Chauvel Cinema

Sydneys listed screen gem The Chauvel has been operating in the historic Paddington Town Hall from 1977.

Formerly the Paddington Town Hall ballroom (the fully sprung floor remains under the seats) the Cinema One auditoria boasts a barrel-vaulted ceiling with proscenium arch stage.

The cinema has long been the spiritual home of Australian film culture, a gathering place for true film lovers to share their passion for the best of independent and world cinema.

Cafe & Bar

The Chauvels second floor cafe & bar offers views over Sydneys fashionable Paddington. Enjoy premium coffee or choose from a great variety of food and drink, including candy bar favourites - choc tops, popcorn and more. The Chauvel also stocks a range of boutique snacks. Smokers are welcome to use the terrace.

Private Hire

The Chauvel is equipped with state of the art 35mm, 16mm and Betacam/DVD video projection with a Dolby Digital sound system featuring the Lenard speaker system exclusive to the Chauvel. There is a Mezzanine Lounge for all private functions. Please ring 02 9339 0348 or email for information on private hire pricing and technical information.

Public Transport
Bus #378 from Central (Railway Square) or #380 from Circular Quay or Elizabeth Street stop directly opposite the cinema. Alight at Paddington Town Hall.

Eastern Suburbs
Bus #380 from Bondi Beach and Bondi Jcn stops outside the cinema.

Bus #352 from Marrickville & Newtown travels to the cinema direct via Sydney University.

We recommend using local street parking on Oatley Road or Moore Park Road.

Oxford Street is a main thoroughfare for taxis. Alternatively, staff would be happy to call one on your behalf.

 Cnr Oxford St and Oatley Rd Paddington New South Wales 2021 | Map
 Telephone: 02 9361 5398

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