In 1937, between a Great Depression and World War, a star was born when the Randwick Ritz opened its doors to patrons for the very first time, commencing 85 uninterrupted years of magical moviegoing in the heart of Randwick.

Now our 85th birthday is approaching on July 2022, and to celebrate Ritz is undergoing exciting renovations and upgrades! These renovations retain all the gorgeous Art Deco details you love, while adding some spectacular new features.

A brief rundown of the many renovations includes:

  • Seating in cinemas is being upgraded to luxury armchairs
  • Three completely new theatres are being added, allowing us to program more films & events
  • Cinema 1 will have its stage expanded, improving its capability for live performances
  • Ground floor and upstairs foyer spaces are being renovated to provide warm lounging areas. 
  • The Ritz bar is expanding  to include more of the best local wines and beers, including eight dedicated craft beer taps

These updates will preserve everything you love about the iconic & beautiful Ritz, while allowing us to remain at the forefront of cinemagoing for the next 85 years and beyond!