careful. you might never leave.

Your new favourite local


1218 great north road, pt chevalier

Pt Chev’s best kept secret

Whether you’re looking for the best location for a first date, you’ve heard our playlist and local DJs are a bit of alright, you’d like to discover your new favourite cocktail or craft beer, or you’re just bored of sitting at home with your cat (no offence to your cat), come on down. Where is Cupid bar? What events are on this week?


our menu

Independent craft beer, cocktails, NZ wine & spirits

We stock 100% independent craft beer on our taps and in our beer fridge. We also stock NZ spirits such as Thomson whisky, Curiosity gin, Blush gin, 42 Below vodka.

We create our own cocktails, and can make pretty much any classic cocktail you like.

Pop in during our Happy Hour 4-6pm Wednesday-Saturday or our Retro Cocktail Hour from 6pm-7pm on Fridays.

See our full menu here.



Our beverage list features original cocktails as well as some well-known classics. We make our Hanky Panky cocktail (pictured) using NZ botanical Reid+Reid barrel-aged gin.


nz wine

We stock some delicious NZ wines such as this Hawkes Bay Chardonnay by Ash Ridge. We also support emerging brands such as Moi Wines.


independent craft beer

We believe in supporting independent breweries. We have 4 craft beer taps featuring rotating local brews. Check our menu or Untappd for info. Read more on our FAQ page.



We stock a range of NZ made spirits, including Thomson Manuka Smoke whisky. Distilled nearby in Riverhead, it is quickly becoming a favourite with our locals.



find us

The Ambassador Theatre Building, est.1929


We are located opposite Nomad Restaurant and the Pt Chevalier Library. We are also close to Auckland Zoo and Western Springs. Some say we are the last independent bar before you hit the West Auckland suburbs.

Click here for more information about parking, opening hours and other info.

A bit dark and dingy, OK cocktails.
— google reviewer
Proper old school gig venue. Nice staff, good bands. Bit on the pricey side - otherwise it would have been 5 stars.
— google reviewer
5 out of 5 stars.
— everybody else