Ritzy Cinema Brixton


The Ritzy in Brixton is one of the UK's largest specialist cinemas. Run by the Picturehouse group, it shows a mix of arthouse, mainstream and world movies on its five screens. Built in 1910, the Ritzy retains its unique proscenium arch, as well as a few stray cherubs, making it one of the most complete examples of London's early cinemas.

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Ritzy Cinema Brixton

Brixton Oval
Coldharbour Lane
0871 7042065
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 74 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Ritzy Cinema Brixton

4.0 out of 5 12 October 2014
by Tammy T.

I rarely rate cinemas, but this one is definitely worth visiting.

Just a stone's throw away from Brixton underground station, the Ritzy Picturehouse is a stylish theatre that allows you to drink in the cinema! They're quite relaxed about food/drink, and many people even brought in snacks from the nearby Sainsbury's. The seats are very comfortable and the screen was huge.

My only complaint...more

4.0 out of 5 23 August 2014
by Oscar M.

Awesome cinema with lots of character! The cafe is decent although the food is a little over priced but the setting is really good with a great atmosphere.more

5.0 out of 5 11 June 2014
by Claire D.

Amazing little cinema. Cheap, cosy and you can take booze in! The cinema combined with the cafe is great. Subtle, stylish decor with great food and cheap prices. One of my favourite cinemas in London.more

5.0 out of 5 15 June 2013
by Patrick L.

The last film I saw at the Ritzy Cinema of Brixton was Evil Dead a remake from the 1980s horror classic. They also showcased the Q&A session, right after the actual film itself together with the Uruguayan film director, Fede Alvarez and the Suburgatory actress from California, Jane Levy. The UK Film Premiere & Gala Screening with Q&A session of Evil Dead took place in Brixton, south London on...more

5.0 out of 5 15 March 2013
by Alice R.

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

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