Parkfield Street, Islington, London, N1 0PS
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This theatre is terrible. It's your typical Vue, with overpriced tickets and concessions. The screens are a decent size (although I feel they're larger at other Vues around the city in more popular locations) and it's clean enough.
Where is loses points though are location and staff. Both - horrible.
First, location, which is in the shopping plaza in the hear of Angel....more
I don't mind visiting this cinema to see some diabolical 2-star chick flick because that way I don't have to combat the masses of yuppie Angel-ites and the hoodlum youths of greater Islington swarming the screening room like a thousand angry bees.
But if I wanted to see a high-profile new release? I'd rather jump off a cliff.more
The cinema is pretty good and reasonably sized, there is also a good selection of films on offer. BUT, its DAMN expensive for whats on offer, film ticket prizes are CRAZY, do not even bother ordering a drink OR pop corns, because you will need a LOAN or a CREDIT CARD with a good limit on it if you go to this cinema with the family!!!.. AVOID. unless you are taking your wife, girlfriend or...more
£2.85 for a bottle of water.
£1.90 for a tiny bag of pick and mix.
have to watch ads including ads for 'going to the cinema'.
sound far too loud especially during ads
try to squeeze extra cash out of you by putting you in a bigger seat
is it just me or is going to the cinema an unpleasant experience these days. makes me want to download and skip the terrible ads and trailers.
Overall I like this cinema and visit quite often but it's OK, not perfect. The cinemas themselves are pretty good and a reasonable size and there is usually a good selection of films on offer.
On occasion (last night included) it appears there could benefit from a few more employees working there to keep the place better organised, especially when crowded. With the £12 ticket prices, you...more