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Dorothy Browns

Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1968
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Gold Class without the prices

Our first night visiting Arrowtown we opted on a visit to Dorothy Brown’s cinema - a classic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OzFr0g
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Tauranga, New Zealand
via mobile
Very cute

We were pleasantly surprised to discover a movie theatre in Arrowtown. It doubles as a bookstore... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
68skp70
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheeseboard” (16 reviews)
“cheese board” (19 reviews)
“comfy seats” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 1968
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"cheeseboard"
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"bean bags"
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"boutique cinema"
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"small cinema"
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"movie experience"
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"star wars"
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"tucked away"
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"wine and cheese"
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"whilst watching"
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"sound quality"
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"main theatre"
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"nice evening"
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"intimate setting"
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"for sale"
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"drinking wine"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first night visiting Arrowtown we opted on a visit to Dorothy Brown’s cinema - a classic theatre that has been an Arrowtown icon for years. Our movie screened in the Den, the smaller of the 2 theatres and we opted for lounge seating. As...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to discover a movie theatre in Arrowtown. It doubles as a bookstore. The decor is well done and the seats are super comfortable.

Thank 68skp70
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

And I mean the title in the kindest way. We saw two shows on successive nights in the big theatre, and enjoyed it enormously. Big comfortable seats, glass of Laphroaig at my elbow, backpackers lounging around the front in the bean bags, reasonable sound, big...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Armchair or couch seating, wine and non alcoholic beverages before or during the intermission plus cheese boards make this the most comfortable, relaxing movie experience. Plus there are interesting books on display to browse and purchase.

Thank annetravel2014
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

This is a fabulous little cinema, tucked away down a side street in Arrowtown. There are two cinemas; the main one holds 40 people, and The Den holds just 20. We went to the latter to watch The Darkest Hour. Sitting on a variety of...More

Thank RetiredBritz
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

This is an absolutely gorgeous quirky little boutique cinema, with a bar and bookshop. We loved this place so much we went back two nights running! The huge comfy seats have little tables between them to put your local craft beer or wine, or freshly...More

Thank annette s
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

This is a boutique independent cinema with one main screen and another smaller one. What is unusual is that the seating is very comfortable with a little tray between each pair of seats, and there are plenty of chairs and sofas to lounge around in...More

Thank Andy Hayler
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Watching a film in an intimate setting while sitting on a sofa or in a chair under a chandelier while snacking on olives and cheese was pure delight. Can't recommend seeing a movie here highly enough!

Thank Chele32789
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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic cinema. Came here a few years back and loved it. Returned to find it even better. The den has been transformed. The best cinematic experience ever! Wow. Keep up the good work Dorothy. It's a night out with a difference and I...More

Thank JoeLeics
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

This is such a quaint little cinema, you can get your wine and cheese and settle down into a comfy chair for the movie of choice - for us it was Murder on the Orient Express Great that there is an interval for toilet break...More

Thank Rowies2011
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Rawinia M
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Response from kftraveller2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not sure as I don't live down there was only visiting. Am sure they have a website you could get online and see what is showing 😊
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