Mile End Genesis Cinema

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Mile End Genesis Cinema

93-95 Mile End Road
E1 4UJ
+44 (0)20 7780 2000
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 55 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Mile End Genesis Cinema

5.0 out of 5 3 May 2016
by Alice Ř.

I used to live 5 minutes away and it was always a treat to go to Genesis. I am sure everyone has already pointed out they have great events, films and stuff but one more thing I have to mention is their poetry night. I don't go to these things often but this was really fun, you could get a great food while watching some amazing new comedians and in general, the vibe was just really...more

5.0 out of 5 1 April 2016
by Dee H.

Quite possibly the nicest cinema I have ever been to AND it's my local. Full of character, excellent films, and Pieminister pies. Studio 5 and the upstairs bar are my go-to cosy night out, with super nice staff, big couches, and foot stools containing blankets for the film. They do amazing events and the upstairs bar is lovely. The whole place looks and feels great. Even the walk back to the...more

5.0 out of 5 2 March 2016
by Cécile T.

They have films. They're downstairs from my building (almost). And they have pies. Beef pie, chicken pie, goat cheese pie. What more could I want from life? (Yes, I like pies.)

They have a bar upstairs. It is great and often has very cool events (documentary screenings for £1, quizz nights, poetry slams, etc). They also, of course, have whisky, beers and cocktails (they have three signature...more

4.0 out of 5 12 February 2016
by Trieu L.

I remember growing up in East London, cinemas like the Genesis, RIO was the "poor mans" cinema, completely run down and losing to the competition of better and bigger corporate cinema such as Odeon and Vue. Back then prices were cheap to see a movie, and why would want to go to these outdated cinemas, which wasn't managed and never properly cleaned and it couldn't even show the latest...more

4.0 out of 5 24 January 2016
by Steve P.

Such a great find. I went for the first time when they did a tribute night to David Bowie for his passing. They showed a double feature of his films. The place has a great bar area where live acts perform as well. Don't think of this as your usual cinema as it's pretty different. I plan on visiting again. The only negative I noticed was the cinema sound system wasn't the bestmore

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