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Screen 3 is tiny!

Cineworld in Leicester Square has recently been revamped, but not all of it was an improvement. The... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
East Sussex, United Kingdom
Very pleasant experience in the heart of premieres

I am usually not a fan of mainstream chain cinemas, like cineworld and odeon, however I was... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Difficult to give a fair review for the Empire Leicester Square, given that there appears to be at least seven screens and we were in number seven. The screen was only accesible via a mountainous three-stage climb up a narrow passage. Couldn't see any disabled...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Cineworld in Leicester Square has recently been revamped, but not all of it was an improvement. The interior was black & shiney, with video screens everywhere, even on the stairs. Very disconcerting. The movie we went to see was showing in Screen 3 which has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I think the staff should be very proud of themselves they deliver amazing amazing customer service and go beyond what there job is I mean I go to see a film every couple of weeks and I'm in a wheelchair and the staff are so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aimee C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I am usually not a fan of mainstream chain cinemas, like cineworld and odeon, however I was pleasantly surprised by this cinema. It was extremely clean and well-staffed. The screen was very big considering the small number of seats. Only criticism, is that there could...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Have to agree with one of my fellow reviewers on here. Went to a screening in the Imax screen at this theatre. The screen is just huge & hugely impressive too! The picture was absolutely faultless & the sound was just right too. Many congratulations...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

I wasn't sure how I would feel going to see a live theatre production of Brief Encounter at a cinema instead of a theatre but so pleased we went. From the moment you entered the foyer you were treated with the cast in costume playing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bernice D
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The sound at the superscreen (NOT IMAX ) is far superior to any cinema in the world I have been to. Its a ATMOS./ DTS / JBL and Dolby flagship room and a lot of money and effort went into building the room the acoustics...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

The midnight screening of solo coincided with my London trip so a visit to the cinema was on the cards. Just like all the other cineworlds but more expensive

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TheAbductee
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Was at a loose end Sunday afternoon in Leicester Square. The seats are comfortable the screen and sound awesome. Plenty of places for food and drink too. A really nice experience.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Les S
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Saw Avengers Infinity war on 4DX screening- I found the 4DX effects too much and too distracting - they spoil the film I think - seats are uncomfortable - pummeling, air spurts, water spurts, smoke and even snow is all too much and unnecessary. Plus...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Erika C
21 March 2018|
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Response from Andy W | Reviewed this property |
It is an IMAX theatre so the screen is massive and clearly the front row will be the closest! We sat at the back for Black Panther and that was ideal.
22 December 2015|
Response from CaroleScott | Reviewed this property |
We were half way back & it was brilliant, the screen is MASSIVE!
Zelda W
4 August 2015|
Response from RunTejRun |
Everywhere has very good head clearance for children EXCEPT the very back row. Avoid that one. As for best viewing experience, middle is always nicer but if movie is 3d, you generally get the best effect sitting a littlr... More