FREE VENUE HIRE APRIL TILL NOVEMBER

Wedding, Birthday, Anniversary, Mid Winter Christmas, Reunion, Business Seminar or Charity Fund Raiser. Why not have it at one of the most unique and best set up venues in the region.

About us

Nelson wedding venue

Welcome to The Play House Café. This fabulous facility is a short drive from Nelson, just off the Motueka highway near Mapua. Out here we believe in good food, good entertainment and good times. This venue was nominated by the…

Free Venue Hire

Nelson wedding venue

FREE VENUE HIRE APRIL TIll NOVEMBER Wedding, Birthday, Anniversary, Mid Winter Christmas, Reunion, Business Seminar or Charity Fundraiser. Thinking of holding an event? Why not have it at one of the most unique and best set up venues in the…

Calendar and Opening Hours

Nelson music

The calendar below lets you check out when we are open and what we have on . We always recommend booking ahead to assure that we are not booked out or have a private event on. We look forward to…

Nelson Wedding Venue, Entertainment Venue, Outdoor Garden

Welcome to The Play House Café

This fabulous facility is a short drive from Nelson, just off the Motueka highway near Mapua. Out here we believe in good food, good entertainment and good times. This venue was nominated by the New Zealand Hospitality Association as the countries best entertainment venue in 2015 and 2016. We are are also a fabulous Nelson Wedding venue.

Entertainment

We have live entertainment on regular basis. Bands large and small, all genres, all styles, all hand picked and amazing. We also host plays, stand up comedy, murder mysteries, improv, and much much more. Check out the calendar for information.

Great Outdoor Setting

With a beautiful outdoor garden the Café allows groups or individuals to find a secluded spot in the shade or come and socialise around the many wooden and stone tables.

Ideal Function Venue

The venue is a fantastic setting for your Nelson wedding, birthday, staff function or any other reason you feel like having a celebration.

Allow your guest to enjoy the lovely gardens and be served in our artistically decorated restaurant. From large groups of up 120 to intimate gatherings, we have the solution for your needs. Live entertainment happens here all year round, so please check our What’s On page to find out about all the upcoming events here at The Play House Cafe.