Matching its Opera Quays sister (see below) for style if not setting, the Dendy Newtown offers quality first releases, ten screens, super-comfortable seats, Dolby digital surround sound and a bar. There’s free parking for filmgoers in the Lennox Street car park behind the cinema – a definite plus on the often jam-packed King Street. CityRail Newtown. Tickets $19; $9-$16 reductions; $8-$13 Tue. Credit AmEx, DC, MC, V.
|Venue name:||Dendy Newtown|
261 King St
|Opening hours:||Box office Mon-Sun 10am-10pm|
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