Citizen Q

Citizen Q is the perfect place for pre or post-show drinks and canapés. From our exotic range of stylish small plates to a full dining experience we serve delicious Allpress coffee and offer a full bar with boutique wines, artisan beers and killer cocktails. Q Theatre is located in the hub of Auckland’s performing arts precinct and is a superb venue to host group experiences. 

FEATURED: Metro Magazine's Top 50 under $50: Restaurant dinners that won’t break the bank

Citizen Q - QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY & first week of June 2015 Opening Hours 
Mon 01.06 (Queen's Birthday) / 9am-late (small plates & counter food)

Tues 02.06 / 8am-4.30pm
Wed 03.06 / 8am-8pm
Thur 04.06 / 8am-late
Fri 05.06 / 8am-late (kitchen closed 11am-1pm, but coffee and counter food still available)
Sat 06.06 / 4pm-late

Sun 07.06 / 3pm-late


"With three stages of its own, Q has a remarkably busy and often exciting programme. And we do love that bar" [Metro Magazine, Best of 2014 Honourable Mention]

"Q Theatre has really nailed the hospo side of going to the theatre - the food is great as is the service and the bar well stocked and attractive. All in all, it's an especially fine way to positively contribute to the complete theatre-going experience" [Theatreview]

View Citizen Q's lunch & dinner menu
View Citizen Q's breakfast menu 

Please note: due to limited seating capacity, pre-show dining reservations are essential. 
For enquiries or to reserve a table, phone (09) 282 4402 or email

Q Happy Hour
5pm-7pm, Wed-Fri
$7 house wines/ $7 Heinekens

Planning an extraordinary event? 
We've got inspirational spaces available for product launches, conferences, workshops and celebrations. Q's onsite restaurant Citizen Q can also take care of all hosting requirements. View the functions menu and contact to find out more. 

Citizen Q Standard Opening Hours 
Monday / 8am-5:30pm

(kitchen closes at 3pm / counter food available until 5:30pm)
Tuesday - Friday / 8am-late
Saturday - Sunday / various

(2hrs before performance - late)

'A modern and relaxed environment, perfect during the day for a business lunch, meeting or an informal presentation' [Big Little City] 

'We were looking for good tasty food at a reasonable price and had a show to catch after dinner. Citizen Q got a solid 10 for each of these in a fun and friendly environment [Express]

Eat & Drink at Citizen Q

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