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What an awsome spot on the water , surrounded by beautiful cafes and beaches and parks , it’s a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kerri-anne H
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Iconic venue for an amazing events

CAT EMPIRE at the Palais. We had amazing seats, then sound was spot on and everyone was in the mood... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Jo D
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Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 4671, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awsome spot on the water , surrounded by beautiful cafes and beaches and parks , it’s a huge building , beautiful old style and grandeur

Thank Kerri-anne H
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

CAT EMPIRE at the Palais. We had amazing seats, then sound was spot on and everyone was in the mood for dancing. This was a memorable night in a truly beautiful theater that's anot iconic back drop to any event.

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Such a beautiful venue. The details make you feel like youve stepped back to a time gone by. The chandeliers, golden trimmings , velvet curtains and old leather seats all add to the atmosphere. Its a real Melbourne gem!

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

First time visiting after the new renovations. Show was amazing. Seats haven’t got any more comfortable even with them being recovered Cool idea to add a coffee / hot choc window, unfortunately didn’t have any sort of chocolate taste and was very small for the...More

Thank NitaP123
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been to the Palais in decades. I’d forgotten how beautiful a venue it is. Great view to stage from seats, easy to get into, excellent staff across the board. Sound is just amazing, sensational acoustics. A fantastic place to see a band.

Thank RoobyB
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The Palais Theatre, next to Luna Park and overlooking St Kilda beach, is a much-loved part of Melbourne's entertainment scene. It is the largest theatre in Australia, with seating for over 2890 patrons. The Palais has hosted performances for everyone, from the Bolshoi Ballet to...More

Thank beantony15
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Good Times was the concert tour that drew us here, but any show, any time, the Palais will shine. A grand theatre of the past, refreshed for the present and the future. Long may she entertain.

1  Thank J0hnnyG13
Reviewed 28 May 2018

A must-see since the refurbishment. Beautiful architecture with super comfy chairs in the lounge section upstairs and a fantastic view of the stage. The acoustics are fabulous in this intimate setting theatre and have been to live gigs here on a regular basis over some...More

Thank truthkitty
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I recently went to a concert at the Palais Theatre. It was my first visit there but it definitely won't be my last! It's not only a spacious and clean venue, but it's like stepping back into history and there's no shortage of glamour in...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Such a spectacular theatre. The acoustics were awesome and when Jimmy started belting out a tune, I swear the seats moved. The architecture of the building makes you feel like you have gone back home in time. Seats were very comfy and thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank Jeanette T
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17 November 2017|
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Response from apintolobo | Reviewed this property |
A pretty good seat for the price
Craig H
9 November 2017|
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Response from Cath G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Craig, Yes Stalls seating is great, enjoy the concert!
7 June 2017|
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