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Avoca Beach Picture Theatre

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Address: 69 Avoca Dr, Avoca Beach, New South Wales 2251, Australia
Phone Number:
4382 1777
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09:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 21:30

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A local treasure

Well done Avoca Beach Picture Theatre for continuing to offer great mainstream movies as well as the more unusual and interesting. This theatre has redefined what 'going to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 June 2013
Meg M
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Terrigal, Australia
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Terrigal, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

Well done Avoca Beach Picture Theatre for continuing to offer great mainstream movies as well as the more unusual and interesting. This theatre has redefined what 'going to the pictures' can mean. They have wonderful theme nights based around cultures, music and international events. They stream in live opera and theatre from around the world. They even have live shows... More 

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Terrigal, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

What I like about the theatre is the seats and just everything else. The ice-creams, the champagne and being able to take my glass into the theatre and sit like an adult and be able to enjoy my drink without it being in a plastic glass or not being allowed to have it at all. The one on one service,... More 

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Central Coast, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2013

I love to go and see movies at this beautiful cinema, along with other special events.It is always delightful,and it's historical beauty reminds me of my childhood trips to the 'pictures', before the big impersonal companies moved in and took over the little people.Here you will get personable service from the owners of the cinema and their few friendly staff,... More 

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Ettalong Beach NSW
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

This is a fantastic example of what you can do with a single screen cinema if you can just keep it relevant to the patrons. The prices remain reasonable ($12 adult), the snack bar has really good homemade biscuits on offer, along with traditional choc tops and a few select sweets. And the movies it shows area a mix of... More 

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Avoca Beach, Australia
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

I agree: what a great little theatre. Great movies and live events, and a meeting place for locals. But go there quickly if you want to experience it. Because unfortunately the owners have lodged a development application to turn it into a five screen multiplex as part of a huge four storey development. The theatre as we know it will... More 

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Central Coast
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

Dont miss the gift shop for quirky gifts that you dont see in other stores. The staff are always very obliging. Get your next dose of culture at Avocoa Theatre.

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Thank Aussie-Kim59
New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

i went here last year and saw 2 movies is seperate theatre, i agree with the review below. this place is exquisit and it was not crowded so i could watch the movies in peace

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013

Can't believe i am the first to review this. It is the perfect theatre - lovely old theatre with the best movies with passionate owners who deliver the best quality. This is so unlike the mulitplex complexes where I struggle to find a movie to watch,but at Avoca there is rarely a week here that does not have a quality... More 

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