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Love this place - no contest

Plaza or Odeon - no contest Plaza wins hands down. Some years ago building changed from bingo... read more

Reviewed today
Jason E
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Love this cinema

Watched Venom on 3rd October 18 In screen 1 - The seats are very comfy in the non premier seats... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Maxs1011
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Swanage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today via mobile

Plaza or Odeon - no contest Plaza wins hands down. Some years ago building changed from bingo / cinema with two screens to cinema with 5 screens. Brilliant transformation. All cinemas have large comfy seats with plenty of legroom. People can walk past you while...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Watched Venom on 3rd October 18 In screen 1 - The seats are very comfy in the non premier seats Looks newly renovated! Definitely recommend Served by Karla very friendly! You’re doing a great job.

Thank Maxs1011
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Your comments are very welcome and greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Slap in the centre of Dorchester, this Art Deco building is definitely worth visiting. It has a good range of films and extremely well priced. (Make sure you buy your snacks here to help keep the prices down). Comfortable seats and friendly staff. First rate.

Thank 621simonf
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much for your very supportive comments. They are much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional, Atmospheric & Great Value - our number one choice for the "Big Screen" factor...luv luv luv :-)

Thank James N
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Brilliant. Thanks for your support.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember The Plaza in the late 1980s/early 1990s when I was working in Dorchester and it was 'a little tired'. Today's Plaza bears little resemblance: it is now much cleaner, brighter and more modern. However, what hasn't changed is value for money. The big...More

Thank kittyginger
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your very positive comments about the Plaza - they are really appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will always patronise a local business over a nationwide one when I can and the Plaza is always a well priced, clean and lovely cinema to visit.

Thank Jon D
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your very supportive comments.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and great staff . The cinemas are always clean and tidy and seats are very comfortable. Great value despite prices being increased recently.

Thank Dave S
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We really appreciate your very positive comments about the Plaza.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We use the plaza on a regular basics as a family. Very good value for money. Would recommend the plaza for a family outing

Thank Dave A
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted with your comments and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are spoilt for choice in Dorchester for cinemas as there are two on offer The Plaza and the Odeon, and this does cause a split in the loyalty base of the Town. I go to both but I have a soft spot for the...More

1  Thank fkentledger
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your very comprehensive comments about the Plaza and for the very positive way you have made them. We hope to welcome you back again very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regulars at this cinema as we like the drive down to Dorchester and it is always easy to park. It is a real treat coming here. Noted that the prices have been increased (isn't everything) but also a "naughty" charge for buying tickets...More

Thank MrsCWR
Kevin S, Public Relations Manager at Plaza Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks for your very constructive comments and what you say about the online charge and queuing issues. These have been taken on board.

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Response from Elkieamie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I’m not there right now but not too expensive from memory. Plus M&S is across the road and the cinema doesn’t mind you bringing your own drinks etc
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