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Electric Cinema

Electric Cinema

Movie Theater
Kensington and Chelsea, London
  • Stars
  • Longlegs: 8:30pm (tomorrow)
  • Tips
    Lizzie B.
    "Tables, footstools, blankets and bar."(5 Tips)
    Sophie B.
    "My favourite cinema in London."(3 Tips)
    Paul M.
    "Go for amazingly comfortable seats (and the chocolate brownies)."(7 Tips)
    Mickaël A.
    "delicious food/drinks on the front sofas"(2 Tips)
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  • Ashleigh G.heart icon on user image
    Ashleigh GardnerApril 1, 2017
    Super luxe cinema with large comfy leather seats, footstools, a cashmere blankets. Amazing snacks and drinks. Book in advance, as most showings sell out.
  • Bhavukheart icon on user image
    BhavukFebruary 9, 2015
    If you want a nice romantic date, this is the place. And book the sofa seats. Good wine. Lay back and watch some great cinema in an eclectic and electric setting.
  • Laurel B.heart icon on user image
    Laurel BDecember 7, 2013
    Amazing cinema experience! Check out the diner next door for a pint before the movie, which also has a great atmosphere. Watch for Benedict Cumberbatch as Humphrey Bogart in the 'How to Behave' short.
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    GregorygrishaJune 1, 2017
    Best cinema in London, it is the oldest venue in the city. Comfy armchairs, but try and book a bed for two, it will make you want come back again and again.
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    TeymurJune 3, 2018
    Sofa for two is amazing,but also regular seats are great,bed is just too close to the screen for me,dont forget to take all the snacks before the movie starts 😄 they close the bar,once it starts.
  • M.G. S.
    M.G. SieglerSeptember 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Perhaps the best cinema I've ever been to. Amazing seats. Good food. Feel free to arrive a bit late to avoid all the commercials before the show.
  • Woolly K.heart icon on user image
    Woolly KnickersNovember 30, 2013
    Great mugs of tea, wines, cupcakes, old fashioned sweets, popcorn, cheese and fruit selections, sausage rolls, hot dogs, etc. Fantastic... Book yourself a front sofa / bed and lounge in luxury.
  • Ed G.heart icon on user image
    Ed GeorgeAugust 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Favourite cinema in London. Comfy armchairs with side table, lamp and footstool; but if it's the two of you, go for one of the beds at the front. Be sure to eat at the diner beforehand.
  • James W.heart icon on user image
    James WhatleyJuly 25, 2015
    One of the most beautiful cinemas I've ever visited. You must go. If you're already here, well done! You've made an excellent choice.
  • Franck
    FranckJanuary 29, 2016
    The interior of the Electric references the cinema's long history with large leather sofas, footstools as well as tables for food and drink. Perfect place for a romantic night out.
  • Annabell N.heart icon on user image
    Annabell NordenApril 9, 2017
    Amazing laid back seats! A little too comfy for some. Had some spicy nuts - a decent portion worth a beer. Great cinema and worth the price for a treat.
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    fraubexJuly 5, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    My favourite cinema ever! Leather armchairs with foot stools and little side tables/lamps. Check out their edible cinema themed viewings with paired food!
  • Mickaël A.heart icon on user image
    Mickaël AugelloMarch 30, 2015
    The most romantic cinema i've ever been. Enjoy a platter of delicious food/drinks on the front sofas while watching a great movie! What else?!
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    meganSeptember 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best movie theatre in the whole world. REALLY. The burger is amazing and the bar in the back is the tops. Book online early.
  • Magdalena M.
    Truly unique experience - stuck midway between cinema and theatre - with comfy chairs that will lull you to sleep if the movie's not good enough ;)
    SHOWRUNNERNovember 22, 2012
    It's all about Sundays at the Electric Cinema. Check out Portobello Road Market mid-morning, then take in the double bill, kick back in the vast leather chairs and enjoy.
  • Daniela B.
    Daniela BarreraMay 27, 2014
    Fabulous place! Pick between the front beds, the seats or the sofas at the back. All with a nice blanket and enjoy the bar!
  • Mauiheart icon on user image
    MauiNovember 25, 2016
    Great for a special night out. Everyone has their own fauteuil and a footstool + inside there's a blanket! <3
  • Elke D.heart icon on user image
    Elke De PourcqJune 20, 2015
    Loved the seats although the sound wasn't quite allright. If you come with your boyfriend and don't have a bed it's kinda hard enjoying the movie together.
