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- Wonderful. Beautiful Art Deco building. So comfortable, a real treat. Sound a little low though.
Can't wait to go again.Written 14 November 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I attended a screening at Light House Cinema in Smithfield today with friends and it was a superb experience. Plush comfortable seats in a pleasantly sized cinema... and the film was excellent!Written 6 March 2020This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- The once grandeur of art house cinema in Dublin - it still holds up in spite of the modern surge of more eloquent designed theaters of recent times spread across the city. A cultural threshold that set the bar on what a cinema could offer to the most curious of film buffs and to the ordinary punter. The IFI will always remain a treasure amongst Dubliners but runs the risk of lagging behind some of its more contemporary counterparts.Written 11 December 2019This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I am regular of Cineworld in Dublin and privilege IMAX screen for most shows. I tried 4DX for the first time to watch Jurrasic Park 6. The experience is fun. We were even seated by cool member of staff. Seats are moving and shaking a lot, flash lights, wind, pops, and bit of water can be felt all the way.. very good sync between the movie and the effects. 3D is terrific. Need more features such as scent, temperature changing, snow and more water to make it really fun.Written 19 June 2022
- Brought one of our daughters three children to see Toy Story 4 this morning at 10.30am. Parking was no problem at that time and I bought the tickets at the food tills do no messing with touch screen.
Good value at €6.00 each. Food and drink pricey, with better planning we could have saved.
The children enjoy the film so it was good outing.Written 10 July 2019
- Visited this cinema due to its showing times. Had already visited Cineworld this week. Located in an empty shopping centre. Lots of construction surrounding the centre so feel businesses will come into the centre once construction in the area is nearly completed.
However cinema is comfortable and clean. Staff were friendly and efficient. However cineworld is better value and offers the same experience. Did receive 40% off next odeon tickets for this cinema but leaving the country today so no good for us. Would rather pay less in the first place!Written 1 November 2019
- Great night cannot fault it here for a 50th birthday surprise watched one of the most un PC movie ever Blazzing Saddles would highly recommend this for groups of 30 or less
Just a word of warning they dont sell alcohol but there is a small off licence across the road that sell some nice craft beers and ciders plus the smell of food cooking was unbelievable will definitely have to drop by for lunch or tapas somedayWritten 20 October 2018
- we had cinema to ourselves, albeit midweek OAP matinee...friendly staff
Comfortable seats good sight angles so IF BUSY no problem with people in front.
In central location beside Red Luas stop.Written 24 October 2018
- I was looking at the other reviews here, and generally, they seem to give it a rather poor rating. I am not sticking up for the place, and I am sure that it all falls down to the persons personal experiences.
But, as tacky, badly run or expensive as people say it is, it is a popular choice for so many children's parties, nights out, bowling clubs, and societies that meet here. I have been here many times over literally decades, generally for children's parties, but also family get-togethers, the kids love the arcades, the bowling, etc. Some have cinemas attached too.
It is aimed at a younger market, ones who like birthday parties with cake and goody bags to take home, love loud music and bright lights, a sit-down meal is burger and chips and a coke.
Most of the people who work here are young and are not there for the more refined clientele looking for a more 'VIP' experience. Probably on little above minimum wage, no tips, so what's the issue?
If you want a four-course meal followed by a bit of entertainment or diversion, and you're over about 30. Then this isn't for you.
If you want a place that's popular with all the kids and mum's down the primary school, or where some pre-adolescent people want to bring granny or uncle jim from out of town, then this is just perfect, end of.Written 3 June 2020
- I've been here a few times. It's been alright. The first time was fine, the second time I had to sit at an angle to see the screen and the 3rd time was for endgame. There was no ads at the start they just jumped straight into the move. Not everyone was seated so you were trying to watch the movie as the stagg went around with the phone torch on sitting people for the first 15 mins. I know the move was 3 hours and they wanted to show as many of the movie as they could. But I would of preferred It started when they had people sitting instead of playing it when there was about 5 people sitting down. It was really annoying.Written 6 May 2019
- Floors unclean. Very few customers with masks. Noisy teenagers on phones and talking all the way through the film. Tickets cheap but not enjoyable.Written 6 November 2021
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