Prince Charles Cinema

The Prince Charles Cinema is the only independent cinema in the West End. The cinema shows the latest releases as well as a mix of arthouse, cult and classic films. Read More


The Prince Charles Cinema was voted London’s favourite cinema by Time Out readers in 2010. It has two screens with 285 and 104 luxury seats and both containing digital projection and dolby sound.

Opening Times

Opening Times

Please check the website for the latest films, opening times and ticket prices.

Venue Details & Map

Prince Charles Cinema

7 Leicester Place
+44 (0)207 494 3654
Public transport:
Leicester Square Tube Station

Yelp Reviews

9.00 out of 5
based on 148 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Prince Charles Cinema

4.0 out of 5
08 April 2015
by Ray C.

It's the choice of film that distinguishes the Prince Charles Cinema.

In the heart of cinema land where you find all the big box office's it's nice to find somewhere that shows not only the new films, but also the classics.

With a very good selection it's not hard to find something for every taste here - Fancy a sing-along, some anime, fancy a movie marathon, a dress up session, or just to... more

5.0 out of 5
17 May 2016
by Liesl R.

Best cinema in London. Where else could you get everything from James Bond to Disney movies?

Screenings here tend to fall into various categories.

First, you've got the newer releases. Often a few weeks behind the mainstream cinemas, but they'll bring films back that aren't showing much anymore or about to be released on dvd, so you can catch things you missed first time round. You also get... more

5.0 out of 5
02 February 2016
by Steve P.

Great venue and amazing selection of films shown. Went here for my first time and bought a membership.

I've been back a few times since, most recently for their Labyrinth Mascarade Ball which was so so much fun. They even gave us a bag full of interactive items to use during the film. more

5.0 out of 5
05 April 2016
by Katie H.

Get a lifetime membership to this cinema. There is really no reason not to, especially if you are going to be staying in London for more than the next 5 years.

Not only do they do amazing screenings of classic films, they also do half and half popcorn PROPERLY!

If you love films that have audience participation or if you missed seeing a film when it was at every other cinema this is the... more

4.0 out of 5
01 October 2015
by Mei S.

The upstairs screening room is much nicer and seating more comfortable. No obstruction of view anywhere you sit. You are looking down at screen. more

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