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Focal Point Cinema and Cafe

$$ - $$$European, ,
126 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings, New Zealand
+64 6-871 5418
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (2 reviews)
“comfy seats” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Cafe, Central European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
126 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Glenis L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...More

Thank RogerandGrace
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...More

Thank Hal J
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I've not been to a cinema like this one - where you can get a decent meal and see a film. The food is genuinely good here, you can even order some to have in the film with you! The cinema is also very good,...More

Thank Monique B
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Comfortable and clean movie theatre. Large range of food, either order or from the cabinet. Toilets are also clean

1  Thank 936lizzym
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Suprised my family to a night out at the movies, they didnt know what movie we were going to be watching and got very excited when they saw where we were going. We watched jurassic world, was a good movie, only downfall was that we...More

1  Thank edstar22
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I was excited to attend the mums and bus session where you can bring along your baby for a discounted daytime ticket price and also receive a free coffee (this was touted as morning tea which was more than what Ido get at home on...More

Thank bexandlima
Reviewed 28 May 2018

My kids and I tried out Focal Point for the first time and found out it was a great place to eat and watch a movie. Lots of movies and food options are available here and the kids had a great time.

Thank Vickyn72
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Visiting Hastings for a few days, just returned from having dinner in Napier driving around looking for somewhere to have coffee when we came across Focal Point Cinema in Hastings.....pleasantly surprised to see there was a full menu cafe attached where we could purchase coffee...More

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Had the tortilla stack which was really tasty and filling. Mocha delicious. Great lunch. Friendly staff.

Thank C3PW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Cafe, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-871 5418
  • E-mail
Focal Point Cinema is Hasting's newest boutique movie theatre complete with a fully licenced cafe, open 7 days from 8:00am. Focal Point brings together high quality, modern cinema entertainment, a plush 1930's art deco décor, fantastic comfort, and a warm friendly atmosphere. Focal Point Cinema 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. "At Focal Point Cinema and Cafe' it is our aim to provide an amazing cinema entertainment experience, a relaxing and friendly environment, and a thoroughly enjoyable night out."
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