Danny Doolans presents

The Cellar Bar

Step into the Cellar Bar – your exclusive key to Auckland’s party kingdom, tucked away beneath the hustle and bustle of the city. This isn’t just a venue. It’s an underground sanctuary where Irish charm gets a trendy makeover, and your epic celebration gets an address.

Ever fancied having a place entirely to yourself? With the Cellar Bar, you don’t just host legendary moments – you craft your own, in your very own private bar.


  • Maximum capacity: 100
  • Private bar
  • Live DJ / Band space available
  • Audio & visual set up
  • Exclusive entrance
  • Tailored event planner
  • Packages to suit every budget

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Discover the Cellar Bar, where your event becomes a VIP experience in the heart of Auckland’s Viaduct. This is not just another bar – it’s your private playground. With a full bar, curated wine and cocktail lists, and catering packages that add an irresistible flavor to your celebration, the Cellar Bar is your bespoke party paradise.

Tucked beneath Danny Doolans, the Cellar Bar inherits its iconic energy, transforming into a late-night haven for those who don’t just enjoy the party – they own it. Unleash your weekend revelry into the wee hours, all in a space that’s entirely yours.

Accommodating 100 guests for a cocktail-style party, the space offers a versatile array of lounging and seating options. From hens’ nights that outshine the bride’s bling, birthday celebrations that become urban legends, product launches that set the town talking, to comedy nights that echo with laughter long after the last joke – the Cellar Bar turns every event into a city sensation.



Frequently Asked Questions

Are we allowed a band or DJ?

Yes. We encourage all large bookings to utilise our wide range of live entertainment options. We can supply acoustic and electric live performers, quizzes, comedy shows and much more. Alternatively, send us your unique playlist and we will load this up for your special occasion. Live entertainment is optional.

What time does the bar close?

We operate on an on-licence allowing us to trade between the hours of 8am to 4am daily. However, service of beverages is at the discretion of the manager on duty and our host responsibility policy will also apply. If a function/reservation requires a special licence, we can facilitate these applications, additional cost will be incurred

Can we decorate the venue?

Yes, decorations need to be set up by you on the date of your booking. Sellotape, glitter and confetti is not allowed. Good spirits hospitality doesnt take any responsibility for any decorations that are left up after your function has finished.

Can we bring our own alcohol & food?

Due to our on-licence we do not permit BYO beverage and food. However, you may bring in your own cake to celebrate those special occasions.

Can you cater to dietary requirements?

Yes, absolutely. At the time of enquiring and finalising the details of your function please let our team know of any dietary requirements so we can ensure they are catered for appropriately.

Is car parking available?

Yes, parking is available near the venue.

Are under 18s allowed in the venue?

Yes, provided they are accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. From 9pm we have a strict in-house policy involving no minors on the premises

What forms of ID do you accept?

Only a NZ drivers licence, passport or Kiwi Access card are acceptable forms of ID. We do not accept photos or photo copies of the ID. We are legally required to ask anyone who looks under the age of 25 to present ID and if ID cannot be supplied then entry will be refused.

Can we do a subsidised bar tab?

Yes, no problem! You can specify the range of beverages available and a credit limit. You then set the subsidised per drink cost for your guests to pay, with the remaining beverage cost being deducted from your credit limit.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, smart/casual. No jandals, sportswear or hats after 9pm.

How will I receive my deposit back on the night?

On the night we will redeem your function deposit against the overall spend.

Can we pay on the night?

Your function deposit will need to be paid prior to your function, the balance will need to be paid on the night.

Cancellation Terms

Deposits will not be returned in the event of a no-show. At least 10 days notice of cancelation is required for a full refund on the deposit.