Getting you to the show on time for 15 years! Pre-show Bistro menu $39.50; bread and three courses with options. Every night 5.30pm, out by 7.30pm or from 9.30pm. Also available for lunch. 5 Stars – Cuisine Magazine 2011.
Cnr of Cuba and Vivian Streets
(04) 801 5114
Fresh Asian cuisine in a relaxed modern environment. Vegetarian and vegan friendly with gluten and dairy free options. Two great central city locations. Open from 11am and serving the full menu until midnight.
Chow Tory, 45 Tory Street / Chow Woodward, 11a Woodward Street
Tory: (04) 382 8585
Woodward: (04) 472 8585
Hidden away upstairs in the heart of Courtenay Place sits The Library. Fun and frivolous cocktails, exquisite and obscure wines, delicious desserts, exceptional cheeses and scrumptious savoury snacks make this a great place to meet before or after a show.
53 Courtenay Place
(04) 382 859
Ancestral brings the opulence of 1930s Shanghai to Wellington, offering modern Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine. The open-air Garden Bar offers Yakitori while in the main bar elegance and grace prevail with a carefully fashioned cocktail and whisky list.
31-35 Courtenay Place
(04) 801 8867
Recently voted the ninth best cocktail bar in the world, Motel has been providing sophisticated drinks to a discerning clientele since 1999. This discrete cocktail lounge is tucked away on Forresters Lane just off Tory Street. Find them if you can.
Upstairs, Upstairs, Forresters Lane (off Tory Street) (off Tory Street)
(04) 384 9084
The Grill is an outstanding restaurant where diners can enjoy exquisite Euro-Pacific cuisine in stunning 5 Star surroundings every day and night. Pre-Show dinner with any two courses for $42.95 per person from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, seven days a week.
170 Wakefield Street, CBD
(04) 471 5711
Follow the locals and order perfectly cooked, super fresh, line caught fish. Beckoning cheeseboard and creative wine list. Simple, honest and reasonably priced food. Cuisine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Finalist 2011. 4 Star rating.
16 Majoribanks Street (just off Courtenay Pl)
(04) 382 9559