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Address: Royal Square, St Ives TR26 2ND, England
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The Royal Cinema is a 3 Screen Cinema.

As part of Merlin Cinemas, Royal...

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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Use it !!

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

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 18, 2014
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66 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2014

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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St Ives, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Tupperofthetrack
UK
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Thank Bexandvern
Cannock
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank jonnylambert
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Steve K
Hereford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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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