Food & Drink

Civic Digest

The Civic Digest is a contemporary cafe and bar at the Civic Theatre Newcastle with quality food and beverages, set in an ambient and creative space.  Enjoy a glass of wine, sip delicious coffee or enjoy a tasty light meal before going to the Civic Theatre.  Browse the menu

Open from 7.30am Monday - Saturday with late night openings.  Follow us on Facebook at to hear about events such as playwright talks, poetry events and wine tastings.  

Contact Us

Telephone: 02 4927 8552

Civic Bar

Located in the main foyer of the Civic Theatre, the Civic Bar serves a selection of premium beverages & snacks.

Dress Circle Bar

A bar is also located upstairs in the Dress Circle foyer and is open before most shows.

Onsite Catering

Our award-winning caterers, Blue Star Catering, can tailor a food and beverage package to suit your every need. From a morning tea for ten, a lavish sit down banquet for 400 through to a cocktail party for 1,000 guests, our team of catering professionals offer a culinary experience second to none.

Blue Star Catering are the exclusive caterers to our venues. With contemporary, flexible and affordable menus catering to all dietary requirements, options available throughout our magnificent venues include: 

  • Morning tea / afternoon tea / coffee breaks
  • Working lunches / gourmet barbecues / individual lunch boxes
  • Hot and cold fingerfood / cocktail functions
  • Contemporary multi-course gourmet dinners
  • Themed banquets in the historic Civic Theatre auditorium
  • A la carte dining in the award-winning Civic Brasserie

 View the Bluestar Catering website