

Most Auckland Live venues offer in-house food and drink options for your convenience. You can enjoy a snack and a pre-show drink in the theatre bars at The Civic, Aotea Centre, Herald Theatre, Auckland Town Hall and the Bruce Mason Centre, and at BOX in the Square Café and Bar in Aotea Square.

If you are looking for more substantial fare, visit BOX Café and Bar on the terrace of Aotea Centre or Stark’s Café and Bar at The Civic.

Our Cafés

Enjoy a daytime or preshow drink or bite to eat at BOX Café and Bar on the terrace of Aotea Centre or Stark’s Café and Bar at The Civic. Both cafés offer delicious sweet and savoury cabinet food, great L'Affare coffee, special show-themed cocktails and a selection of local and international wines and craft beers. Breakfast is now available at both locations!

Auckland Live restaurant partners

Queens Head Bar and Eatery

The Queen’s Head Bar and Eatery, a Gastro Pub that celebrates its origins as one of the very first pubs in Auckland. We have a farm to table all-day dining menu where our ingredients are organic and locally sourced. Enjoy an ever-changing craft beer menu, courtesy of the Four Points Signature Best Brews program which will keep even the most discerning beer lover happy.

Recieve 10% off at Queen’s Head Bar and Eatery when you show your Auckland Live ticket.

Zest Restaurant

An award-winning Auckland restaurant and bar, located in the heart of the Queen Street retail precinct. It’s regarded as one of the finest restaurants in Auckland. Its relaxed atmosphere and mouth-watering menu has made it popular with guests and locals alike. Their Dine and Dash menu (Two course set menu with glass of wine) is perfectly suited if you are attending a show at one of Auckland Live venues. Click here for Zest menus

Other dining options for Auckland Live patrons

Recieve 10% off at Debretts Kitchen and PappaRich 

Terms and conditions may apply, please check with restaurants


Other great restaurants and cafes:

Aotea Arts Quarter: Tanuki's CaveElliot Stables

Takapuna: Mexico