Bars & Pubs

Auckland’s Best Quiz Nights

By Olivia Atkinson
21st Mar 2016

Let’s Get Quizzical | Auckland’s Best Quiz Nights

There are few better ways to beat the mid-work week blues than hitting a quiz night. Whether you’re after a loud and proud boozy affair, or an evening of collaborative fun, there’s a quiz night for everyone in Auckland.

Grab a pie and a pint, put your thinking cap on, and get ready to show off your obscure knowledge. Who knows? You might even come out on top. 

Hurstmere Road Brew Bar


Every Monday night, Hurstmere Road Brew Bar host a “Believe it or Not” pub quiz and it has become a North Shore favourite. The quiz keeps you entertained with its full audio and visual cues and there are a ton of prizes to be won. The prizes consist of vouchers and even a random team name draw so you don’t even have to win to get a hefty voucher. Not to mention the jackpot that’s worth $500.

The Cav Cracking Quiz


Comedy quiz nights are not something The Cav are strangers to as they have been hosting their weekly quiz for as long as we can remember. For those who just want some fun and a good time, The Cav’s quiz night is the one to get amongst. The questions don’t require you to be a genius so sit back, grab a cold one and get ready for a night of laughs.

Brothers Beer


Burgers and 18 taps of beer aren’t the only thing Brothers Beer offer to Aucklanders. On the first Wednesday of every month, they hold a quiz night with major prizes to be won. The prize also includes a huge bar tab so you could be in to win a chance to taste all 18 beers they have on tap so round up your crew and get quizzing.

Flight 605


Live music, top-notch pub food with a warm and welcoming vibe, what more could we ask for? Flight 605 has collaborated with Believe It Or Not Quiz Events to provide their Kingsland locals with a weekly Thursday quiz night. There is a $100 bar tab to be won which will be put to good use at this pub with almost 30 different drinks on offer.

The Empire

Auckland CBD

This tavern has been around since 1875 and has become an Auckland icon for giving the best service with a food and drinks menu that never stops growing. The Empire is committed to hosting a weekly Tuesday quiz night and has been for years, making this institution the go-to destination for a night of trivia. It gets even better when you order their special $10 scotch fillet special with crispy fries and coleslaw.

The Dominion

Mt. Eden

This Mt. Eden gem has earned a reputation for their pizzas and Tuesday is the night to get a taste of them. Along with the weekly Tuesday quiz night, you can get amongst any of their infamous pizzas for just $13 but let’s be real, who stops at just one pizza? The Dominion knows what’s up and have amped things up with their special, two pizzas for 22 bucks.

The Attic Bar & Restaurant

Mission Bay

If you’re more of wine and cocktails kind of person, The Attic Bar & Restaurant is the gastropub you want to be at for your quiz night. The vibe is relaxed yet sophisticated and the food they serve here is like classic pub food but elevated to the max. Grab one of their monthly wines, order their gourmet steak and smoked cheddar pie and put your thinking hat on for their weekly Tuesday quiz night.

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Image credit: Kellie Blizard 

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