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I just love this cinema, comfortable, clean, great staff and great location. You can enjoy a snack... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate K
Dublin, Ireland
Lovely vibe. Friendly staff. Tasteful well designed public space.

This is a cinema for film lovers. Often shows films that are not on general release, particularly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark R
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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“lighthouse”(9 reviews)
Light House Cinema is an independent cinema, café and bar located in Smithfield in Dublin city that is committed to programming the best Irish and international films. Light House Cinema's eclectic schedule includes new releases, classics, foreign...more
| Market Square, Smithfield, Dublin 7, Dublin D07 R6YE, Ireland
+353 1 872 8006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this cinema, comfortable, clean, great staff and great location. You can enjoy a snack, coffee or a glass of wine or beer. You can bring your drink into the film with you. Love this place

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cinema for film lovers. Often shows films that are not on general release, particularly documentaries. Very comfortable seating in the theatres. Lovely cafe that sells healthy sandwiches, salads & proper coffee not the usual hot dog & pick n mix rubbish. If...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I really love the vibe about this place. The set up and the quirky décor is really nice and the staff are always pleasant and nice. It is a lovely little cinema and it shows a great range of independent and art house movies. It...More

Thank Professor_Sparrow
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I just love that cinema! It looks like gallery inside with the nice bar and chairs are really comfy. Not always they will have all top movies, but they have also less commercial options on the other hand. And it's very central location.

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The Light House, a most welcome art-house cinema opened in Smithfield in 2008 and was purchased by Element Pictures in 2012. It screens an interesting mix of films including regular classics, specially hosted cult film screenings and some foreign language films as well as the...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great cinema for great movies often runs special seasons foreign movies etc. Lovely comfy seats and a bar. What more could you ask for in a cinema.

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We arrived via the Luas (red line) which is very handy for going to the Lighthouse cinema. The Cinema from the outside is almost missable. We walking by it not realising that we had as the signage is quite low and insignificant. Inside its clearly...More

Thank Dervilla O
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a great little cinema and meeting place. I have been here numerous times over the years and I really love the trendy yet, homely feel of this place. The feel of this place combined with the staff and their friendliness really makes this...More

Thank Professor_Sparrow
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is my favourite cinema in Dublin. It is easy to reach as it is beside Luas Smithfield stop. The cinema is spacious and modern and there is always a good choice of commercial and art house films. There is a nice coffee area as...More

Thank PatNor
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I've been here for a few events and for personal visits and have never had a bad experience. The staff are lovely, food and drink could be cheaper but that's standard cinema fare I suppose. The choice of movies is always quite diverse and the...More

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11 July 2018|
Response from PatNor | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't answer. I don't eat popcorn.