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“A comfortable cinema”
Review of Alhambra Cinema

Alhambra Cinema
Ranked #1 of 7 Fun & Games in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Alhambra screens current films daily in magnificent digital quality.The best of the World's theatre, ballet and opera are relayed live by satellite several times a month.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Reviewed June 28, 2013

An Art Deco cinema run by volunteers and showing current movies aimed mainly at a more mature audience. Only one screen but they generally show two movies in an evening so you do get a limited choice. You can sit downstairs or in the balcony - I sat in the balcony with most of the audience which was pretty sparse. Good quality print and sound - it deserves to be better patronised. A small shop sells sweets and soft drinks but I couldn't see any popcorn!

Thank Wethered
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

We were after an escape from the summer rain and were just wishing keswick had a cinema when we stumbled across a sign saying just that. Followed it round the corner and found the alhambra. It was an old style cinema with an upstairs balcony so our son thought that was very exciting. Luckily they had a suitable film on 20 mins after we found it so we settled down in the comfy seats and the warmth and enjoyed it immensely

Thank louise c
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

The Alhambra cinema has been in Keswick for many years. It has the feel of a 1930's cinema - decoration and seating being the most obvious. The films tend to be old or unknown.

1  Thank JohnDanceswithWolves
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

A must visit we went twice to see films while we wee here in Keswick and always great service really cheap compared to what we pay where I live but no difference. Lovely little theatre with great atmosphere.

Thank Holiday-Lady25
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

This is a charming old cinema that shows current movies at very reasonable prices. Even though the cinema is old the seating is very modern and comfortable. We arrived early and had a chance to speak to the manager who was very friendly and passionate about movies and keeping the Alhambra operating. Coming from Canada where we don't have a lot of old cinemas like this it was a real treat to enjoy a movie here. This is a great way to spend a relaxing evening in Keswick. Note: If you sit in the first row of the balcony you may think that the railing will obscure your view of the screen. Don't worry, it won't.

1  Thank StephenJaySagan
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