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The Light Cinema Experience

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Great staff

Fantastic staff especially george i think he was called. Never been to a cinema and seen staff... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
f00dcritique123
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Much-needed Cinema, Decent Bar

The cinema is well-designed, with reasonable prices and comfortable seats, and a good bar. For... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Jordan H
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The Light Cinema aims to provide a unique entertainment experience in a friendly relaxed environment that offers excellent customer service and value for money. The Light Cinema is an nine-screen cinema with state of the art digital picture and...more
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| Market Place Shopping Centre, Bolton BL1 2AL, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to this cinema over 50 Times already i have never had any previous problems. Came on Friday with my wife the film starred 20 minutes later than scheduled, so as i was waiting i went to one of the staff to till them...More

Thank Diego C
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Today me and my boyfriend went to see the nun. We thought by going to an earlier showing we would miss the usual idiots that sometimes go to the cinemas. I was wrong. The viewing we attended had noisy people, who kept talking all the...More

Thank Lee Loo E
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Be aware when taking children to watch a film. I took my daughter to watch Tean Titans and due to poor bookings they cancelled the showing without notice. My daughter as you can imagine was upset. It seems counter productive to cancel a film due...More

Thank Ziggy Z
Light C, Manager at The Light Cinema Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello Ziggy Z, Thank you for contacting us. Feedback is always welcome as it helps us understand where we’re going wrong and where we can improve! As well as taking on all the good comments and continuing to excel! The team here at The Light...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely and clean, big comfy seats. Food and drinks overpriced but get that at every cinema now a days, ticket prices very good but all tickets £5 before 12noon. Friendly staff all in all nice experience will go again.

Thank Heather D
Light C, Manager at The Light Cinema Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hi Heather, Thanks for your review. We're happy to hear you had a great time on your last visit and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Annabelle

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Went with friends and my daughter tonight to watch mama mia , the air con was on that high my hair was blowing we were freezing , complained to the staff who said can't do nothing about it and was told to move seats, told...More

Thank Haley C
Light C, Manager at The Light Cinema Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello Haley, Thank you for contacting us. Feedback is always welcome as it helps us understand where we’re going wrong and where we can improve! As well as taking on all the good comments and continuing to excel! The team here at The Light Cinema...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic staff especially george i think he was called. Never been to a cinema and seen staff actually smiling and having a laugh. They all usually look like zombies. He had me laughing and joking and it made my experience that much greater. Will definitely...More

Thank f00dcritique123
Annabelle L, Manager at The Light Cinema Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're so happy that you enjoyed coming here, and George has been told of your kind words! We hope to see you again soon! Best, Annabelle

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Guy had his bare feet out on my dad seat and it smelled got refund and free tickets but poor terribleMore

Thank PULSE G
Annabelle L, Manager at The Light Cinema Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking time to review us. We would like to apologise for the behaviour of the other customer involved and it we have dealt with this as best as we can. Once again, thank you for providing us with this feedback &...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

The cinema is well-designed, with reasonable prices and comfortable seats, and a good bar. For those with PTMCUD (Post-Traumatic-Marvel-Cinematic-Universe-Disorder), Light also shows films which are actually good, as well as more culturally enriching showings: at Christmas, they screened It's A Wonderful Life with mulled wine...More

Thank Jordan H
Annabelle L, Manager at The Light Cinema Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hi Jordan, Thank you for contacting us here at The Light Cinema Bolton! Feedback is always welcome as it helps us understand where we’re going wrong and where we can improve! As well as taking on all the good comments and continuing to excel! We're...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Saw the new Star Wars film here whole up visiting family over the new year and found it to be an excellent place. To be honest most cinemas are much of a muchness these days and they have to be really bad to be a...More

Thank neddyb1
Annabelle L, Manager at The Light Cinema Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi neddyn1, Thank you for contacting us here at The Light Cinema Bolton! Feedback is always welcome as it helps us understand where we’re going wrong and where we can improve! As well as taking on all the good comments and continuing to excel! We're...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

My wife and I visited The Light cinema on 31 Oct 17 to watch the film Geostorm. It was our first visit and we were impressed by the layout of the cinema and the friendliness of the staff. She screen ( 2 ) was also...More

Thank jamestopping44
Annabelle L, Manager at The Light Cinema Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi James, Firstly, thank you for contacting us here @ The Light Bolton! Feedback, no matter the tone, is always welcome! It helps us understand where we’re going wrong and where we can improve! As well as taking on all the good comments and continuing...More

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