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Decent cinema, rowdy crowds

Cinema is good, booking website is very slow but works... queues and screens good but frequently... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Jude M
via mobile
Needs improvement

After trying early morning to book seats for myself and 3 kids online - there were plenty - gave up... read more

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28 Oct 2018
“Decent cinema, rowdy crowds”
3 weeks ago
“Needs improvement”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After trying early morning to book seats for myself and 3 kids online - there were plenty - gave up and travelled to the cinema only to find all seats gone. A member of staff tried to find another suitable film without success. So I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Goldofish
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Cinema is good, booking website is very slow but works... queues and screens good but frequently rowdy people chatting or throwing popcorn over the place and no ushers to keep this under control. It is cheap for London, but would prefer paying a bit more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jude M
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We a family of four went to watch a cartoon movie. Advance booking on line was done. Nice cool place. Not much of crowd. Good shops and restaurants around. Good seats. Good quality sound. Enjoyed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Just returned from seeing the 17:20 showing of Bad Times at the El Royale. A fantastic film!!!! The venue is good too but a bit of a farce trying to get the door code for screen 10. However, this didn’t detract from the movie and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joshuapaul73
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Went there last night.The movie was ok, but their salted popcorn was so overwhelming salted and smelt of stale oil. I gave it back to them twice. The non caring manager just asked, 'yeah, so what do you want?' I told him, I only wanted...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ice Q
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Comfy seats and air con. But they moved both screen and pre boked seat. As I didn't have my diary thought maybe I made a mistake booking on line. Wasn't the case. So didn't get aisle as booked and stuck between people munching on pop...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bruce620
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Needed something to do before heading home on the train but didn’t want to venture to far from hotel so this was perfect , didn’t buy food so can’t comment on this but cinema was clean and spacious, there is and eatery outside and a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank cazcaz77
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had screen 8 for the 'Planet of the Apes' film and it was a noticeably small screen. We paid nearly £30 for 2 tickets as there were no seats left except the VIP seats. We thought fine, no problem, however when we realised the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank TravelGold21
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Ok so firstly it's not picturesque, but it works. It's your standard theatre. The security guy was a bit lax, we didn't eat there so can't comment there. Annoyingly the lights were left on low whilst we were watching the film which was a bit...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Paulbayl
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Mice (plenty of) in screen 2. Place should be closed down by the health authorities. Clearly staff did not care about cleaning very much.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Fulvio M
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