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The Labia

68 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5927
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Labia theatre

The best movie house in town oldie worldie. Popcorn wine and all with really interesting movies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Great experience!

This cinema is reminiscent of cinemas of a bygone era. The decor reminds one of a vintage cinema... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kyle H
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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68 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5927
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best movie house in town oldie worldie. Popcorn wine and all with really interesting movies. Just love it!

Thank Wenwin01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cinema is reminiscent of cinemas of a bygone era. The decor reminds one of a vintage cinema. Emphasis is placed on the social aspect of meeting up with friends, having drinks (there is outside seating), getting some popcorn and then watching the movie. The...More

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Labia is one theatre which I like the most in Cape Town simply because of its legacy and simplicity. Very good coffee and caramel short breads!!

Thank showercape
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I am in love with independent movie houses, and in Cape Town the majority of that love now officially goes straight to the Labia. The 'old dame' has the wrinkles to show she's lived a good life – the cinema doesn't have the best sound;...More

Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a great date-night option. The Labia partnered with nearby restaurants for a dinner and movie special. You can find the details for this on their website. The Labia itself is charming. It looks like an old-fashioned bioscope with gold and red velvet interior....More

Thank Anria E
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Unusually, we arrived early to buy tickets. On giving our tickets to the usher- still about 10 mins before show - to be told it was already "too full." They offered to bring in chairs for us to sit on but couldn't fit those in....More

Thank Random_Shona
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The Labia has been a cinema since the 1940's - it shows current and Art movies. They have great specials on Mondays and Tuesday's. You can buy a glass of wine and take it into the cinema with you and there is loads of legroom....More

Thank Ditjie
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Every weekday the Labia joins with nearby restaurants to offer this special deal for two; check out their website for details. We went on a Tuesday so the deal was two Labia movie tickets and two pasta meals at Societi Bistro, a three-minute walk down...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Went on a busy Friday night. Nice outdoor patio space, but it's uncovered so not much use when it rains. Inside the old world decor is well taken care of. Adorable ticket booth, nice restrooms. The bar has great cocktails. Screen 1 has only one...More

Thank Himne
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Labia, Cape Town's retro theatre has 4 cinemas featuring a diverse menu of alternative/specialist/latest Oscar and other nominated films.A touch of the old and the recently upgraded retro feel creates a great experience..only the increased popularity has created some congestion just before starting times....More

Thank Lesleygwt
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