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Glasgow Film Theatre

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Address: 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB, Scotland
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+44 141 332 6535
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00

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Nice evening out

Usually go here every December to see It's a Wonderful Life. It's a great atmosphere and everyone claps at the end. The location is great to get to, only 2 cinema screens at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Usually go here every December to see It's a Wonderful Life. It's a great atmosphere and everyone claps at the end. The location is great to get to, only 2 cinema screens at the location. Will be back again this year.

Thank kimbrona
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

As a Glaswegien I love the GFT. A small independent cinema just off the beaten path, the GFT let's you enjoy the romance of old time cinema. Small auditoriums with beautiful surroundings, perfect if you love film but are perhaps not so keen on the big souless multiplex, or if like me you enjoy heading off alone for a few... More 

Thank Lesley H
GlasgowFilm, Cinema Staff at Glasgow Film Theatre, responded to this review

What a lovely review - thanks Lesley! More 

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It has been absolute years since I had been in this venue, I didn't have high hopes but it has been refurbished, and nicely so. The ambience is lovely, the staff friendly(I love the whole steward with a torch touch), seats are comfortable. All in all it lends itself to a cinematic experience quite different and preferential to the usual... More 

Thank CushTz
GlasgowFilm, Cinema staff at Glasgow Film Theatre, responded to this review

We're glad you chose to come to us too! More 

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107 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Superb to find a cinema that shows classics, documentaries, art films etc but the leg room in the cinema is not good . Neither of us are tall but along with many others we were having to sit " sideways in the seats to stretch our legs . It spoilt the evening I've given it average just because of the... More 

Thank BellaMBJ
GlasgowFilm, Cinema staff at Glasgow Film Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Bella, glad you like our film selection. As an old cinema we are aware of the need to upgrade some areas, and the seating in screens 1 and 2 is one of those areas. We've just completed phase 2 of an extensive redevelopment, focusing on the foyer and bar areas, and are hoping to be able to raise funds... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been to get for years ! Lovely venue , very helpful staff and comfy seats ! This theatre is a wee gem well worth a visit ! So much to choose from !

Thank kizzie12016
GlasgowFilm, Cinema staff at Glasgow Film Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks! More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Recently saw I Daniel Blake at the GFT. Love the venue. Sadly couldn't make it for the Film Festival but will definitely visit again when next in the city.

Thank shenderson2016
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I went recently for Glasgow Film Festival. I was pleasantly surprised by how large the screens were. The cinema presents a good atmosphere and also has a small bar.

Thank jamiesmith47
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The GFT has managed to hold on to it's charming old cinema feel. The films are always varied and it's nice to enjoy a coffee or glass of wine before, during or after the film. The place is always very clean and staff helpful.

Thank reviewer004
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I love the GFT for the cosy ambience and the feeling of stepping back in time. The "cafe" is a bar predominantly so don't expect lots of cakes on display. Was there yesterday and saw two pieces of lonely caramel shortcake on sale, wee tubs of ice cream and few bars of chocolate and packets of crisps. There is a... More 

Thank JDS15
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151 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Went to see Elf just before Xmas !!! Nice location and cute little theatre to watch a film. Alcohol available too although we didn't drink

Thank Nick G

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