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Ritz Cinema

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Address: 76B King Street, Belper DE56 1QA , England
Phone Number: 01773 822224
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Lovely independent cinema

Helpful and friendly staff. Cheaper than the multiplexes. Comfy sofas and luxury seats also available. Every seat has a good view of the screen. Wine/beer and some spirits... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Belper, United Kingdom
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Belper, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Helpful and friendly staff. Cheaper than the multiplexes. Comfy sofas and luxury seats also available. Every seat has a good view of the screen. Wine/beer and some spirits available, or grab a mug of coffee, tea or hot chocolate and a piece of home-made cake - all at a reasonable price. Sign up for a membership which deducts £1 off... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We've been to the Ritz Cinema many times in recent years, and it remains our cinema of choice. In addition to the usual cinema snacks on offer, they are also licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. The seating is very comfortable, there are premium seats and also sofas available to book. Make sure you book early though, as this cinema is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This cinema is one of a kind in that the screen and experience of going is great very old school. Comfy, great sofas. Cheap. Movies a bit behind but I gather that's how it's stays cheap. Good drinks nice popcorn. Great layout nice decor. The down side is booking is a nightmare. No answer, old fashioned payment system really let's... More 

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The Ritz is simply the best place to go and watch a film that I know of. You can choose premium seats on the back row or cuddle up on sofas but even the standard seats seem more comfortable than those at the nearby multi-screen cinemas. There are great food and drink options to take into the film and the... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Really nice, small, locally run cinema. We often have cake (on a plate with a fork!) when we go to see a film. You can also get wine and a whole range of other bottled drinks. There isn't really a bad seat in the house. Even the front row is OK. BUT, even as a member it is very frustrating... More 

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Duffield, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

… almost. Let's get that 'booking' problem out of the way first. The system is appalling. We're members and get advance notice of films coming up, but to get any benefit from that means dialling constantly for two to three days. No web bookings, no emailing - and you can bring the problem up with the management on every social... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

we have been members since just after the ritz opened and agree wholeheartedly with all the great comments expressed by other visitors. Sadly, we have not been able to get through on the phone to book since last summer and still have two of our free tickets to use! We live some miles away and can't get in to queue.... More 

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Belper
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17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a comfortable venue with old fashioned courtesy and modern technology! The sound systm is excellent, the programme up to date and the seating well spaced. It has had quite an effect on the town - eateries now stay open to cater for cinema goers, which is great. The only down side, inevitable because of the age of the... More 

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Monyash, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Just to say tall dark on front desk - you really need to learn to smile - first time here really off putting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Finally visited this lovely cinema last night following many recommendations by friends and we were not dissappointed! We were warmly greeted by the extremely pleasant staff, we passed over our £40 and became members for the year. This allowed us four free tickets and £1 off the ticket price each time we go. Effectively £35 worth of free tickets and... More 

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