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Irish Film Institute

6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 5744
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Loving Vincent

The IFI is a great little hideaway in the middle of temple bar. It shows a wide variety of film... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
An oasis in the city

The IFI is an oasis of calm in the middle of the hubbub of Templebar. The staff are always lovely... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Emily G
Dublin, Ireland
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A popular cinema in Temple Bar.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“great cinema” (4 reviews)
6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 679 5744
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The IFI is a great little hideaway in the middle of temple bar. It shows a wide variety of film, with a focus on independent and alternative film. We saw Loving Vincent which we thoroughly enjoyed. The seats are notably comfortable. The only complaint we...More

Thank JenandNeil365
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The IFI is an oasis of calm in the middle of the hubbub of Templebar. The staff are always lovely. You can drop in for a coffee or a meal or stay for a film. The shop is very well stocked with books and DVDS....More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I think the Irish Film Institute is a little gem in the heart of Temple Bar!! The movie Maudie brought me to tears 😢an emotional true life film about an amazing woman and Artist. I would highly recommend a visit. I will be back soon...More

Thank Jacinta E
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Love this place-- committed to film, showing arty and mainstream films. Relaxed cafe attached with beer travelers if you want to take one into the film. Old school theaters (no cup holders, no fancy digs, but well curated films). Love the glass film-strip walkway into...More

Thank YearofYes
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Independent films, well stocked bar, decent restaurant and the best collection of films in the shop. It was good to step into another world away from the bustle and craziness of the streets outside.

Thank Christinefireheart
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went to a film this afternoon at IFI which is always enjoyable. We usually eat in one of the Italian restaurants nearby but today we thought we would try the IFI Cafe Bar instead. We both ordered burgers. At €12.25 they should be reasonably edible....More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The restaurant in this fine art house cinema in Dublin city centre (Temple Bar in particular) is nutritious, varied (for meat eaters and vegetarians alike) and represents good value. The only drawback is the slow service; slow to be seated and slow to take an...More

Thank TouristVisitor01
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I am member of IFI for sometime now as they offer free tickets and raffles. I like this place as in the city of Dublin. Movies are not exclusive commercial, mostly independent and able to see it in regular cinemas. Another great thing is the...More

Thank Ramadeva
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Treat yourself to one of IFI's showings. Their selection is brainy, not commercial, and their café is tasty. IFI has interesting combinations like gourmet club features, presentations, and premiers which will screen much later in the ourside world.

1  Thank LuzMc
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Central location, great selection of popular and indie films and a nice cafe/restaurant should you need coffee or a meal. Just a nice place to visit overall.

Thank QuintonOR
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