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Paradiso Cinema

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Address: Brownston Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-443 1505
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So good we went again the next night

Looks like a cafe but has 2 movie screens showing the latest films. Seats vary from a dentist's chair thru sofas and movie seats to an old Morris Minor. Movie stops halfway for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Darwin, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Looks like a cafe but has 2 movie screens showing the latest films. Seats vary from a dentist's chair thru sofas and movie seats to an old Morris Minor. Movie stops halfway for you to buy drinks and cookies hot from the oven or locally made ice cream and not miss any of the film. So good we went back... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there 2 times. It is a cinema with a twist - you have different types of chairs/couches/even cars(!), you can order food to eat at half time (or whenever), but the best thing is the halftime freshly baked cookies! The first time we had the chocolate one which wasn't that speial, but for the second time we took... More 

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Thank tomereli
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cinema seats are from anywhere and everywhere; I got the most comfortable seat I think I have ever had in a cinema! I gave in to a ginger and white chocolate biscuit at interval ... It was a delightful treat!

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Thank 50something_963
London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice cinema! Feels like you are in a nice house but with a big screen. They even do 3D movies. Great way to spend the evening after dinner. It is jot expensive either! 18NZD for a 3D movie is a very good price.

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Thank kitsune87
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit Paradiso Cinema when we had done enough long walks and pondering by the lake. It was the best decision! We went on Friday evening 5:15pm showing for fantastic beast and where to find them. We booked via phone and arrived 15min prior but queue was already long and we could not get couch seats. Our seat... More 

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Thank Ara C
Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quirky theater that offers fresh baked cookies during intermission. We sat in theater two which was more of a standard theater than theater one although it did have two couches and a bunch of old airline seats. Fun experience.

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Thank john1495
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107 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We watched an afternoon session at Cinema Paradiso and this quirky cinema provided a good viewing experience. The sound was good quality and the picture ok. The seating is all different types of chairs and couches on tiered platforms which allowed everyone to see the screen. They have yummy home made ice cream in tubs and popcorn and drinks. I... More 

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Thank Danielle R
Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We had a late lunch there before the movie. Chicken wraps and cappuccinos were really good and well-priced. Plenty of seating either in booths or at tables with funky tablecloths in the cafe area. We were told that if it looks like rain or it rains then there are a lot more people in the cinema. It's often booked out... More 

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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

we had such a lovely time! great food, cozy sofa and very good spikers and image for a little cinema! have to try the cookies - the ginger are amazing!

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Thank tamardaliot
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

So cute! Personal service and intermission hot cookies. Enjoyed a bottle of wine during the movie too. You can sit in the Morris Minor to watch the movie if you want to.

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