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Irish Film Institute

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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: 6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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A popular cinema in Temple Bar.

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I am member of IFI for sometime now as they offer free tickets and raffles. I like this place as in the city of Dublin. Movies are not exclusive commercial, mostly independent and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Cainta, Philippines
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Cainta, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am member of IFI for sometime now as they offer free tickets and raffles. I like this place as in the city of Dublin. Movies are not exclusive commercial, mostly independent and able to see it in regular cinemas. Another great thing is the coffee shop, lovely place to sit in and have a sip of coffee/tea without even... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Treat yourself to one of IFI's showings. Their selection is brainy, not commercial, and their café is tasty. IFI has interesting combinations like gourmet club features, presentations, and premiers which will screen much later in the ourside world.

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1 Thank LuzMc
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Central location, great selection of popular and indie films and a nice cafe/restaurant should you need coffee or a meal. Just a nice place to visit overall.

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Thank QuintonOR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We came on our last day in Dublin and we needed a rest from walking miles. Wonderful experience small and romantic, only costed us €8 each.

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Thank Kirsty S
Sandown, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

A very comfortable warm cafe and restuarant. I had the falafel and mushroom soup which were both reasonably priced and tasted good. Service was very good - its a nice place to chill out and read the paper at the weekeend - Im working in Dublin at the moment.

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Thank brucewebb2005
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

A group of twenty cinema buffs booked a few tables in the mezzanine where we held our annual film quiz followed by dinner. The service was great. Everybody had their meal served at the same time. I can only speak for my own meal but I had the boeuf bourguignon, which was delicious.

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1 Thank cmaguire16
County Kildare, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived an hour before film due to start. Placed order for food and drinks, took at least 20 mins for drinks to arrive, had to remind waiting guy. The food when it did arrive was dreadful, chips tasted like they had been cooked in old, over-used oil. Fish was dry and over cooked. Just finished eating on time to make... More 

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Thank mlmcd2013
Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived 45 mins before a movie to get a sandwich. Asked for a menu after ten minutes. Another fifteen before order taken. Staff all use polite language but scowl when you talk to them. Awful.

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Thank Sovereign_Gar
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7 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Horrific service. The waiter was extremely rude, aggressive and insulting. We brought this to the attention of another server but there was no follow up. The first waiter then followed us out shouting and a manager pulled him back, then proceeded to berate us for not complaining to him personally, said that his waiter and not been rude, and when... More 

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Thank Colm M
Piacenza
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We just arrived to see The Neon Demon. They immediately admitted us in the cinema room, not exactly the cleanest cimema in the world but anyway... I went downstairs to take a couple of beers. I told a couple of times to the girls at the bar that I needed to carry the beers in the cinema room, please give... More 

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