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Paragon Theatre

75 Churchill St, Childers, Queensland 4660, Australia
+61 478 066 724
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Not to be missed ice cream!

We stopped here on our drive from Brisbane to 1770, and it was so good that we stopped again on our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tanya M
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Decatur, Georgia
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Don't miss the Paragon theatre

Visited by chance when looking around town, this is a step back in time, great coffee and ice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greg N
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“great coffee” (8 reviews)
“espresso bar” (3 reviews)
“toasties” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
75 Churchill St, Childers, Queensland 4660, Australia
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+61 478 066 724
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our drive from Brisbane to 1770, and it was so good that we stopped again on our return trip. As the kids weren’t interested, we did not look in at the theater, although it appears to have been lovingly restored. The...More

Thank Tanya M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited by chance when looking around town, this is a step back in time, great coffee and ice creams, friendly owner, this is definitely worth a look inside

Thank Greg N
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We plan a trip to this theatre each year. We love the old-timey feel of this theatre, complete with canvas sling seats and hot buttered popcorn. Bathrooms etc are well maintained and the coffee shop is absolutely beautiful - cakes and sweets are perfection. Well...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Very helpful and friendly owners that were full of interesting information. Delicious toasties and coffees. The theatre is a step back in time; Wonderful that they are restoring it, it’s a gem. We loved the whole experience. Next time we are trying the homemade ice...More

Thank Barbara W
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great coffee!! Gluten free options in display cabinet. The pistachio ball and biscotti where yum. Lactose free milk too. Great start to a travel day. Thanks.

Thank Leonie T
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great coffee in the main street of Childers. Best raisin toast we have had anywhere in years. If it is not busy ask if you can see inside the picture theatre. Good to see the family heritage is being upheld by keeping the place going....More

Thank Bailey R
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Merissa C, Owner at Paragon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review! I’m very pleased you had a great experience. I love the home made raisin toast too! 😀

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Great coffee, lovely homemade sandwiches (fresh bread made on premises!), and friendly service. All produce locally sourced. Plus interesting historic building.

Thank Matthew H
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Merissa C, Owner at Paragon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

I’m so pleased you enjoyed your visit Matthew! Thanks for dropping in and see you again soon. Kind regards, Merissa

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

My husband and I love to see buildings kept for their own reasons and the Paragon Theatre has a heap of character, and no doubt many stories within, to give it the right to be preserved. The gentleman serving us our coffee was very friendly...More

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Merissa C, Owner at Paragon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you so much for you lovely review and words of support- we really appreciate it! Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Merissa

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Called into the Expresso Bar at the Paragon Theatre for a heart starter before our trip home after a night in Childers. Enjoyed a look around the old theatre and joined their mailing list to get updates on upcoming events. Hope this young couple can...More

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Merissa C, Owner at Paragon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you very much for your encouragement. The support of our customers means a lot. See you again soon. :) Kind regards, Merissa

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Wow. This was a surprise! Not only good coffee and biscotti but also friendly atmosphere and a look at the amazing original theatre in its glory. Thanks so much.

Thank MargOL44
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Merissa C, Owner at Paragon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

I’m so pleased you enjoyed everything- thanks for stopping by! See you again soon. Kind regards, Merissa

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