Gate Picturehouse


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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Gate Picturehouse

87 Notting Hill Gate
Notting Hill
W11 3JZ
+44 871 704 2058
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Gate Picturehouse

3.0 out of 5 14 April 2015
by Wil S.

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

4.0 out of 5 13 March 2014
by Minette Y.

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

5.0 out of 5 13 May 2013
by Suhail T.

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

4.0 out of 5 7 November 2011
by Jessica K.

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

5.0 out of 5 17 January 2011
by Craig M.

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

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