Head to London's oldest independent cinema and the first place in the UK to show moving image. Located in Central London near Oxford Circus, the independent cinema specialises in double bill screenings, film festivals, old classics and new releases. See some of the best of world cinema and enjoy regular screenings and exhibitions at cheap prices in a luxurious setting.
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Regent Street Cinema
309 Regent StreetLondonW1B 2HW
- +44 (0) 207 911 5050
What a beautiful cinema! The screening room - the seats don't span overly wide across the venue but seating goes really far back in the room, to the point that I'm not sure what kind of a view you would get back there without a telescope or cartoon pop out eyes. Coffee from the bar was really bad, like...bad bad (weak and only half a cup) so I wouldn't recommend that, although if I wanted good...more
Saw the amazing film about Alfred Hitchcock called 'Hitchcock/Trauffaut' at the equally impressive Regent Street Cinema after it had been newly refurbed. One of the oldest and first cinema's to show film in London.
I actually went to see a double bill of Hitchock. They seem to have a few good arthouse or classic double bills which breaks the mould. Lovely seats and setting. Screen not huge so...more
This cinema has a long history. It was the first place to show a film in the UK, the Lumiere brothers' "Cinematographe", which toured the world in 1896.
Before the days of TV, the cinema would show newsreels during World War Two, bringing news to Londoners whose loved ones were away fighting in the war.
Owned by the University of Westminster, right next to the university near Oxford...more