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Alhambra Cinema

36 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AG, England
+44 17687 72195
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Fabulous place

Loved it! Free tea or coffee, reasonably priced drinks and refreshments and tickets. Sat in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
190764Jackie
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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So much better than a modern establishment - we loved it :)

What to do with two children when spending the Easter Break in the Lake District? The liquid... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adventurous_times
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Bingley
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The Alhambra screens current films daily in magnificent digital quality.The best of the World's theatre, ballet and opera are relayed live by satellite several times a month.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“free coffee” (20 reviews)
“comfy seats” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
36 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AG, England
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+44 17687 72195
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"free coffee"
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"comfy seats"
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"step back in time"
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"picture house"
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"latest films"
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"blast from the past"
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"great film"
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"picture quality"
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"sound quality"
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"little gem"
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"paper tickets"
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"film festival"
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"retro feeling"
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"sat upstairs"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved it! Free tea or coffee, reasonably priced drinks and refreshments and tickets. Sat in the balcony. We need more places like this!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What to do with two children when spending the Easter Break in the Lake District? The liquid sunshine had hampered our cycling plans so we decided to go for a drive to Keswick and see "Peter Rabbit". So nice to see that the Alhambra is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you work in a shop called Peter Rabbit & Friends, you just have to go and see the Peter Rabbit film. Which is very good by the way. The cinema is full of character, just how they used to be. The free tea and...More

1  Thank Tracey A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been coming to North Lakes for 30 years shame on us for not having been to Alhambra previously. Went last night and all 5 of us loved the experience. We have a similar vintage cinema where we live, with similarly great value admission and drinks,...More

Thank David T
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Ccccc074, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your lovely review David, and we hope to see you every time you're back from now on! It will indeed have been one of the owners you saw - it's a family business, with me and husband Alan having just joined my Dad,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I remember coming to the Alhambra as a school boy and coming back with my own kids was like walking down memory lane. This is a must attraction for anyone visiting Keswick, especially on a rainy day. Super friendly staff and retro feel make the...More

1  Thank Lee3232
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw a stage on screen performance here. Very comfortable seats, love being able to sit in the balcony , not many places have these now. Takes me back to Saturday mornings when I was little. Good facilities, snack prices very good not at all inflated...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this cinema to escape the bitterly cold weather. We really liked it, the guy on reception/projectionist was very friendly. I loved the choice of sweets/nuts and drinks as they were reasonably priced not like the bigger branded cinemas. There was even free tea...More

1  Thank Julie C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely comfortable old-fashioned style theatre with bar and coffee shop Great art deco interiors well worth a visit as they show films not shown in chains

Thank Diane M
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We came upon the Alhambra by chance when walking in Keswick and were intrigued to see a film due on later that day based in Paris (Lost in Paris), exactly the type of quirky, funny film you would never find in a mainstream cinema. We...More

2  Thank stonerage
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Ccccc074, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thanks for your lovely review - it's so nice to be appreciated! We love the place too!

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We went to see Dark River which was one of the films showing at the Keswick Film Festival. The cinema is just wonderful, old fashioned but comfortable with a good view of the screen no matter who sits in front of you with a big...More

Thank Edith P
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TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Delighted you enjoyed your visit - do come again. We have been showing films here for 100 years and have made a good start to our second century!

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pylede
5 August 2017|
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Response from TOMRENNIE65 | Property representative |
Hi, Our Stalls area is all wheelchair accessible and we also have a dedicated area where wheelchairs and mobility aids can be accommodated.We have 152 seats in this area so you will have no problem with accessibility.
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