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Jam Jar Cinema

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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What a great place. A lovely bar, intimate and comfortable cinema and a much nicer experience than... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Great Venue, Great Prices, Intimate & Cosy Atmosphere.

Jam Jar Cinema is ideally located in the Town of Whitley Bay. It offers a good choice of current... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Lynne H
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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“little gem”(8 reviews)
Jam Jar Cinema is an intimate, inviting, friendly 50 seat community venue in the heart of Whitley Bay. We boast a cosy lounge and bar area, offering a broad selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, all available to be consumed whilst...more
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Jam Jar Cinema 18-24 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1DG, England
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All reviews comfy seats latest releases little gem lovely bar leg space big boys lounge area viewing room soft and alcoholic drinks older films pre movie no lift great place to watch front row friendly staff tea or coffee fantastic addition
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place. A lovely bar, intimate and comfortable cinema and a much nicer experience than a normal cinema visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cooking_with_Capers
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Jam Jar Cinema is ideally located in the Town of Whitley Bay. It offers a good choice of current films, but at a much reduced rate to other cinemas. There is a very cosy bar/lounge where you can purchase an extensive range of soft and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 1 November 2018

First visit to this place to see First man. What a treasure of a place. Pleasant, well designed surroundings and a totally chilled atmos. Staff were super friendly and the cinema is perfect

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mr_Scrope2
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Fantastic cinema, much more atmospheric than a generic chain cinema. Totally different experience and well worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichaelK1633
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous place. Lovely bar/lounge area and very reasonably priced. Excellent selection at the bar including non alcoholic drinks (ringtons tea!). The cinema itself is so cosy and comfortable you could be in your own living room. Large comfortable seats with plenty legroom, sofas...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TheWillisMob
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Welcoming cafe/bar with a good range of drinks which can be taken into cinema. Seats are comfortable with ample room. Small cinema, but sound and screen are excellent and seats all have good view of screen. Wide range of up to date films offered. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M4W11
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Jam Jar for the first time this past weekend, to see Ant Man 2. Really impressed by the venue. Friendly, petite. Only the one viewing room, which can't host more than 40 folk. But super comfy seats, great sound system and top...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dj_parkeruk
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We went to see the Journeyman film at the Jam Jar. The material content of the movie is thought-provoking and this should generate ‘gongs’ during the awards season. The staff always ensure that you are warmly welcomed and provide much needed refreshments to prepare you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CP9119
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Regular visitor - reasonable prices, good seats, great people - why go anywhere else?! I like the idea of spending my money in a local cinema rather than into the big corporate pockets of the large chains.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We go regularly to the jam jar. Don't go anywhere else now as just love it. Reasonably priced tickets, snacks and drinks and comfy seats and local. Never went to the cinema very often before JJ but visit often now as local and they get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cecilia S
1 December 2018|
Response from CP9119 | Reviewed this property |
It begins at 1430 and has a running time of 90 mins. Allowing for a few ads, it should finish at circa 1610. I hope thst this helps.
6 July 2017|
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Response from lindaG6123OV | Reviewed this property |
Please see above.
9 May 2017|
Response from Dan E | Property representative |
Some of our screenings sell out quite far in advance. We're only a 50 seat screen so if you know there is a particular screening you wish to come to we do advise pre-booking. This can be done in house during our opening... More