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playhouse cafe and theatre restaurant

171 Westdale Road, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2985
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
171 Westdale Road, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Called in for lunch, great food, great service and quirky surroundings that all made a wonderful visit, recommend all to visit

Thank Raewyn1708
Reviewed 3 January 2018

we went to see live music there (Paul Ubana Jones and Darren Watson) last night while on holiday in the area. I wished we'd eaten there as the food looked great. The place is great- just to have a look at the decor, surroundings and...More

Thank NZRoamer169
Reviewed 12 December 2017

An excellent lunch with friendly appropriate service and good quality reasonably priced meals and drinks, in a stunning outdoors location in the countryside with trees, bushes paths and ponds all around. Native birds in abundance.

Thank JohnandTracy_L
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Went in before Dirty Dancing show for some dinner. Big open old fashioned bar! Love the decor. Friendly staff Reasonably priced food & drink(for edinburgh anyway) Food was prompt,presented well & delicious. Could not fault this place oh & yes free WiFi with password on...More

Thank Amie M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Went here for Sunday lunch with a friend. Our first impression was that the place could do with a good clean and refurb. There was a feeling of neglect both outside and in, the latter having spray-on concrete and styrofoam to emulate (?) dug out...More

1  Thank gmsManchesterUK
NicR0land, Owner at playhouse cafe and theatre restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Hey there thanks for the feed back. We will take that on board.

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Watch out for events in the Playhouse Square Plaza! This family friendly space is the center of Clevelands award winning collection of beautifully restored historical theater buildings. The Tri C Jazz Fest was held there june 20th thru the 23rd with live jazz and many...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

First time here and it was a glorious summer day for Tasman & Nelson regions. Inside was fascinating and would like to be here on a show night. Great decor. We had a tasty lunch outside with cicadas chirping furiously. Nice pumpkin & coconut soup...More

Thank Mikaere
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Haven't been here for years so interested to see how it fared. I was very impressed by whole event. As a wedding venue, very unique especially for a small group - beautiful outdoor areas to hold the ceremony and although the forecast wasn't great, the...More

Thank Sheryle G
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This was wedding number 2 for us in 9 weeks! Yup, a very busy & fun time for sure. Nick was awesome from start to finish both with planning for this special day & delivering a magical evening. Food - Fresh, tasty, plentiful & delicious...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were a table of 16 on New Years Eve. for the Best of Paul Madsen ! The entertainment was absolutely top notch and the buffet had many Vegetarian options !! My husband and I couldn't have enjoyed the evening more! I've never seen an...More

Thank annefirby
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Westdale Road, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 2985
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