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Alhambra Cinema

Middlegate, Penrith CA11 7PT, England
+44 1768 862400
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Wonderful gem of a cinema

Went to see "Murder on the Orient Express" and what a delightful intimate cinema. Seats were very... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Duncan C
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Local ,friendly Cinema

We are regular visitors to the Penrith cinema and would recommend people to visit.All the major... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Simon B
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Penrith, England, United Kingdom
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Located in the heart of Penrith, the Alhambra Cinemas provide a first-class cinema experience, screening all the latest cinema releases as well as independent and foreign-language films in comfortable and relaxing surroundings.Now with Dolby Digital projection and Dolby Digital sound.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“star trek” (2 reviews)
“picture house” (2 reviews)
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Middlegate, Penrith CA11 7PT, England
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+44 1768 862400
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Went to see "Murder on the Orient Express" and what a delightful intimate cinema. Seats were very comfortable, we had a wonderful warm welcome from the lady on the desk, having booked on line our seats were reserved with little notices. Our first visit but...More

Thank Duncan C
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We are regular visitors to the Penrith cinema and would recommend people to visit.All the major films are shown with an offering of three screens (1 large 1 medium and i smaller screen) The place is very clean and comfortable with disabled access ,Price for...More

Thank Simon B
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We went to see a film there, although small on the outside the cinema's seating was very comfortable. the staff helpful and the cinema clean, no popcorn lying about or rubbish.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We have a holiday home here in Cumbria and we regularly visit this cinema It’s a real treat to have lovely comfortable seats with lots of legroom Definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Went to see It and enjoyed a step back in time with this traditional cinema. Bit odd that toilets are in the auditorium. We reserved seating which led to 3 cardboard signs in headrest 😃 chairs were a little snug for the larger person but...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with young children to see film on a rainy day, very polite staff, confectionery not overpriced, small theatre but that made it even better, will revisit as really enjoyed it.

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went and saw Dunkirk. Comfortable seats, good view and sound quality Coming from the south we are using to paying twice the price to go to the cinema. £12 for 2 of us. Brilliant!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the cinema with my partner & our 4year old after a 15minute drive. Prior to leaving I had checked the film times & ensured there was Disabled access seats for our chosen film. After finally being able to park & actually get out...More

3  Thank Victoria P
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Matt B, Manager at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hi Victoria, We're extremely sorry that this was the case on your visit. It was in fact myself that you spoke to... We aim to make the cinema accessible to all, and unfortunately in this case, following a previous incident, we had kept the platform...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Yes the outside looks a lot like a Bargain Booze which might make you worry that it is going to be a fleapit, but no not at all - it is a little gem of a cinema! Very comfy seating - properly raked so you...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This cinema is worth a visit just to feel that you are paying a trip to the 1920s. Its art deco architecture is far removed from modern cinema complexes and one feels that one is part of a long lost heritage. The only downside is...More

Thank Edward1951S
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