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Irish Film Institute

6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 5744
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Best Cinema Experience in Dublin

IFI Dublin. Is by far the most eclectic cinema experience in Dublin Foreign.Independent Remastered... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie W
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ireland
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Great place really friendly staff and a super little restaurant with a good selection of beers... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
philppg
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A popular cinema in Temple Bar.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“temple bar” (16 reviews)
“house cinema” (2 reviews)
“nice cinema” (2 reviews)
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6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 1 679 5744
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

IFI Dublin. Is by far the most eclectic cinema experience in Dublin Foreign.Independent Remastered Archival particularly Irish films seven days a week. Lobby a bit on the small side so if there are popular films showing it's a bit of a squeeze.. always understaffed for...More

Thank Julie W
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great place really friendly staff and a super little restaurant with a good selection of beers. Good film choice.

Thank philppg
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Really nice cinema with larger seats than usual. It was the 2nd run of the movie we went to see so we almost had the cinema to ourselves. Very enjoyable . Found the sound a bit loud so we were well prepared when we visited...More

Thank Helen D
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

If you love films, visit this place . Some variety compared to the usual Hollywood output, and it has a cinema club feel with 3 screens and a decent restaurand and bar , right in the Temple bar area so very convenient. Prices are reasonable...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Very few places showing arthouse films in Dublin so very thankful for the IFI in Temple Bar. There is an alternative air to the whole experience (see photo) – a place for true cinephiles. We were in cinema 1, which was a good size, with...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

A funky fabulous collection of and small cinemas and cafe. Watched a film, ate dinner. Served by a friendly 'first day' waiter. Lost a star for the food .... I chose the chick pea stew .... which tasted as though it had been 'fast cooked'...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

The IFI is a great little hideaway in the middle of temple bar. It shows a wide variety of film, with a focus on independent and alternative film. We saw Loving Vincent which we thoroughly enjoyed. The seats are notably comfortable. The only complaint we...More

Thank JenandNeil365
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

The IFI is an oasis of calm in the middle of the hubbub of Templebar. The staff are always lovely. You can drop in for a coffee or a meal or stay for a film. The shop is very well stocked with books and DVDS....More

1  Thank Emily G
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

I think the Irish Film Institute is a little gem in the heart of Temple Bar!! The movie Maudie brought me to tears 😢an emotional true life film about an amazing woman and Artist. I would highly recommend a visit. I will be back soon...More

Thank Jacinta E
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Love this place-- committed to film, showing arty and mainstream films. Relaxed cafe attached with beer travelers if you want to take one into the film. Old school theaters (no cup holders, no fancy digs, but well curated films). Love the glass film-strip walkway into...More

Thank YearofYes
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