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Old school cinema. Current blockbusters

On a wet day in St Ives there’s nothing better than sitting in a dry cinema watching a movie. Kids... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Paul C
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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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Well it's quaint I don't think there have been new chairs since I went to see dances with wolves... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Mollie421
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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The Royal Cinema is a 3 Screen Cinema. As part of Merlin Cinemas, Royal Cinema St Ives is part of the Movie Magic Discount Card scheme. See our website for more information.
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Royal Square, St Ives TR26 2ND, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I do not recommend having the Pepsi from hear. Today I had this with a couple of my friends and after that we all felt sick and hot and also bad headaches. I’m still not feeling well now. So if anyone else has this just...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kelsey G
Reviewed 26 August 2018

On a wet day in St Ives there’s nothing better than sitting in a dry cinema watching a movie. Kids are happy with a slushy and popcorn and don’t care that they’re not sitting in a new style multiplex. The cinema is definitely dated but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I decided to see a film whilst on holiday and thought this was a great little cinema! I'm a frequent cinema goer with a monthly membership to a chain cinema local to me which enables me to go when I like. I don't know what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sarahBuk
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Went to the Cinema because of a rainy cornwall day with wife and little one. We are used to modern Cinemas coming from York. This is St Ives a coastal town and what we expected was old school cinema. We where not disappointed. Loved the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Vincent V
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

One adult, one child, small slushie, small (stale) popcorn. £1.50 change from £20.00. Screen 2 was small, dirty and cramped. It hadn't been tidied from the previous screening. I support local cinema but come on, help us to help you. Invest a little in The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Well it's quaint I don't think there have been new chairs since I went to see dances with wolves but it has it's own charm ! would be fab with a refurb.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mollie421
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Pity that independent cinemas are struggling but this is a good example of why. Small screen, uncomfortable seats with too little legroom by modern standards, auditorium almost flat meaning kids views hampered if adults are sitting in front of them, and a damp odour. Queuing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mymoschops
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Great Cinema very reasonable price ,Big screen very friendly service .Wish all cinema's were like this.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank alwayslow
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is how cinemas used to be - affordable (£5!), great auditorium, even had adverts for local companies...just needed the Pearl and Dean tune blasting out... Definitely worth watching a film here, particularly if you're not a fan of multiplexes. The seats aren't as comfy...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mary E
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The cinema being in the town is easy to get to by bus or train .The staff are helpful and attentive - prices reasonable . The latest films available and shown at convenient times

Date of experience: September 2017
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