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The Hippodrome

10 Hope Street, Bo'ness EH51 0AA, Scotland
+44 1324 506177
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Came to watch The Boss Baby today with my kids... and I forgot the busy it's get so today it was... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Donna F
via mobile
BLAST FROM THE PAST!

Visited this cinema for the first time and was amazed! It was like taking a step back in time to my... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
briantcampbell
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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This fantastic pre-art deco picture palace was first opened in 1912. For decades it was the place to see the latest Hollywood and British blockbusters. It closed in the 1980’s after a short spell as a bingo hall. Now – thanks to a £2.1 million restoration project – the Hippodrome is open again, lovingly restored to its 1926 heyday. With a great program of blockbusters, art house and classic favorites, there’s bound to be something for everyone.
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10 Hope Street, Bo'ness EH51 0AA, Scotland
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+44 1324 506177
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Came to watch The Boss Baby today with my kids... and I forgot the busy it's get so today it was mega busy and my daughter suffers with anxiety and was not coping very well, So I went and spoke to the lovely gentleman who...More

Thank Donna F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited this cinema for the first time and was amazed! It was like taking a step back in time to my youth. Picture and sound was far better though. A must and value for money - not like the modern multi plex's. Staff very helpful...More

Thank briantcampbell
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the last night of the silent movie at the cinema so much! Looking forward to next year event Only downside the seats are very very limited on space for your legs

Thank Chiaretta2710
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Charmingly cinema, the oldest Scottish one, in combination with a committed group of enthusiasts and a variety of world class and local musicians to accompany silent films from all over the world.

Thank Guenter A. B
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Lucky enough to have this venue right on our doorstep and it is fantastic. The Hippodrome has been restored to its former glory and shows a mixture of cinema listings for young and old. The interior has retained a nostalgic feel and there is a...More

Thank Lezly1982
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A great cinema, fantastic ambiance and no food rip off. Popcorn etc priced well below other cinemas I will not mention. They also have theme days like the good old morning matinee etc a discounted prices. Also tea and cake cinema days, just great. Our...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went to see the new star wars movie which was highly disappointing, however the Hippodrome is a wonderful refurbished cinema where film is king and it is comfortable with great entrance prices compared to multis! If you want to enjoy an unusual/foreign/cult movie watch out...More

Thank williamcI3846NE
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Took our three granddaughters to see moana, have taken them here before, we had also taken them to the multi complex in falkirk to see ballerina, no comparison in seating or prices, entry or sweets, hippodrome wins hands down easily, also in our opinion more...More

Thank andrewmU3572IY
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Attended a 'cuppa showing' with my mum at this genuinely retro cinema in Bo'ness. Lovely people, comfy seats, and lots of period charm.

Thank Ellen O
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Would come here every time over the big multiplex cinemas.Nice refurbishment.Clean with comfortable seating.Friendly,helpful staff.

Thank YeomansFamily
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