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The Embassy Theatre- Wellington

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Kent Terrace, Mt Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the embassy cinema but we all were shocked and disgusted with over 20 minutes of advertising before the movie started. Ruined the experience of paying premium price to see a movie out. If this is their normal advertising, I will not be visiting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank trish603
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the latest movie from the Harry Potter franchise - film so so but cinema great. Cleverly converted old style cinema with a nice bar attached. Original features are maintained and we had a good pizza afterwards. Worth seeking out!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Had a few drinks in the bar very nice bar with a great atmosphere and nice comfy chairs to relax in and great service.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steveruthcox
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Comfy seats (which are a must with my bad back), good area to sit while you wait, great service and amazing screen/sound. Also a really handy location for those on foot or public transport.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mrs_Wgtn_Dickson
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Great visit on a Sunday night. Enjoyed a movie in one of the smaller theatres on the ground floor. Comfy chairs. Lovely bar/waiting area. A bit of a wait on the hot food, otherwise I would definitely return.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Talaleu
Reviewed 1 May 2018

A grand location to watch an epic movie - The Avengers Infinity War. It was a family outing for my brother's birthday. We loaded up on snacks, [over priced, of course]. I had a large bucket of popcorn, which lasted me most of the movie....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Wow, what a cinema. I've been to a lot of smaller Arthouse cinemas and the like, but this one wins hands down for styling and comfort. Even the men's toilet was swish. Starts when you enter with an extremely interesting hallway tunnel thing to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bamorehouse
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

If you watch a movie, it must be on “The Grand” room, which is basically a theater with a big screen on it. It has even a stage. Anyway, it’s worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank fabiochoupina
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is an old style cinema that has survived into the 21st century. We didn't get to see a movie in the original cinema but in one of the intimate spaces they've added into the structure. i loved the tunnel you walk through to get...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ann T
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

They don't make movie theaters like this anymore. The ambience is great and the place is very clean. Of course this is where Middle-Earth made its debut in cinema, in the Grand theater. The audio and visual experience is also up to par.

Date of experience: November 2017
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