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Address: 29-31 Head Street, Colchester CO1 1NH, England
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Like Ronseal, does what it says on the Tin!

I can't really complain with the pricing in that all cinemas these days are extortionate and you have to be on Footballers wages to be able to take your Girlfriend and watch a... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Stephen M
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I can't really complain with the pricing in that all cinemas these days are extortionate and you have to be on Footballers wages to be able to take your Girlfriend and watch a film with some sweets, popcorn and a drink. The cinema itself, I understand they have utilised an existing old building so it's not going to be all... More 

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Thank Stephen M
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent a small fortune to go here, I felt like the staff lacked any personality and service skills. They did not appear like they wanted to be there, I tried fruitlessly to ask about the film or for any recommendations. The toilets and facilities are always dirty and could do with a good clean the cinema itself still had... More 

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Thank Amie J
Colchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to watch a film Lion on Tuesday 28th February. Whilst buying tickets we were asked where we would like to seat. Staff showed us which seats were available. We had to choose the ones on the 3rd row from the screen. Half way through the film we noticed quite a lot of seats behind us were empty. We... More 

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Thank kirtivkaria
UK
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338 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a bit worried after seeing the bad reviews on here but the film we wanted to see was not on anywhere else so we went anyway. Well we really couldn't see what all the fuss was about. Okay, maybe it's a little tired but overall perfectly fine and generally clean. Comfortable seats in screen 3 at least and good... More 

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Thank paulm2101
Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Having paid £19.50 for my granddaughter and I to see 'Sing' - which would have cost £5 for both of us had Clacton cinema not been full, our experience from start to finish was woeful. They couldn't make my g/d her creamy cooler in the Costa because 'We're too busy to do all the washing up and the creamy cooler... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Odeon Colchester is the Pits. If there was another half decent cinema this would close down within a week. Staffed by children,. Poor screens only designed to pack as many people in a possible. Now there's not even a ticket desk. You have to buy tickets at the sweet counter or use the rubbish online service that breaks as soon... More 

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Thank Disneyfan7199
Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I usually go to Cineworld in a nearby town because I have always been disappointed by the Odeon, but didn't feel like a journey, big mistake. There was popcorn and general rubbish all over the floor, seats etc and the toilets were filthy, smelt dirty and had no toilet roll. Get your act together management, clean the place up!!

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Thank Cheryl H
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

last minute decision to get to see Split. Usually go to Braintree cineworld because of the cost of parking in Colchester. early showing, cinema busy and queue was slow to move due to problems on the tills, I understand the saving of money on staff and one stop tp get your tickets and food etc but you must have more... More 

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Thank Nigel B
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Staff extremely helpful = no faults there. the place is quite grubby, Could do with a lick of paint, I mean cinemas must be raking it in at what they charge, perhaps they should think about refurbishment.

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Thank Libbie E
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74 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Went to watch a film what a film was great place lots of choice price is a bit high but apart from that not a lot to moan about will be going back

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