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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
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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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Cinema-Hobart's only venue for Art films and foreign langage movies

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Maree J
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Hobart, Australia
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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Brooloo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Blackmans Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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1 Thank Sue M
Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Paul S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After substantial renovations this is such a cool place now to watch a movie or just hang out, have a drink or something to eat and enjoy the atmosphere.

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1 Thank Ralf Z
Hobart, Australia
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place, classy, quaint, great food and drink, the environment so relaxing and comfortable, forget run of the mill village cinemas alike, just come here, honestly such a shock all this was behind the small facade on Elizabeth street, owners need to advertise more or change the name keeping state cinema in the title, it's a hidden gem.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

This beats "Gold Class" hands down. Bar and cafe then a small, intimate and extremely comfortable theatre. Loved it!

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Thank Cangur0
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

I had a business meeting here and it was lovely to see the old theatre restored so well and extended on! Their salmon rosti was delicious too!!! There is parking out the bavk and on the side streets too, and a lovely book store next to it. I would go back again

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Thank Farnaz A
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Certainly a cinema to visit. A wonderful "blast from the past". Just a few tweets to the organisation of ticketing would be helpful. Very refreshing experience away from the modern glitz and conveyor line of other movie centres.

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Thank Fay W

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