To provide maximum flexibility and customisation of menu options for hirers of the Isaac Theatre Royal we highly recommend the local catering companies below. To complement your catering requirements the Isaac Theatre Royal is a fully licensed venue, with a comprehensive beverage menu.

Please contact our Theatre Management for specific advice on each.

Alternatively you are welcome to suggest your own caterers provided prior agreement is reached with the Isaac Theatre Royal.

Continental Event Caterers

Continental is a family owned business started in 1965 still proudly owned and operated by the same family – 50 years on, Continental has an enviable reputation for excellent cuisine using the best of local and regional produce served by friendly professional staff. We thrive on the challenge of delivering on-trend, innovative food to all our guests.  We have the experience and expertise to deliver whether it’s a contemporary corporate dinner, an elegant wedding reception on the stage, or a glamourous cocktail party in the Dress Circle Foyer.

Contact: Martin Tunley
Phone: 03-3118220
Facebook: ContinentalEventCateringNZ and Twitter: @ContinentalNZ

Coq Au Van

For something a little bit special, Coq au Van offers a catering experience infused with French flair. With extensive experience in event catering we can tailor a menu to fullfil your needs. From casual canapes to banquets, our chefs combine the best fresh local ingredients for food with joie de vivre. “Never eat more than you can lift!”
Contact: Christian Barbier
Phone: 027 217 9333

Lizzie’s Cuisine

We have one main imperative: to make sure everything served is fresh, seasonal and utterly delicious. We are fastidious about sourcing quality local and organic produce, then combining these ingredients in uncomplicated yet delectable ways. A great staff and service team are an integral part of the package. We are available to cater your event at some of the most prestigious venues around Christchurch.

Contact: Lizzie de Lambert
Phone: 03 355 6468

Moveable Feasts

Moveable Feasts, a premier Caterer and Event Management Company in Christchurch, provides the complete hospitality package – from start to finish.

We assure you of a seamless, personalised, professional service to achieve an excellent result. We have 30 years’ experience in the corporate catering industry.  Our staff works closely with you to ensure that every occasion is handled with dedication and expertise.

We enjoy unparalleled status within the catering industry because of our ability to consistently deliver excellent, quality food, professionally.  We source the best local and regional produce, creating dishes that speak for themselves and are presented with style. We design and tailor exciting and innovative menus to suit all themes, styles and budgets.

We promise to exceed your expectations to make your event a memorable success.

“We have catered for many events at the Theatre Royal during our long relationship with this spectacular venue.  Our wide range of catering services enable us to use all the different spaces within the beautiful complex, resulting in exceeding our clients’ expectations time and time again.  It is such a privilege to work within this iconic Christchurch venue, and to carry on our strong relationship with the Isaac Theatre Royal.”    Sarah Robinson – General Manager

Contact: Sarah Robinson
Phone: 03 389 8617

Victoria Food Service

From the smallest soiree to the most glamorous gala or wedding, every little detail matters. With over 20 years of experience, our friendly events team can assist you with your requirements. Choose from our range of deliciously different menus, or a bespoke menu can be designed just for you. We create everything to order ensuring it’s locally sourced, fabulously fresh and infused with flavour.
Contact: Gael Chapman
Phone: 03 365 0022

White Tie Catering

We’re in the business of inspiring experiences – giving you stories to tell, weddings to relive forever, bringing families and friends together in celebration. We love what we do, and it shows. With more than 25 years experience and a reputation for innovation and excellence, White Tie is the premier choice in the South Island.  We will support you from conception to fruition and help you pull together an exceptional event that fits your vision.

White Tie Catering talks about the Theatre Royal:

“Great events are often about ‘theatre’ and that’s what we love most about working with The Isaac Theatre Royal.  This Christchurch icon naturally lends itself to the WOW factor, and with the right planning, can easily turn an event into quite the performance! Weddings and corporate events, seating on the stage, the theatre of food and music….The Isaac Theatre Royal team is wonderful to work with and combined with the Events Management staff at White Tie, result in superb functions that are a little outside the box. No drama, just theatre.”

Contact: Helen Harrowfield
Phone: 03 365 2837