Halsey St Kitchen

At the Halsey St Kitchen in the ASB Waterfront Theatre, our goal is to serve you delicious food made with fresh, local ingredients.

During the day we have a great selection of salads, sandwiches and sweet treats, made on-site by our kitchen team. To quench your thirst there are sparkling drinks, smoothies, juices, great coffee - and we’re fully licensed too.

Explore the theatre, soak up the sunshine by the wall-sized windows, and watch the world go by. With free, fast wi-fi, it’s a great place to hot desk, have meetings, and still get your work done!

Opening Hours.

Mon-Fri 8am-3pm

Pre-show dining is available 2 hours prior to every performance. Booking is recommended, call 09 282 3077 to book.

Pre-show dining.

During show season, there is a pre-show menu available 2 hours before every performance. Booking for pre-show dining is recommended, call 09 282 3077 to book. See our pre-show dining menu below.

No time for dessert? No problem – just order it pre-show and we will have it ready and waiting for you at interval. Our bar serves a great range of beers, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages, which are all served in plastic so that you can take them into the theatre with you.

Winter Pre-Show Menu.


Warm roast carrot salad, haloumi, honeycomb, truffle oil GF V 14

Winter soup, warm crusty roll V 11

Chicken liver parfait, beetroot relish, crisp breads 14

Mussel fritter, sauce gribiche 12


Pecan chicken, herb butter, confit kumara GF 26

Monteith’s Black braised beef brisket, mustard mash, pickles GF 26

Winter root vegetable tarte tatin, honey & goats cheese mousse V 24

Market fish, mushroom & pearl barley risotto, curried coconut sauce DF 28


Fries with aioli GF V 8

Sautéed winter greens with miso butter GF V 8

Duck fat potatoes with truffle mayo GF 8


Sticky date pudding with toffee butterscotch ice cream V 11

Peanut butter pie with chocolate crumble V 11

Hokey pokey panna cotta GF 11

Halsey St Kitchen baked apple, pecans, sultanas, maple walnut ice cream V 11


GF – gluten free

V – vegetarian

DF – dairy free

Bar Menu.

Antipasto for 2 people

Marinated feta, kalamata and mammoth green olives, semi-dried tomatoes, prosciutto, sopressa salami, grilled and marinated artichokes, smoked eggplant & grilled ciabatta 24

Cheese for 2 people

Kapiti aorangi brie, Kapiti kikorangi blue, Kapiti port wine cheddar, quince jelly, grapes, pear and saffron chutney, grilled ciabatta & water biscuits 28


With aioli and ketchup 8