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Empire Cinema

15 Delf Street, Sandwich CT13 9HB, England
+44 1304 620480
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Old fashioned cinema

If you want to get away from the expensive over hyped multi plex cinemas then this is the place... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Sandwich, United Kingdom
A great asset to the town -- a real treasure that we are so lucky to have

Warm, welcoming and unusual because it cares about it's customers. Almost always manages to get the... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“comfy seats” (3 reviews)
“latest films” (2 reviews)
“cup of tea” (3 reviews)
15 Delf Street, Sandwich CT13 9HB, England
+44 1304 620480
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you want to get away from the expensive over hyped multi plex cinemas then this is the place. Great value and like going back in time.

Thank scoobydoo163
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Warm, welcoming and unusual because it cares about it's customers. Almost always manages to get the latest films very quickly. Good size, good acoustics and quite [!] comfortable seats. Run by people who love films and cinema. Sometimes too hot [ for me ] and...More

Thank oldertraveller2016
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Love going here watching all the adverts and then being able to get a cuppa ect; before the film starts really enjoyed every visit and will go again.

Thank principality3
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love this cinema and many more like it... however it is really spoiled by the endless noise from plastic bags rustling all the way through the film. Why can't cinemas encourage customers to empty their sweets into ... say...More

Thank estelle m
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A small, beautiful, period building, that still manages to function as a very viable cinema, a real blast from the past feeling! Only downsides if you are not able bodied are the stairs, and its a bit tight in leg room deoartment if you are...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The little cinema in Sandwich is a blast from the past. A proper old fashioned cinema, friendly and helpful staff, cheap entry and small packets of sweets instead those ridiculous large buckets of popcorn etc that cost an arm and a leg. I highly recommend...More

Thank judidown
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Two children and a rainy day in Sandwich...head to the cinema! Beautiful retro building, lovely charming staff and fabulous comfy seats! Concessions don't cost a fortune and at £5 a ticket for the matinee performance it's a winner all round! Like stepping back in time!...More

Thank Kayski
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Sandwich is lucky to have this Art Deco cinema ,which also includes many live performances from Royal Opera House amongst others. Easy booking via phone, low costs , comfy , plenty leg room , easy parking . Kind friendly staff. Wish this was in deal...More

Thank G8773ALJanet
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Regular visitor at this cinema. It is a time warp run by enthusistic volunteers & trustees. The Empire has the right name as it is little changed from the days of Empire. Usually costs just £5 to get in and reminds me of childhood trips...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Small intimate old cinema with a lovely admosphere. Well worth a visit. You can even get a cup of tea during the break. If a popular film is being shown you need to reserve a seat so as not to be disappointed. Prices are reasonable...More

Thank AGN753
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