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Cold on this occasion. Not really comfortable if the temperature is too hot or cold. Otherwise it... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Ngawai R
Porirua, New Zealand
A quaint setting away from the hustle and bustle

Nice clean and very comfortable this cinema offers a nice quieter alternative to the bigger... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
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  • Average10%
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3 Paekakariki Hill Road, Pauatahanui, Porirua 5381, New Zealand
+64 4-234 6770
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Cold on this occasion. Not really comfortable if the temperature is too hot or cold. Otherwise it is a great venue with nice ice creams & wine selection. Very comfortable seating

Thank Ngawai R
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing service if you book online and then have to cancel. Soon after booking and paying for tickets online last week our grandson became ill. My husband left 2 voicemail messages to cancel the tickets. He clearly requested a call back. Those calls were...More

Thank Roam504243
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is a 30 min drive from Wellington city and feels very country. The drive is lovely with the inlet always in view. You can book online in advance and choose your seats. Seats are allocated so it pays to book early. There is plenty...More

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The Pauatahanui inlet road runs right round the bay toward the cinema and village. A stunning boardwalk further along for those who like a bit more activity.

Thank EdgarCentreNZ
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

With most of the theatres closed in Wellington due to the Earthquake we went to The Light House and loved it. We enjoyed a coffee while looking out into the bush and had great customer service. The theatre was small but comfy with built in...More

Thank JasonandKatieC
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Nice clean and very comfortable this cinema offers a nice quieter alternative to the bigger cinema's. Set in the bush with a pleasant cafe and licensed bar it provided a very nice afternoon cinematic experience.

Thank Q8926NWchrist
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome little cinema, intimate style with two seater shared couches, great coffee and service, friendly staff who are super good with the kids.

Thank M9570ACtomr
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We love going to the Light House cinema to see a movie and always choose this venue for seeing movies that interest us . Staff are lovely. Seats in the cinema are so comfortable. Cute little couches for 2 with cushions. Only a small cinema...More

Thank biddye67
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small intimate cinema with 2 seater sofas and little tables so you can have a drink while you watch the movie. The cafe has a good selection of delicious light meals and snacks to enjoy before or after the movie. Really friendly...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Plenty of free Parking nearby and worth arriving early for a pre movie drink. The coffee is hot and comes served with a Jaffa. Friendly staff and comfortable seats with lots of leg room. You can book on line or phone booking. As the theatres...More

Thank Alipa50
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