  • Njoud F.heart icon on user image
    Njoud FahadNovember 4, 2019
    An amazing experience don’t miss it!
  • Daniele F.
    Daniele FiandacaJuly 31, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best cinema in London. If booking as a couple, the sofas at the back are a must
  • Kristy A.
    Kristy AndersonSeptember 5, 2013
    Great place to experience cinematic fun in a unique way! Bit of a French feel to it!
  • Jonathan S.heart icon on user image
    Jonathan SebireDecember 22, 2015
    One of the best cinemas in London.
  • Georg F.
    Georg FJune 28, 2013
    Book seats from the left to middle, max 3/4-right to avoid distraction from ppl heading to/from bathrooms in the right hand seats.
  • Nick S.heart icon on user image
    Nick SorrosOctober 31, 2015
    Book the back couch if you go with your partner. Cheaper from odeon lounge, far better atmosphere and the only reason to give money for a movie
  • Lizzie B.heart icon on user image
    Lizzie BarkerApril 24, 2014
    Best cinema I've been to in London. Tables, footstools, blankets and bar.
  • Keidra O.heart icon on user image
    Keidra OwenFebruary 17, 2019
    Best movie theatre ever been too
  • نجديةheart icon on user image
    نجديةOctober 31, 2016
    Quirky and cool with adjoining diner great for people watching.
  • Zoe A.
    Zoe AmarJune 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Lovely and considerate staff, who are super helpful with babies. And baby cinema here is awesome! One of the highlights of my maternity leave : )
  • Reham M.heart icon on user image
    Reham MermaidMay 24, 2017
    One of a kind! Relax enjoy and watch a movie just like living a dream
  • Michael H.heart icon on user image
    Michael HadwinMarch 20, 2016
    Cosy and hip cinema.
  • Cemre A.heart icon on user image
    Cemre AkcamAugust 22, 2016
    Perfect for couples :) Front beds are the best!!
  • Tobias O.heart icon on user image
    Tobias OtteDecember 5, 2015
    Very cozy. Get one of the beds in the front!
  • Amie R.
    Amie RogersSeptember 24, 2011
    Book the leather sofas and enjoy a glass of wine for a truly luxurious cinema experience
  • Cinzia N.
    Cinzia N.May 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the best cinema house in London...they serve cakes and wine in the theatre!!!
  • Graeme C.
    Graeme CodringtonOctober 12, 2010
    What an awesome cinema. Also great for corporate events - well set up with great AV all in place. Highly recommended
  • Stephanie T.
    Stephanie ToftsMay 12, 2013
    The front row is actually sofa beds. Comfortable but not for everyone.
  • MENU P.heart icon on user image
    MENU PortugalJune 7, 2013
    Different to everything else. Great design and atmosphere.
  • John H.
    John HowardFebruary 22, 2016
    One of the best cinemas in london! Read more
  • Craig D.
    Craig DavisMarch 21, 2011
    First purpose built cinema in London 100 years ago...comfy, dark, with a bar...a must!
  • D S.heart icon on user image
    D SApril 15, 2016
    Good food, movies and comfy seats
  • Sophie B.
    Sophie BeJune 1, 2011
    My favourite cinema in London. Plus amazing restaurant next by.
  • Paul M.
    Paul MurrayFebruary 19, 2010
    Fabulous cinema - my favourite in London. Go for amazingly comfortable seats (and the chocolate brownies).
  • Brianheart icon on user image
    BrianJanuary 10, 2016
    Centre of hipster gravity in a somewhat stuffy part of town
  • Rebecca H.heart icon on user image
    Rebecca HillmanNovember 8, 2014
    Drinks and food is great!
  • Noora A.heart icon on user image
    Noora Al KhalifaFebruary 10, 2016
    The ambiance...
  • Abu Aya K.heart icon on user image
    Abu Aya KDAugust 19, 2014
    Great cinema
  • Cathy O.
    Cathy O'DonnellDecember 13, 2010
    Very nice cinema but £5 for a brownie?!! I have no words to describe how ridiculous that is!!
  • Fadi S.
    Fadi ShumanAugust 8, 2010
    Great art house cinema, need to book well in advance for most screenings...
  • Joseph D.
    Joseph DentFebruary 15, 2012
    The sofas at the back are just the best!
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