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The Filmhouse

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ, Scotland
+44 131 228 2688
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Filmhouse in Lothian Road Edinburgh is one of these European cinemas that shows non main stream... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Edinburgh EH15
Cinema, shop and excellent cafe bar

Went along to see a film. Ended up having a drink before and a delicious meal afterwards. What a... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
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A small, three-screened theater playing Scotland's most innovative independent films.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ, Scotland
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+44 131 228 2688
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Filmhouse in Lothian Road Edinburgh is one of these European cinemas that shows non main stream films and re shows films you might have missed, for a couple of days only. Always worth checking out what is on. In addition they have a great café...More

Thank Taxgirlsheila
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Went along to see a film. Ended up having a drink before and a delicious meal afterwards. What a great place - almost the perfect cinema.

Thank Sonofabob
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Small independent cinema is so much better than big cinemas! I liked that there is no schedule of seating and you can take beer from the bar to the movie hall. Just opposite of the cinema variety of bars is excellent! Enjoy drinks before and...More

Thank Željka J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Despite being frequently extremely pretentious the sporadic moments of genuinely inspired programming makes up for it. I've seen countless classic on the big screen over the years at the Filmhouse and discovered many hidden gems. In this regard the Filmhouse offers you a priceless chance...More

Thank Shawn W
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

sing a long of Calamity Jane. Amazing fantastic a blast. what a great idea and we had such fun singing along to all the songs. I fed back to front desk staff what a blast and were they planning more with some more of my...More

Thank caggieking
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Been here many times before and always good.Had the beef chilli and my other half had the filo parcels. Both really nice. The place was mega busy and difficult to get a seat. Menus are on the bar and specials posted on the wall behind....More

Thank Weirdytwins
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We went to the cinema to watch 'A United Kingdom'. It is a lovely experience and I only wish there were more independent cinemas like this around!

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great little spot for a film. There were a couple of options to choose from. It's very cozy, in a great location, and there's a nice cafe where you can get a small bite, a full meal, coffee or a drink. The...More

Thank Ladymcgaga
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Met my friend here for lunch today. We both decided to have the chick pea curry with naan bread. It was delicious. Followed by coffee....we usually have a slice of the lovely cake selection....but not today. Too full after eating the curry!

Thank carol1958
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I like that this place is not the same as he boring big brand cinemas. It is smaller and feels more homely. It always has a choice of different and interesting films and I like that it sells DVD's in the foyer. In the city...More

1  Thank ScottishTemplar
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Phyllida A
Do you have wi fi please?
3 January 2015|
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Response from Yvonne S |
Yes - Filmhouse has free public wifi