Cuisine: Family, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $25
Ranked: #4 of 14 restaurants in Hawke's Bay

Dinner and a movie? Focal Point Cinema Hastings is Hawke’s Bay’s iconic entertainment venue!

This boutique movie theatre features a fully licenced café and wine bar which serves a delicious range of food, beer and wine. Why not book dinner with friends, family, or a date before sitting back and relaxing in the high quality, modern cinema and watch the latest, and greatest films.

"At Focal Point Cinema and Cafe' it is their aim to provide an amazing cinema entertainment experience, a relaxing and friendly environment, and a thoroughly enjoyable night out."

Check out focalpointcinema.co.nz to see movie times.

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Focal Point Cinema and Cafe
126 Heretaunga Street East
Hastings 4120

Open Hours:
Daily from 8:00 a.m.

Phone: 06 871 5418
Website: www.focalpointcinema.co.nz

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Ranked: #4 of 14 restaurants in Hawke's Bay 4
Focal Point Cinema and Cafe
Location: Hastings
Cuisine: Family, New Zealand
Mains: $15 - $25

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Excellent service by our waiter Drew. He was great and delight to be served by. Service I would expect at a top 5star restaurant.
The food was great and large servings!
I will definitely be going back.

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Litsa Hally

Loved dining at Focal Point. Good selection of food to cater for all tastebuds. Excellent meal to fill you up on these cold days. Service was great too. Will visit again. Thank you

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Tonya Low

The food was great. Service was excellent, they were great at keeping us up to date with what was happening and making sure we were looked after well. Loved it and will go back again soon.

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Andrea Connell

Lovely meal and great service, thanks so much.

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A bit of a wait for our meal because of the movie goers orders, but it was worth the wait, enjoyed our meal will dine again. :)

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Enjoyed our meal. The hamburger deal combo was fantastic and yum, would go back for this again. The Italian platter is a great one to start with. They went that extra mile with the service ;-)

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Was abit of wait probably because their was a screening of a movie at the time when we came in and the line was packed before we were seen. Me and my kids were very happy with what we ordered even though it took a while and the waiter gave me a free drink cause he knew we had been waiting for awhile

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Darlene Spooner

Customer service was average very polite. Orders the sweet chilli prawns for entrée those were delicious, the main was average.

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Food was divine and beautifully presented. Only things that didn't go well was steak wasn't cook how it should have been and mint ice cream didn't go with the desserts we ordered. Service was slow and was weird that we ate on the other side. Harder to get their attention when needing something but in all I would still go again.

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Riza Ambadar

Booked for 4 but one could not make it, Philip the staff is awesome and still accommodate us and very friendly. The food was great and perfect timing too as we wanted to catch the 6 pm movie, all and all a great experience. Keep it up guys.

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Christine Mowbray

Although the cinema was super busy when we arrived, we were seated promptly, and as soon as it quietened down our orders were taken. The food was really tasty. Would definitely dine there again.

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Litsa Hally

Great meal and great service especially when the theatre was full of eager people going to Lion King. Thank u Focal Point.

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Service and food were great. Would check in-house specials though before booking through First table.

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Melissa Milliken

Very accommodating, thanking you

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Margaret Ellis

Pre cinema dinner with our granddaughter.Very pleasant evening.

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The food and service was wonderful but having all the people waiting for the movies in the same area was very offputting. Once they all went in for the movie it was lovely and quiet and more enjoyable.

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The food was really tasty.The only thing I would say is that the beef sliders had no veg at all, either in the slider or on the plate.Other than that we really enjoyed our meals.

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Litsa Hally

Really enjoyed our night at Focal Point. Lovely and warm when it’s so cold outside. The steak was cooked as we liked it and the kiwi burger was delicious. The service was great too. Thank you.

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Nancy Cox

Yummy entree (prawns)

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yummy food salmon was great

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Tineka Ferguson

Consistently good food at Focal Point, one of our fave restaurants :)

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Qian Qian

Food was great, big portions. Service was excellent. We enjoyed our dinner.

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Stephen Walsh

Very good waitress, attentive & helpful Good quantity of delicious food, perhaps too much Mashed potato, although tasty.

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Martha Greening

Always enjoy the food here...whilst our servers were very friendly, they were quite busy or I think that's the reason they took so long to serve us. Will dine again.

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A nice treat out. Enjoyed very much, we ate so much ....... we rolled our tummies out. ps. the French platter was super yum

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So me and my 2 sons dined here on the 10th June. Had to wait about 15 minutes for a our dinner was served, being the only people dinning. Tryed something different on the menu instead of ordering the same thing and to my liking I enjoy my plate was delicious. Boys demolished there plates as well

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We loved our dining experience at Focal Point the steak and salmon dishes were great, our waiter was exceptional and the food great. The atmosphere was pleasant and the venue nice and warm. We look forward to our next visit.

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We loved it. Thank you

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Katie Turner

Always great food at Focal Point! The prawns entree were amazing! Plus being able to take our dessert into the movie was great. Yum!

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Loved the friendly and helpful service of Philip. He went over and above normal service. Main was beautiful and generous in size. Desserts were nice and very generous in size. Great experience.

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Really yummy meal that was a very decent size. Once seated the service was friendly and prompt despite the box office being very busy at the time we arrive and the staff were obviously stretched. My only criticisms would be that it took some time to check in and find someone to seat us when we arrived (due to staff being tied up a the box office), I was a bit worried we would go over the first table check in cut off and miss out. Also we weren't offered the opportunity to look at the dessert menu. Overall a very enjoyable experience and we got to our 8.30pm movie on time.

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Litsa Hally

Excellent food and great service. Thank you.

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Great tasting food, great service

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Device and good was excellent. Followed by a great movie that made us laugh. Great night. Thank you

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Litsa Hally

Great food and service. Thank you Focal Point.

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Arrived just as a huge event with heaps of students were just leaving. The place was quite chaotic and we were concerned as a table wasn't ready and we wanted to eat before our film started. We needn't have worried. The bar staff was very attentive making sure we received a clean table, lit candle and took our order quickly. The food was superb, couldn't fault it. Very satisfied with the experience

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A great place to come for a well priced meal. The lamb salad and pan fried salmon were both delicious. It's surprising this place isn't better patronised as its a favourite of ours, being tied to the cinema. Even the cabinet food looks incredible.

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value for money

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Holly Ramsay

Delicious and wonderful service! Always a family favourite! Highly recommend

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Great good & service.

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Wonderful, helpful staff greeted me on arrival, enjoyed a lovely meal, very tasty & well presented, then enjoyed the movie "Vai" so looking forward to our next date night!

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Once again had a pleasant meal. Staff were friendly and got meal out nice and quick so that we had plenty of time before our movie.

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Litsa Hally

We both enjoyed our meals and the service was great. Thank you Focal Point.

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Great service however my food was a little dry. I would still go back as there are plenty more delicious things to get

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The service was fast, and the food was delicious and good value for money.

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Krista McGuffog

Yummy food as always! Fast and friendly service. We will be back. Family from Gisborne

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Anna Matheson

Food was amazing with large portion sizes. Second time eating here and would most definitely come back!

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Litsa Hally

Great meal and great service. Thank you Focal Point.

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Great service and really good food, well presented and tasted great. I would really recommend this experience to everyone.
We will definitely do this again.

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Valz Harrison

Excellent

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Litsa Hally

Great food and good service. Thank you.

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Chris King

Service good food good . Would go again but did find my stotch fillet steak a little stringy and tough for medium rear cooked. Wife's Chicken dish lovely. Entree delicious. Ice cream perfect . Thanks again first table.

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