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André Rieu's Sydney Town Hall Concert - An Australian Celebration Join André for this intimate special event! DATE: 15 & 16 December – One Weekend Only TIME: 1:00pm More info
Burn the Stage - The Movie DATE: Thurs 15 November TIME: 7pm More info
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2018 Celebrating ‘The Sky’s the Limit’ DATE: Saturday 24 November TIME: 3:00pm More info
Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams Special Screening - One Night Only DATE: Wednesday 14 November TIME: 8:00pm More info
Born Racer: The Scott Dixon Story Tickets on Sale Now DATE: Limited sessions from 25 October More info
Disney Villains Film Festival All Tickets $8* DATE: 27 October - 18 November More info
Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us Tickets on Sale Now DATE: From 25 November More info
My Hero Academia Tickets on Sale Now DATE: From 18 October More info
Big Screen Classics - Doctor Zhivago $10* Tickets for Cinebuzz members | $12* for non-members DATE: From 18 March TIME: 3:00pm More info
New Zealand International Film Festival Selected Screenings at EVENT Cinemas Queen St, Westgate, Havelock North, Palmerston North, New Plymouth and The Embassy Theatre DATE: 26 July - 19 September More info
Retro Sessions Your favourites back on the big screen DATE: From 27 July More info
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Parlour Lane Popcorn Exclusively available at Event Cinemas More info
Chicks at the Flicks Instant Family DATE: Wednesday 21 November TIME: 6:30pm - pre-show festivities | 7:00pm - film starts (pre-show starts from 6:00pm at the Embassy Theatre) More info
Twilight 10th Anniversary Special Screenings DATE: Saturday 27 October 3:00pm & Sunday 28 October 6:00pm More info
See it First! Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald DATE: Wednesday 14 November More info
Exclusive Sing-along Screenings Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again DATE: Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October More info
Tickets on Sale Now Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald DATE: In Cinemas 15 November More info
See it EARLY at our Special Event Screenings Bohemian Rhapsody DATE: Wednesday 31 October TIME: 6:30pm More info
Cinebuzz Members be in to WIN* with Bumblebee A Family Trip to San Francisco DATE: Competition Closes 6 February 2019 More info
Halloween Screenings From Friday 26 October More info
Cinebuzz Member Movie of the Week Venom DATE: 18 - 24 October More info
Halloween Advance Screenings Rampant DATE: Wednesday 31 October More info
Seniors Morning Tea Screenings TIME: 10am free morning tea | 10:30am film commences More info
Your chance to WIN* a shopping trip for two to Sydney Ladies in Black DATE: Competition closes 21 November More info
Mastercard Wednesdays $11* Tickets, including a junior popcorn and drink DATE: Valid until 31 December 2018 More info
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Food & drink

Welcome to 'The Black Sparrow' Lounge and Drinkery


The Black Sparrow is burrowed underneath the cinematic happening of The Embassy. 
With a wide selection of cocktails, fine wines, craft beers and imaginative non-alcoholic options our friendly staff can create you the perfect drink every time.


Available for private functions.


Opening hours

Sunday - Wednesday 10:00am - midnight
Thursday - Saturday   10:00am - 2:00am



(+64) 04 384 7632
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How to find us

04 384 7657
10 Kent Terrace
15 minutes prior to the first session

By public transport

The Courtenay Place transport hub is located just across the road, with frequent buses and taxis readily available.


Parking is available in the surrounding streets. Please note time restrictions apply.
Be sure to check street signs.


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Welcome to The Embassy


When we're not hosting the occasional World Premiere you can find us screening the best in mainstream, arthouse, home grown Kiwi and Retro films right in the heart of Wellington's CBD.


10 Kent Terrace, Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011


The Grand
Surrounded by original 1920’s architectural magnificence, The Grand is the Embassy’s first and most impressive auditorium, with the super luxurious Platinum seating area. 
It is also home to Wellington’s only DOLBY ATMOS thirty-six speaker surround sound system. Transforming your cinema visit into a completely unique immersive experience.

Cinema de Luxe
Nestled within luxurious Black Sparrow Bar, these intimately sized cinemas combine living room comfort with retro glamour, with art deco inspired fittings and plush leather seats.