Weddings, The Playhouse Cafe - Restaurant, Theatre, Live bands and Functions, Weddings
DID YOU KNOWYou can get married here at Nelson's Best Wedding Venue!
We are open 7 days a week! Monday to Wednesday 11am - 4pm. Thursday to Sunday 11am till late. Check the schedule to make sure we are not closed for a wedding or private function before you come on out.
SALMONELLA DUB SOUND SYSTEM, Back to the Roots community Hall Show, MAUPA HALL SAT 28th DEC, POHARA DEC 31st NEW YEARS EVE Family friendly events with great food options and GREAT music. Mapua $30, Pohara $35. everyman.co.nz for tickets
Whats coming up?December 21st: The Dions, $5, Local Original Rock, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
December 25th: Traditional European Christmas Day Lunch, $70, 11am ˆ 3pm (SOLD OUT)
December 26th: The Great Backyard Cricket Tournament, Free!, Warm up 1pm Games from 2pm. (Just about full)
December 27th: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, $15, Interactive Theatre evening, Dinner 6pm, Show 730pm.
December 28th: SALMONELLA DUB SOUND SYSTEM and SOULWARE, LIVE AT THE MAPUA HALL, $30, Doors from 6pm, Music from 730pm, food and drink available all night.
December 29th: The Johnnys, $15, All girl Johnny Cash band, Dinner 6pm, Show 730pm.
December 30th : The Great 2013 Quiz night, FREE, A quiz all about the year that was, Team from 2 to 8 people, book your team now. Quiz from 730pm, Dinner from 6pm.
December 31st: Paul Ubana Jones NYE, The legendary Singer and guitar player brings in the New Year, $25 pre-sale, $95 for show and 4 course meal, Dinner from 7pm, Show from 830pm. $30 on the night.
December 31th: SALMONELLA DUB SOUND SYSTEM and SOULWARE, LIVE AT THE POHARA HALL, $30, Doors from 6pm, Music from 730pm, food and drink available all night.
January 1st: Ubana sings Dylan, Paul brings you his favorite Bob Dylan songs, $25, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm
January 2nd: The Mike Field Quintet, Amazing Trumpet all the way from Canada as part of the Nelson Jazz Fest, FREE!!! Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 3rd: The Andrew London Trio, Hot Club Sandwich singer's newest venture, FREE!!! Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 4th: Oakley Grenell, Great funky music, $10, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 4th: Paul Madsen's SUPERSTAR SHOW live at The Mapua Hall. $20, All your favorites by NZ's best tribute performers. Doors from 730pm, Show from 830pm.
January 5th: Summer Thieves and Richard Osmaston, Koha on door, Reggae music from Dunedin mixed with an informative talk about alternative monetary systems.
January 6th: New Town Rock Steady, Wellington's finest, heaps of horns and groovy tunes, $10, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 8th : Summer Quiz Series, Free or Koha to the Cycle Trail Trust, Dinner from 6pm, Quiz from 730pm.
January 9th: Gary McCormick, New Zealand funny man live on stage, $20, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 10th: Sonic Delusion, Swiss looping master, $5, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 11th: Elisha Hobbs, Summer tour, $10, Amazing local singer song writer, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 11th: THE LIZARD KINGS: Doors experience live at THE MOTUEKA MEMORIAL HALL, New Zealand's own world class Doors tribute act, $22 plus booking fee, 30 on the night.
January 15th : Summer Quiz Series, Free or Koha to the Cycle Trail Trust, Dinner from 6pm, Quiz from 730pm.
January 16th : Monthly Movie Night, 39 Steps, Hitchcock's finest, Dinner from 6pm, Film from 730pm. FREE.
January 17th: The Deep at the Playhouse House summer improv, heaps of laughs expect the unexpected!, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm, $10.
January 18th: Starlet of Nelson, Burlesque Comp, $20, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm. This will sell out so please book ahead.
January 19th: The Uklectics, Live in the gardens from 1pm, Free.
January 22nd : Summer Quiz series, Free or Koha to the Cycle Trail Trust, Dinner from 6pm, Quiz from 730pm.
January 23rd: The Mamuka Project, Electro Folk Dub, $10, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 24th : Shenandoah Davis and Antony Tonno, Pop from the US and Auckland $5, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 25th: Paul Madsen presents QUEEN, great tribute act, $20, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
January 29nd : Summer Quiz series, Free or Koha to the Cycle Trail Trust, Dinner from 6pm, Quiz from 730pm.
January 30th : Sad But True: Delaney Davison and Marlon Williams, 2013 Country music winners Arts on Tour NZ, Not to be missed, $20, 8pm
January 31st: Mid Summer Nights Murder Mystery, Figure out who did it. Arrival time 6pm till 7pm. Murder at 7pm. Dinner and show from 715pm., $15.
Spring WEDDING SpecialBook your WEDDING in September or October 2014 and receive FREE VENUE HIRE and a BOX of BUBBLES ON US! ($350 value). Please contact us today to book your spring wedding at the Playhouse! (some conditions apply)
FREE VENUE HIRE MAY 2014 till NOVEMBER 2014Wedding, Birthday, anniversary, mid winter Christmas, reunion, business seminar or charity fund raiser.
Thinking of holding an event in 2014? Why not have it at one of the most unique and best set up venues in the region.
From May 1st until November 1st The Playhouse is offering FREE VENUE HIRE for large groups wanting to hold an event at the Theatre Cafe! (Saturday nights excluded but considered depending on date and numbers at the event, conditions may apply)
With all the features this venue offers, that is hard to beat.
The restaurant can sit up to 100 inside and 120 cocktail style.
Massive garden to relax and mingle in the sun.
Amazing food for all tastes and price ranges prepared by our wonderful Swiss owner/chef Manuela Fuhrimann.
Fully licensed bar.
Built in PA system, projector, stage and lighting for you to use at no extra cost.
Nic Roland, owner/manager, can also help you plan your event, sourcing the right entertainment, transport options and menu for your function.
ALSO CHECK OUT THE FUNCTIONS/WEDDING PAGE FOR MORE SPECIALS
Welcome to The Play House Café.This fabulous venue is a short drive from Nelson, just off the Motueka highway near Mapua. Out here we believe in good food, good entertainment and good times.
Great Outdoor SettingWith a beautiful outdoor garden the Café allows groups or individuals to find a secluded spot in the shade or come and socialise around the many wooden and stone tables.
Ideal Function VenueThe venue is a fantastic setting for your wedding, birthday, staff function or any other reason you feel like having a celebration.
Allow your guest to enjoy the lovely gardens and be served in our artistically decorated restaurant. From large groups of up 120 to intimate gatherings, we have the solution for your needs. Live entertainment happens here all year round, so please check our What's On page to find out about all the upcoming events here at The Play House Cafe.
Any Bands and plays wanting to perform here at The Play House please Contact Us