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Cathedral Quarter Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS, England
+44 1332 285444
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love this place

love this place a nice cafe, a nice mix of movies and the talks for the book event amazing. worth... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Wonderful theatre for art films

Saw three art films here and especially enjoyed the Wednesday film where a curator talks with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Olafsvik, Iceland
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QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY, CAFE BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can use.CINEMAShowing the best in World, Hollywood and Independent films.GALLERYThe exhibition programme includes work from local, national and international artists, it is exciting, diverse and open to new ideas and experimentation.CAFE BARCome and relax in our fully licenced Cafe Bar with a drink or choose from a range of delicious home made dishes.WORKSHOPQUAD brings individuals, communities and artists together to create exciting new art and film. We are committed to providing access to the arts for everyone. QUAD provides facilities and services that connect people and businesses to art and film, creating opportunities for entertainment, education and participation.QUAD's Patrons are actor John Hurt CBE, actor/director Paddy Considine, local actor Jack O'Connell and actor/musician John Tams.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cathedral Quarter Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS, England
+44 1332 285444
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Reviewed 6 days ago

love this place a nice cafe, a nice mix of movies and the talks for the book event amazing. worth going in if your in derby

Thank willcub101
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw three art films here and especially enjoyed the Wednesday film where a curator talks with the audience about the particular film and has trailers at the end which describe more of the films history, the actors, the costumes and the set. Tremendous community value.

Thank magsgday
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK it may have been a little busy------staff it properly drinks took nearly 45 minutes to arrive----people coming after us served first ---??????? CUPS STAINED---waitress said its CLEAN BUT STAINED----in that case it was DIRTY in all one drink had 3 cups and that was...More

Thank brian m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have accessed the cinema, children's drop in activities, bookable children's activities, interactive exhibitions and the cafe. It's a vibrant asset to Derby. The only negative and it's easily addressable is the sofas in the cafe area. On our last few visits the covers were...More

Thank Share4
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is great multi use benefit for Derby. We have been going here for many years now and have introduced friends Neighbours and family to enjoy the food, drink, cinema and special attractions they hold here.

Thank Bryn W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been here quite a few times, to eat, watch films or just have a look around an exhibition. It's a great place for families to go and watch a film and the best part is it's not usually packed! Meals and drinks are good value...More

Thank Barmylad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and great range of coffees and beers at very reasonable prices. Sit outside and watch the world go by. Two good size cinemas showing mainstream and some arty films. My favourite is the third cinema, The Box. Lounge on a comfy sofa with...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cinekids is fantastic value and our daughter lives the smaller screen rooms than the big commercial cinemas, much more child friendly and comfortable :-)

Thank Bigbird76
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Were recommended by friends and were very impressed. Small cinemas with various types of seating from what you woud expect in a cinema to comfy armchairs and settees. Nice to be able to buy a glass of wine or beer and enjoy it which watching...More

Thank Skiers356
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Have been to The Quad a few times for cinema and meals. The two regular cinema screens are fantastic, great view from any seat, some of them are even doubles so you can 'cosy up' However 'The Box' is best avoided. A very strange room,...More

Thank Kate A
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