Part of the Picturehouse group of cinemas, the Gate is a beautiful and intimate Edwardian single-screen cinema in Notting Hill. Specialising in foreign language and art-house films, the Gate also shows mainstream releases and has a well-stocked bar and famously plush seats.
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87 Notting Hill GateNotting HillLondonW11 3JZ
- +44 871 704 2058
This must be the smallest Picturehouse in London, just one main screen and a tiny foyer, and the tinest Ladies. Very close to Notting Hill Gate Station, so very good location. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Seating is not tiered, so could have heads in your way.more
We're a bit spoilt for choice in Notting Hill in terms of cinemas. No need to visit a nasty multiplex when you have three independents on your doorstep.
The Gate has been my favourite for as long as I can think, it has a good programme of independent and interesting films. It used to be part of a very small chain of small cinemas, then a slightly larger one as part of Picturehouse. So...more
I have to say that the Gate Picturehouse definitely has a bit more character than some of the other cinemas that i have been to in London... Even though it doesn't have that modern look about it.. Its old aged look give it a more welcoming and inviting atmosphere... The seating was surprisingly comfortable and seem to have a good view of the screen from where ever you sat down... Probably the...more
Single cinema with an intimate glamorous old world feel. The seats, the carpet, the ceiling are gilded in velveteen burgundy and ribbons of gold. There are little wooden side tables between every two seats, which is perfect if you're buying a bucket of chilled wine to work on throughout the movie (I didn't actually do this, but I saw others doing it and wished I was in their shoes!), or a...more
Loved this artsy movie house. Single theater. Kinda reminded me of the places in Chicago and NYC. Nice wide aisles and rows along with plush seats. Each seat has a little table next to it. You are also allowed to bring in wine and beers among other drinks. Very nice atmosphere. Very retro.
Great place to bring friends and family.more