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Electric Cinema

191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England
+44 20 7908 9696
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Fabulous - quirky and full of character

We booked the beds at the front, and they are every bit as good as they look in the pictures... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom

I was very pleased to receive a gift card for the electric cinema for quite a large amount of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gregory B
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191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England
Notting Hill
+44 20 7908 9696
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked the beds at the front, and they are every bit as good as they look in the pictures. Ridiculously comfortable and indulgent. The other seats and couches looked great too. Agree with others about the price of food and drinks being slightly eye-watering,...More

Thank PollyR_100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very pleased to receive a gift card for the electric cinema for quite a large amount of money. However due to work commitments abroad I was unable to use them within the time allotted. On calling the cinima to see if I could...More

2  Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon the cinema when staying in Notting Hill and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. It is not the cheapest way to see a movie, but a great alternative to the West End. A beautifully restored Edwardian cinema with large comfy lounge chairs, footrests and...More

1  Thank LindyLouR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had last been at the Electric Cinema years ago, but returned again to watch Star Wars. It’s a beautiful old cinema with lovely comfy seats. So much so that I did doze off momentarily!! There are sofas and beds too, so thank goodness we...More

Thank mobilelisa
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Such a unique experience. It is quite a bit more than your standard cinema but is nice for a change every now and then. There are not a wide selection of films and the food is extremely expensive. £10 for a burger! Without sides. However,...More

Thank MsWorldExplorer
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Sited right in the middle of the world famous Portobello Road Market, the Electic Cinema has survived for more than a century. It is worth peeping inside London's oldest cinema to enjoy a taste of early 20th Century. The road itself was the setting for...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Omg! I can't rave enough about this place. First of all, I heard about this place from a YouTube video. In the video I saw pictures and just knew I wanted to go. It's not that it's anything other than a movie theatre, it's just...More

1  Thank FlGmaTraveler
Reviewed 27 October 2017

What a treat to see "The Snowman" at this cinema, film wasn't much but the interior of this place is fantastic, plenty of room, marvellous atmosphere and staff that are excellent, well worth a visit to take a look or sit down and watch a...More

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I visited the Electric cinema in Portobello in to see the film Mother. The occasion was a birthday treat for myself; I went with three very special people. The experience was stupendous !!! The cinema is small and intimate with luxurious red leather seats and...More

1  Thank Jean B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the nicest places to just sit down and enjoy a film. They typically only run one film at a time for a short period. The venue is really nice and cozy. There are chairs, couches, and beds. The tickets are pricey...More

Thank 734Tony545
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18 June 2017|
Response from beautiful12017 | Reviewed this property |
Howdy yes there are blankets no need for pillows as the already have large headrest type support. I have been on the bed myself but I've noticed these things plenty of times.
14 May 2017|
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Response from beautiful12017 | Reviewed this property |
Howdy Snacks are available onsite upon arrival you are given a menu which details everything alcohol is available at the bar and soft drinks burgers,fries, and nuts finger snacks. If your going to bring your own items ensure... More
Beryan M
17 February 2017|
Response from Mand_Lewis | Reviewed this property |
You're wiser to book online, we had to book a couple of weeks in advance, it's quite popular! I'm sure you could phone & book too, they had a tiny booking office on arrival. Enjoy 😊