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Lighthouse Cinema @ Newquay

Address: King Street, Newquay TR7 1AA, England
Phone Number: 01637 878650
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Ranked #24 of 60 Activities in Newquay
Type: Movie Theaters, Amusement
Owner description: Completed in 2011, Lighthouse Cinema is a purpose built, fully digital, 4 screen cinema in the...
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Type: Movie Theaters, Amusement
Owner description: Completed in 2011, Lighthouse Cinema is a purpose built, fully digital, 4 screen cinema in the centre of Newquay. It has a capacity of over 600 seats and offers 3D films and Dolby 7.1 Surround.

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South West
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195 reviews 195 reviews
121 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

A very nice place with four screens. Wherever you sit you can be guaranteed of an uninterupted view, as the seats are tierd very well. During the winter they have a bonus for pensioners, every 2 weeks. On a Thursday morning you can watch a film & have a free hot drink & a biscuit for just £4.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

walked from our hotel to this cinema (Fistral Beach) and it was a lovely 15 minute walk with a great venue at end. Friendly staff.

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

OK it is the only one, but it is multiscreen and up to date having been built just a few years ago. A minor niggle it was built on the site of the Vic bars - the best live music venue in Newquay. Parking during the summer can be a real problem costing half as much as the cinema admission... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

On Sat night, I paid £7.5 for a new movie,which I think is a bargain compared to big cities. The chairs were comfy with a decent leg room. The screen was big and the sound system was really good. Highly recommend.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I came here to see Boxtrolls during the October Half Term. One thing a disliked about this place is that the show times for the films are not very flexible. For instance, they would only showcase one film on one day of the week, at one time, which is a bit ridiculous. Nonetheless, the film was great, the screening and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My 7 year old and I paid a last minute trip to the movies to see Maze Runner whilst in half term holidays in Newquay. Cheap prices compared to where I live which is good, but disappointed with lack of snacks available to buy being just sweets and popcorn available. Nice to have choice of hot dogs / nachos etc... More 

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Lighthouse C, General Manager at Lighthouse Cinema @ Newquay, responded to this review

I am really glad you enjoyed your evening with us. We used to sell Hot Dogs, however recently stopped due to very poor sales. I appreciate that if you were expecting more hot food options you may have been disappointed and perhaps we could make this clearer on our advertising, which we will certainly look into. As the previous review... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Bit of a gem in a seaside town like Newquay. Plenty of screen choices and time to eat out before any main shows (if you plan it right... ;) ) Really nice staff, bright and clean, comfy seats. Film of choice that night was Fury, excellent screening and sound quality :) Proper job Newquay! :D

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Lighthouse C, General Manager at Lighthouse Cinema @ Newquay, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your trip to see us. We look forward to seeing you again soon I hope! More 

Newquay, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

evert time there is a decent film on here their showing times are ridiculous. Yet again - another example - ouji. Showing every night at 8.45! Why on earth isnt it shown more than once and also earlier! Its so annoying - especially weekends. Its disgusting. Plus wednesday - bonfire night - its showing at 3-45! What's the good of... More 

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Lighthouse C, General Manager at Lighthouse Cinema @ Newquay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. We do listen to it and where we can, act upon it. The film times are based upon a variety of factors from the length of the films to contracts with the distributors. Some films we may have to show twice in an evening and some just once. We also... More 

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My sister and I were in Newquay for a few days and wanted to watch Gone Girl. Having looked at the cost for a ticket the previous week at Vue on Finchley Road and been put off I was happily surprised to find that it was almost a third cheaper at the Lighthouse cinema. I love the fact that the... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Companies like VUE and Cineworld could learn a lot fromLighthouse Cinema, Newquay. The service is excellent and the prices of tickets and refreshments is what they should be not overpriced like Cineworld and VUE. A great place to go for a great evening and being centrally located in Newquay you can have drinks afterwards. Keep up the good work and... More 

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