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Address: Middlegate, Penrith CA11 7PT, England
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+44 1768 862400
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Located in the heart of Penrith, the Alhambra Cinemas provide a first-class...

Located in the heart of Penrith, the Alhambra Cinemas provide a first-class cinema experience, screening all the latest cinema releases as well as independent and foreign-language films in comfortable and relaxing surroundings.Now with Dolby Digital projection and Dolby Digital sound.

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A lovely little cinema but with current films and comfortable seating. We were in the new 36-seater cinema and the screen was sharp and the sound excellent. The seating was also... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Linda G
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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely little cinema but with current films and comfortable seating. We were in the new 36-seater cinema and the screen was sharp and the sound excellent. The seating was also very comfortable and legroom adequate. The staff were very friendly and there was a real old world charm about the place. Quite different from the modern multiplex cinemas in... More 

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Thank Linda G
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh my goodness, what a treat. Coming from a city with big multiplex cinemas this was a breath of fresh air. Reasonably priced (including refreshments!), pretty comfy seating, lots of showing times, got parked for free outside in the evening. Would love to go again

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Thank Sue B
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to watch Ghost in the Shell. Was expecting it to be smaller than average but it really is a very compact screen size at this cinema. However compared to some large cinemas it was nicely warm throughout the film and the seats are really comfy and better than the vip seats at some cinemas. The size of the... More 

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Thank catelee2u
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This cinema is a true old style family friendly venue. You don't get the ridiculously overpriced junk food but rather more value for money offerings. It really feels like they are there for the community rather than a big name venue just out to make money. The viewings are always current and you will always get a good seat with... More 

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Staying just one night in Penrith so, based on reviews, we'd take the chance to see La La Land. 5:30 showing was perfect for us so tickets were duly purchased and we were seated in a very compact auditorium. Don't let the size put you off - sound was great and, although screen is small, picture quality is very good.... More 

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Thank Kevin H
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

A great little cinema with great service and excellent staff. I went with my fiancé but would go again with the kids too or as a couple. Not the cheapest but no cinemas are these days.

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great little cinema. Staff were especially friendly, great service. The price was incredible too! Well worth a visit if you're in penrith, I'd pick here over a big multiplex any day

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Thank Mykchamp
Penrith, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

A wonderful local cinema with such friendly, helpful people. Shows all the recent releases plus live streamings and on Sundays European films. Last Sunday they Its a Wonderful Life with free prosecco and mince pies.

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Thank Penrithperson
York, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

In Penrith for three nights camping and chose to visit the Alhambra one evening. Despite the size (two screens) and approx 80 seats - you are able to book tickets online in advance via their website. Upon arrival the popcorn was cheap, the seats were large and comfy (pick the back row if you can as they are even bigger... More 

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Thank Graeme P
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Full of character, comfortable and charming, without hundreds of people talking, on their phones or munching on food.

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