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Alhambra Cinema

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Mama Mia

Went to watch Mama Mia with my husband , had booked seat for my daughter who couldn't make it , was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Catherine F
via mobile
Great independent cinema with character

This is a small local cinema with character. It has a balcony, which costs a little extra. Ticket... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
philip s
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“free coffee”(23 reviews)
“comfy seats”(19 reviews)
The Alhambra screens current films daily in magnificent digital quality.The best of the World's theatre, ballet and opera are relayed live by satellite several times a month.
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36 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AG, England
+44 17687 72195
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the cinema and went up to the counter to ask what was playing for our young son and if anything was suitable. We were immediately told off by a very rude man who said ‘ the films and times are shown outside,...More

1  Thank Ness M
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry your approach was not handled more considerately; you will be welcome to complimentary ticketd on your next visit by way of an apology. Tom.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to watch Mama Mia with my husband , had booked seat for my daughter who couldn't make it , was given a refund even after we said we didn't want one !! Great selection of confectionary and drinks , comfy seats , great sceeen...More

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is a small local cinema with character. It has a balcony, which costs a little extra. Ticket price includes tea or coffee in a cup and saucer, and this may be taken in to the auditorium. Seats were comfortable. Prices are good too. Worth...More

1  Thank philip s
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a classic cinema! A blast from the past but with comfortable seating and a thoughtful program. This isn’t Cineworld or Vue, it’s much better than that. Great staff who know their market and love their cinema. Support them and enjoy.

Thank Scottish-Veggie
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love to go to independant cinema's. This one is exactly as we like it. Stepping back in time 40 years but with the crisp technology of today. Big thumbs up! I ll go again tonight though on my own to see...More

1  Thank Dennis V
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

By better half and I visited this amazing cinema to escape the rain for a few hours, what a fantastic place! Really friendly staff, free tea and coffee (!!), we sat front and centre in the balcony in very comfy seats. Good sound and picture...More

Thank Ollyolly
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Visited recently whilst camping in the Lakes with my teenage son to see the latest dinosaur film! Booked online but didn't need to do as it wasn't packed. Chose the upstairs balcony for seating. You can buy drinks and popcorn at shop prices which is...More

Thank PrioryPengui
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Arrived for a free event for which apparently the promoters had not yet arrived. However we made the error or asking when the film would start at which point I was spoken to like an idiot. We live near and have to collect our daughter...More

Thank JuliyHaigh
Ccccc074, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Dear JuliyHaigh, as indicated yesterday in response to your google review, we are really very sorry you had an unpleasant experience at the Alhambra. The cinema was hired out for an event, which had free ticketing and free drinks, so we were expecting large numbers,and...More

Reviewed May 5, 2018

We went to this lovely family run cinema twice in our stay in Keswick, friendly informative staff and how many cinemas offer you free coffee. Highly recommend

Thank Halfpint48
Ccccc074, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Glad you enjoyed it, we look forward to seeing you again - you were so lucky with the wether too!

Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Loved it! Free tea or coffee, reasonably priced drinks and refreshments and tickets. Sat in the balcony. We need more places like this!

Thank 190764Jackie
Ccccc074, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit, come again!!

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August 4, 2017|
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Response from TOMRENNIE65 | Property representative |
Hi, Our Stalls area is all wheelchair accessible and we also have a dedicated area where wheelchairs and mobility aids can be accommodated.We have 152 seats in this area so you will have no problem with accessibility.