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US$7 - US$29
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Cafe
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Reviewed 21 December 2020

Thought we’d come in and give the place another go, but as before it was terrible. No ones cleaning up, dishes were left in the cinema and on the tables. The coffee was terrible as was before and staff don’t seem to be doing anything....Pick up your actMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 7 October 2019

Have been going here for a while now and thought it time to add a review. Love the happy hour wed-fri. Good value. Have just started eating the salads on the evening menu. I have had the salmon and also the beef. Absolutely delicious. Never...thought salads could be so good and so filling. The staff are wonderful. Very attentive even when under the pump. Place is a bit small however.More

Date of visit: October 2019
FocalPointHastings, Manager at Focal Point Cinema and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2019

Thank you very much for your feedback, we greatly appreciate it!

Reviewed 27 July 2019

Went in here for dinner with the in-laws & we had a pleasant evening. had a variety of tasty food in good quantity. Not fine dining but nourishing food. Our waitress was extremely friendly & helpful, down to earth!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

We were not expecting much of a meal when we stopped in before going to a nearby event. But the food was absolutely delicious and the service great We had the pumpkin soup, nachos and the salmon salad. All 4 of us were delighted with...our meals and we’ll definitely be back for a meal and a movieMore

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 6 June 2019 via mobile

Visited before moving on to another venue for a show-welcome was a little lacking, had a bit of a wait but was good after that. Service was good, food selection good, would visit again

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 26 April 2019 via mobile

After already being more expensive than other movie cinema the staff will take store bought lollie off your kids in order to push their hugely inflated confectionaries. My children were upset as I couldn’t afford to replace our cheap supermarket lollies with movie lollie. It...really took the shine off the experience and in future we will take care to sneak our things in better.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 12 March 2019

Went to watch A star is born which we both really enjoyed The seats are so comfortable. After movie we decided to have a casual dinner and had the panini with chicken brie with salad from the cabinet which was delicious and overflowing with filling..highly...recommend. Great menu and selection of beer alsoMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Went to see Christopher Robin with a friend. Good service at the ticket counter. Stayed after the movie for dinner. A wide variety of food available. Tasty and delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Good service and range of menu offerings as well as cabinet food. Coffee is good too. If you join as a member of Focal Point Cinemas you also get a free movie added to your card for your birthday. Must add too that their seats...are comfortable.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I'd not been to this cinema in awhile and it made me realize that I need to get out and see more films on the BIG screen. Management of this small chain with multi-screens in Levin, Fielding & soon Palmy North do an excellent job...of blending cafe experience with a modern comfortable cinema. Plus, the starkraving audio system really makes you "feel" the sound...sort of a surround sound. Excellent local wines from Linden Estate, Clearview, Ashridge and others by the glass -- and served in a glass, not plastic, for under $10. Good value.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Focal Point Cinema and Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5