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Great atmosphere and cozy theater

Came here for my bday, enjoyed the atmosphere so much, came back a week later for date night. Love... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Canberra, Australia
via mobile

I came here to watch the latest Star wars movie and fell in love with this place. The atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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2 Phillip Law St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6222 4900
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I came here to watch the latest Star wars movie and fell in love with this place. The atmosphere was fantastic. The staff incredibly helpful. And even the snack bar had all my old favourites. Definitely coming back when I'm next in Canberra.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank eleybourn
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We are here most weekends and really enjoy the variety offered during the many festivals. Reading all the other reviews though we can’t disagree there a few small issues but we have some hacks to offer. The parking can be abysmal, especially if it’s during...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jerraquaffers
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This was my first visit here, so I rang the night before inquiring about parking (and told them I hadn't been there before). The girl that answered the phone didn't know how the cost of parking, other than it was half price if I parked...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jes M
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I love this cinema but they never and I mean never have enough staff to cater especially at the bottom bar. Well now it seems they do cocktails which means if you get behind someone who orders one expect a 15 min wait before you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank kevlasultanpus
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Big seats, small cinemas, a really nice vibe, you can take wine, beer etc in with you. And two rows have AWESOME leg room. The sound and picture is great. Prices are reasonable - get a frequent flyers card - you’ll be back.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank NeilInOz51
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The Palace Electric is a true modern classic, wonderful movies, creative food options, half price parking, it’s a perfect alternative to mainstream theatres Try the pink salmon : perfect!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Simon-in-Civic
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This has a great atmosphere. The staff have always been friendly and helpful. It is really nice to be able to have a pre move drink in a pleasant surrounding and then be able to take one into a comfortable theatre.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank davidmL8230UF
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Was looking to have a community event for the ACT History Teachers' Association and wanted to bring government and non-government early childhood, primary, high school and college teachers, school leaders and contacts from Education Institutions together. It was the middle of winter, a cold, wet...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Palace Electric Cinema in Canberra is a hidden gem. An eclectic establishment with 8 cinemas, a wine bar in the centre and Max Brenner coffee shop just outside. Set in the New Action precinct, the palace is a great place to watch a movie before...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AJAE33
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Came here for my bday, enjoyed the atmosphere so much, came back a week later for date night. Love the bar, love the staff, enjoyed how cozy the theater is but wished the seats reclined. Enjoyed the food platters and being able to relax before...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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