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Dorothy Browns

Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1968
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Watching a film in an intimate setting while sitting on a sofa or in a chair under a chandelier... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Winter Park, Florida
via mobile
Loved it, loved it, loved it!

What a fantastic cinema. Came here a few years back and loved it. Returned to find it even... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
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Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1968
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 12 December 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
Reviewed 11 December 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
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Obviously there are 2 theatres. if you get the large one its a cool setup with a screen and projector that is outdated but good enough with the atmosphere and service to make it an experience that is worthwhile. If you get the small cinema...More

Thank Paulycoo
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to love this place, I really did - but left disappointed. It was our first time there and from the minute we walked in, we felt like we were imposing. I let the lady know that it was our first time there...More

Thank tenaxious_j
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I have never been to such a delightful cinema. Big comfortable seats intimate cinema. Great choice of NZ nibbles and wine to take in with you as you watch the movie

Thank momand
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Love love love this cinema. From the opulent roof and chandeliers to the big comfy chairs and blankets and bean bags. Sit back and watch great movies while sipping local wine with a cheese board or your obligatory bag of Jaffa's.

1  Thank kftraveller2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was recommended by someone in Queenstown & it proved to be so good we visited twice On the first visit we enjoyed the intimate Den and added to the delight with a good cheese board and bottle of local white On the second visit...More

1  Thank Rotiman1
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I've been traveling around New Zealand for sometime now and the second I stepped foot in Dorothy Browns I knew this place was going to be amazing. The staff are incredible and extremely helpful with anything and everything. The wine and cheese platter is a...More

1  Thank Cat S
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I showed up to a movie showing the other week and was chastised by a middle aged blond woman for not booking seats ahead of time and was rudely turned away. I decided to give the theater another go and booked for the following weekend...More

1  Thank 824jackief
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Rawinia M
16 September 2017|
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 😊