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.
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.
Bus #378 from Central (Railway Square) or #380 from Circular Quay or Elizabeth Street stop directly opposite the cinema. Alight at Paddington Town Hall.
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.
Telephone: 02 9361 5398
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