Cuisine: Family, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $25
Ranked: #3 of 8 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: #3 of 8 restaurants in Hawke's Bay 3
Focal Point Cinema and Cafe
Location: Hastings
Cuisine: Family, New Zealand
Mains: $15 - $25

Reviews

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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We had a lovely, relaxing meal in the spacious, kid friendly surroundings.

The waiter, Matt, was extremely professional and welcoming. Thank you :)

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Holly Ramsay

Delicious as always and great service

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A lovely dinner, will dine again.

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Tamara Peters

Great service. Stunning filled Chkn breast. Pretty good Pork belly and good Seafood chowder. Cheesy garlic bread ok. Recommend

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Litsa Hally

Had a lovely meal yesterday at Focal Point. We have lovely steak and Pasta. Our lovely man Vinnie was looking after us throughout the evening. Will be back again. Thank you Focal Point.

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Sarah McEvoy

Villi provided wonderful customer service our entree came out last due to miscommunication but he doubled the portion and it was absolutely delicious! Everyone enjoyed their food and would highly recommend. Apparently a new team of staff who are friendly and doing a great job.

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Logan McNeil

Really great spot to eat, portions are more than reasonable for price, first table was a great idea and I'll be coming back for more after my great experience here.

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Good food and great service. Handy for a movie after.

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Food was yummo and the waiter was attentive to our needs. Our group had a enjoyable time.

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Lovely afternoon spent with work colleague, very friendly staff who bent over backwards to make our dining experience special. Although we arrived an hour early, they made us feel welcome and offered us something from the cinema menu, as the chef wasn't arriving until 5pm! The food was absolutely delicious and worth the wait, I'm looking forward to my next visit to Focal Point Restaurant, Hastings.

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Fantastic dining experience and our waiter Drew was brilliant!

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Melissa Watt

The service was fantastic, we had two different servers and they were great. Food was just bland and did not feel like restaurant food, which was disappointing as this was our night out in Napier from another city.

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Glenda Wilkie

Very nice meal & lovely service definitely go back again

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Right from the start the service was first class from staff member Drew. He deserved the biggest compliment because he was an amazing young man. He was polit, courteous and super efficient in his delivery to us. Now the food, the best we have had in a long time. Congratulations you all excelled yourselves. Very happy customers. 10 out of 10

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Joe Shoaf

The food was amazing! The service was most definitely the best I’ve ever had in New Zealand. All around an A+ Experience and will for sure be using this site again.

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Stephen Rose

Meals were fine and we couldn't fault the service at all. Very friendly and helpful staff who went out of their way to ensure we were catered for.

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Sara Madsen

Fabulous again. We keep coming back as we live this place so much. The food is excellent but the service is amazing!

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Whitley Mareikura

I had never eaten at Focal Point before so was excited to dine in. We had looked up the menu and decided what we were going to eat the day before. We arrived a little late but was still allowed in to eat so was very grateful. The guy who served us was very friendly and I felt he did a great job. Although there were no vegetarian options even though the menu stated there was. We ordered our food. Took a little while between starters main and dessert. We were the only ones eating in. So I don’t understand why it may have taken so long. Overall the food was average. But the costumer service was great.

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Awesome meal

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Litsa Hally

The food and service was great at Focal Point.. The Steak was cook to perfection and the large prawns were tender with a hint of chilli, Thank you Focal Point,

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Lovely dinner.

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Litsa Hally

Good food and service at Focal. Loved the steak and the pasta. Thank you Focal Point.

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Another great meal at The Focal Point Restaurant. Lovely food, generous portions, and kind, helpful staff. Always very pleased to dine there. We ordered the Pork Belly, Burger and Chicken with Bacon, all equally delicious. The fries with the burger as well.

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Marie Moore

Excellent dining - the food wasn’t excellent and so filling - I literally couldn’t eat a main after our starters! Favourite was the calamari! Hubby never usually likes it but devoured this one. Staff were so friendly and accommodating and made our evening enjoyable!

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Great service and food!

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Food was delicious big servings and full of flavor. And service was just as wonderful.

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Great food, well presented and yummy. Nice relaxed atmosphere and a great table by the window.

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Litsa Hally

Both enjoyed our steak. Cooked to our liking and was big meals too. Staff were very friendly and gave great service. Thank you.

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Great food and excellent service by Phillip followed by a movie makes an excellent night out

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Ron Janes

You would not expect a restaurant in the lobby of a movie theatre, let alone one serving great meals. We weren't seeing a movie, so had no deadline for food. The four of us ordered different dishes, and all were beautifully presented, good size servings and delicious. The only minor complaint was the medium/rare steak was medium/well, and the salmon was mildly over-cooked. The prawns starter was cooked to perfection & nicely spiced, and the stuffed chicken was excellent. Our meal exceeded our expectations, and we will definitely dine there again.

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Ashleigh Radsyn

Good food and service

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A lovely family night out great food and Philip was very customer service orientated followed by a movie.

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Litsa Hally

Great steak and chicken pasta. Both meals were delicious. The staff were very friendly you. Thank you Focal Point.

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Ginny Jones

Went to Focal Point Hastings Sunday night and it was fantastic. We had Shannon serve us and she was absolutely wonderful. From the moment we walked in until we walked out she was always checking up on us. Meals were so delicious and well worth the price. Would definitely recommend Focal Point to everyone.

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The food was nice and service was friendly and fast.

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Very friendly staff. Food excellent and generous portions. Would definitely return.

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Great food great night.

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Shannon Sibley

Good night, high chair missing a strap but service good. Nice evening

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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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