Dining Experiences

Civic Theatre offers a range of affordable local and delicious dining options intertwined with the theatre experience.


Alfresco Dining - Set Menu

Available with select performances from April – June 2022

Alfresco Dining is a brand-new experience now available for pre-bookings before select shows. Timed perfectly around the theatre experience with a specially curated share menu, Alfresco Dining Set Menu will be a perfect accompaniment to enjoy with friends. Imagine having a reserved table to drink and dine, in a beautiful ambient marquee set under the lights and majesty of the Civic Theatre.

To pre-book, select 'Alfresco Dining' when purchasing a performance ticket.


À La Carte Dining at Civic Theatre Café

Available year-round, open two hours before a show.

If you haven't pre-booked any dining, grab a spare table on the night and order from the a la carte menu at Civic Theatre Café. The seasonal menu has been created by our in-house executive chef, showcasing the best produce and beverages supporting local suppliers and caters to all dietary needs. A la carte dining at the café is available for walk ups only, subject to availability.

A la carte dining is also available outside in the Alfresco Marquee between April - June 2022.


Civic Theatre Bar

Open one hour before a show.

Soak up the ambience and Civic Bar is the perfect pre-show meeting place for friends ahead of your show.

Civic Theatre Cafe

Open daily Monday to Friday 7:30am to 3pm (Kitchen closes at 2pm).

The Civic Theatre Café is your local go-to for fresh, delicious, and affordable breakfast and lunch options in the Newcastle CBD. With aromatic brews by Glitch Coffee Roasters, an impressive selection of The Tea Collective handcrafted specialty teas and daily breakfast and lunch specials, you'll be wanting to come back time and again.

Pre-order via the Hey You App, phone ahead on 4974 2070 or drop in and see us in Wheeler Place.


Pre-Show Dining, Season 2022

Available with select shows from July – December 2022.

Pre-show dining will be offered with select shows in Season 2022 from July. Select from two or three course set menus, which have been curated by our in-house Executive Chef with seasonal and locally sourced produce. Pre-show dining can be booked online when purchasing show tickets.


Contact Us

Our day trade opening hours are Monday to Friday 7:30am to 3pm – Kitchen closes at 2pm

Telephone: 4974 2070