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Electric Cinema

191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England
+44 20 7908 9696
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Enchanting cinema experience.

Enchanting cinema experience. WONDERFUL ARCHITECTURE, comfortable and beautiful red leather... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Danielamach
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Ramat Gan, Israel
Great cinema experience

Excellent cinema, wonderful sitting, so comfortable, so cozy and the design is vintage and unique... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
EllieVoicu
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London, United Kingdom
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191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England
Notting Hill
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Enchanting cinema experience. WONDERFUL ARCHITECTURE, comfortable and beautiful red leather armchairs, good sound.

Thank Danielamach
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Excellent cinema, wonderful sitting, so comfortable, so cozy and the design is vintage and unique. A lovely alternative to the usual cinema nowadays. If I could choose, I wouldn't go to a different one.

Thank EllieVoicu
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The electric cinema is on portobello road (ie the road with portobello market running through it) but a good walk to/from tubes so this time we got taxis there and back again The cinema is impressive but the food choice is poor (cheese burger/nachos/something else...More

Thank Catherine_London
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Came with the intention of seeing a film as it was advertised on google but after navigating where the box office actually was (wedged in-between beauty products) we were told that the film wasn't playing as "google sometimes false advertises, and this happens all the...More

1  Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We enjoyed the seating and atmosphere (although the movie we saw was less than average). The experience of the chairs, refreshment and atmosphere made up for the film.

Thank David E
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Visited this place on Sunday. It is the nicest cinema I have ever visited. My partner and I chose armchairs, they were so comfortable, they even had footstools and cashmere blankets to get comfortable. This place has thought of everything, although a little more expensive...More

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The Electric Cinema was a highlight of our London trip with teenagers. Even kids happy to walk, visit museums, and absorb culture need a break from that on a vacation. True to description, this place has reservable plush armchairs, complete with blanket and ottoman for...More

1  Thank Jardiniste
Reviewed 13 April 2016

i had a lovely time at the cinema last night despite it being so cosy and comfortable that i fell asleep. great for a date night :)

Thank HLondon17
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We spent over £100 on a trip to the cinema, so expected good things. Food & drink was very expensive and food was pretty awful - I would advise eat somewhere else before or after, you're in portobello road so lots of choice! The food...More

4  Thank lucet23
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Although excited to try out this cinema - having booked one of the 'beds' at the front of the cinema, I was a little apprehensive at being on a bed in front of the rest of the audience. However it was perfectly fine. Really relaxed...More

Thank beardygoat
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a delightful window into how to live the good life in
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JoanOk
17 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
13 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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