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Old Market Hall

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Dropped in for a cup of tea

We wanted a cup of tea and a slice of cake, and this place is very close to Waterstone’s where we’d... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brussels, Belgium
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I Wish All Cinema's Were Like This

This cinema is simply the best. The building is beautiful and full of history. There is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“small cinema”(11 reviews)
“cakes”(18 reviews)
“pre film”(3 reviews)
Built in 1596, Shrewsbury's iconic Old Market Hall was lovingly restored and re-opened as a contemporary cinema and cafe bar in 2004. The intimate 81-seat cinema screens a diverse programme of independent film, classics, world cinema, documentaries...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
The Square | Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury SY1 1LH, England
+44 1743 281281
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All reviews small cinema cakes pre film double sofa intimate cinema comfy seats excellent cinema including wine adjoining cafe crisps sausage rolls hot and cold drinks cafe bar lovely venue well worth a visit town centre coffee shop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a cup of tea and a slice of cake, and this place is very close to Waterstone’s where we’d just been. Friendly staff, a nice selection of cakes, and comfy seats in a lovely building. Would be even better if the tables were...More

Thank JohnB240
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This cinema is simply the best. The building is beautiful and full of history. There is a lovely café which is part of the cinema. The cinema is small and intimate, with plush comfy seating. The café is also licensed, so you can take a...More

Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Full marks for being very comfortable seats and the complete set up is a great combination. The bar has good prices and the fact that you can take wine into the cinema and enjoy a drink with friends

Thank mikeredwards2018
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Not been to the cinema there for years, but it is a lovely venue if viewing a film. More often than not I call in with friends for a morning / afternoon coffee. It is a gorgeous historical venue, great coffee, nice atmosphere. Service is...More

Thank Cecil H
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous building and charming small cinema. A far more pleasant experience for watching a film than Cineworld, etc.

Thank Traveller287021
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is a very classy cinema, but it is perfectly formed. It may only be small, but it has plush seating with plenty of legroom. There is also a licensed café attached to the cinema, so you can take a glass of wine or a...More

Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed 9 May 2018

What a great looking building with a large arch either end. Very well turned into a cinema and coffee shop. Stands out as surrounded by more modern shops

Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Booked cinema tickets on line,arrived early to pick up tickets which was so easy.Excellent iced coffee,milk shakes ,served in good quality plastic with biodegradable straws, to take into cinema.Could take any drinks into cinema,including wine, beer etc Seats comfortable and allocated on line,so you could...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The architecture is excellent and the seats and tables are comfortable. The coffee was well made and we'll presented. The cafe is next to the cinema which might be small but is truly excellent.

Thank Ronbuzz
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We just love this cinema. It is the ultimate cinema treat. The screen is small and intimate and generally attracts a more sophisticated crowd. The seating is plush and comfy, including a number of double sofa seats.The adjoining cafe is licensed, so you are able...More

Thank shropshirenick
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18 November 2016|
Response from TheatreSevern | Property representative |
Hello Fran Gift Vouchers of any value can be purchased at the Box Office, by phone (01743 281281), or online via the Old Market Hall website (sorry, tripadvisor does not allow me to post the link!) Gift Vouchers can be... More