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Royal Cinema

Royal Square, St Ives TR26 2ND, England
+44 1736 796843
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Great old fashioned cinema - just remember to bring a cushion!

This is how cinemas used to be - affordable (£5!), great auditorium, even had adverts for local... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Mary E
Brighton, United Kingdom
shabby but comfy

The cinema being in the town is easy to get to by bus or train .The staff are helpful and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Penzance, United Kingdom
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The Royal Cinema is a 3 Screen Cinema. As part of Merlin Cinemas, Royal Cinema St Ives is part of the Movie Magic Discount Card scheme. See our website for more information.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“local cinema” (6 reviews)
“latest films” (4 reviews)
“small screens” (2 reviews)
Royal Square, St Ives TR26 2ND, England
+44 1736 796843
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is how cinemas used to be - affordable (£5!), great auditorium, even had adverts for local companies...just needed the Pearl and Dean tune blasting out... Definitely worth watching a film here, particularly if you're not a fan of multiplexes. The seats aren't as comfy...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The cinema being in the town is easy to get to by bus or train .The staff are helpful and attentive - prices reasonable . The latest films available and shown at convenient times

Thank taigin
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Realised when we arrived that we had somehow managed to book for Penzance rather than St Ives (doh)! Paul was very understanding and sorted out a refund by Penzance and allowed us to buy the right tickets second time around (phew)! Quaint cinema which makes...More

Thank vgerez
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with my boyfriend to watch the film Dunkirk, we were pleasantly surprised to find that both our tickets cost £6 each (£12 each) compared to other cinemas which would usually cost just over £20, the only thing I have to say about...More

1  Thank Darci E
Reviewed 27 July 2017

To even find an in-town cinema in the UK is pretty amazing these days, and so I took my family to the Royal to see Cars 3 while we were in St Ives. It's part of a small group of local cinemas in the SW,...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Seeing a forecast for wet weather the next day I went online and booked us tickets but got an error message and did not know if my payment had been made or not. I walked over to the cinema (We were staying close by or...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

It's gets a four because it's affordable. Only a fiver for an adult to see a movie. The staff person was kind, patient, and friendly. The venue was a bit older but it does the job. They also sell sweets and popcorn at a reasonable...More

2  Thank travelwithme247
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Very cheap tickets, considerably empty. Seats were comfy but toilets were disgusting!! Definitely go on a rainy day with kids not sure about a date night!

Thank Rachael P
MerlinCinemasLTD, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Oh dear! What was wrong with the toilets? We know they're old fashioned but they should be clean and functionable. Please do let the site management know next time if there is anything they can do to put something right.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Only a fiver to see a film very reasonable compared to others around. Confectionery bit pricey but all cinemas are the same

1  Thank happychappywoop
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Tickets are reasonably priced and seats are comfy. Not the biggest of screens but does well for a wet day in Cornwall.

Thank louisa s
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