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Light House Petone

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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To sit in comfortable lounge chairs and enjoy a glass of wine/beer plus the great movie we chose to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
A real niche venue

You can go here and select from a large selection of films. Before or after that, you can enjoy a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael Z
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  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cabinet food”(8 reviews)
“great movie”(6 reviews)
Going to the cinema is about so much more than watching a film. At Light House we try to create an environment of comfort and sophistication to deliver a unique cinema experience. In Petone, our cinema offers a warm and inviting venue. From our...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
52 Beach Street, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
+64 4-939 2061
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To sit in comfortable lounge chairs and enjoy a glass of wine/beer plus the great movie we chose to see. 5 different theatres x 5 different movies. Something we don't seem to have in Perth Australia, maybe we do - I shall have to hunt...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HenReeTess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can go here and select from a large selection of films. Before or after that, you can enjoy a leisurely drink, alcoholic or otherwise, from a very good selection. Alternatively, you can enjoy tasty cabinet food, made freshly daily. Very kool atmosphere with very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An awesome experience, great coffee and really comfortable seating with plenty of room Sound levels acceptable for reasonably small theatres

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dream821230
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Great for the movies but also to meet and greet the locals and enjoy an ice cream, coffee, wine or beer with something more substantial to eat on the side. for planning website super.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JudyB2749
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Went to see Mama Mia. Enjoyed the film, loved the pre-film ice cream. Embraced the comfortable seating. Good service from staff when booking seats by phone and on arrival.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank donald p
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and ambience. This small cinema complex has comfortable couch seating; shows quality movies and provides wine and yummy finger food .

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Love coming here for a catch up with friends to have a great coffee, and to see a movie and not to forget the ice-cream. Staff are always very friendly.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Lighthouse is a convivial place to catch up, whether you are going to a movie or not. Great coffee, good wine selection and plenty of snacks to choose from. The theatres are warm and inviting and screenings al;ways on time. The online booking app is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LoFlyaNZ
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Simply the best place to watch movies in Petone - great staff, excellent movie selection and knowledgable audiences...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peter6424
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely, cosy theater. The couches are brilliant - comfy and perfect size with someone you know, might be a bit close with a stranger! Great selection of snacks and drinks.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ellencnz
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