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An old cinema with character

We often visited this cinema in Darlington rather than its competitor the Vue. This is due to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
986deborahe
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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Classic Cinema - Modern Visuals

So the plan was to go see Bohemian Rhapsody at the imax metro centre. But the cost was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rossthebassis
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last week with hubby to watch Bohemian Rhapsody, real bargain at only £3 a ticket, seats were really comfortable & plenty to choose from, really clean venue, such a shame they built the Vue so close by as the Odeon looks as if it’s...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We often visited this cinema in Darlington rather than its competitor the Vue. This is due to the price and convenience of parking and a kebab shop we like near by. This is Darlington original cinema and yes it’s old and dated but it has...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So the plan was to go see Bohemian Rhapsody at the imax metro centre. But the cost was outrageous. Instead my wife found an old school cinema as she knows i love old cinemas and you know what it was the best way to see...More

Thank rossthebassis
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We come here quite often staff are always friendly and it’s a nice little cinema in the area. Price is excellent and generally a nice atmosphere with all the latest films on

1  Thank rugbyfanjack
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Went to see the Red Swallow tonight with my husband. Although the film wasn't quite my taste, the staff service was excellent. The cinema was cosy, just wish it had been busier.

1  Thank helen k
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Came to see Guardians Of The Galaxy, The down stairs is ok, but the rest of the cinema needs BIG Refurbishment big time, gents toilets totally broke and abysmal to say the least, been in all cinema screens and needs deep clean

1  Thank DurhamCarl
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Really uncomfortable seats with an odd angle, feeling like you're tipped forward slightly. Wasn't a great experience for my back!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 19 January 2018

At £3.00 a ticket this is a great cinema. The interior of the building has been updated well while still retaining lots of its original character. The staff are friendly and the premises are kept very clean. Off street parking is easy to find nearby....More

Thank pjags
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Cinema has seen better days and needs major refurbishment but a lot more reasonable than any other cinema in the area so good value for money

1  Thank ritchie20142015
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is cinema as I knew it from my childhood days. The tickets were tremendous value against the multiplex for the same film. The auditorium was virtually unchanged in format which, as the seats aren't as banked as modern cinema's, the tall person in front...More

1  Thank jasonhK6668OA
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Response from 244racheli | Reviewed this property |
I think technically your not supposed to but there's no bag searching so as long as your discreet and don't take a Morrisons carrier bag in full of food no one will stop you. Also save you a ton of money since a small bottle... More
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Response from Kris S | Reviewed this property |
There is parking down the side of the cinema (take the street down the side of the bedding centre and turn right) but it's 2 hours max so you might be risking it with a long film. If you don't mind paying to park, the car... More
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