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We’ve got your Christmas functions sorted

Whether you’re after an intimate lunch or a full-on catered meal for 100s, West End Precinct has a Christmas function option to suit every New Plymouth workplace.

Here are our top picks for Christmas function locations in New Plymouth:

Social Kitchen

The name says it all. Social Kitchen is built for the premium social occasion. Situated in the former Salvation Army Citadel, the Social Kitchen surrounds you with character and charm.

Their food is made to share and be enjoyed by all, whatever your occasion they will do everything they can to make it a social pleasure.

Open midday to late daily.

Contact: 06 757 2711 or email

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

New Plymouth’s most iconic building provides the perfect setting for events with ’zizz’. From the architecture, with its curved exterior walls of mirror-like stainless steel, to the contemporary art, the scene is set for an event your guests will remember.

The centre has multiple galleries, education studios and a 62-seat cinema. They can offer you the perfect space for product launches, film screenings, corporate hosting, cocktail events, concerts and performances, weddings, lectures and work functions.

Whether you want to create a warm, intimate celebration for friends or a high-end, exclusive event to impress clients, their professional team will help you make it happen.

Contact: 06 759 6060 or email

TSB Showplace

The TSB Showplace is New Plymouth’s main theatre and conference venue. And although they cater for huge events and groups of close 1000 attendees, they also do smaller groups very well with a range of rooms and solutions to meet almost any function’s requirements.

The complex has the flexibility to cater for intimate dinners for six through to large international touring productions and conferences requiring a capacity of close to 1000.

Contact: 06 759 6712 or email

Public Catering Company

Did someone say donuts?!

Hand-crafted daily, Public Catering are the masters of mouth-watering finger food. From corporate catering to a family get-together, Public Catering Company has got it covered!

Their online ordering system makes it easy to fuel your office, impress your clients or simply take the stress out of family functions.

Order online and wait for their distinctive delivery truck to arrive. They can also help with other details of your event like photographers, furniture, florists, bands and so on.

Contact: 06 759 7090 or email


When your team wants to head down to “your local” for your Christmas doo, look no further than Frederic’s. Menu options range from small sharing dishes that sit perfectly along side a few rounds of drinks to mouth-watering burgers and larger plates that will satiate even the most ravenous of appetites.

Open for lunches and dinners.

Contact: 06 759 1227 or email


This sunny spot isn’t just about sophisticated cafe-style dining, they also cater to all manner of groups. Monica’s Eatery can prepare any function, event or catering that brings exceptional food and people together, whether formal, corporate, cocktail or casual.

Their catering is bespoke and specific to the requirements of your occasion. Their eatery is available for events, and their close relationship with the Len Lye Gallery allows access to larger function spaces.

Options include mornings teas from $9.90 per person, lunches from $17.90 p.p., and set menu meals from $25 p.p..

Contact: (06) 759 2038 or email

Ms White

Ever popular for in-formal lunches and after work drinks, Ms White’s combo of 40 craft beer varieties and wood fired pizzas is bound to please even the most mix-and-matched workplace.

While you’re in the all-weather courtyard, why not make it a mobile meal by grabbing gelato from Public Catering (if you’re doing lunch) or heading to Snug lounge for cocktails and dumplings (if you’re doing dinner).

Contact: 027 4064314 or email

Snug Lounge

Cocktails, sharing plates, steamed buns, dumplings, and an impressive drinks menu—there’s something for everyone at Snug Lounge.

The hip yet intimate decor of this iconic spot will put everyone in your team at ease. Heck, maybe even Jeremy from accounts might finally come out of his shell!

Open from 4pm till late daily and from 12pm on Sundays.

Contact: 06 757 9130 or email

King & Queen Hotel

If you’ve got a small group and want a small space for an end-of-year team talk or brainstorming session, King & Queen could be ideal.

And being just over the road from Monica’s and next door to Public Catering, you’ve got catering right on hand to make sure everyone is fuelled and the creative juices kept flowing.

Contact: 0800 574 683 or email

Meat & Liquor

Just upstairs from Frederic’s is Meat and Liquor the home of fine cuts and nice drops. Specialising in prime cuts of meat from sustainable farms which have been carefully considered for flavour, texture and agricultural practices.

Their chefs adopt the best methods to prepare and serve your meals. Meat and Liquor believe it’s important to know your meat, where it comes from and to source everything we can direct from farmers and growers we know and trust.

And yes, they do have vegetarian options!

Open from 5pm daily and lunches on Thursdays and Fridays (12-2pm).

Contact: 06 75 91 227 or email