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Head Indoors for the Perfect Movie Day at Canal Walk

TIPS AND TRICKS  |  JUL 26, 2022


The cinema is back like it never left, and to prove that, Nu Metro is showcasing some off-the-charts Hollywood and local blockbusters that are best enjoyed on the big screen. Catch a star-studded film, from action to rom-com, with your loved ones. Head over to Canal Walk, where you will find something for everyone at Nu Metro's East Wing and West Wing cinema. Nu Metro is your number one movie theatre in Cape Town, open every day so that you don’t miss out on anything. Don’t forget to treat yourself to some fresh popcorn and a drink of your choice as you kick back and enjoy these movie night ideas for your family. 

Games and Thrill 

If you are keen on extra fun, Canal Walk will make sure of that. Arrive an hour or so before your movie to have some good ol’ competitive fun at any one of Canal Walk’s beloved spots. Whether you’re in the mood for a disco dance competition or want to flex your muscles on the high striker, Wonderland is the ideal spot to have some indoor fun. The arcade is a neon-lit atmosphere with an endless variety of games suitable for all ages. For those looking for a small dose of adrenaline, make a pitstop at Century Karting on the Mezzanine level, where you can burn off some (cheap) fuel on the tracks, Formula 1-style. These activities are best enjoyed in a group of three or more, so grab some friends along the way.

Home Cinema 

Dreading the sound of multiple mouths chewing? If staying in is more your thing, we’ve compiled a guide on how to recreate Nu Metro’s cinema experience at home:

  • Silver Screen: The perfect screen will guarantee an elevated cinematic experience, no matter where you are. GAME offers a wide selection of HD screens from Samsung, JVC to Sony and much more. Head over in-store at Canal Walk to catch some of their unbeatable deals. 
  • Sizzling Snacks: You might not be able to recreate Nu Metro’s buttery popcorn at home, but Pick n Pay has the perfect solution for your at-home cinema experience. We would recommend picking something sweet and something savoury to satisfy all taste buds. Bring along your Smart Shopper card for added points and benefits.
  • Cosy Up: Nu Metro is known for their cosy, warm seats. Check out @Home and Mr Price Home, where you will find a range of warm blankets and throw pillows to turn your couch into clouds. 

In the Mood for Chicken? 

Grab dinner or lunch at one of Canal Walk’s restaurants. If you’re in the mood for a chicken meal, Canal Walk houses two cult-favourite joints to satisfy your craving. Enjoy a FULL or HALF flame-grilled chicken with your friends and family at Nando’s, where you will be able to choose from their variety of famous sauces and tasty side options. For some international-meets-local flavour, The Streetwise Two and Three at KFC offers a choice of Southern fried chicken pieces with a side of pap. Skip the queue by ordering online with UberEats or Mr D Food apps, or select the delivery option for your at-home movie night.

Comfort Food for Less 

Grab some comfort food indoors at Canal Walk, where you will bump into some of our favourite items and deals to make sure you don’t break the bank for movie night. Get over the Monday blues with Burger King’s King of The Day specials running Monday to Sunday. The offer includes the sandwich of the day and a free soda. Hump day isn’t the same without Steers’s legendary Wacky Wednesday deal. You can get two classic 100% pure flame-grilled beef burgers, and for a little bit more, you can add two slices of cheese to the deal. You and a group of friends can enjoy any McDonald’s Sharebox meals for a variety of burgers, chicken nuggets, fries and drinks.

Final Words 

When it comes to movie night, you are guaranteed a full adventure at Canal Walk. For added entertainment, we’ve got you covered. Come alone or with the crew for unbeatable indoor fun, tasty menus from all over the world, and awesome deals.

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