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
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
This cinema makes you feel like going to a movie is enough of an event for your day- you've done something interesting and slightly fancy, you've sufficiently carpe diem'd when you don't feel much like carpe diem'ing. This might be an especially useful concept because their matinee and off-peak prices are affordable (but the prime time viewing gets a little silly expensive, in my...more
My favourite cinema experience to date. Ever.
We were sensible enough to have got the tickets for the showing earlier in the day (got our film snacks elsewhere too - naughty!) and so were not subject to what must be a tight squeeze in the very small lobby and concessions area.
I was stunned when I walked into the auditorium. Clearly an old, decadent theatre conversion, the room is very...more
Yup, this one's pretty spesh. Cannae knock it really. It's bring your own which I LIKE in a cinema, 4 bottles of ale make any film a deeper, more textual visual experience I find. And it has a beautifully-decorated auditoreum, of the kind Britain used to have, before Warner Villages, and entertainment parks and Thatcher came to town.
And I really rate their selection and choices of films...more