Cassette Number Nine

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9 Vulcan Lane,
Auckland Central

(09) 366 0196

Cassette Number Nine Information

Cassette Number Nine is your fun, creative entertainment, eatery and music space smack bang in the centre of Auckland City.

The bar at 9 Vulcan Lane is open Tuesday through Saturday, bringing you weekly club nights & live gigs, and playing host to and all manner of strange and wonderful things - from one-off events and tours to after-parties, launches and fashion shows.

You can hire the entire venue exclusively on Sundays or Mondays, or book the recently renovated Back Bar for private functions most days/nights of the week.

Cassette Number Nine swaps comfortably between relaxed restaurant during the day and early evening, to live events and club nights later on, always maintaining a quirky atmosphere, plush setting and super-friendly service.

Entertainment includes fortnightly Bitchin Bingo, monthly burlesque, weekly dance and live music offerings, and the occasional stand-up comedy night.

Opening Hours
Tues-Fri 16.00-late
Sat 18.30-late
Not Necessary on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Avg Food Spend
$$ per person
Food Info
Bar Menu
Drink Info
Cocktail List available
On Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jeans OK
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Disabled Facilities
Wheelchair Access, NO Disabled Toilets

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Popped into Cassette 9 mid week as after hour work drinks needed a new energy and this was the perfect setting. The bar was starting to attract many young and hip creative’s at this hour however the beauty of the bar is that their staff welcome anyone from anywhere. When asking the bartender what was he would recommend cocktail wise he made a signature that he had stumbled into making just the other week and it was absolutely amazing! Although I didn't get to try any of the food this time I shall be back for another sampling!
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Reviewer k4renm4c
Pizzas here are good but not the best Ive had in Auckland. Casette Number Nine is more of a student/young peoples bar than a restaurant. In summer you can sit outside but in winter be prepared to join in the party upstairs. Helpful staff and good parties!!
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Caught up with some friends over dinner at Cassette Number Nine on Vulcan Lane on a Tuesday night.

First impressions, the place consists of a mish mash of decor. Don't really know how to describe it. We were given a booth that was very roomy for the four of us and very comfortable. Atmosphere was relaxed and music wasn't too loud so that we had to shout to hold a conversation. It was actually just nice.

Service was a little.. absent.. I get the feeling that people here are pretty laid back, so don't expect someone greeting you as you come in or anything. The staff are friendly and helpful enough when you're able to flag them down. They did make the effort to answer questions which were asked.

Food was alright. It wasn't the best I've tasted but it wasn't bad. We had tomato & parmesan pizza bread and dough balls for entree. Both were pretty good. Their risottos were cooked well, but nothing spectacular. Was quite happy with my Salsiccia e Cipolla (spicy italian pork) pizza. I'd stick to their pizza items.

Overall impression?
You have to be a little patient with table service around here. I found the place to be comfortable. Maybe not for dinner but drinks with friends, and if I'm peckish.. their pizzas.

PS: The atmosphere does get more lively and loud as the night progresses.
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Reviewer Louie
A friend and I went to the Vintage market at Cassette Number Nine on Saturday. A very cool venue for a market on a cold and wet day. We enjoyed browsing the stalls whilst drinking generous glasses of red wine. The bar staff were really friendly, the surrounds cool and overall, I had a most enjoyable experience at Cassette.
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Reviewer suesmythe
getting into town a whole lot more these days now that we've moved from the sticks and already I have a venue of choise - cassette number nine. Cool spot in Vulcan lane with some pretty cool tunes blearing out...only wished I'd discovered Cassette sooner!
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Reviewer lawstein4
YOU CAN GET DRINKS IN TEACUPS! The best idea ever, Cassette Number Nine. Vulcan lane is better for it.
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Reviewer kiwi_chick
The service was great but the pizza was average. The decor is funky and it is a very relaxed environment where I could definitely enjoy a few drinks after work but probably wouldn't order any food.
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Reviewer hwalters
Cassette Number Nine is a cool spot downtown. Ended up there last night after a fair few after work drinks - the teapots are the go.
Been to cassette a few times now and havent been disappointed - the markets are also good too.
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Reviewer tactilefog
Funky layout and decorations make this a cool place for a drink. The alcohol-filled teapots are a nice touch. The place does get a bit crowded on Wednesday and Thursday nights with a particularly pretentious crowd. It can be a little intimidating to just sit back and relax with a drink. The bar staff are equally as pretentious. Sometimes it feels like a fashion show more than a bar. Apart from that point on the busy nights the atmosphere is nice and live music intimate.
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Awesome place, a must go on a Wednesday night
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Reviewer Kelly Lee675
This place has a very eclectic and funky fit-out . Music and people varies greatly but Thursday nights usually attract a crowd and get end up over-packed - so go early . The teapots are a fun way to start the night !!
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Reviewer Ashley_Bird
Good club! Love the old analogue hi fi gear around the place. Impressive weekly live music line-ups too.
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