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playhouse cafe and theatre restaurant

€€ - €€€, , Mediterranean
171 Westdale Road, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2985
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
24 Jul 2017
“Must Visit”
26 Jun 2017
“New york caliber productions in CLEVELANDS PLAYHOUSE SQUARE”
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New Zealand, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
€€ - €€€
171 Westdale Road, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A group of us had dinner & a show here recently The quality of the food was great,but 3 of us ordered hot drinks which we never received but we're charged for.This happened to us last time we visited a year ago.More

Thank Paul B
NicR0land, Owner at playhouse cafe and theatre restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Hey there you guys, How embarrassing! Major apologies for not getting those hot drinks to you! Next time you come in the coffees are on us! and we promise they will get there this time...glad hear you enjoyed the food, and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016

we booked for about twelve people for an evening out for some food and music. The service was good what was left after a buffet meal (self service). The food was o.k., an interesting mix with a bit of a vegeterian choice thrown in. A...More

Thank kaydoubleyou2016
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

The plates and platters looked full, beautiful, as well as tastes amazing. The restauraunt itself is also something unique created by a new zealand artist. They varied in shows as well. One night was local blues and the next was comedians. All this created a...More

Thank Quinn H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
New Zealand, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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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