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“A missed generation” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Filmhouse

The Filmhouse
88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ, Scotland (Castle/Royal Mile/High St)
44-131-228-2688
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Ranked #36 of 197 attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Movie Theaters
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Owner description: A small, three-screened theater playing Scotland's most innovative independent films.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“A missed generation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

The Filmhouse usually have a very recent release, as well as a circa 1940s black-and-white offering. Very helpful and informative brochures to take away.

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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Independent cinema”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The Filmhouse has several screens and special screenings. They run seasons of films of themes, such as foreign language. Regularly have films aimed at those that like older films. Large cafe which is popular with filmgoers, business people anyone that notices it.

Visited November 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Good for food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

In a busy city centre a pleasre to leave the hussle and bussle and enter a good cafe/restaurant. Plenty choice away from the area filled with franchises.

Visited October 2012
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Fife.
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Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Great Art house Movies.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

This place is great for Foreign, various film festival movies and
art house movies, they also sell many DVD's in the foyer.

The licensed cafe has a wide range of meat and vegetarian dish and quick snacks.

You can also take your own sweets and drinks into the cinema.

disabled and baby changing available.

Visited August 2012
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35 attraction reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
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“Gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The Filmhouse is a Classic, Arty and Fun, loved it and nice cafe, I saw Untouchables there and it was a great film, this type of Cinema is far more atmospheric than any of the Cineworlds, well worth an evening to the Flicks, go here !

Visited October 2012
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