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Electric Cinema

191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England
+44 20 7908 9696
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LOVED IT!!!

Such a unique experience. It is quite a bit more than your standard cinema but is nice for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MsWorldExplorer
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Electric Cinema

Sited right in the middle of the world famous Portobello Road Market, the Electic Cinema has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barry S
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a unique experience. It is quite a bit more than your standard cinema but is nice for a change every now and then. There are not a wide selection of films and the food is extremely expensive. £10 for a burger! Without sides. However,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sited right in the middle of the world famous Portobello Road Market, the Electic Cinema has survived for more than a century. It is worth peeping inside London's oldest cinema to enjoy a taste of early 20th Century. The road itself was the setting for...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Omg! I can't rave enough about this place. First of all, I heard about this place from a YouTube video. In the video I saw pictures and just knew I wanted to go. It's not that it's anything other than a movie theatre, it's just...More

1  Thank FlGmaTraveler
Reviewed 27 October 2017

What a treat to see "The Snowman" at this cinema, film wasn't much but the interior of this place is fantastic, plenty of room, marvellous atmosphere and staff that are excellent, well worth a visit to take a look or sit down and watch a...More

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I visited the Electric cinema in Portobello in to see the film Mother. The occasion was a birthday treat for myself; I went with three very special people. The experience was stupendous !!! The cinema is small and intimate with luxurious red leather seats and...More

1  Thank Jean B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the nicest places to just sit down and enjoy a film. They typically only run one film at a time for a short period. The venue is really nice and cozy. There are chairs, couches, and beds. The tickets are pricey...More

Thank 734Tony545
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My partner and I tried out the quirky Electric Cinema yesterday. The decor is wonderful. We've had a bed in front and it was super comfortable and not too close at all (we were worried about that). Everything about this place is nice. The restrooms,...More

2  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I went this evening (Sunday) to watch the new thriller/horror 'Mother' starring Xavier Bardem and Jennifer Lawrence with my husband and our friends who treated us to this fabulous cinema experience. The cinema is really stylish with lush red armchairs / footstools and even some...More

Thank gillie l
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a little gem. Hidden in Portobello Road it is a historic, beautiful theatre. We booked a two seat sofa at the back of the cinema, which comes complete with blankets, a foot stall and side tables. The view of the screen was...More

1  Thank Andypat1
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The Electric must be one of the plusher cinemas in London. Huge comfortable arm chairs, masses of legroom and space to put food and drink, great decor with double sofas at the back and double beds at the front

Thank D P
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JoanOk
18 June 2017|
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Response from beautiful12017 | Reviewed this property |
Howdy yes there are blankets no need for pillows as the already have large headrest type support. I have been on the bed myself but I've noticed these things plenty of times.
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shellbell101
14 May 2017|
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Response from beautiful12017 | Reviewed this property |
Howdy Snacks are available onsite upon arrival you are given a menu which details everything alcohol is available at the bar and soft drinks burgers,fries, and nuts finger snacks. If your going to bring your own items ensure... More
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Beryan M
17 February 2017|
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Response from Mand_Lewis | Reviewed this property |
You're wiser to book online, we had to book a couple of weeks in advance, it's quite popular! I'm sure you could phone & book too, they had a tiny booking office on arrival. Enjoy 😊
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