Liquor licencing submissions - nightclubs

appeal for Zan Zi Bar to get a cabaret licence - list of clubs 1994

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(x) The study accompanying Mr Challoner's town planning report examined nearby licensed premises and the services offered by them. In close proximity to Zan Zi Bar, the cabaret nightclubs are: Transformers, Mary Street, Sibyls Entertainment Centre, Diamonds, The Gig and Lexington Queen. The hotels/taverns providing entertainment are: The Victory Hotel, The Stock Exchange Hotel, The Port Office Hotel, The Lands Office Hotel, The Treasury Hotel, Friday's Tavern and City Rowers. The four/five star hotels with accommodation and providing entertainment are: The Hilton, The Sheraton, The Mayfair Crest and The Heritage.

20. Mr Challoner's report and study characterised the nearby licences. Summarised below are some basic ways in which existing late-night premises differ from the facility proposed by the appellant:

(i) Transformers (Cabaret Night Club)

This nightclub is presently closed and is to reopen in November as "Henry's".

Location: Charlotte Street
Proximity: 1.5 blocks
Capacity: 1,200
Licence Type: On-Premises (Cabaret)
Trading Hours: Thursday till 3:00am, Friday and Saturday till 5:00am
Food Available: Nil
Entertainment: D.J.
Market Structure: Commercial/Contemporary - 18-25 years

(ii) Mary Street (Cabaret Night Club)

Situated half a street block away from Zan Zi Bar. A la Carte food service available on upper floor, but not accompanied by cabaret style entertainment. Tend to cater for younger clientele.

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Location: 138 Mary Street
Proximity: 2 blocks
Capacity: 800
Licence Type: On-Premises (Cabaret)
Trading Hours: Thursday 7:00pm till 5:00am, Friday and Saturday 9:00pm till 5:00am
Food Available: Thursday - barbecue
Entertainment: D.J./live ban
Market Structure: 18-35 years

(iii) Sibyl's (Cabaret Night Club)

A much larger complex than Zan Zi Bar located away from the main night entertainment area at 383 Adelaide Street. Does not cater for dining.

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Location: 383 Adelaide Street
Proximity: 6 blocks
Capacity: 2,000
Licence Type: On-Premises (Cabaret)
Trading Hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday 12:00pm till 5:00am
Food Available: Bistro till 8:00pm
Entertainment: D.J.
Market Structure: 1. "Club 25" over 25's

2. "Superdome" - 18-25 years

(iv) Diamonds (Cabaret Night Club)

Located in Elizabeth Street, towards George Street. Diamonds offers neither food or cabaret style entertainment.

Location: Elizabeth Street
Proximity: 3 blocks
Capacity: 600
Licence Type: On-Premises (Cabaret)
Trading Hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9:00pm till 3:00am
Food Available: Nil
Entertainment: D.J.
Market Structure: Alternative 18-25 years

(v) The Gig (Cabaret Night Club)

Located in same street block as Zan Zi Bar. The Gig caters particular to international and national entertainers and musicians. Only light snacks are available.

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Location: 22 Market Street
Proximity: 1 block
Capacity: 250
Licence Type: On-Premises (Cabaret)
Trading Hours: Monday to Sunday 8:00pm till 5:00am
Food Available: Light Snacks
Entertainment: Live and D.J.
Market Structure: 18-80 years

(vi) Lexington Queen (Cabaret Night Club)

Located on Albert Street close to the Queen Street Mall. No cabaret style entertainment.

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Location: Albert Street
Proximity: 5 blocks
Capacity: 800
Licence Type: On-Premises (Cabaret)
Trading Hours: Monday to Saturday 8:00pm till 5:00am, Sunday 8:00pm till 3:00am
Food Available: Light Snacks
Entertainment: D.J.
Market Structure: 18-30 years

(vii) The Victory Hotel (Tavern providing entertainment)

Located in same street block as Zan Zi Bar. Beer garden is main venue. No a la carte food service. Caters mainly for younger (student?) clientele.

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Location: Edward Street
Proximity: 1 block
Capacity: 1,000
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Wednesday and Thursday till 12midnight, Friday and Saturday till 2:00am and Sunday till 10:00pm
Food Available: Tuesday - Thursday - Dinner 9:00pm
Friday - Sausage sizzle
Entertainment: Covers Bands/Soloists
Market Structure: 18-25 years

(viii) Club 131 (Tavern providing entertainment)

Part of the Stock Exchange Hotel complex located opposite the Victory Hotel and not far from Zan Zi Bar at the intersection of Edward and Charlotte Streets. No late night food service.

