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Fun time old school

The cinema is a blast from the past full of memories of going the pictures as a child. Sound and... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Kate E
Family Trip

What a lovely family orientated cinema. I had two children with me and the staff were very... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Pimlico & Burns Street, Ilkeston DE7 5QB, England
+44 115 932 4612
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All reviews single screen derby and nottingham next door old school sound system refreshing change only downside old building listed building like stepping back in time an adult few years friendly staff film seats refreshments popcorn
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

The cinema is a blast from the past full of memories of going the pictures as a child. Sound and picture quality are great and the service was friendly. Seats a little hard but they too are from a previous era. Overall a fun visit...More

1  Thank Kate E
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely family orientated cinema. I had two children with me and the staff were very welcoming and offered special seating which enabled the children to be raised in their chairs during the film. The screen is large and gets bigger as the main...More

Thank KatieandMacauley
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Been twice to see Mamma Mia and love this quaint cinema, staff are lovely and although seats not the most comfortable I always enjoy my visits here. Parking is next door so really convenient and so all-in-all a very good experience and will be visiting...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in Ilkeston all my life and used to love going to the scala It’s was purchased a few years ago by reel cinema and they replaced the old seats with the most uncomfortable new seats I have ever sat in !!! As a...More

Thank Russell O
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Great local cinema. Friendly staff, inexpensive, ,let's keep this small cinema going, instead of paying the big company prices with mostly unfriendly staff and huge queues. It's great!!

Thank wendyandmichael2016
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely old cinema retaining lots of original features. The seating is spacious and comfy - much improved from years gone by. It is single screen so you don't hear noise from other films which is also good. It shows all the newest releases and...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We took our visiting granddaughters to see Peter Rabbit here yesterday. It was our first visit to the Scala cinema and hopefully it won’t be our last as the whole experience was great. It was like stepping back in time to before the multiplex buildings...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Although only a single screen this cinema shows most of the latest releases and for a really good value price. We particularly like the Tuesday afternoon showing with subtitles and then a visit to the local Wetherspoons 100 metres away for steak night.

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Have started using the Scala again in Ilkeston as a refreshing change to the multiplex 3D options elsewhere in Derby. Seats may not be quite as comfy but it's never packed, parking is right outside and the price is very reasonable, even cheaper on certain...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 14 November 2017

cheap, comfortable and local. No traveling and joining queues, expensive confectionery or over the top prices.

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I wouldn't know sorry, the best thing to do is ring and ask.....