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Address: 29 Wigan Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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+64 4-385 3337
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Going to the cinema is about so much more than watching a film. At Light...

Going to the cinema is about so much more than watching a film. At Light House we try to create an environment of comfort and sophistication to deliver a unique cinema experience.

Light House Cuba is located in Wellington's bustling Cuba street district. Nestled on Wigan street, across from Havana bar, Light House Cuba offers offers a unique and inviting atmosphere to escape the daily grind.

Sit back, relax and unwind.

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Just loved this cinema

What a find. This is such a lovely cinema. Fabulous comfy two seater sofas with cushions and tea served in t-pots with cups and saucers to your seats. Other refreshments available... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jill S
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a find. This is such a lovely cinema. Fabulous comfy two seater sofas with cushions and tea served in t-pots with cups and saucers to your seats. Other refreshments available too. 💖

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Thank Jill S
Wellington, New Zealand
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318 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2017

An early meal and then to the Lighthouse Cuba for a good movie. An ideal night out for us! Warm, smiling service, comfortable seating in boutique theatre, coffee or wine to enjoy while watching, a selection of snacks if desired. All good! We are usually lucky to find a parking space nearby.

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Thank Julie M
Napier, New Zealand
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75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

What a great cinema this is. Found it on a visit to Wellington. Saw a movie on New years day. It was super busy. 3 cinemas to choose from. Quaint coffee shop. Perfect.

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Thank Zara58
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93 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Comfortable couch seating. You can eat or drink wine in the company of abut 30 people while watching a movie.

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Thank Jessica H
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6 reviews
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Slow service which is a downer when the movie is about to start. Also expensive. Some more investment to match the price and brand please.

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Thank geoff p
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Went to the lighthouse to grab a movie with a group of friends. The experience is much more low key than say going to a traditional theater... the theater it self is much smaller and the seating is superior quality. Small setting big sound excellent experience and fantastic staff.

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Thank J A
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you don't like the large mall type Cineplex experience, why not try Lighthouse Cinema. It is a boutique neighbourhood cinema, graet ambience with a very nice small cafe. Great coffee.

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Thank MichaelJG90277
Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Very central. two seater seats for couples. Great atmosphere. Food and drinks in the lobby. Quite romantic.

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Thank Lawrence G
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

What a cool little gem, love the couches instead of those horrible theatre seats. Sipping on a cool wine whilst relaxing in front of your next favourite movie. Great way to kill time or a rainy day.

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Thank Michael K
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We really loved this cinema experience, actually it was a highlight of our stay in Wellington. Caught an über from our hotel to right outside the cinema which was warm with a great atmosphere. Cinema seats comfy with cushions and cinema acoustics pleasing. Booked tickets online for ease prior to arrival. Popcorn free with coffee, cabinet snacks and wine/beer available... More 

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Thank Sarah B

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