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State Cinema

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Address: 375 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6234 6318

Located in North Hobart, the State is a local independent cinema that has...

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!

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Movie with the Wife

Saw Denial with the wife at the State Cinema. Boutique cinema with Cosy seats. Friendly atmosphere and good coffee. Movie was a good watch, the book was a better read.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hobart, Australia
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Hobart, Australia
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101 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw Denial with the wife at the State Cinema. Boutique cinema with Cosy seats. Friendly atmosphere and good coffee. Movie was a good watch, the book was a better read.

Thank jamesrobertedward
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressed with the Screening Room, which provides fabulous comfy leather lounges for a small and cozy intimate experience.

Thank Ian C
Casa Grande, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great environment combining several theaters with a little cafe. Comfy theater chairs in an intimate space. Too bad the food is terrible and my glass of wine was off and i concur that the staff wasn't so nice.

Thank yolondariley
Hobart, Australia
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594 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the north hobart restaurant strip the State enjoys good patronage daily. Small cinemas provide ample opportunity for comfort and a good range of films. The newer cinemas feature comfy couches Enjoy a glass of wine or cup of coffee whilst watching great movies. The cafe located in the complex is great 'after' or before your movie

Thank Tina M
Geelong, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Monday night to see Lion. Being visitors to Hobart locals recommend the state theatre. Must admit very underwhelming. Greeting the lady selling tickets with a hello, how are you, I got no smile and just grunt. After the movie finished & with credits still rolling we were rushed out the door by staff standing there with great authority to... More 

1 Thank carmy14
State C, General Manager at State Cinema, responded to this review

Dear Carmy, We regret your recent experience with us. The State Cinema cares about all of our customers’ experiences. Your feedback is important to us. Would it be possible for you to email us at info@statecinema.com.au so that we may discuss this occurrence in more detail with you. Best, State Cinema More 

Hobart, Australia
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82 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A locals favourite place to meet friends and socialize - TRENDY Over 30s - 80s go here; you can have coffee here after work and catch up on stuff with your laptop; have a date - have a meal; just eat and drink Tasmanian wine, or go see a film if you want; upmarket intellectual fabulous bookshop next door; browse... More 

1 Thank Maree J
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60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had coffee waiting for a friend to see a movie Such a lovely atmosphere Grabbed a wine to have whilst at movie After the movie more coffee Wow Great staff Great book shop Great food Love it

1 Thank Lisalewy67
Brooloo, Australia
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went to see Lion, a little early so a nice wine in relaxing lounge, a purchase in the fabulous bookshop, then the movie. As usual friendly service and great atmosphere.

2 Thank Gary L
Blackmans Bay, Australia
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is my very favourite cinema. I love the atmosphere, the films are always first rate and the cafe is great too. I make an outing of it when I visit . I arrive early, get my ticket and then head into the cafe for lunch. I always figure I've had a great day. You can take your coffee or... More 

2 Thank Sue M
Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I visit the State Cinema café quite regularly with fiends for Coffee/dessert and light meals. The light meals are Ok albeit a bit expensive for what you get and bland, the desserts are good value for cakes that have been defrosted (disappointing) but something that most people have there is the coffee. This has become very very disappointing. The coffee... More 

Thank Paul S

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