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Historic cinema and Semaphore icon

We have been visiting the Semaphore Odeon for years when we visited Adelaide to see family. Now... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Kay R
Adelaide, Australia
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Latest movies at cheap prices

Classic old cinema, use to go as a kid so that goes back 45 years! Was closed down for a... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Bryce C
Largs Bay, Australia
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
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“old style”(4 reviews)
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65 Semaphore Rd, Semaphore, South Australia 5019, Australia
+61 8 8341 5988
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All reviews candy bar old style in town comfortable seats old school latest movies old world charm restored art deco friendly service picture theatre excellent value whole experience choc tops closed down family owned business big screen ice cream
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great price, set at $8 always. It has character and charm and I've never known it full. For a choice of seat, be there when it opens for the movie. The row in front of the exit door is great for long legs. Seats lean...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karenzmcbride
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I just LOVE this old school cinema. Friendly service, very cheap movie tickets. Reasonably priced snack bar too! Prefer coming here even though its smaller to main stream cinemas, great vibe

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 865liisas
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A family owned business that provides a great experience. Seats are comfortable and you can buy all the nibbles you wan from the candy bar. ticket prices are great so you can bring the whole family for a film. Locals love it. Staff are polite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 169diannab
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to movies 3 x this week and the cinemas are all great but why does it cost an arm and a leg ? How does the average family afford to go ? I was in one of the malls and the family in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank soffhudd
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting the Semaphore Odeon for years when we visited Adelaide to see family. Now that I live in Adelaide we visit much more often and love it.The Odeon offers a good range of films at low prices and remains in independent hands....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kay R
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The Semaphore Odeon Star is a historic, iconic"old picture theatre" now with some of the old and some of the new and is a very enjoyable place to take in a movie. It has a large "traditional" theatre and two smaller theatrettes. All movies, any...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank daf57
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Heard along the grapevine about the regular rate of $8 for any movie - adult or child! So so nice to take five people to the movies and it be only $40. Typically that would get two adults in only. It was old style but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AussieJoAndJoe
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Lovely cinema with old world charm and fantastically priced at $8 for every movie every session. And very comfortable seats. Fabulous.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Maxi123113
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Classic old cinema, use to go as a kid so that goes back 45 years! Was closed down for a while...furniture shop I think...so good to see it back to its glory and hope it hangs around, I will keep going here as much as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bryce C
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

The heritage movie theatre offers great movies at extremely low cost. It is surrounded by cafes and bars and there is ample on street parking. Worth a visit. Sorry it isn’t wheelchair accessible

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank GwenM557
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