Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London, SW2 1JG
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Ritzy Cinema Brixton on the Visit London Blog
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- Visit London Asks: What’s Your Favourite London Cinema?
The Ritzy is by far my favourite cinema in London which not only provides a bar, other entertainment upstairs such as board games and music but also their marvelous food. It is a world away from the booming commercial soulless cinemas that lurk on the high-streets of England, that tout brands and advertising at every step.
The Cinema is in an old school screen room/ theater which has several...more
My favourite picture house in London (so far). It's set back from the corner so you can't miss its massive old-school marquee listing its name and show times. A little plaza area out front gives it the space away from the bustling streets it deserves - this is a diva, a queen of picture houses and you better make a wide berth and recognise, my friends.
A café set apart from the ticket/popcorn...more
Great place to watch the latest 3D Pixar wallet-buster or even sedate enough to go outside and have a cool drink with hot friends.
A lot of money's been spent clearing up the area - ie pushing the pushers to the side streets - resulting in a clean and consistent cinematic experience.
As a result, it's a great place to see the latest films and a haven for indie premieres, when they're most...more
I love this place! It's not just a cinema, it's an experience.
Before The Ritzy was the stylish cinema it is now, it was a theatre and it made the clever decision to keep many of its original features, such as the old seats with big arm rests, the little bumper seats for kids or people vertically challenged, the curtains that open at the beginning of the film, with a 50's 'please don't smoke...more
A great little picture house that shows a selection of British and European films. Whats so nice about this place is that they hold events and independent film festivals at the venue and have talks with actors and directors in the cafe.
I see this place as a gem in Brixton, a creative hub set against the high street of chain stores and 24hour convenience shops. If you are looking for...more