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“Great place”

Cambridge Arts Picture House
Ranked #6 of 18 Fun & Games in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Love the non blockbuster films and the links to National theatre live. You can pick your seats and great little coffee bar in here as well. Excellent choice of films. The temperature and sound levels are also much better than at the big chain blockbuster places.

Visited June 2012
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English first
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“theyre really nice there”
Reviewed July 30, 2012

well the atmosphere is lovely...heartwarming..
the food is nutritious..no poisonous food additives etc,;tasty ,good,..you get a discount if you re a member
no worries about taking any of my disabled friends there...non politically correct behaviour would so not be tolerated...the staff are totally decent :)
plus my favourite movie house..the one I always go to..last saw Spiderman in 3D :)

Visited July 2012
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Cambridge, UK
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“A true film-lover's cinema”
Reviewed July 19, 2012

Great place to watch movies, with a clientele which is there to watch the films and rarely gives cause for irritation. Almost the perfect cinema-going experience. The only annoyance is the lack of cup-holders in the seats, but hey, it's a cinema where you can take a glass of wine from the bar into the screening, so who cares?

Visited July 2012
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Amman
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336 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
“A cinema with ‘soul’ and a great café.”
Reviewed July 16, 2012

I could hardly wait to renew my membership with this cinema. It is such a friendly environment in which to view serious films and at the same time drink a glass of wine or a cold beer whilst watching! The café is also open during the day to drop in for a drink and to read the paper. I particularly like sitting in a window seat and watching Cambridge life passing by on the street below. Food in the cafe and bar is discounted for members and the staff are friendly. This is the most comfortable ambience for serious cinema goers to be found in Cambridge and for far around.

Visited July 2012
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cambridge
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168 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“The only cinema to view in Cambridge”
Reviewed July 15, 2012

A great cinema, showing all the films an intelligent person would want to see. Membership to picturehouse cinemas will give you a ticket discount and also a discount in the bar. This is cinema for grown ups so you can take your wine in with you. The cafe sells great snacks, cakes and coffee alongside alcohol and they also make a mean pancake. Atmosphere is liberal Cambridge intellectual. Yes, the loos are grubby when the cinema is very busy but there are some things in life we forgive. Part of the fun when coming out of here late is fighting through the fall out from the huge Wetherspoons below, and the gothic views this affords of 'binge Britain' on a Saturday night. I will keep going here again and again because I love it. Simple.

Visited July 2012
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