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“Best cinema in the world?” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Filmhouse

The Filmhouse
Ranked #16 of 50 Fun & Games in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A small, three-screened theater playing Scotland's most innovative independent films.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best cinema in the world?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2012 via mobile

With one of the widest programmes on offer, probably the best cinema around. And beer and food too? It just gets better.

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

LOvely old cinema with 'real' movies. Dont miss it and miss the multiplexes!

Visited June 2011
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“The film was awful but the food was good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

My 'friend' and I went to see an awful French film about a boy whose Dad hated him. After losing and then very quickly finding his bike and stirring some sauce, he moved in with a hairdresser, initially just for weekends, and later also for barbecues and dry rolls. The highlight of the film experience was when my 'friend' swapped places with me so I could read the subtitles without having to strain my neck. I also enjoyed all the hand-holding, snuggling and occasional neck-biting that went on. Despite this seemingly mixed review so far, I have rated The Filmhouse a five, as the food was superb and I have rarely if ever seen so many pensioners in one place devouring potatoes and chilli with such gusto. My tip is to see a better film but make sure you do eat here - it's consistently good.

Visited April 2012
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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Pleasant service atmosphere and staff - decent food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

situated in city's arts cinema - pleasant ambience and staff . Nice place for a coffee and a sit-down with or without seeing a movie . Have loved this place for years !

Visited April 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fab Edinburgh Spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

Lovely independent cinema, which is run as a not for profit organisation. They show all sorts of arthouse films, as well as more mainstream stuff. Also look out for the returning classics - we saw the 25th anniversary showing of the Labyrinth! The bar & cafe is also fantastic for food and drinks before or after your movie, or even if you're not going to a movie at all in fact!

Visited March 2012
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