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Phoenix Picturehouse

57 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE, England
+44 871 902 5736
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Lovely find.

We stumbled across this by accident, having been Christmas shopping and finishing supper early... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
50lucky123
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
The only cinema I will go to

The main thing here is I have a problem with sitting for long periods of time. Firstly because I... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
tattymomo
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Local, friendly art-house independent cinema located in the heart of Jericho.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“art house” (2 reviews)
“front row” (2 reviews)
“cinema” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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57 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE, England
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+44 871 902 5736
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We stumbled across this by accident, having been Christmas shopping and finishing supper early. Great little cinema and disappointed I have only found it now. You can park outside, the staff are great and the seats comfortable. Be careful with the cheese crisps thought. They...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The main thing here is I have a problem with sitting for long periods of time. Firstly because I get back ache really quickly, and secondly because I don't like to be still for too long...Anyway. This is the ONLY cinema I have found which...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Have always loved the Phoenix - a Jericho institution - now my kids love it too. People seem to have more respect here for other cinema-goers than the chains. Better value as well.

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have been to many films here, however the most recent was a subtitled movie that was non-visible because the floor does not slope and the whole script was too low on the screen to read. We were the first in the theatre too. Management,...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I only ever go to the cinema at The Phoenix Picturehouse because for me it is on the right side of town, because I love the quality and variety of shows and because everyone there is incredibly helpful, patient - and they often have seen...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I agree with the previous reviewer who described the poor sightlines in cinema 2; I have just been to see Elle on that screen, and my view was blocked by numerous heads in front of me. This was supposed to be a fun birthday trip...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Friendly, helpful staff, imaginative programming and gloriously comfy seats make this everything you could want from a neighbourhood cinema. Plenty of bars and restaurants around on Walton Street, so easy to plan a happy afternoon or evening with everything you need right on the doorstep.

1  Thank Caledonianne
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

A bit of a trek to get here as a little out of the city centre, quite an old cinema and a very small screen with not many seats. The price did not reflect this though, I thought it would be a bit cheaper but...More

Thank Hazel D
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PhoenixPicturehouse, Guest Relations Manager at Phoenix Picturehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thank you for the feedback. We are a historic cinema, having been here for 104 years, and feel this is an enjoyable part of the experience we offer. And thank you, we like to think our seats are the comfiest in town. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Phoenix cinema is an Oxford institution and the only place that many of the more interesting films can be seen. The staff are friendly, knowledgable and helpful, and it has a small but excellent bar. We've been going there for more than 30 years....More

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PhoenixPicturehouse, Marketing Manager at Phoenix Picturehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hi Ronish, Thank you for your loyal custom over the years and for taking the time to review our cinema. We try to let customers know when possible that the view on the far end of one row in screen two can be harder to...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

A nice old Oxford picture house in the lovely Jericho part of the city. It is a small place with 2 cinemas. The reception staff are lovely and recommended the best seats (they definitely were the best seats!). If you haven't been here, do try...More

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PhoenixPicturehouse, Marketing Manager at Phoenix Picturehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Thank you infojingo1 for your very kind review. We love hearing about our customers experiences in the cinema and are very glad you enjoyed yourself. I have passed on your feedback to the front of house staff. See you again soon!

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