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Cambridge Arts Picture House

Address: 38-39 St Andrew's Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR, England
Phone Number: 08707 551 242
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Ranked #13 of 65 Activities in Cambridge
Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
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Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games

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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Nice little, cosy cinema. Not impersonal like the chains. I it's a film you want to see it's better to visit the Picture House. Well worth a visit.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
25 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Great selection of films. Great location. Good seats. Cramped bar and ticket area. Screens could be bigger. £22.00 for two tickets!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Warm atmosphere, comfy seats and friendly staff. Nice bar with very good food and friendly staff........films too.....

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I have been here a number of times and I love the charm of the place - so different from the multi screen cinemas nowadays. It is slightly more expensive than the cinemas slightly further out but I think it is worth it for the atmosphere and the convenience of being in town (my daughters are both at colleges very... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is such a lovely place to come for a light meal even if you're not seeing a film. The café is beautifully decorated and has a great atmosphere with a birds-eye view of St. Andrew's Street. The menu is varied and has a good vegetarian selection with lots of dishes you can share. The bar has a tempting selection... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We always go here in preference to any other cinema as it is central and very civilised, with the opportunity to have a drink while watching you chosen film. Also a pleasant cafe area, and another area with sofas to have a quiet drink while waiting. I like being able to book your seat online days ahead. Sometimes the films... More 

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London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I go the Picturehouse at least once a month. I'm not going to review films here, but want to recommend the place for its vibrant atmosphere. The whole place is buzzing, and the restaurant/bar area is great. Service is a little slow and having to queue down the steps for the bar is a bit of a pain, but it's... More 

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Stevenage
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great choice of films, very relaxed feel to the place with the bar upstairs and the comfortable small sized cinema screening rooms. Lovely staff ,very enthusiastic, always happy to look after you at the point of collection and buying snacks area.Its a wonderful Art Deco building and full credit for keeping this type of independent art house cinema alive.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Lots of good points: great choice of independent films including the annual summer film festival & free previews for members; a nice atmosphere & decent bar area; they treat you like adults (ie. you can bring alcohol into screenings & they don't try to confiscate your belongings!) The only bad points for me are the fact it gets very busy,... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

good place to have a rest, study and chilling. There is a comfortable sofa. Film theatre is next to this cafe. You may spend a nice day off around this place.

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