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Palais Theatre

Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 4671, Australia
+61 3 8537 7677
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STUNNING architecture, roomy venue with more than a touch of class!

I recently went to a concert at the Palais Theatre. It was my first visit there but it definitely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Elizabeth B
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Melbourne, Australia
Jimmy Barnes

Such a spectacular theatre. The acoustics were awesome and when Jimmy started belting out a tune... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jeanette T
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Euroa, Australia
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“perfect venue” (3 reviews)
“live shows” (3 reviews)
“full house” (3 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 yesterday

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 3 days 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 1 week ago

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 31 March 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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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Terrific night in a grand old theatre, great show and a great view. Good value and thoroughly enjoyable. Parking is nearby how good.

Thank Simon D
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We were all told to empty our bottles of water prior to entering the building, and the security woman who we met with was extremely rude about it. She was unnecessarily officious in the way she spoke to us. We had brought full bottles of...More

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fionahullah
16 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
8 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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ajackson404
7 June 2017|
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