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My wife and I love going to the Empire at least once a week. Always very clean and tidy and the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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Almost.. almost

Empire cinemas Ipswich has the potential to wipe cineworld off the map. +’ves are fair with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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St. Stephens Lane | The Buttermarket, Ipswich IP1 1DT, England
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All reviews great cinema recliner seats cinema experience huge screen normal seats regular seating the air conditioning staff were very friendly member of staff plenty of space sofa buttermarket cineworld film comfy dunkirk escalator
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I love going to the Empire at least once a week. Always very clean and tidy and the staff are all outstanding. If you like going to the cinema, Empire is the one.

Thank Rambo51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Empire cinemas Ipswich has the potential to wipe cineworld off the map. +’ves are fair with quality seating options, big high quality screens and a good choice of movie snacks! However the negatives crawl in, the layout is not the simplest and staff can be...More

Thank ConorL129
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit and we were surprised. Comfortable sofa seating (will try the recliner's next visit). Temperature very comfortable. Film and sound, amazing.

Thank Ian310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cinema is spotless, it's bright, efficient, comfortable, clean. I love it, the seats you just sink into. I don't like your website, it's not easy to use or understand. Try booking tickets from a mobile phone it's almost impossible to do.

Thank happycouplewhodrink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second time we've been to the Empire in Ipswich. Nice cimema, comfortable seats, polite staff. The toilets are also very clean and well serviced. Reasonably priced (don't know about the refreshments as don't use them!) Chose our seats, bought the tickets, and then went for...More

Thank karen d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here often with friends and family. Very reasonably priced tickets, helpful staff and clean surroundings. If you park at the buttermarket car park after 4pm they’ll clear your chip so you don’t pay for parking!

Thank Chloe W
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Great selection of films and good price tickets make the visit more enjoyable. Friendly staff and good facilities. Good variety of seating. However, the food is over priced!

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

My go to cinema staff are fantastic seats are brilliant and everywhere is spotlessly clean. Keep up the great work

Thank GARB81
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We visited as we were in Ipswich and we were in one of the smaller screens (screen 10) and it was fab. We reluctantly booked the last remaining front row seats and anticipated aching necks from looking up for 2 hours. We needn’t have worried...More

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this cinema, the chairs are so comfy, they have a wide range of drinks and snacks. The sound is good and always very clean. Only comment if anything would be to change the pick and mix.

Thank Pearls21
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26 February 2018|
Response from madbur91 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy them there also but just bare in mind that if it is a new/popular film there might not be many seats left.
25 February 2018|
Response from Desir0Dan | Reviewed this property |
Hello, sorry for the late response. Empire has a coffee shop in the foyer where you could have a coffee and cake before or after the film if you don't fancy popcorn. :)