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Email info@ethels.co.nz
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Ethels Cinema Akaroa is a boutique twin screen entertainment venue playing the latest blockbuster, documentary and art house films. Ethels is the perfect seaside entertainment space for any birthday, private or corporate event.
Ethels café offers delicious dine-in and takeaway handcrafted hot and cold food including daily baked savoury and sweet treats, Akaroa's best Italian Pizza, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. The fully licenced bar offers boutique wines, craft beer, Vivace Espresso, t leaf T, milkshakes, ice creams, popcorn, Karma sodas and organic juices.


Ethels is closed on Monday's

Café & Cabinet Food Available
Tuesday to Saturday
From 9am until approx. 10pm
From 10am until approx. 10pm
Cinema Films Available
Tuesday to Sunday
From 10.30am until last session starts 8pm
Italian Style Pizza Available
Tuesday to Saturday
From 12pm until 8.00pm
Dine in or takeaway Italian Style Pizza, call 03 304 7777 to order

Ticket Prices

Adults - $15.00
Seniors – 65+ $13.00
Students – $13.00
Children – Under 12 $10.00
Family Pass - 4 admits (2 Adults, 2 Children or 1 Adult, 3 Children) $43

Cinema Hire

Ethels Cinema Akaroa is available for fundraisers, corporate events, private screenings, group functions, Christmas functions, adult and children's birthday parties. Our in-house chef would love to cater your next function and can provide tasty finger food or a tailored dinner menu. 

We generally take bookings for groups between 17 and 36 people on a Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. Bookings for Thursday, Friday or Saturday night by negotiation.

Ethels is fully licensed and offers a wide range boutique wines, craft beers and selected spirits.

Private Cinema Hire Costs (includes current blockbuster, documentary or arthouse film)

$540 Theatre One (36 seats + wheelchair accessible space)
$255 Theatre Two (17 seats)

*Food & drink packages available on request

If you’re interested in hosting your next event at the Ethels, or need further information please contact Mark Bamber, mark@ethels.co.nz.

Find Us & Contact

Find us at Ethels Cinema Akaroa, 4 Selwyn Avenue, Akaroa 7520