Weddings, The Playhouse Cafe - Restaurant, Theatre, Live bands and Functions, Weddings
DID YOU KNOWYou can get married here at Nelson's Best Wedding Venue!
For September we are open Thursday to Sunday from 11am. If you would like to book a large group we will open any day of the week.
We do have FREE VENUE HIRE for your event/wedding/private function till Mid November on available dates. Contact us on 5402985 to see what we can do for you.
Whats coming up at The Playhouse
Wednesday 3rd September: Nelson Girls College Music Night, Full menu from 5pm, Music from 630pm, Free
Thursday 4th September: Politics at the Playhouse, Tasman Politic Debate, Free, Full menu from 530pm, 7pm start. All major candidates including Damien OConner, Maureen Pugh and Kevin Hauge plus others. Hosted by Steve Richards from Jester house.
Friday 5th September: Free for your Private Function, call now to book the place out at no cost.
Saturday 6th September: Moulin Rouge Burlesque Variety Show, $20 per booked, $25 on the door, Pole performance, Burleque, Hoops, Belly Dancing and more. Full menu available from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th September: Waimea College Music nights, Full menu from 5pm, Music from 630pm, Free.
Saturday 13th September: Mel Parsons and James Noiske: Beauty and the Bro, $20, Music and comedy combine is night of entertainment magic, presented by Arts on Tour NZ. Full menu available from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
Sunday 14th September: The Nukes, $15, New Zealand's BEST Uke band, with support from local groups. Dinner from 5pm. Show from 7pm.
Tuesday 16th September and Wednesday 17th September : Nayland College Nights, Full menu from 5pm, Free.
Thursday 18th September: Garin College Movie Night, Full menu from 5pm, Free.
Friday 19th September: Free for your Private Function, call now to book the place out at no cost.
Saturday 20th September: The Boogie Train, $15, Best blues band in town! Come and and dance up a storm. Full menu available from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
Friday 26th September: Paul Madsen presents THE UK INVASION, $25, The Beatles, Queen, The Beegee and much much more, great night out with a master entertainer. $35 two course buffet available from 6pm.
Sat 27th September: The Deep End, $15 for adults, $12 for kids. Improvised Comedy at its best. Full menu available from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
CHRISTMAS PARTIES AT THE PLAYHOUSENovember Tues 4th , Wed 5th : Andre Vegas Magician, New Zealand's best magician brings his spectacular and dark show to Nelson for 2 nights only. As seen on New Zealand's got talent and resident magician at Rainbow's End, Andre promises some big illusions and great fun. $25 or $20 for groups of 10 or more. Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
November Fri 14th : Free for your private Xmas Function
November Fri 21st : Fawlty Towers Evening, Laugh a minute with Basil, Cybil and Manuel in this night a maddess. Watch the hilarity unfold around you as the actors perform right on the restaurant floor. $20, (group discounts available) Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
November Thurs 27th, Fri 28th, Sat 29th, Dec Wed 3rd, Thurs 4th, Fri 5th : The Upton Abby Murder Mystery. Who did it? That's the question in this laugh a minute parody of the BBC hit show Downton Abby. Great for the whole family, work group or social club. $20, (group discounts available) Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
December Thurs 11th, Fri 12th, Sat 13th : Paul Madsen presents The Super Star Show, The prolific Paul Madsen brings you all the greats in one amazing show! The Bee Gees, Abba, Queen, Bon Jovi, Ah-ha, and heaps more. Guaranteed dancing and fun for your group. $25, (group discounts available) Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
December Fri 19th: Free for your Private function
December Sat 20th: Alice in Wunderlust, Verona Vega returns from Australia to present her hit burlesque show. Originally from Nelson she is now a professional Burlesque entertainer in Melbourne. A spectacular not to be missed. $20, Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm.
FREE VENUE HIRE MAY 2015 till NOVEMBER 2015Wedding, 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