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Scott Cinemas

The Film Centre Penel Orlieu, Bridgwater TA6 3PH, England
+44 871 230 3200
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Very good management and service

Had previously been owed a large drink and popcorn and was able to give my signed receipt in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anothereviewer1
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely cinema

This cinema has two screens showing all the current films. Staff always very welcoming and has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lesley M
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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HISTORY This cinema was opened as The Odeon on 13th July 1936. The architect was T.Cecil Howitt who also designed very similar Odeons in Weston super Mare, Bristol and Clacton on Sea. It had 1,525 seats. Howitt's Odeons were very stylish mid- Art Deco buildings and there are exterior and interior photographs on display in the cinema foyer. The main staircase and upper foyer retain many features. During the late 1960's it was sold to Classic Cinemas, who were later bought by Cannon Cinemas. Classic separated the stalls area for Bingo and divided the balcony into the two existing cinemas, making a new cinema entrance on the side. Scott Cinemas acquired cinemas in this thriving town in December 1983. For further information see: Odeon Cinemas 1 by Allen Eyles, BFI Publishing. CURRENT The cinema has two identical auditoria on the first floor occupying the old circle. A refurbishment was carried out in 2005 to restep the auditoria to allow new seating to installed. 2011 saw the refurbishment of the toilets and some front of house areas, and both screens were converted to Digital Projection. In 2013 we completely refurbished the lower foyer, with some sprucing up of the upper foyer.
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“local cinema” (16 reviews)
“comfy seats” (10 reviews)
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The Film Centre Penel Orlieu, Bridgwater TA6 3PH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had previously been owed a large drink and popcorn and was able to give my signed receipt in exchange for this with no fuss as the manager remembered. The film quality was great and the people around me didn't annoy. Although I do feel as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cinema has two screens showing all the current films. Staff always very welcoming and has comfortable seating.

Thank Lesley M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Lovely friendly cinema . Helpful staff , good films and much better than the big cinemas in near by towns. More personal .

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We always use Scott Cinemas as it is half the price of the big chains for the same service. Easy online ticket service, grab a beer, wine or cup of tea and go and watch the film in comfy seats without being ripped off.

Thank Terry W
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This is our local cinema. We live about 7 miles away, and although there's a big Odeon in Taunton, 10 miles away we much prefer Scott cinema. Due to limited screens, we don't always get to see all the movies we'd like to but generally...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Comfortable seats! Good view even if a tall person sits in front of you. Really reasonably priced compared with the big name cinemas..

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Lovely local cinema, fantastic prices, good family deals. Cinema trips would normally be expensive just for the tickets without the extras but here you can make it a more regular visit. There are always offers on food and drink. Saturdays there's a children's matinee and...More

Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Very good for prices but could do with upgrading especially hot food. A little cramped in entrance as food purchase and tickets purchase on on same counter

Thank Jase8264
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Scotts Bridgwater Great place to visit .. Love our local Cinema, friendly staff, well worth visiting

Thank 720teresah
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Not a bad cinema at all, very friendly, great prices and comfortable seats with lots character. But can anybody tell me why the screen in cinema 2 is at a funny angle? It’s not parallel to the seating, it’s sort of turned away, I had...More

Thank Gordon L
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