Location: Cnr Charlotte and Edward Streets
Proximity: 1 block
Capacity: 300
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Hotel Hours (Friday and Saturday till 12midnight)
Food Available: Pub food till 9:00pm
Entertainment: Friday and Saturday - Band or soloist
Market Structure: 25-40 years

(ix) The Port Office Hotel (Tavern providing entertainment)

Located not far from Zan Zi Bar at the intersection of Edward and Margaret Streets. Only trades until 12midnight except on Fridays when it trades until 1:30am. Caters mainly for younger clientele in the evening

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Location: 39 Edward Street
Proximity: 2 blocks
Capacity: 200
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Friday till 1:30am, Saturday till 12midnight, Sunday till Thursday till 10:00pm
Food Available: Counter Meals
Entertainment: Live cover bands
Market Structure: business 25-40 years

(x) The Lands Office Hotel (Tavern providing entertainment)

Located away from the main night entertainment area. Food available only during the day. Entertainment is not cabaret style.

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Location: Cnr Mary and George Streets
Proximity: 3 blocks
Capacity: Upstairs 700-1,400
Downstairs 300-600
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Friday and Saturday till 5:00am, Sunday till Thursday hotel hours
Food Available: Daytime only
Entertainment: D.J. - Friday and Saturday nights
Market Structure: business 25-40 years

(xi) The Treasury Hotel (Tavern providing entertainment)

Also located away from the main night entertainment area at the George Street end of the city. Only trades late on Thursday and Friday nights.

Location: Cnr Mary and George Streets
Proximity: 3 blocks
Capacity: Upstairs 700-1,400
Downstairs 300-600
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Friday and Saturday till 5:00am, Sunday till Thursday hotel hours
Food Available: Daytime only
Entertainment: D.J. - Friday and Saturday nights
Market Structure: business 25-40 years

(xii) Friday's Tavern (Tavern providing entertainment)

Located in the Riverside complex. A la carte food service available and also live bands, but quite different from Zan Zi Bar in that it has a very much larger capacity, possibly up to 2,000.

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Location: 123 Eagle Street, Riverside Centre
Proximity: 2 blocks
Capacity: Maximum 2,000
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Friday and Saturday till 5:00am, Sunday till late
Food Available: Tuesday till Saturday - A la carte restaurant
Friday and Saturday - Grill/Snack
Entertainment: D.J. and Live Band
Market Structure: 18-35 years

(xii) City Rowers (Tavern providing entertainment)

Located in the Waterfront Plaza complex. A la carte food service not available after 9:00pm. Live entertainment only available certain days. Attracts many more people than could be accommodated in Zan Zi Bar. Very busy atmosphere.

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Location: 1 Eagle Street Pier
Proximity: 2 blocks
Capacity: 800
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Monday to Wednesday 10:00pm, Thursday 3:00am, Friday and Saturday 5:00am
Food Available: A la carte till 9:00pm
Entertainment: D.J. 5 nights, Karaoke 4 nights, Live - Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Market Structure: 18-80 years

(xiii) Margaux's (four/five star hotel with accommodation providing entertainment)

Located on the 5th floor of the Hilton Hotel complex in Elizabeth Street. Provides only light snacks. A la carte dining available in other areas of the hotel.

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Location: 190 Elizabeth Street
Proximity: 2 blocks
Capacity: 250
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 9:00pm till 1:00am, Friday and Saturday 9:00pm till 3:00am
Food Available: Light snacks available
Entertainment: D.J. only
Market Structure: 25 and over

(xiv) Someplace Else (four/five star hotel with accommodation providing entertainment)

Located some distance from the main night entertainment area in the Sheraton Hotel complex. Provides only pizzas. Does not set out to cater for diners.

Location: Turbot and Adelaide Streets
Proximity: 8 blocks
Capacity: 300
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Monday till Thursday till 1:00am, Friday and Saturday till 3:00am
Food Available: Gourmet pizzas till 9:00am Monday to Thursday. Weekend till 11:00pm
Entertainment: Music videos. Live Top 40 band
Market Structure: hotel guests and business 25-35 years

(xv) Spillanes (four/five star hotel with accommodation providing entertainment)

Located on second floor of the Carlton Crest Hotel in Roma Streets somewhat removed from the main night entertainment area.

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Location: Cnr Anne and Roma Streets
Proximity: 6 blocks
Capacity: 400-500
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 9:00pm till 2:00am, Friday and Saturday 9:00pm till 3:00am
Food Available: Nil
Entertainment: Saturday Club Afro-Carib
Market Structure: business 25-40 years

(xvi) Pavilion Bar (four/five star hotel with accommodation providing entertainment)

Located not far from Zan Zi Bar in the Heritage Hotel. Diners are catered for elsewhere in the hotel.

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Location: Cnr Edward and Margaret Streets
Proximity: 2 blocks
Capacity: 800
Licence Type: General Licence
Trading Hours: Friday 5:00pm till 12midnight
Food Available: Burgers till midnight
Entertainment: Live Band
Market Structure: hotel guests/trendies 21 and over