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
I agree that the whole vibe at the Gate Picture House is nice, and that it does make going to the movies feel like a special occasion. The inside of the theatre definitely has a bit of "wow" factor, and the seats are pretty damn comfortable. It's also ever-so-nice to be able to have a glass of wine while watching your movie.
My only reservation is that the "lobby" (can't even really call...more