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Good Venue

Went to a concert and found the acoustics very good in the theatre . Only complaint was that it was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rosebud, Australia
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This renovated building is such a treat to go to as it holds all the opulence of a bygone era. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Martine M
Melbourne, Australia
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Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 4671, Australia
+61 3 8537 7677
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to a concert and found the acoustics very good in the theatre . Only complaint was that it was very warm inside.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This renovated building is such a treat to go to as it holds all the opulence of a bygone era. I loved the experience

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Martine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to Dionne Warwick concert. Excellent. Second row. Most uncomfortable & terrible seats. The whole place needs an overhaul. Beautiful place but too old. Fix it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pam G
Reviewed 6 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MelissaR6
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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank J0hnnyG13
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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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