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Alhambra Cinema

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Address: 36 St. Johns Street, Keswick CA12 5AG, England
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+44 17687 72195
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Alhambra screens current films daily in magnificent digital quality.The...

The Alhambra screens current films daily in magnificent digital quality.The best of the World's theatre, ballet and opera are relayed live by satellite

several times a month.

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A lovely little cinema

Villages like Keswick don't have cinemas these days but the Alhambra cinema is a little gem. A rarity in these days as it a family owned and run picture house. If you visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alethings
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Villages like Keswick don't have cinemas these days but the Alhambra cinema is a little gem. A rarity in these days as it a family owned and run picture house. If you visit Keswick pay this place a visit and support a small local business, they have all the latest films so why not!

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Thank alethings
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review; much appreciated! More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here tonight to see Beauty and the Beast We arrived at 5.30 just as the owner was unlocking the building! We entered to a real treat for us old enough to remember real cinemas.... Tickets off a roll, free tea and coffee and popcorn at £1 a bag..... In total £21 for the 3 of us to sit on... More 

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2 Thank Julie L
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review; it's very rewarding to hear you enjoyed your visit. More 

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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Lion last night, great film, like this cinema. Enjoyed the retro feeling of the decor and layout of a 100 year old cinema. Staff friendly, and we always try and visit when in the area to support this building.

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Thank Silvercycler
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit. Tom Rennie. More 

Keswick, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family run and friendly too. Seat prices are very reasonable. All recent releases shown. A good cheap evening out

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Thank blenkinsop2
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a fantastic place! We enjoyed a great rainy afternoon in the Lakes watching Sing. With free coffee and comfy chairs we loved the character of this traditional cinema. However, don't be fooled by this. The picture and sound is as sharp as any modern offering. Stick this on your things to do on a rainy day in the Lakes.... More 

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Thank The4Gees
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit! More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Was planning a cinema evening with my family but arrived early. Decided to wander the streets and do a bit of window shopping. My wife needed the loo so we walked back to the cinema. It was open but the previous performance was still showing so she niopped in to use the loo - when she got a real telling... More 

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Thank colunsworth
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Sorry you were not made welcome to use the toilets on your visit. It is our policy to make these available to all visitors whether customers on not - this should never have happened. Please accept my apologies and when you are next in Keswick please introduce yourself and pick up two complimentary tickets by way of compensation. I do... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A super old cinema, just like cinemas used to be. Tiny foyer, free coffee/tea (how many cinemas offer that these days?) comfy seats, plenty leg room, together with up to date films and a ticket price of £7. What a bargain! Definitely worth checking to see what's on if your in the area but also for the 'time forgotten' special... More 

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Thank MrsMac349
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the experience - come again! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

When staying at Keswick, I always check on what's on at this cinema. It has a regular programme of up-to-date mainstream films, and occasionally (once a month?) something interesting of more specialised interest.

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Thank richardhamilton4
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Very glad you enjoyed your visit - our web site will keep you up to date on our current programme. More 

Massachusetts
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127 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Go take in a movie here just for the experience! Tom, the theatre manager who has been running this theatre for the last 20 years is a vey interesting fellow and more than happy to provide you with a tour, just ask. You also get the treat of free coffee, tea or hot chocolate to enjoy while watching the movie.... More 

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Thank esmirelda
TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the visit - we are now well into our second century and don't plan to change the formula! More 

Dalston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly welcome. Entry and sweets etc were about a third of the price you'd pay at VUE et al. FREE tea and coffee. The whole cinema including the frontage, lay out, decor and furniture is a throwback to bygone era and is thoroughly charming. It's the absolute antithesis of a visit to one of the soulless complexes you find in... More 

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TOMRENNIE65, Owner at Alhambra Cinema, responded to this review

Delighted you found the experience so enjoyable; I hope you come again. More 

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