Playhouse Bar and Brasserie

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291 - 297 Queen Street,
Auckland Central

(09) 302 1118

Playhouse Bar and Brasserie Information

The Playhouse Bar and Brasserie, located on Queen Street in Auckland's CBD, has a fun and relaxed atmosphere. We specialise as an excellent venue for the pre-show food market, offering high quality reasonably priced meals. You can catch all major sporting events on our big screen, with drink specials and live entertainment.

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri: 11.30 till late Sat - Sun: 12.00 till 01.00
Food Times
Daily until 22.00
Food Info
Bar Menu
Large Screen
Jeans OK, Trainers OK
Children welcome
Outdoor Area
Private area
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Disabled Facilities
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets

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Reviewer russ3141
Great bar. great staff. Manager knows whats hes doing. Decor at the Playhouse dated though
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Reviewer Anonymous
Hi there, think the Saturday night review was a little over the top. I mean what's old these days! Who wants to look at leftovers on peoples plates: I stuck to checking out the menu :)

Fridays are great; a good mixture of a crowd, the heaters going outside, not many bars have a big outdoor seating area.

As for food; great for pre-show meals, very fast and efficient considering how packed out the place was, a good mixture of helpful staff.

All round we had a great night, enjoyed the live entertainment and plan to go back for the quiz nights. Happy hour specials were pretty good too!
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Reviewer Adrian Law
Hi, I think 2 is a bit harsh. I popped in to the Playhouse Bar and Brasserie last Friday night and had a fantastic evening - the location is ideal if you are going to a show at the Town Hall or the Aotea Centre. I found the food to be good value and tasty (especially the deserts) and the $15 jugs are fantastic value.
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Reviewer Anonymous
The Playhouse used to have great live bands and a good crowd. Once I would have given 4 stars, but these days a lonely 1 star. The location is fantastic, but much more needs to be done to restore the potential.
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Reviewer Anonymous
Two stars? - I think that's generous. You'd think with such a great location they could do a lot more. The Playhouse Bar and Brasserie is in dire need of a total overhaul!
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