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Royal Cinema

Royal Square, St Ives, England
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Ranked #16 of 18 attractions in St Ives
Type: Movie Theaters
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English first
midlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

I think cinema goers should make sure they use this old sea side cinema to keep it , looks a bit tired but shows latest films something else to entertain kids with on dull days

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I can only second what others say. This is a local cinema. Shows all the films you could want to see together with live screenings from ROH, National Theatre and so on. It is not a multiplex and yes a bit threadbare but the screen and sound are great and it is so lovely to be able to just walk... More

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Oxford
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

A real fleapit, but up to date films, good sound, and the nicest staff I have ever come cross in a cinema. Please visit if you are in St Ives, it is essential to keep it going

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Torquay
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Saw 2 films this last week at this cinema.....The staff are very friendly & helpful.....The Merlin Cinemas are great value for money as we have one in our home town...This one is as has been said a bit 'tired & threadbare'...Screen 1 was freezing cold on Friday night and we're glad we had jumpers and warm coats otherwise I don't... More

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UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Compared to the Odeon in my home town this was threadbare but on the upside, far less expensive. A good way to kill a couple of hours on a rainy evening.

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Bristol
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We went here as it is was raining and watched a film good value for money and seats were not too bad

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Our 2 children went here twice whilst on holiday. It's a very basic cinema in need of some TLC, but very reasonably priced entry tickets. BUT - the drinks, sweets and popcorn are OTT priced. Spent more on 2 drinks and popcorn than on the film tickets.

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Cannock
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

great film, seats were the most uncomfortable I have ever sat in, seat base folded down and leant forward...moved seats, just the same, not at all comfortable.....the film was good though.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Looking to get out of the rain on a Sunday afternoon, we decided to head for the cinema. We were quite disappointed with the ticket prices, especially as there was no student discount - the adult prices are more than we pay in the big city where we live. The screen we were in was small but cosy, with a... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We went to see this film but found staff a bit vague and we were left wondering if we 'd gone to the right screen as it took a long time for the trailers to start. The evening before when we bought the ticket the lady couldn't have been more helpful. Thanks

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