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Palais Theatre

Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 4671, Australia
+61 3 8537 7677
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Good Times

Good Times was the concert tour that drew us here, but any show, any time, the Palais will shine. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
J0hnnyG13
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Melbourne, Australia
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Amazing venue for live bands

A must-see since the refurbishment. Beautiful architecture with super comfy chairs in the lounge... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
truthkitty
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“perfect venue” (3 reviews)
“live shows” (3 reviews)
“jimmy barnes” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 4671, Australia
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+61 3 8537 7677
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The main attraction of the Palais is its concerts and shows but it is great to see that so much effort has gone into renovating the building and making sure such an interesting building continues to operate and serve a large public audience. The upstairs...More

Thank suzw99
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

A 5-star performance of Sergio Mendes marred by 0-star sound system Venue: Palais - St Kilda - 06/04/2018 It was so delightful to relive the Sergio Mendes songs of my youth - part of the songbook of my life. Excellent renditions and variations on the...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The Palais Theatre in St Kilda is the best venue in Melbourne to see musical acts. Great ambiance, facilities including bar, and great viewing from any seat, with fantastic acoustics.

Thank Max T
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Beautifully renovated & great for live shows & concerts. Great location with plenty of transport options & lots of restaurants & bars in Ealing distance.

Thank Chinny223
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Wow what a grand old building. The venue was great with good seating and views of the stage. The seats in the lounge area were very comfortable and steeped enough so the people in front of you are seated well below your eye level. Bar...More

Thank spiceoflifetravel
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

My favouite venue and to see live performances. Now refurbished it still has the old feel. Easy access by trams from city. Next to Luna Park. Great Jackson Browne show here again...

Thank bushflowergirl
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fionahullah
17 November 2017|
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Response from apintolobo | Reviewed this property |
A pretty good seat for the price
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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!
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7 June 2017|
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