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drinks & canapes

Our eclectic spaces can cater for an intimate celebration to a corporate function of 100 guests. We dedicate our time on service and style, serving New Zealand cuisine with an array of hand-picked beverages


Hotel DeBrett’s famous art deco Housebar has been meticulously restored, providing a perfact setting for intimate events. Although we do not offer exclusive use of the Housebar (as we like to have it available for inhouse guests to enjoy), we can accomodate up to 15 people standing or sitting. We can tailor a bar tab to your beverage and budget requirements


Our rustic European style courtyard is an internal space with a 2 storey glass ceiling, The Courtyard can accommodate a maximum of 25 guests standing.


Located in the heart of Hotel DeBrett our 10 metre high glass-roofed atrium has an abundance of natural light by day and roaring fire and beautifully lit by Judy Darrah chandeliers at night.

The complete Atrium space is the entire restaurant area on level one. The Atrium holds a maximum of 100 guests standing.

The Half Atrium space is from the bridge up to the coloured glass window.The Half Atrium holds a maximum of 50 guests standing.


Our vibrant street level bar on the corner of Shortland & High Street is a celebration of boutique New Zealand and where retro meets modern. The bar offers an extensive collection of New Zealand craft beers, boutique wines, custom cocktails and a brief, but carefully created food menu. Cornerbar is able to hold up to 60 guests with the use of the tables and chairs outside. Food & beverage options for private functions are to be selected from the Cornerbar menus

food and beverage options

All food selections must be confirmed at least 10 days prior to the function date. All spaces have a minimum spend for private functions. Please contact us for rates and menu options.


Please contact Briar Roberts on 09 925 9000, email [email protected] or complete the form below.

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