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Cinema Paradiso Bar & Cafe

Brownston St, Wanaka, New Zealand
443 1505
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Ranked #4 of 60 Restaurants in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Bar, Café
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Leipzig, Germany
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I absolutely enjoy the movie theater here. Whenever we are in Wanaka, we make sure, we get to see at least one movie here. The fresh warm cookies in the half time of the movie are just AMAZING! :)

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Pick the sofa or arm chair that looks like it is going to be your best friend. Dig in to your fresh from the oven cookie and kick back. Great staff too

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We loved how fun and quirky this experience was. The seats were comfortable and it was a great way to see a movie - small and intimate. We were able to take in our dips which were delicious. When intermission came we had a pizza and then went back in to see the movie. Recommend as a must do experience.

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved our experience at Paradiso. It really is a must do movie experience. Snuggling up on the couches or in the cut out car is something I had never experienced before. Beautiful homemade icecream & delicious coffee. The best part though was the beautiful cookies that you get at intermission... That's right an intermission in the middle of the movie.... More

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Canberra, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Loved the layout of the cinema with the various array of couches, cars and cameras. The interval break was also a nice touch. Highly memorable cinema experience.

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gold coast
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A movie experience like never before. A small boutique cinema full of character. Sound and picture quality were great. Loved the different seating options. The warm cookies at intermission are a must.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Love Cinema Paradiso! It's so cozy, full of characters and the cinema inside is none like the normal typical cinema you always go to. For one thing...the seats are all so different and unique from one another. No two seast are the same. There are couches, seats in the car, seats painted in different color etc..very cute! Their homemade ice... More

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Such a cute wee venue. All unique seating inside, we sat in the old school car, surprisingly comfy. I loved that the movie broke for an interval, we enjoyed our pizza and warm cookie. Coffee could be better, but hey your not a cafe so I don't mind. See you again soon

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Caves Beach, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

What a great place to go to a movie! Great service and personalities. A wonderful evening for a Dad and 2 boys. Loved the home biscuits and ice cream. We love the ice cream so much that we went back twice! The best cinema experience ever! A must do when you visit Wanaka

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

A very unique must visit cinema in Wanaka. The atmosphere is warm, comfortable. Love the concept they impose. Last but not least, you have to try their homemake chocolate big cookies. It melts when serve it hot. Love it

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