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Focal Point Cinema and Cafe

$$ - $$$, , Cafe
14-16 Salisbury Street, Levin 5510, New Zealand
+64 6-366 0330
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (13 reviews)
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, New Zealand, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
14-16 Salisbury Street, Levin 5510, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went or the two soup, bread and coffee deal this week - it was excellent. Hope focal point continue with these deals. The place was humming and we didnt have to wait too long.Plenty o staff which sometimes in the past have been lacking, keep...More

Thank minnie20315
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service very slow. Meal was not that nice. Too much rocket. No other lettuce. Meat was tough. The second time we have felt ignores. Nathan guy was there. He got served before us. He arrived a lot later than us. We have had the same...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, service, and snacks. Great place for dinner and a movie or even after work drinks and catch ups. Bonus if you make it there for happy hour. Love the breads and dips 😍😍

Thank Sarah J
CRW15, Manager at Focal Point Cinema and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hey Sarah, thanks for your feedback!

Reviewed 11 July 2018

We turned up with 18 people and although we had no booking they took it in their stride, organised tables and had our meals out in good time. The portions were generous and the food was excellent and very reasonably priced. Would be a regular...More

Thank Anji503
CRW15, Manager at Focal Point Cinema and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi there, thanks for the positive review! We're glad you enjoyed your night here and hope to see you all back here next time you're in Levin!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

I usually love Focal Point. The service, food and atmosphere all very good - usually. Just my last 3 visits a few things have been lacking each time. Mainly the quality of the food and the timeliness of the service. Despite friendly service still being...More

Thank Shelley W
CRW15, Manager at Focal Point Cinema and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Shelley, thanks for letting us know about these issues. I will send you a private message for more details.

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Went there for dinner and movie on a sunday night. Arrived at 4.55 and movie started at 6. All we wanted was a main only two adults and a child. The place was pretty empty. Was told that if going to dinner and movie we...More

Thank mangofeijoa
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We order our meals and take a bottle of wine in to the movie when we come out the meals are put straight on the table nice and hot and no delay, great free coffee and muffin yesterday and then we watched the Bookshop movie...More

1  Thank Ken S
CRW15, Manager at Focal Point Cinema and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Ken, thank you for your kind review! Hope you enjoyed The Bookshop.

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great cinema complex with a wonderful cafe with beautiful food and coffee. Bonus is you can take anything from the cafe into the movies with you. Coffee is good but it’s a little bit harder to eat with a knife & fork...More

Thank firstannie
CRW15, Manager at Focal Point Cinema and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hey Annie, thanks for your review! We're glad you had a great time here. And yes, you're right - we do need to update the photo!

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This is a central city treasure hidden within a movie cinema. Warm friendly staff and a cosy setting made for a great evening. We had the jungle salad and corn fritters, both were of a good size and super delicious. A good selection of wine...More

Thank TinaLLea
CRW15, Manager at Focal Point Cinema and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hi Tina, thanks for your review!!

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Saturday 7/4 I met up with a few friends for a last minute birthday catch up at FP. The booking was made 1 hour before we arrived, quickly and without fuss. The FP staff gave us everything we needed for a light, late afternoon tea...More

Thank Shelley W
CRW15, Manager at Focal Point Cinema and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for your review! We're glad your night went well and hope to see you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Cuisine
Contemporary, New Zealand, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-16 Salisbury Street, Levin 5510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Levin
  • Phone Number: +64 6-366 0330
Description
Focal Point Cinema is Levin's very own award winning boutique movie theatre complete with fully licenced coffee and wine bar open 7 days from 8:00am. Focal Point brings together high quality, modern cinema entertainment, a plush 1920's décor, fantastic comfort, and a warm friendly atmosphere. Focal Point also has a fantastic coffee and wine bar which offers café dining, great coffee (Allpress) and a range of premium wines and beers. A delicious range of food is available throughout the day, plus we offer a range of tasty platters that can be shared amongst friends as you relax with a drink of your choice. Focal Point Cinema is available for group functions, private bookings, conference groups, and children's birthday parties. A tasty buffet roast dinner or light finger food can be offered for group bookings. Out-catering services are also available.
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