View of Red Gates from waterfront

Red Gates Bar: Events, hours, and menu

Red Gates Bar: Events, hours, and menu

Red Gates Bar brings a new flavour to the Wellington waterfront bar scene. Open daily (weather permitting) enjoy regular music and entertainment, dive into our tasty menu, and soak up the evening sun with Garage Project beer on tap. 

How to find us

Find us between Te Papa’s entrance and the waterfront – through the Red Gates, of course!

Food and drink

Scheduled summer events

Red Gates is an outdoor space, so events are weather-dependent – keep up to date on Facebook.  

Live Band – Mehana

When: First Friday of every month, commencing 3 Nov, 5.30–8.30pm.

Mehana are an Ethno-Blues, Folk band, who inject new life into old songs with their own interpretation and style

Board Game Night

When: Every Thursday night, commencing 2 Nov, 5pm–late.

Every Thursday night we whip out board games, while you enjoy a cold brew, and a tasty bite to eat. Board games will be available from the bar.

Christmas at Red Gates

When: Nightly, 1 Dec–25 Dec, 5pm–late

Enjoy Christmas themed food and drinks to get you in the holiday spirit.

Stick around for live entertainment, including Christmas carols and performances in the Amphitheatre.

Quiz Night

When: Second Wednesday of every month, commencing 13 Dec, 6pm–8.30pm.

Test your knowledge against friends and strangers at the monthly quiz night. Get a team of 6 (or less) together and compete for the title of 'Red Gates Quiz Champions'.

Register your team on the night.

Summer Music Sessions

When: Second Saturday of every month, commencing 13 Jan 2018, 3pm–6pm.

Start your weekend right by joining us at Red Gates for Saturday music sessions. Throughout the month of January, enjoy the afternoon sun and local tunes from musicians including up and comer – Fraser Mack.

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