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Cambridge Arts Picture House

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38-39 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR, England
+44 871 902 5720
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Cambridge would not be the same without it

I have been a member of the Arts Picture House for years from before it reopened in its current... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
rosecat
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Recovered from a slow start...

Recently visited for an afternoon show to find screening cancelled due to a corrupt file... After... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
SMB_2000
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Ely, United Kingdom
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38-39 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR, England
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I have been a member of the Arts Picture House for years from before it reopened in its current venue.Cambridge would not be the same without it. It offers a alternatives to the larger multi screens by showing foreign and off beat films .It has...More

Thank rosecat
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Recently visited for an afternoon show to find screening cancelled due to a corrupt file... After a little questioning the duty manager arrived and was happy to help and even offered complimentary tickets as a gesture of good will along with allowing our seating at...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Lovely cinema with 3 screens, all quite small and all very comfortable. Nice feature is that you can take alcoholic drinks into the theatre itself - in proper "glass" glasses. Clientele tends to be a bit more upmarket than the typical multi-plex, which means that...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Picture House of Cambridge and we will certainly return. The selection of snacks and drinks was a welcome change from the norm. Yes, popcorn was available but there was a broad variety of healthy (and not so healthy!)...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Unable to get a table at the Varsity we came here only to find it virtually empty. A small but interesting menu ticked all the boxes and the service was pleasant and helpful. Everything tasted freshly cooked and came piping hot. Moreover it cost buttons,...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I gave the bar food a 5 star rating last year. Great snacks, especially the chilli, at great prices (£5 for chilli and chips). This year, prices have doubled and the chilli has been re-invented as chunks of of beef in a mildly spicy, watery...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure to come here to see s movie. Nice environment, shows films that the bigger cinemas don't bother with. Comfortable seating, friendly staff. Nothing to complain about here. Handy to for Cambridge shopping as it is right there in the town. Give it...More

Thank miszaku
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Just been to the Arts to see Bridget Jones's baby haven't laughed so much in years, brilliant, highly recommend the cinema and the film.😀😊😂

Thank Jane H
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

A very, very welcome alternative to the "we're in the popcorn sales business not the film business" approach of those dreadful hypermarket movie chains that have corrupted our culture. This place attracts a funky, eclectic crowd. They show a real mix of current stock and...More

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We joined last year. We both love world cinema and theatre screenings so is is a fab choice for people who like to sit in comfort and watch great films. The cafe is a bit disorganised so getting a coffee can take a while, but...More

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