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Went in the Cafe before a meeting

I was amazed to find a lovely new menu. Then came the crux, where are the Gluten free options that... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Ralph B
Derby, United Kingdom
Great cinema

Plenty of choices and some real special re-release of films i.e. Taxi Driver, you can get a drink... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“cafe bar”(13 reviews)
“market place”(15 reviews)
QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY, CAFE BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can use. Showing the best in World, Hollywood and Independent films. The exhibition programme includes work from local, national and international artists, it is exciting, diverse and open...more
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Cathedral Quarter Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS, England
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I was amazed to find a lovely new menu. Then came the crux, where are the Gluten free options that I am normally limited by? WOW! the whole menu is basically Gluten free on request! Anything that is not already GF can be. To top...More

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Went here a long time ago and remember the cinema being amazing. With this in mind, I decided to go to watch IT. Tickets were cheaper than many other cinemas and the cinema food was very reasonably priced. However we realised that we weren’t in...More

Thank Rockiscarlett
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Plenty of choices and some real special re-release of films i.e. Taxi Driver, you can get a drink in the two bars before, after and during the showings. Good staff and a pleasant atmosphere, well worth a visit to see an old classic.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing independant cinema which should be supported. Really comfortable seats and a brilliant atmosphere. Staff are very friendly.

Thank Wheed101
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The Quad has three screens, screen 1 (biggest and has some double seats too) screen 2 and the box which is like a sitting room and has sofas (get there early as these always go first) and cinema seats. It always feels luxurious going here...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Best cinema in Derby. Civilised, small, great bar atmosphere. You can take in your drinks. All different types of films and no popcorn in sight!

Thank graymoll
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Right in the city centre, close to bus station, parking nearby (not free). Three very comfortable cinema screens showing a very wide range of films - a few blockbusters, art house, international, educational, arts, children's etc. Also exhibitions, courses, events, private venue hire. Finally a...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Quad has an excellent programme of current and classic films, sometimes with speakers and Q and A after. There are booths for cine buffs to study special films, an interesting shop, as well as exhibition, meeting spaces and and a good cafe. And the...More

Thank Moyra J
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Three screen cinema showing hollywood and arthouse / international films, and courses / educational programmes. Wonderful to have this facility in Derby and recommend. you can eat there (coffee shop with snacks and some smaller meals - burgers etc.). Cakes on the counter are nice....More

1  Thank BBYShark
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nice seating and cosy possibly other multiplexes have caught up good food and drink not overpriced but central position parking is not free

Thank Andy C
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3 August 2018|
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Response from LauraM17342 | Property representative |
Hello - Cinema 1 aka The Sir John Hurt Cinema is our largest screen, this cinema holds 237 people. Cinema 2 holds 160 and The Box is slightly smaller, with seats for 60 people. Hope that helps!