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Plaza Cinema

31 Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT, England
+44 1305 262488
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Great little cinema

Brilliant little cinema with friendly staff and super cheap tickets. Love the baby cinema, just... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DorsetRach
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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The best cinema ever!

A blast from the past! Quaint authentic cinema and prices are an absolute bargain. Small and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shaman2017
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“latest films” (53 reviews)
“great value” (63 reviews)
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31 Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT, England
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+44 1305 262488
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"comfortable seats"
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"latest films"
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"great value"
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"plenty of leg room"
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"value for money"
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"cheap tickets"
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"art deco"
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"selection of films"
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"big chains"
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"drinks and snacks"
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"little gem"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant little cinema with friendly staff and super cheap tickets. Love the baby cinema, just wish it was more frequent!

Thank DorsetRach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A blast from the past! Quaint authentic cinema and prices are an absolute bargain. Small and intimate, clean and comfortable and very friendly staff. All new releases shown. I much prefer this to the huge plastic 'modern' cineplexes. Really worth a visit.

Thank shaman2017
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate your comments and we are very glad you have enjoyed the Plaza experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bargain films wouldn't bother with the luxury seats though bit wierd. Very clean comfy seats . Must book gets very busy

Thank Tina W
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your comments and your support for the Plaza are much appreciated.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently moved to Dorset and cant rate this fab cinema enough. We never went to the cinema due to the cost at the big greedy cinemas until we fell upon this lil gem. At 2.50 a ticket and 3.50 a weekend ticket as a...More

Thank Carrie H
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your really supportive comments and we very much look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little cinema taking you back to how it once was. Staff are helpful and prices are good. We will certainly be back to see another movie.

Thank foodiehayley
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much so your very supportive comments. Hope to see you again very soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming to Plaza, always friendly, it's clean and reasonably priced :) love the new recliner chairs in screen 1 too

Thank Lucy W
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Delighted with your comments. We always aim to please.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love it here and come often. The staff are always very helpful and friendly and the range of films is great. The price is unbeatable - much better than those corporate chain cinemas and the atmosphere is much more welcoming. Don’t take your own...More

Thank Louise S
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you like the Plaza experience and look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cheap mid week and not as expensive as Odeon weekend, nice family run place, has been a bit updated but retains CInema charm of bygone era - love it,

Thank Linda P
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very glad to get your comments. Very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Safe to say that along with the Convivial Rabbit micropub, conveniently on the same street, this is one of the few good things about the dullest town in Dorset. The ridiculously cheap ticket prices during the week, a by-product of a price war with the...More

Thank paulc19642017
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Really interesting comments and much appreciated. Hopeto welcome you back again very soon.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

For those who like film and have only visited a National chain of cinema before, this will be a revelation! To start, the price makes the Plaza an regularly affordable trip for the family. The decor is clean and aesthetically pleasing. The seats are comfortable...More

Thank JonnyFatboy
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Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow - we are so pleased with these comments. Delighted you like the Plaza and hurry back soon.

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Response from Elkieamie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I’m not there right now but not too expensive from memory. Plus M&S is across the road and the cinema doesn’t mind you bringing your own drinks etc
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