A bastion of world cinema that conceals a palatial Screen One, with its two luxurious royal boxes and the intimate Screen Two. Celebrating 75 years in 2009, Mayfair is the heart of Curzon Cinemas with a rich cinematic history and a dedicated audience of film enthusiasts.
Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7TY
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I love a unique cinema experience.
It's really depressing that all cinemas you go to during day-to-day life begin to look the same. That you get the same experience in one that you do on the other side of town. I say no! I want my theatres to have heart, class, something that makes going to that one in that neighbourhood special.
This is how I felt going into the Curzon Mayfair, a unique...more
While not quite up to the Curzon Soho standard, this is a cute little independent cinema. Screen 1 is a classic Art Deco palatial cinema, while screen 2 is a tiny theater that feels like some Hollywood producer's private screening room from the 30's. It makes for an intimate experience with relatively comfy and plush chairs, but definitely not the place you'd want to see some new...more
Curzon Mayfair, it feels like you're limping along after former glory as one of the original London cinemas.
I've been to the Curzon a few times now, on week nights and Sunday evenings and have yet to visit on potentially more popular nights such as Thursday - Saturday. There have been a maximum of 30 people or so each time I have visited and tickets are quite expensive, even with a...more
This Mayfair branch was the original of London's Curzon cinema chain and maybe it's owing to this legacy that it's often chosen as the location for the Curzon's premiers and Q & A events. The advanced screenings here really are far ahead of any where else (I watched a film on January 4th not out for general release until the 29th) but, for most of us at least, getting to Mayfair can be a bit...more
The Curzon Mayfair is, by any standard, a beautifully well-equipped cinema tucked away in an elegantly understated corner of town. Prices are high and the programming is on the better side of mainstream, appealing to the well-heeled upper middle class set that frequents its environs. I have only been here twice: once for a screening of the LFF, once for a Curzon screening, and both times I was...more