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Old school cinema. Current blockbusters

On a wet day in St Ives there’s nothing better than sitting in a dry cinema watching a movie. Kids... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Paul C
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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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Well it's quaint I don't think there have been new chairs since I went to see dances with wolves... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Mollie421
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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The Royal Cinema is a 3 Screen Cinema. As part of Merlin Cinemas, Royal Cinema St Ives is part of the Movie Magic Discount Card scheme. See our website for more information.
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Royal Square, St Ives TR26 2ND, England
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

On a wet day in St Ives there’s nothing better than sitting in a dry cinema watching a movie. Kids are happy with a slushy and popcorn and don’t care that they’re not sitting in a new style multiplex. The cinema is definitely dated but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

I decided to see a film whilst on holiday and thought this was a great little cinema! I'm a frequent cinema goer with a monthly membership to a chain cinema local to me which enables me to go when I like. I don't know what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Went to the Cinema because of a rainy cornwall day with wife and little one. We are used to modern Cinemas coming from York. This is St Ives a coastal town and what we expected was old school cinema. We where not disappointed. Loved the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Vincent V
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

One adult, one child, small slushie, small (stale) popcorn. £1.50 change from £20.00. Screen 2 was small, dirty and cramped. It hadn't been tidied from the previous screening. I support local cinema but come on, help us to help you. Invest a little in The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Well it's quaint I don't think there have been new chairs since I went to see dances with wolves but it has it's own charm ! would be fab with a refurb.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Pity that independent cinemas are struggling but this is a good example of why. Small screen, uncomfortable seats with too little legroom by modern standards, auditorium almost flat meaning kids views hampered if adults are sitting in front of them, and a damp odour. Queuing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mymoschops
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Great Cinema very reasonable price ,Big screen very friendly service .Wish all cinema's were like this.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is how cinemas used to be - affordable (£5!), great auditorium, even had adverts for local companies...just needed the Pearl and Dean tune blasting out... Definitely worth watching a film here, particularly if you're not a fan of multiplexes. The seats aren't as comfy...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mary E
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The cinema being in the town is easy to get to by bus or train .The staff are helpful and attentive - prices reasonable . The latest films available and shown at convenient times

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Realised when we arrived that we had somehow managed to book for Penzance rather than St Ives (doh)! Paul was very understanding and sorted out a refund by Penzance and allowed us to buy the right tickets second time around (phew)! Quaint cinema which makes...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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