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State Cinema

375 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 6318
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Go early

Being a local and with interstate guests, we decided to go to the first showing as parking limited... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2015
Len P
Geelong, Australia
Bees knees for movies

My husband and I only infrequently go out to the movies but if we do, the State Theatre is our... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2015
Margate, Tasmania, Australia
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Located in North Hobart, the State is a local independent cinema that has entertained generations of Tasmanians for over 100 years. In addition to eight cinema screens, we also have a boutique bookstore, cafe bar and rooftop cinema. Our cinema is licensed, so you can enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying a movie!
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass of wine” (54 reviews)
“north hobart” (41 reviews)
“great movie” (10 reviews)
375 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 6318
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

Being a local and with interstate guests, we decided to go to the first showing as parking limited in the area. Got into the State Cinema car park at first attempt. Have not been able to do this for some years as only a few...More

1  Thank Len P
Reviewed 6 January 2015

My husband and I only infrequently go out to the movies but if we do, the State Theatre is our first choice. It is friendly, little theatres round every corner, you can take your drink into the theatre whether wine or coffee, there's an excellent...More

Thank EstherS56
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We wanted to experience this iconic movie theatre instead of the modern type which I can experience right here at home. In this day and age it is not acceptable to have to be cooked in a hot box. During winter that environment would be...More

Thank penml
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Fabulous cinema showing films for all tastes, not just the latest releases. Comfortable seating, delicious coffee and wine by the glass make this a truly enjoyable experience.

1  Thank Clare N
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The State Cinema is fabulous. You can eat in the café or have a drink before or after the movie or browse in the bookshop. There are several cinema's on various levels. The seats are comfortable and cinema's are clean and a wide range of...More

2  Thank Discovered4U
Reviewed 1 January 2015

The state is a great place to go and watch a movie, it is much quieter for those without children as it is a slightly older crowd. That said, it can get very busy, so during weekends it is good to book. You can take...More

Thank WorldTraveller5star
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Since John Kelly took this over some years ago it has just grown and improved as an experience. He has added extra theatres, a cafe, a roof top cinema, good coffee and always an excellent range of quality movies. Always a lovely experience spending time...More

2  Thank Vallerian2000
Reviewed 17 December 2014

The state gives a bit of cache to a night at the films in Hobart. Great coffee that you can take into the cinema (or a glass of Tassie wine) and intimate seating in large comfortable chairs. The food in the attached restaurant is also...More

2  Thank 007Frank_H
Reviewed 5 December 2014

The State has good movies and has several small theatres. It's great to go out and enjoy a glass of wine and watch a movie and maybe have coffee and cake after. Very popular so best to arrive early or book. This works well as...More

1  Thank PatriciaL177
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Arthouse films as well as features. Up to date technology with a variety of smaller cinemas. Great cafe on site and very close to the well known North Hobart restaurant district. Day and night sessions to cater for all.

3  Thank TassieCamnSue
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