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Ipswich Film Theatre

King Street | The Corn Exchange, Ipswich IP1 1EG, England
+44 1473 433100
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Great cinema offering real choice

Great cinema offering the chance to see films spurned by the big chains. Little kiosk serving... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
via mobile
A cinema for real cinema buffs

I am fed of going to the larger cinemas where you are surrounded by people munching, slurping... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Jan H
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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The Ipswich Film Theatre is located in the basement of The Corn Exchange, King Street, City Centre, Ipswich IP1 1EGwww.iftt.co.uk
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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King Street | The Corn Exchange, Ipswich IP1 1EG, England
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Great cinema offering the chance to see films spurned by the big chains. Little kiosk serving snacks and great tea and coffee. Run by volunteers, well worth supporting.

Thank paulm2101
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I am fed of going to the larger cinemas where you are surrounded by people munching, slurping, chatting to their friends, playing with their phones and if you are really unlucky having someone with their feet on the back of your chair! The Ipswich Film...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The cinema is comfortable with well spaced, comfortable seats. As a cinema, there is nothing to criticise, only praise. However there are areas where improvements could be made. The ticket office seems to be in the wrong place as queuing customers get caught up with...More

Thank Nigel J
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice cinema, run by volunteers. Shows films outside the mainstream. Nice little refreshments kiosk where thankfully you won't be able to buy huge buckets of popcorn. Park in Debenhams car park, pricey but convenient.

Thank paulm2101
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Really different, cosy little 2 screen cinema in the basement of Ipswich Corn Exchange. Screen 2 has only 40 odd comfortable seats with good sound. Offers a varied programme of what I would call "arty" films. Friendly staff. Nice decor. Great alternative to the horrible...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Cinemas aren't usually so comfortable. The back row seating in Screen 2 is lush. The volunteer staff are very friendly and the whole place gives off a fantastic vibe. We travelled from fifty miles to see a very elusive film and it was definitely worth...More

Thank mikeromilly
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Brilliant place. No overpriced hot dogs or popcorn. No fat people munching anything in fact. Decent audience, never too busy and you can take a beer to your seat. What's not to like?

Thank W T
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Although this cinema does not get all the new films in when they do get one it is worth going to!!! Tickets are fantastic price. The staff are friendly and helpful and the seats comfy!! Would recommend if you can find a film you want...More

Thank cg2792
Reviewed 4 February 2016

this cinema is so much nicer to attend than the normal large chain cinemas. the film choice is fantastic, from oscar winning films to obscure productions you would never see without this place. it is more affordable too, not just the ticket but the pint...More

Thank foodfootballbeer
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Very overpriced cinema with some awful seating!!!! We were sat with neck ache and an awful angle of the screen. No staff about to help with booking all computerised.

Thank madbur91
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