Rooftop movies in the Mother City

Cure the Monday blues at the Grand Daddy Hotel’s Pink Flamingo Rooftop Cinema.

The Grand Daddy Boutique Hotel’s old-school style Pink Flamingo Rooftop Cinema is the answer to any Blue Monday – at least until May, when the cold, winter weather really sets in.

Its unique outdoor cinema makes for a fun, colourful and cosy way to celebrate some silver-screen classics – Top Gun, Shawshank Redemption, Moulin Rouge and A Beautiful Mind, to name a few.

Old school vibes

This rooftop cinema has a decidedly old-school bioscope feel, kind of like a drive-in – the only difference is it’s fabulous location, at the only rooftop trailer-park hotel in the city.

Snuggle up for your movie (R125 per ticket) among the seven vintage Airstream trailers on the Grand Daddy’s rooftop, in one of the three seating options: general; the loveseat, or the couch.

Movie munchies

Included in your ticket is a welcome drink, bag of sweets and, of course, some popcorn – and, for an additional price, you can add a delicious picnic basket to your movie experience.

Meat (R120) and vegetarian (R130) picnic options are offered, and each basket serves two people. Baskets include: samoosas, spring rolls, crumbed chicken or halloumi fingers (vegetarian), skinny fries, and dipping sauces. (Halaal picnics are also available on request.)

Please note: Picnic orders must be placed when you book your tickets, not upon arrival for the movie, to give the staff time to prepare and package your hamper.

Diarise these dates for upcoming Pink Flamingo Rooftop Mondays

  • 3 April 2017 – Good Fellas
  • 10 April 2017 – Under the Tuscan Sun
  • 17 April 2017 – Moulin Rouge
  • 24 April 2017 – Shawshank Redemption
  • 01 May 2017 – Top Gun
  • 08 May 2017 – Chef
  • 15 May 2017 – John Wick
  • 22 May 2017 – Bridget Jones’ Diary
  • 29 May 2017 – A Beautiful Mind

Dress warmly, especially on cooler nights – and, in the event of bad weather, please check ahead with the hotel to make sure the movie is still going to be screened.

Movies start at 7.30pm but arrive early to reserve your seats and enjoy your welcome drink.

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Time of publication: 24 March 2017

2 Responses to “Rooftop movies in the Mother City”

  1. KOBIE

    Hi plse notify of new events

  2. Jose

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