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Abbeygate Cinema

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Address: 4 Hatter Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1NZ, England (Formerly Abbeygate Picturehouse)
Phone Number: +44 871 902 5722
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A hidden gem

Decided to try the "old cinema". In bury St Edmunds. We used to take the kids her when small, but then a bigger cinema opened near bye. Big comfy sofas, armchairs and cushions... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Decided to try the "old cinema". In bury St Edmunds. We used to take the kids her when small, but then a bigger cinema opened near bye. Big comfy sofas, armchairs and cushions. The film was excellent, but what excited us the most was the cafe downstairs. What a hidden gem. A Canadian chef has made the menu his own,... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Afternoon brunch and "the film" we had excellent tea, proper pot and cup n saucer, chicken club and BLT freshly made in the really nice cafe bar in the foyer although my idea of a club sandwich is three slices , toasted etc the chicken club was a toasted but more like a sub aka "subway" but lovely nice salad... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Love this place, comfy seats including sofa seats, can even take your beer in with you and lovely staff.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I love it here, it's a small, friendly and excellently run cinema with really good seating. Even the snacks are above the norm.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

What a wonderful place to have discovered ! The cinema cafe is great with a healthy selection of homemade food including delicious cakes. The staff are friendly and helpful. The cinema is the most comfortable I have ever visited with roomy seats you sink into or sofas, if you like to cuddle up. The films are up to date and... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is Best Cinema Experience You Can Have! A great bold fashioned cinema with online book, comfy seats and even sofas! You can take drinks from the bar to your seat, its a small cosy intimate place. I cannot think of any way I could improve it. OUTSTANDING!

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Abbeygate, now in private hands again, I think is a wonderful little cinema in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. It has a small restaurant over two floors, a bar, a tea room as well as two very well appointed screens. The sound quality is excellent. you are allowed to take in your drinks from the bar, it has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

excellent cinema, very friendly staff, plus lots of great independent/foreign films,also has a great little cafe, a real treat going to the abbeygate cinema

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great cinema -comfy chairs and good leg room. Only problem is getting beverages before a show as there can be queues -beware!

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had booked seats at the cinema and my partner had dinner here beforehand. Lovely ambience and comfortable setting. Only criticism was that the food took too long to arrive. As most people who eat here are there to watch a film they have a limited amount of time availabe, they need to find a way to speed things up a... More 

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