Frequently Asked Questions

We are situated between Little Bourke St and Lonsdale St near Queen Street, behind Hardware Lane in Goldie Place.

We are currently open Thursday night through to Sunday night, and we feature 4 shows on our Friday’s and Saturday’s. The club is based over 3 levels featuring 2 separate performance rooms. Special events are also listed on our website throughout the year including touring artist performances on our Monday Tuesday and Sunday evenings. Subscribe to our website for all the latest happenings.

Children 12 years and up can attend a performance, so long as they are with a parent/guardian at all times. We do not except an 18 year old as a guardian to a minor - if you are unsure and would like clarification before attending our venue regarding any underage entry - Please contact us via email direct at to avoid any confusion or disappointment at the door. Our venue is a licensed venue and ALL patrons must carry their ID. In the form of either a Drivers Licence, Proof of Age card or passport.

We do allow tickets to be sold at the door, but PLEASE NOTE most of our weekend show’s sell out before the night. There will be no tickets available at the door if a show says it’s SOLD OUT on the website.

If you are planning a special evening, we strongly recommend you pre-purchase your table online.

Yes, by purchasing your tickets online this secures you seating to the show at a table. It is important to note that if you arrive late for a performance your table may not be held.

Management recommends you arrive half an hour before showtime to be seated. We cannot guarantee your seats will be held after the show has started.

Please note: The club is based around the 1920's French Bebop era where tables were shared. If you purchase a booking for 2 people and the show is sold out, you'll share a table with another 2 guests.

The club opens at 7.30pm on Wednesday and Thursday nights, and closes at 11pm.

The club opens at 5.30pm on Friday and Saturday and closes at 12am.

On Sundays, the club opens at 6.30pm and closes at 10pm.

Our mid week gig showtimes are at either 8pm or 8-30pm sharp. See website for show times.

Our early weekend show’s start at 6pm in The Loft (6pm-and 6.30pm in our Basement Performance Room. (COVID adjusted show structure) Duration is 2 sets between 6.30pm-8.10pm.

Occasionally we have a special 6pm showtime. ( This will be highlighted on our website ).

We have an 9.00pm weekend show in our Parisian Loft Performance Room. (COVID adjusted show structure) Duration is 2 Sets played between 9.00pm-11.15pm).

And our late show on our weekends commences at 9.30pm sharp in our Basement Performance room. ( 2 Sets played between 9.30pm-11.45pm).

Advertised show times indicate the start of the performance.

Information on all our upcoming shows are available via our website, when you press the 'BOOK NOW' this displays the press kit in greater detail on the act you may be interested in attending - this also gives you information on the show duration, time, genre and performance room.

Group bookings are popular, your booking will appear on our guest list and seating will be arranged for your group. If you are booking a table and would like to sit together with another table, please fill in the comments section with your seating instructions For example “I’m here for John Smith’s b’day please seat my table with their group” or send us and email on

You can either purchase all the tables of 4 in one booking or your guests can purchase their own table individually online.


Our Gallery room is available for private functions of up to 70 guests. Please email us at for further details on our packages.

The Gallery is also where guests can arrive and have a drink prior to attending the late show on a Friday or Saturday evening.

Guests from our early 7.00pm show are welcome to head upstairs to our Gallery for drinks after the show as well. The Gallery Bar closes at approx 11pm. Its a great spot for a catch up.

We offer a Tapas menu. Menu items range from Tasting Platters for 4 - Anitpasto & Vegetarian Options available, Wedges, Arancini, Cheese/Salami platters, Pizzetta’s, Marinated olives and more.

Gluten Free Pizza Bases are available upon request.

For our functions we offer larger and more detailed canapés which are listed on our function flyer packages. If you are interested in our functions please fill in the enquiry form and we will reply with in 24 hours.

Please note: On Sundays the kitchen serves Pizzetta's only.

We have our Gallery Bar (currently closed) and also our Basement and Loft Bars. A full range of premium wines, champagne, spirits, local and imported beers and cocktails are available.

The club has 3 floors and we do not have disabled access. We can assist guests up and down the stairs upon arrival if they wish

We allow discreet conversation during performances, out of respect for our artists if a group are becoming noisy they will be asked to keep their voices down.

If guests wish to have a louder conversation they are welcome to chat more freely upstairs in our Gallery.

If you would like to perform at the Paris Cat please email us your press kit with some live footage of your performances to

If we think your band would suit our business model we will be in contact. Please note that we listen to all submissions and they are kept on file. We only reply to suitable submissions if we have dates available.

Smart casual to cocktail. Our guests are welcome to attend neatly dressed or go all out for a special occasion.

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