Venue Details & Map

Address
Bermondsey Square
London
SE1 3UN
Telephone:
+44 20 7357 6845
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Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 28 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Shortwave Cinema

3.0 out of 5 30 May 2014
by Alisa J.

Convenient location for me, interesting offerings. When in London, I stay less than half a mile from here. The movie they showed is also in some larger theaters, which might be why It was full - they actually turned several couples away ahead of me, but since I was alone I snagged the last ticket. I don't know if the theatre routinely sells out, but it did tonight. You can buy tickets online...more

4.0 out of 5 13 April 2014
by Philip D.

We went here yesterday because a friend's short-film was being screened at the London Independent Film Festival. The venue is quite small but nice. It reminds of the smaller theaters I used to go while I was a student: Room for about 50 people (which really gets you 'sucked into' the screen for a perfect film experience), no big popcorn, chips or soda selling, no overpriced items everywhere...more

3.0 out of 5 3 December 2009
by Chris G.

I really am a fan of something different when it comes to cinema - and the Shortwave did not disappoint.

I first came here for the Yelp 'Guilty Pleasures - The Three Amigos' event, which in itself was brilliant. To be specific about the place as opposed to the event though, the bar was well stocked and the staff were efficient. The atmosphere was great in the bar, especially when it began to...more

3.0 out of 5 19 November 2009
by Linzi M.

How do you like your cinemas? Small and full of South London twats? Me too.

Nah I kid, this place is great. Used to live nearby and we waited for months for this place to open. Like kids on Christmas morning, we got a board game, not the xbox we asked for. Cos, damn this place is tiny. It's like watching a movie in your living room with twenty of your closest friends. The theatre has about 6...more

4.0 out of 5 27 October 2009
by Lizzie G.

I love a good trip to the pictures, yes I did call it pictures, and no I'm not 70 years old, that's just what I call it! As far as independent cinemas go you can't get more independent than this. Run by some friendly London geezers this is a perfect movie hot spot. A fab selection of new and old flicks that can make a dull night in a exciting night out.

So what's so great about this place?...more

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