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Alhambra Cinema

36 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AG, England
+44 17687 72195
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Very friendly cinema

I used to view films here as a child (now in my 50's). The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MarktheMobile
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Workington
A lovely little cinema

Villages like Keswick don't have cinemas these days but the Alhambra cinema is a little gem. A... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
alethings
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
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“free coffee” (20 reviews)
“comfy seats” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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36 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AG, England
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+44 17687 72195
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to view films here as a child (now in my 50's). The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. Feels like you're a VIP guest. Free filter coffee, friendly staff and good prices!

Thank MarktheMobile
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Villages like Keswick don't have cinemas these days but the Alhambra cinema is a little gem. A rarity in these days as it a family owned and run picture house. If you visit Keswick pay this place a visit and support a small local business,...More

1  Thank alethings
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review; much appreciated!

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here tonight to see Beauty and the Beast We arrived at 5.30 just as the owner was unlocking the building! We entered to a real treat for us old enough to remember real cinemas.... Tickets off a roll, free tea and coffee and popcorn...More

3  Thank Julie L
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review; it's very rewarding to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Went to see Lion last night, great film, like this cinema. Enjoyed the retro feeling of the decor and layout of a 100 year old cinema. Staff friendly, and we always try and visit when in the area to support this building.

1  Thank Silvercycler
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit. Tom Rennie.

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Family run and friendly too. Seat prices are very reasonable. All recent releases shown. A good cheap evening out

1  Thank blenkinsop2
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a fantastic place! We enjoyed a great rainy afternoon in the Lakes watching Sing. With free coffee and comfy chairs we loved the character of this traditional cinema. However, don't be fooled by this. The picture and sound is as sharp as any modern...More

Thank The4Gees
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Was planning a cinema evening with my family but arrived early. Decided to wander the streets and do a bit of window shopping. My wife needed the loo so we walked back to the cinema. It was open but the previous performance was still showing...More

Thank colunsworth
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Sorry you were not made welcome to use the toilets on your visit. It is our policy to make these available to all visitors whether customers on not - this should never have happened. Please accept my apologies and when you are next in Keswick...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

A super old cinema, just like cinemas used to be. Tiny foyer, free coffee/tea (how many cinemas offer that these days?) comfy seats, plenty leg room, together with up to date films and a ticket price of £7. What a bargain! Definitely worth checking to...More

Thank MrsMac349
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the experience - come again!

Reviewed 10 February 2017

When staying at Keswick, I always check on what's on at this cinema. It has a regular programme of up-to-date mainstream films, and occasionally (once a month?) something interesting of more specialised interest.

Thank richardhamilton4
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Very glad you enjoyed your visit - our web site will keep you up to date on our current programme.

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Go take in a movie here just for the experience! Tom, the theatre manager who has been running this theatre for the last 20 years is a vey interesting fellow and more than happy to provide you with a tour, just ask. You also get...More

Thank esmirelda
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the visit - we are now well into our second century and don't plan to change the formula!

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