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Empire Cinemas

4 Lambton Street, Sunderland SR1 1TP, England
+44 871 471 4714
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Great cinema

I regularly visit this cinema for a couple of hour's escapism and always have a great visit. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TyneAndWearColumbus
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tyne and wear
Cinema night

There's plenty of screens and choice available. You can either be served at a desk or pay using the... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Marie I
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“great cinema” (9 reviews)
“nachos” (7 reviews)
“free parking” (12 reviews)
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4 Lambton Street, Sunderland SR1 1TP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I regularly visit this cinema for a couple of hour's escapism and always have a great visit. The Staff are very friendly and helpful and they always have a good range of movies available. Seats are comfortable and toilets are well maintained. I've just been...More

1  Thank TyneAndWearColumbus
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

There's plenty of screens and choice available. You can either be served at a desk or pay using the machines at the entrance so you don't have to queue. There's a VIP area upstairs and a lift is available, good to know for anyone with...More

Thank Marie I
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Have just been to empire cinemas Sunderland to see Star Wars. ( 29.12.17) Stood waiting in food queue for two lots of nachos and a large hotdog with drinks and snacks ( also buying a treat for our son costing £10.99) only to be told...More

Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Went to see star wars: last jedi as a gift from a friend who thought booking vip tickets would be a treat. I've never had such an awful movie experience. The vip booth is the furthest away from the screen you could possibly be. The...More

Thank Anthony G
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Went to see Paddington 2 and used the VIP box. The VIP is good nice and quite can control the volume which is good if have problems with sounds. Staff were friendly and quite a big cinema. The snacks are bit overprice same as any...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My partner & Son visited here to see Paddington 2. They used the VIP box and found the experience extremely pleasing. One bonus of the VIP box is the ability to set the sound levels. Ticket prices are reasonable, although snack prices can be steep....More

Thank ripto
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A nice cinema made better by location and the free parking which is offered (ask at the desk) Plenty of screens and plenty food/drink to choose from

Thank Motherland
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Called in yesterday to see the latest Bladerunner film, for £4.50 each for nearly three hours of entertainment was very good value. You have the option to pick, either standard or premium seats, we found that on this day they were the same price. A...More

Thank philmak
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We went at 10.30 Saturday morning to the junior showing of boss baby. Yes it's not a brand new movie but it's only £1 each!!!! Ideal for a morning out, a treat for my little one. Well done empire keep it up !

Thank littlebud33
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Comfy seats and due to 3D film in morning and costing more than normal films not only 5 people in cinema :) Great service from people serving at cash desk etc. Being over 60 now get in cheaper :)

Thank Heather G
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