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Lido Cinemas

U 1 675 Glenferrie Rd | First floor, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
+61 3 8658 0000
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Great night out at the Lido cinemas. The staff are always friendly and happy to help. Good range... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
joanne_st_16
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Worst nachos in the Southern Hemisphere

This is an expensive ($21 per adult) boutique cinema complex. Nice booths and a few hipster food... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Greyhound77
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Lido Cinemas is a brand new eight screen artiplex showing both commercial and new release art house films in the heart of Hawthorn's bustling Glenferrie Road. Our exciting new cinema hosts special events and ensures audiences enjoy an intimate and specialised cinematic experience with films that cater for everyone. Possessing a vibrant atmosphere and boutique, individually designed cinemas, Lido's diverse program of films and events will appeal to the many different tastes of film aficionados in the local area of Hawthorn and of wider Melbourne. The Lido's unique space has lost none of its grandeur since opening in 1912 when it first opened as a cinema. Innovative Architect Aidan Halloran has combined the building's original structural features with contemporary design and technology. Preserving the building's historic charm has been at the forefront of the design process and we hope you enjoy seeking out the cinema's gorgeous original features. The Lido sees some of the world's most cutting edge technology, including a 4K projector and Dolby Atmos, contrasted beautifully in our historic venue. If you look above you'll also find Lido's impressive rooftop cinema. Our rooftop forms as the first venue in mainland Australia to have a rooftop screen attached to the cinema.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“great cinema” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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U 1 675 Glenferrie Rd | First floor, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
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+61 3 8658 0000
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great night out at the Lido cinemas. The staff are always friendly and happy to help. Good range of drinks and food available at the cinema and also so many great places to eat in Glenferrie rd before or after your movie.

Thank joanne_st_16
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This is an expensive ($21 per adult) boutique cinema complex. Nice booths and a few hipster food options as well as alcohol available. Unfortunately, we ordered the nachos for $13 and they were terrible - a pack of corn chips in a cardboard tray, with...More

1  Thank Greyhound77
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We went on New Years Eve and enjoyed the whole experience. A great selection of drinks and food from the indoor and rooftop bars . Really appreciated the blankets as it became a cool evening after sunset . Will definitely be back again for another...More

1  Thank malcolm m
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Just love Lido. Not only do they have great movies but the staff are really friendly, nothing a problem. Great food especially the piccolina ice creams - OMG divine. If you can go to one of the jazz nights - they are Gerard in. One...More

1  Thank fmes
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

All the new releases,stylish environment, rooftop cinema, cute little cinemas, not overcrowded and the closest, easiest free parking at night. What is not to love.

Thank Elizabeth G
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is by far the best cinema in Melbourne. The restaurant, cafe, jazz room and cinemas are delightful comfortable accessible for all.

Thank Chrissieelder
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We are lucky to have Rivoli but we are even luckier to have Lido. This is just a magnificent facility right on Glenferrie Road with a reasonable amount of parking nearby (however, it is unfortunately all two hour or less which means you can't see...More

Thank ggads
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

A comfortable cinema, out of town with great selection of films. I knew it existed but I had not managed to get there. Now I must kicking myself for not having visited sooner. Gretchen atmosphere and we'll organised

Thank fairmuse
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We took some kids to the cinema and bought them frozen yoghurt from next door . They wouldn't let us into the cinema with it as it was not purchased at the cinema. Since when is that a thing? So the kids had to guts...More

4  Thank Gingertwig13
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The title says almost all. Comfortable seating for about 40 in each cinema, good venue for snacks, light meals or drinks, a variety of usual and arthouse movies, and value for money has made this our usual cinema.

Thank Crimitorii
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Elizabeth F
18 June 2018|
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Response from Benji T | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we have on street parking up to 4 hours to all day. There is also a multi level train station car park that has 3 hour+ parking in Horne Street. If you come after 6pm, parking is unlimited on street. Thanks!
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