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The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 71 471 8728
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My partner purchased tickets to this out at a winery on a Tuesday night for my birthday. We had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lorelieellis
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Mount Gambier, Australia
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We saw a Xmas movie Dec 25th last year and booked VIP tickets and thoroughly enjoyed the experience... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Karen B
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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The Galileo Open Air Cinema welcomes you to a magical movie experience of cinematic delights, tantalizing treats and breathtaking scenery under a canopy of stars. At The Galileo, when the sun sets the stars really come out, with a glittering line-up of romantic comedies, cult classics, musicals, adventure sports and documentaries that let you cuddle up and be entertained. Every event is a unique experience that starts at 6pm on weekdays, 5pm on Saturdays and 4pm on Sundays. The doors swing open to a festive market of mouth-watering artisanal food and drinks on sale, interactive games, lively music and an unforgettable vibe. Running from Tuesday to Friday and selected Saturdays and Sundays, it’s the perfect setting (and excuse) for a memorable evening with friends, a ridiculously romantic date, intimate birthday party or work social. So don’t delay, book today to reserve your seat among the stars.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 71 471 8728
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner purchased tickets to this out at a winery on a Tuesday night for my birthday. We had VIP seats which was perfect. The VIP seats are in the middle of the viewing area with designated seats labelled for you, ours said "sean" and...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We saw a Xmas movie Dec 25th last year and booked VIP tickets and thoroughly enjoyed the experience This year however things were done a little differently and I don’t think it worked so well I set about booking the tickets online just as I...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This was our second visit to a Galileo Open Air Cinema experience which was great fun. Kirstenbosch is a fantastic location for this kind of event with good facilities (plenty of toilets and parking) as well as only being a short distance from downtown Cape...More

Thank Andy S
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TheGalileo, Manager at The Galileo Open Air Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Andy, Thank you so much for your review, and we'll definitely pass your kind comments on to our vendors. We try improve every year, and we can only do that with your valuable feedback, so we know what to work on. I have sent...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I attended the Spier (stellenbosch) location for the Galileo. NB: The most important factor is wind and rain. If there are clear skies you promised a decent experience. There is some nice snacks being sold on-site. When I attended there was coffee, popcorn, candy floss...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

We attended the screening of the De Caprio version of Titanic which was held at the Meerendal Wine Estate. The venue was very good and there was plenty of food available. On arrival you receive a foldout flat seat with backrest as well as a...More

Thank TonyBosman
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TheGalileo, Manager at The Galileo Open Air Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Tony, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're so glad that your overall experience was a good one! We are working with Meerendal to rectify the toilet situation, as well as the electrical problems. We hope you'll be back next season...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Best way to spend a warm summer's eve in the Cape. Watch a classic movie under the stars. Enough food & drinks to choose from. Do add the seating to your ticket. Cheaper to buy tickets online than at the venue. Arrive early to enjoy...More

Thank Dirmu G
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TheGalileo, Manager at The Galileo Open Air Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you, Dirmu - we hope to have you visit us again next summer :) Great tips for potential guests.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This brought back memories of quite a few years back, when there were still Drive Inn's. It felt like a first date with my husband. We went to the V&A cinema. The chairs and blankets are a great idea, best of all is the photo...More

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TheGalileo, Manager at The Galileo Open Air Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us Mariekieg, so wonderful to hear such lovely feedback. We hope to have you back next season! P.S. We'll have new props ;)

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

We watched Interstellar at the Vergelegen Wine Estate. A nice touch was the presentation they had regarding worm holes, which put the whole movie into perspective. There were food stalls, wine and coffee... and more. The seats and blankets they supplied were surprisingly comfortable with...More

Thank Sois
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TheGalileo, Manager at The Galileo Open Air Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Sois, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! It is really appreciated :) So lovely to hear your wonderful feedback. See you under the stars again next Summer!

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We saw Frida at the V&A - We had the VIP seats which meant we had tokens for free cider and popcord ready and waiting in our seats. Great food options and nice cosy blanket - the seat wasnt so comfy, if you have back...More

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TheGalileo, Manager at The Galileo Open Air Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Misliakdag, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and apologies for our late response. We're happy you had a great time! Just for future reference, if you (or other clients) do have back problems, or any medical injuries, or for...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

We watched at Kirstenbosch and what a well organised event in a beautiful surrounds. Good sound, good food and orderly conduct with comfy chair rests and warm blankets provided. WELL DONE!!

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TheGalileo, Manager at The Galileo Open Air Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Lynda, What a lovely review! Thank you so much for joining us, and we're so happy we could impress. Hope to have you join us again next Summer! :)

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