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The Rex Cinema

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Address: High Street Three Close Lane, Berkhamsted HP4 2FG, England
Phone Number: +44 1442 877759

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A step back in time

What a truly fabulous cinema, beautifully restored in Art Deco style. It's like stepping back in time to a more gentle and stylish period. You can sit in very comfortable seats... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Diane F
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place but you've got to be right on it to get the tickets you want which is a bit of a pain if you have to organise sitters etc for the kids. It sells out dead quick and no online booking facilities. Beautiful building and quirky random intro were the highlights but we had back row seats and they... More 

Thank Rasputin55
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a truly fabulous cinema, beautifully restored in Art Deco style. It's like stepping back in time to a more gentle and stylish period. You can sit in very comfortable seats ( set of 4) round a little candle lit table with your coffee or glass of wine to enjoy the film or there are also the usual comfy seats.... More 

Thank Diane F
Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're going to watch a film this is the best place to see it. Large comfy chairs. Nice interior. Good value for money!

Thank Thomas C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have lived locally for many years and for some reason, this was our first ever visit - BIG mistake ! The Rex is undoubtedly the best cinema experience we have ever enjoyed anywhere in the world. Fabulous old cinema, friendly staff, great value for money and the most comfortable swivel chairs with our own private table in front of... More 

Thank happycoupleBucks
Windsor, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Watch your film in big comfy chairs, sitting around quaint table clothed tables, drinking your favourite wine. Art Deco all around and such a different experience. A real treat and SO different!

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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

It is our occasional treat to visit the Rex. It takes 45 minutes' drive from north London but it is certainly worth it. The beautiful art deco with blood red velvet, the comfy seats and a table to have your drink at, the friendly staff... all make this cinema very special.

Thank Yoshie S
Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
59 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We try to go regularly to enjoy our local cinema & it never disappoints. Recently we have seen some really brilliant films. Untouchable - a 2011 film that thy show occasionally, because it really is the best film I think I have ever seen; Anthropoid - brilliant; Captain Fantastic - very good & Bridget Jones - the best of that... More 

Thank Heidi B
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Guest of a friend who lives locally, second visit to this intelligently restored Art Deco cinema. Film that night was good, experience better with big comfortable seats, decent ( for me soft ) drinks, and top rate projection and sound. Wish we had one in Salisbury where I live, attractive old theatre with proscenium arch wasted on a split screen... More 

Thank Villeneuve1959
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Now this is how cinema should be experienced! Beautiful old-style auditorium with a classic feel to its interior design and presentation. With an introduction on stage by a guest narrator you are given a genuine review on the film you about to bare witness to. Just be aware if they aren't too keen on what you're about to view then... More 

Thank Dominator_91
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited this cinema in August. This cinema is one of a kind and is stunning. The seats are very spacious with ample leg room, there is no need to stand up to let people pass you. Alcohol, soft drinks and snacks are served in both of the reception area and downstairs in the auditorium. There is... More 

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