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Address: Royal Square, St Ives TR26 2ND, England
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+44 1736 796843
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The Royal Cinema is a 3 Screen Cinema.

As part of Merlin Cinemas, Royal...

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.

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Toilets gross but cheap!!

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!

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Rachael P
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Reviewed today NEW 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!

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Thank Rachael P
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8 reviews
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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

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Thank happychappywoop
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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.

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Thank louisa s
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We visited St Ives for a winter break and treated ourselves to a night at the cinema or so we thought 😭. We paid for our tickets & bought ice creams & just happened to comment on the cold weather outside when the guy who sold us the tickets just happened to mention their boiler had just broken down and... More 

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1 Thank miranda b
MerlinCinemasLTD, Public Relations Manager at Royal Cinema, responded to this review

Hello, Yes we're really sorry for the recent issues. It was only affecting certain screens and the management had notices up stating that it was attempting to be corrected and that patrons could leave for a full refund, or tickets to come another day, if within 45 minutes of the film they didn't want to stay. The situation has been... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Hi there I Visited st Ives cinema on the Jan 9th at the 20.35 showing of Assassins creed It Cost me the best part of £30 with my father a senior citizen my two lads (14 yrs) and daughter (12) The cinema was absolutely freezing cold the same as it is every winter (I'm local ) I've supported this cinema... More 

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1 Thank Chris W
MerlinCinemasLTD, Public Relations Manager at Royal Cinema, responded to this review

We are hugely embarrassed about this, Neil. It was only affecting certain screens and the management had notices up stating that it was attempting to be corrected and that patrons could leave for a full refund, or tickets to come another day, if within 45 minutes of the film they didn't want to stay. The situation has been fixed, it... More 

cornwall
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

So cold in Screen 1 was so cold we as to leave even tho we took a blanket!!! Far to cold for me let alone a 3yr old. Such a shame. We were very disappointed but at least the lovely staff gave us a refund.

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1 Thank cornwallTR26
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We went yesterday - found parking only a few minutes walk away but as we werent regulars to St Ives we found the sat nav a must to find the parking! The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Prices far cheaper than our local Vue! Yes it is dated in comparison the modern complexes you get these days but I... More 

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Thank Lynne P
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

St Ives cinema is an amazing place, where you can watch a film for half the price of most cinemas. The only thing about it is that the seat rows are not that sloped, so if you are sitting at the back row, you are practically sitting at the same level as the front row. The building needs a bit... More 

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Thank elo18org
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

4* only because I like that cinema, it's cosy and staff very welcoming and friendly, screens ok and sound as well just needs some money and updating badly:( very very cold in a winter and on a rainy day could see water down the walls... urgent work needed!!!

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Thank Malwina I
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

As other reviewers have noted, the cinema IS tired, dated and could do with a bit of money being spent on it... BUT, it's very quaint, serves it's purpose, shows top new releases and the staff were really friendly. We've been twice during our fortnight in St Ives on rainy days, and found the seats comfy and screens small but... More 

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