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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.