• SMASH PALACE

    Judged New Zealand's Best Music Entertainment Venue

     

    Opening Hours:

    Tuesday 4pm-10pm

    Wednesday 4pm-10pm

    Thursday 4pm-11pm

    Friday 4pm - 11pm

    Saturday 2pm - 2am

    Sunday 3pm - 8pm

    Closed Monday

  • Grab a T-Shirt !

    Check out our cool new Merch.

    Smash Palace Conehead Print

    Smash Palace Conehead Print

    45.00
    Look sharp in our new Conehead print black t-shirt or tank designed by local artist Kahu Ngata ! https://www.facebook.com/K-E-H-U-100901705393201/

    The Smash Palace Conehead Print is available for a limited time as a black t-shirt or tank only. The print can be ordered by pre-paid pre-order only - either here on the website or at the bar.

    Specs: Regular fit crew neck, mid weight 180 GSM, 100% combed organic cotton. Quality cotton grown without herbicides or pesticides - GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified. Preshrunk to minimise shrinkage.
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  • WHAT'S HAPPENING ?

    Plenty of great times to be had at Smash Palace!

     

    Every Tuesday 7-9pm - PUB CHOIR GISBORNE - all welcome.

     

    Every Wednesday 7pm - HANDLE CLUB DRAW

     

    Every Thursday night from 7pm - 11pm - BUILD-A-BAND .... motivate your muso mates or just turn up - everything's set up ready to go. Let's jam ! FREE ENTRY

     

    Friday April 9th - BRAM - 7pm Free Entry followed by Blow My Mind Dance Partywith DJ HITMAN JOHNNY 10pm $5 door.

     

    Saturday April 10th - PENCARROW + UNI-FI + THE ASHES - find out more here

     

    Sunday April 11th - RHYTHM & LINES - Line Dancing - 3pm.

     

    Friday April 16th - NOT THE CHURCH - 7pm Free Entry.

     

    Saturday April 17th - THE GRUDGE Tool Tribute & DEVILS REJECTS Rob Zombie Tribute + UNI-FI - find out more here.

     

    Friday April 23rd - CARNIVOROUS PLANT SOCIETY - details to come.

     

    Saturday April 24th - TEAM DYNAMITE - find out more here.

     

    Sunday April 25th - GISBORNE UKULELE UNDERGROUND - 3pm Free Entry.

     

    Friday May 7th - T-BONEZ - 7pm Free Entry.

     

    Saturday May 8th - VIVO! South American Party - 9pm $10 door.

     

    Friday May 14th - DAN SHARP - 7pm Free Entry.

     

    Friday May 15th - MASAYA - details to come.

     

    Friday May 21st - JAMROCK - details to come.

     

     

  • About Us

    Smash Palace is all about good times with great live music, delicious drinks + food and awesome locals. It's also a function venue like no other !

    Live Music

    The Home of Live Music in Gisborne - and judged the Best Music Entertainment Venue in New Zealand !

    For the past 25 years, Smash Palace has been pumping out the hottest live sounds with acts like Head Like A Hole, The D4, Ladi6, Jordan Luck Band, Paua, as well as local heroes Skankamelia, The Nervous Surgeons and Uni-Fi to name a few turning on huge nights for music lovers.

     

    Tuesday nights from 7 we get carried away with Pub Choir Gisborne singing up a storm - its free to join and you get a free singing lesson !

    Thursday nights from 7 are a regular live music "must-do" as Gizzy's finest muso's and guests "Build-A-Band" - jamming up a storm.

     

    When sunny days are here we use the outdoor stage, but otherwise the indoor stage at Smash Palace is pumping every Saturday night !

     

    Find out why Smash Palace was judged the Best Music Entertainment Venue at the 2016 Hospitality NZ Awards !

  • Menu

    We’re ready to take your order.

    Drinks Menu

    Something to keep you going ....

    Whatever you fancy.

    Food Menu

    Something to fill the gap ....

    Great Pub Food.

  • SMASH PEOPLE

    He tangata, he tangata, he tangata ...

    Darryl Monteith

    Publican

    Your host is well known around Gisborne as a musician and supporter of the arts. Dad to Maia, Jasmine and Jackson and Papa to Isla, he shares a life with their understanding mother and Nana Kerry.

     

    A squash and football playing (Smash Palace Shockers) kombi enthusiast, he likes to grow, cook and eat food.

     

     

    Dash - RIP

    ex-Cat in Charge

    We all miss her.

    Stephen

    MacGyver

    The smiley guy who can put his hand to almost anything. King of the dress-ups and now a married man.

    Laura

    The Other Simpson

    Intrepid world traveller and all-round good sort ....for a fussy eater !

    Shivaughan

    Foxy

    Satanic pixie or corpse bride ? All we know is she cooks a mean feed and pours a pretty pint !

    Leave her alone - she's a married woman !

  • GET IN TOUCH

    Stay in touch.

    Facebook

     

     

    Smash Palace Page

     

    Phone

     

     

    0274 844580 / 06 8677769

     

     

    Email

     

     

    Smash Palace email

     

     

    Smash TV

     

     

    Smash Palace Youtube

     

     

  • FIND SMASH PALACE

    Smash Palace is easy to find at 24 Banks Street Gisborne - we're not far from the beach at Midway in Gisborne's Industrial Subdivision ... so make as much noise as you like !

     

    Need a sober driver ? Call Dial a Dad on 027 611 2827.