Is There a Cinema in Trat?
Even though we lived on Koh Chang for over 2 years and now on the mainland for six months common consensus was that there was no cinema in Trat.
If you want to spend a night at the movies you had to go to Chanthaburi. Well that’s not strictly true because Trat does have a movie house, it’s just a small one and not one of those soulless cinema-plex places.
The Kantana Movie Café is a place on the edge of town to catch a movie in intimate surroundings with a side order of tasty finger food.
The actual cinema reminds me of a Soho test screening room. To enter the cinema you pass through the café where you can occupy a table and get eats like spaghetti, fish fingers and chunky chips along with soft drinks and beers.
Alternatively you can buy your finger food, popcorn, snacks and beverage and take them through to consume during the movie.
You can’t book tickets but if you spend more than 40 Thai baht in the movie café, you can watch movies for free.
Directions to the Movie Café
Take a local taxi from central Trat and ask the driver to go to Kantan Movie Cafe, I’m sure they know where to go! 555
If you are driving, pass the Tesco Lotus store on Sukhumvit Road. Carry on and pass Makro and then go over the bridge as you head out of the city. After crossing the bridge you will see the Co-operative Trat building on your right. The Katana Movie Café is next to it and they share a car park.
Now Showing at Katana Movie Café
Most movies are shown in Thai language but they do screen English-speaking films from time to time. Check out their Facebook page to see the current program and movie screening times.
More Movie Café’s in Thailand
You can find Kantana Movie Café’s all over Thailand. There are now more than 18 locations in places such as Kanchanaburi, Chanthaburi and of course Trat.
Have you been to see a film at the Kantana Movie Cafe in Trat? We would love to hear about your experience. Leave your comments below to help others who are looking for a cinema in Trat.
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