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Old Market Hall

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Beautiful old building

This wonderful old building has been beautifully restored with lovely flower containers around. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike J
Chepstow, United Kingdom
Good cuppa!

Had a cup of tea in this historic building. Really beautiful. Easily found as the town has so many... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Built in 1596, Shrewsbury's iconic Old Market Hall was lovingly restored and re-opened as a contemporary cinema and cafe bar in 2004. The intimate 81-seat cinema screens a diverse programme of independent film, classics, world cinema, documentaries...more
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The Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1LH, England
+44 1743 281281
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All reviews small cinema historic building cakes comfy seats great cinema pre film double sofa intimate cinema great coffee including wine adjoining cafe disabled toilet lovely cafe well worth a visit lovely building town centre cup of tea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This wonderful old building has been beautifully restored with lovely flower containers around. It now houses a small cinema and café etc but is still worth a short visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mike J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a cup of tea in this historic building. Really beautiful. Easily found as the town has so many tourist information signposts around.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LynnDanny
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

We came to Shrewsbury for the night, and before we left we looked up things to do. We found the Old Market Hall and wow we are so glad we did! We watched the Stan & Ollie film and had the most amazing time. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RachieJ74
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Always a joy to visit the old market hall. A lovely cafe with a good range of food and drink as well as a great cinema with comfy seats.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank barney_cansdale
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Brilliant way to go to the cinema. Enjoy a drink in the lovely cafe area beforehand or take your drink in with you. Very comfortable seating. Show upbeat films and often some foreign, quirky ones. Book in advance,choose you seat as always popular

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank framboise1991
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful old building in the heart of Shrewsbury, with info boards describing when built and what it was used for. There's a lovely coffee shop on the first floor with some good views of surrounding shops.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 798nh
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We wanted a cup of tea and a slice of cake, and this place is very close to Waterstone’s where we’d just been. Friendly staff, a nice selection of cakes, and comfy seats in a lovely building. Would be even better if the tables were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnB240
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This cinema is simply the best. The building is beautiful and full of history. There is a lovely café which is part of the cinema. The cinema is small and intimate, with plush comfy seating. The café is also licensed, so you can take a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Full marks for being very comfortable seats and the complete set up is a great combination. The bar has good prices and the fact that you can take wine into the cinema and enjoy a drink with friends

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mikeredwards2018
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Not been to the cinema there for years, but it is a lovely venue if viewing a film. More often than not I call in with friends for a morning / afternoon coffee. It is a gorgeous historical venue, great coffee, nice atmosphere. Service is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Cecil H
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November 18, 2016|
Response from TheatreSevern | Property representative |
Hello Fran Gift Vouchers of any value can be purchased at the Box Office, by phone (01743 281281), or online via the Old Market Hall website (sorry, tripadvisor does not allow me to post the link!) Gift Vouchers can be... More