Housing three performance venues and a boutique café, bar & restaurant, Q is Auckland’s home of independent performing, located in the heart of the Aotea Arts Precinct. Venues used for the 2019 Festival – Rangatira, Loft and the Barfoot & Thompson Lounge.
+64 9 309 9771
Hours: Box Office: 10am–4pm Monday to Tuesday, 10am–6pm Wednesday – Friday, as well as 90 minutes prior to scheduled performances.
Citizen Q Restaurant, Bar & Cafe: 8am–3pm Monday – Friday, as well as pre-show dinner service.
See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Auckland, visit Auckland Transport.
Closest bus stop is right out front, ID 7059. It serves the Red Link Bus, 014, 18, 020, 030, 195, 209, 299, 302, 309, 312, 390, 605, 606 and the Airbus. It also serves a number of express services in the morning.
Bus stops 7086 (Outside The Civic) and 7083 (Mayoral Dr, opposite Aotea Centre) are also within 5 minutes walk with a minimal gradient.
Closest pay and display parking is on Lower Greys Avenue (not available until after 6 pm). There is all day pay and display on the corner of Greys Ave and Mayoral Dr.
Closest car parking with accessible bays is The Civic car park, Greys Ave and Mayoral Dr.
Closest taxi rank is located at Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street.
Closest train station is Britomart, 1.2km from Q Theatre.
The venues within Q Theatre are across four levels, with the main bathrooms being on a fifth. All levels in the building are accessible via a central lift.
Rangatira: Stalls have one row of level access. Balcony is all level access. Gods has two sections of level access, with Block A (the centre one) being on two tiers. Bar is all level access from the Queen St entrance.
Loft: There are ground rows, which are level access. But the rest of the block is raked.
There are wheelchair accessible toilets in the main toilet blocks on Lower Ground, as well as one at Loft (Level 2).
We do welcome assistance dogs, although we ask that mention be made of them when booking so we can accommodate them appropriately and brief our Front of House team. We do not make any specific provisions for them, but are happy to provide things like water as needed.
Box office has a relatively low counter, although a manual wheelchair may struggle to see over it.
There are several Hearing Assistance induction loops in the theatre:
- Rangatira (Balconies only). Fed from Show Relay Microphone.
- Lounge. Fed from Bar Paging and Background Music system.
- Bar/Café. Fed from Bar Paging and Background Music system.
- Loft. Fed from Show Relay Microphone.
The T coil option may need to be selected.