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Address: Tolsteegbrug 1, 3511 ZN Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 30 232 0452

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Definitely the best Cinema in town

This cinema in a former police station is without a doubt the best place for seeing arthouse movies. Not only the cinema itself with comfortable seating and excellent sound, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
Mars M
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This cinema in a former police station is without a doubt the best place for seeing arthouse movies. Not only the cinema itself with comfortable seating and excellent sound, but also the café and it's restaurant. The neighborhood is also one of the hotspots in town.

Thank Mars M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

The cinema is great, cozy and nice. Unfortunately they don't accept cash payments anymore which is a hassle. The restaurant food is also very nice with a good selection of vegetarian dishes.

Thank Os C
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Utrecht is blessed to have not one but several art house cinemas - the Louis Hartlooper complex being one of them. It's located at the Tolsteegbrug, so a little bit out from the city centre. The easiest way to get there is by bike. I believe the building used to be a police station. It was renovated extensively and opened... More 

Thank Barry M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The cinema has art deco charm showing art house movies - what's not to like? The screens are small and intimate and there is a feeling all the staff who work here share a genuine passion for cinema. My favourite movie venue in Utrecht.

Thank Louise B
Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Looking for alternative movies in Utrecht? Then don't look any further. The cinema is cosy with a great choice of recent not-so-hollywood movies. And the food here is good too. So don't forget to check out the cafe part of Louis Hartlooper.

Thank Peter_dR_NZ
De Bilt, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The Louis Hartlooper Complex is located near the edge of the city center of Utrecht and therefore can be reached best by bike (preferably) or public transport. There are no good parking spots nearby unfortunately. It features several cafe's inside and also outside is a terrace, usually very busy during summers. Each movie is preceded by an introduction.

Thank Sander T
Driebergen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This "arthouse" cinema is great. The cafe food is averaga but the atmosphere is good. It is a good place to have a couple of drinks after the movie.

Thank Marcelfu
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

What a great idea to transform the old police station into a cinema! I really like the location on Ledig Erf. Always a great choice of movies! I really enjoy the short speech before the movie to explain a bit the story, comment on the director, ... And the classic+lunch is on of my favorite time of the month!

Thank pioutte
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Tucked away from the bustle of the centre of Utrecht is the Louis Hartlooper Cinema and cafe. We have watched films here as well as just chilling out in the cafe outside. It gets busy when the sun comes out. Good selection of beers, tea and food like the Spring Haver cinema and cafe. Friendly staff and reasonably priced. There... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

very nice and good films and good restaurants, good place to visit the town, nice people! prices are okay!

Thank hans v

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