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multifunctionality is maybe not in its favour...

Crimes of grindewald screening we came to watch. im aware much of the builiding is intended for... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2018

Very relaxed atmosphere ,nice staff ,sound system was a bit mono tone, over price alcohol , lack of... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
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Split over six levels, Pontio is Bangor University’s brand new arts and innovation centre. The Grimshaw-designed building in the centre of Bangor is home to a flexible mid-scale theatre named after the world-famous bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, a...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Prifysgol Bangor University Deiniol Road | Prifysgol Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2TQ, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very uncomfortable theatre. No leg room. Ridiculous prices for drinks. Making it an expensive night. Staff polite but not welcoming or helpful. They should take a leaf out of Venue Cymru's book. Perhaps send the staff there for staff development so they know what a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marifrombarry
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Crimes of grindewald screening we came to watch. im aware much of the builiding is intended for multipurpose use, lectures and public use (i used to have lectures in this building and did sees some productions here) tickets aren't too badly priced but all cinemas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Very relaxed atmosphere ,nice staff ,sound system was a bit mono tone, over price alcohol , lack of oxygen at times

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

My husband and I booked a Wednesday night cinema meal deal for date night. Included were tickets to The Predator, a 12" Margherita pizza and a drink (glass of wine, a bottle of beer or soft drink) - all for only £15 each. We added...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shlush
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I went with my daughter and granddaughter to see a film last week very good.It`s so convenient to have a cinema in Bangor instead of having to go to llandudno Junction .There is popcorn and sweets available at the bar before you go in and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Lovely lunch only thing very quiet onlt two of us there would recommend to eat here they have a new menu here

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here and was very good. No complaints at all. Very good service too. Would recommend if you are visiting pontio

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank daveyj_13
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Attended a private view for the Fine Arts degree show here. This is a brand new building, which had its troubles initially being delayed somewhat - but worth the wait. Great modern design, approached through the original arched portal. Two restaurants, one of which was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sally O
Reviewed April 19, 2018

I came to Pontio for a conference, and I was pleasantly surprised at what a brilliant venue it is, with something for everyone. I wished I had a little more time to explore, but from what I say, a great asset for the University and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank simonrstones
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

I travelled from Norfolk (just for the night) to see my Grand-daughter in 'Beauty and the Beast' at Pontio. What a wonderful facility Pontio is! I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and the show, which was excellent. We dined in the restaurant. The service was quick,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Gary L
April 28, 2017|
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They have a very comprehensive website, which you can find through Google. This will give you all the information you need.