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Never been here before and visited with a friend who had - to be honest I didn't even know cinemas... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2019
Orpington, United Kingdom

I visited specifically as it was showing a film I had been looking out for and was very glad I did... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2019
Sutton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 February 2019

Never been here before and visited with a friend who had - to be honest I didn't even know cinemas like this existed! This place is soooo special - seats are huge with tables between for your cake, coffee, snacks or beer. Each site also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Locksbottom
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

I visited specifically as it was showing a film I had been looking out for and was very glad I did. The atmosphere was perfect for the style of film (Three Identical Strangers) and it was a special afternoon. This is not your bog standard...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ElainF
Reviewed 25 December 2018

This was our first experience of a London cinema. I gather we started at the top. The Electric Cinema has huge seats with mood lamps between them, foot rests with blanket inside, food, drinks and desserts that exceed what one (or at least we) normally...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank john s
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We chose to visit here on our annual trip to London, as we were looking for something a little bit different to the usual tourist scene. We are very glad we chose the Electric cinema! It was warm, cosy and had a lovely atmosphere. Easy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AllyCross94
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

The Electric Cinema probably does not need yet another rave review but here it is anyhow. It has fabulously lavish old style atmosphere, very very comfy seats (with spacious footrests if you booked an armchair), serves Camden Ale on tap and treats you to a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank ntalabany
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have been to this cinema and it felt just as magical as it did the first time. It’s such a beautiful way to enjoy a good movie in the comfort of an armchair, with a nice glass of wine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jkeenan01
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my experience at the Electric cinema. It is such a beautiful place, the seats are super comfortable, and the Kashmir blanket makes it even better! Highly recommended

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Liza K
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Booked tickets online. £20 for armchair, £36 for bed. Hot food and bar available. Each seat has a footstool and cashmere blanket. Very enjoyable evening. Carers get free entry but you must ring to book. Hotdog £11. Chicken Bites £7. Portions very big. Should have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Our night here was absolutely brilliant!! We booked one of the beds at the front to watch Mission Impossible and when we arrived we actually felt slightly embarrassed to be right at the front in a bed. Soon we had a lovely tray of drinks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank claireharding1974
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is probably the best Cinema in the world, if you are really passionate about movies, well this the right place. Confortable sits, and great screen. The fact that you can eat and have a bottle of wine while you watch the movie is something...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Federico732
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30 October 2018|
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Response from seancr0 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the film, the day and the time. I would recommend advanced booking
Megan c
20 March 2018|
Response from PollyR_100 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Megan, It may be too late for this response, but just in case... I think the man that died in the cinema was the Vue in Birmingham (it was an electrical seat I think), so not connected to the Electric Cinema (as far as... More
Cherry b
18 March 2018|
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Response from Kathleen M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure which is 'better' as I haven't been to both but the differences are Notting hill is a lot bigger (seats more people), a little bit more fancy and therefore a little more expensive. They also have the sofa and bed... More