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“Friendly small cinema with modern projection technology”
Review of Alhambra Cinema

Alhambra Cinema
Ranked #3 of 7 Fun & Games in Penrith
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located in the heart of Penrith, the Alhambra Cinemas provide a first-class cinema experience, screening all the latest cinema releases as well as independent and foreign-language films in comfortable and relaxing surroundings.Now with Dolby Digital projection and Dolby Digital sound.
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Friendly small cinema with modern projection technology”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Good old fashioned cinema conveniently located.
Wasn't sure what to expect as it was a fairly oldy worldy looking place. But staff very friendly, and new equipment meant good quality picture and sound. Not the biggest screen in the world but really comfy chairs.
The lowther arms nearby is handy for a pre-film pint, and closest car park is bluebell lane. (Free after 6.30, £1 all day on sunday).
Good place to watch a film and good value at £5.50

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Preston, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“An experience”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

This small cinema was like going back in time. Luckily we had prebooked our tickets to see Les Miserables and we were not disappointed. The were staff pleasant and helpful.

Visited January 2013
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Newcastle Upon Tyne
Level 6 Contributor
86 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“Sky fall”
Reviewed December 24, 2012

We went to the Alhambra cinema in November to see the new bond film. Although the cinema is quite dated the staff were lovely very helpful and chatty which you sometimes don't get at a larger chain of cinema. Would definitely go again next time I am in the lakes

Visited December 2012
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lakeland
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“fantastic small cinema”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Lovely small cinema, with 2 screens, comfy seats, fantastic sound system, friendly staff. Good range of goodies to buy, often have sunday alternative films offering a change to the usual popular blockbusters.

Visited November 2012
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“well done”
Reviewed November 6, 2012

Facing closure last year this small cinema has rallied round with the backing of local people and is hopeffthrully thriving, We no longer have to wait weeks for the latest block buster.

Visited October 2012
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