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Empire Cinemas

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Address: 4 Lambton Street, Sunderland SR1 1TP, England
10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00

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Cheapie Tuesday

£4 tickets make a cinema treat affordable, and gave us a magical weekday sneakaway from the real world. It was great to be greeted by a staff member on leaving our screening of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 February 2017
Annette J
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

£4 tickets make a cinema treat affordable, and gave us a magical weekday sneakaway from the real world. It was great to be greeted by a staff member on leaving our screening of 'Jackie' and asked what we'd thought of the film. Cue a nice chat with an informed and enthusiastic fellow cinemaphile. This is a decent venue, with extremely... More 

Thank Annette J
North East England
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116 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Typical multi screen cinema, but nice facilities and modern. Prices are on a par with all other cinemas - advantage of validated parking if you park in the nearby multi storey. A few restaurants within a couple of minutes walk

Thank Motherland
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57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Free parking and decent venue, great deals too on Saturday and Sunday morning for young family's where it's only £1 each to see set shows!

Thank Glen P
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123 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

First time we have been here ,the seats are very comfortable plenty of leg room.We visited on a Tuesday which had a offer on only cost us £4 each ,Sweets are on the expensive side also the drinks.But enjoyed our visit Went to see Fantastic Beasts And Were To Find Them . Great film plenty of action really enjoyed it... More 

Thank becky47Sunderland
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This venue is very easy to reach parking is adjacent in the form of a multi storey carpark which is free to users. The venue is hassle free clean and has all the latest releases on offer...it's usually quieter than say metro centre and has plenty of cinema rooms. The staff are friendly and professional

Thank Roger M
Guildford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

A good, comfortable cinema. I went on a damp Thursday evening and it was empty. The seats were very comfortable with a good amount of space and leg room. I had a small issue with the machine not printing my ticket but the member of staff was very helpful and friendly about it. Member of staff selling drinks and popcorn... More 

Thank John C
Peterlee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

First time at empire. Seats had lots of leg room. Normally cinemas are cold too much air conditioning but this was lovely and cosy, nice and clean and staff were great

Thank Donna1803
Sunderland, England
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103 reviews
67 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Our visits here are few and far between as not a great theatre lover as think it and it's food is overpriced but if a film comes on that we really fancy then will get tickets on the cheap nights. We book the premier seats as they're the same price so why not😉 The seats are really comfy with plenty... More 

Thank gypsyroadhog
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Visit to cinema on saver Tuesday. Managed to bag a premium seat for £4 each. Lovely cinema clean and good choice of snacks

Thank Rachael K
Bispham, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Its a nice modern mulitiplex cinema and thankfully in the city centre not on some soulless "leisure/retail" park. The staff were friendly, prices reasonable, if you park at the multi storey car park across the road you can validate your ticket and get 5 hours free parking so realistically enough time for a film and a meal. Will def visit... More 

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