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Dendy’s trendy new cinema opens at the Gold Coast

Movie buffs and cinephiles rejoice! A new picture palace has just opened on the Gold Coast. In what is its first move into the region, Dendy has opened at Southport in the brand-new Queen Street Village.

What was formerly the old Gold Coast Hospital site, has now undergone quite the transformation. It makes sense that a hangout to see your favourite flick is part of the development.

Movie buffs spoiled for choice

Officially opening on Thursday, May 26, film lovers can enjoy a broad range of curated content, including international films. From arthouse and foreign productions to the latest blockbusters and family films, there is something for everyone at Dendy Southport. Even Award winning movies and film festivals.

Dendy Southport Opens

The new Dendy features 11 screens. Among the cinema screenings are recently opened Top Gun: MaverickThe Bob’s Burgers Movie and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Future screenings include Jurassic World DominionLightyearElvisThor: Love and ThunderBlack Panther: Wakanda Forever and Avatar: The Way of the Water.

Meet with friends and family before or after your film in Dendy’s stunning foyer. All cinemas are fully licensed, which means adults can take their drinks into the cinema and enjoy while watching the film. The candy bar sells those delicious choc top ice creams and popcorn, as well as an array of delicious snacks.

The Reel Bubs sessions tare tailored to meet the needs of parents, carers and children. Enjoy dimmed lights and reduced sound levels every Thursday morning at 10am for the selected film. Children under five years of age receive free admission to these sessions.

Dendy Southport

Dendy Southport marks the chain’s first new Queensland site since 2017, when it opened the doors to its Coorparoo cinema — joining its Portside site in Brisbane.

As for Queen Street Village, the 3.2-hectare spot — which also runs along Nerang Street and Little High Street — includes shops, dining, offices, apartments, student accommodation and a hotel, all perched around a central plaza. It’s opening in stages, with Dendy Southport among the first to get going.

You’ll find Dendy Southport at Queen Street Village, 129 Queen Street, Southport. Head to the website for more information.



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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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