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Electric Cinema

Neighborhood: Ladywood
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Address: 47 - 49 Station St, Birmingham B5 4DY , England
Phone Number: 0121 643 7879
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11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am

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Proper cinema!

This is a tad more expensive than the large, shiny cinemas we normally go to, but well worth the extra couple of pounds per ticket. The opportunity to buy decent snacks (we had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Kathryn K
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

This is a tad more expensive than the large, shiny cinemas we normally go to, but well worth the extra couple of pounds per ticket. The opportunity to buy decent snacks (we had pitta bread and hummus) and drinks (gin and tonic in a glass!) was gratefully used, and we paid a bit more again for a sofa seat at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Had the pleasure of going to this cinema on 28th of February as part of a gift bought for Christmas have to say what a lovely night out the cinema has so much charm, warmth and nostalgia. We had the comfort of a two seater settee with complimentary wine, I have read people critising the snacks & prices but I... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We visit here regularly, we love it. The last thing we watched was the theory of everything, we went all out & booked a sofa with waiter service, it was an ace night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

If you enjoy going to the cinema, then this place is one not to be missed when in the City Centre. With parking within seconds on the town hall car park, and plenty of restaurants and bars around the area it makes a great evening out. Inside the place feels old, but not run down. A very classy affair compared... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Electric Cinema - I cannot compliment it enough! From the moment we arrived to when we left, we were made to feel 'more than welcomed and entertained'. Not only did we get to see two recently released 'great' movies, which we viewed from the comfort of 'luxureous' leather seats, whilst plonking our feet firmly on matching footstools, we also got... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

So today a 'normal cinema chain' will cost £8, we paid £10 to watch a film on comfortable sofas with footstools, great service and a lovely atmosphere. No contest really. Was quite a novelty and definitely worth trying once.. However now I've been I'll definitely be returning!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

A visit to Electric Cinema isn't just a movie program, is a travel in time. This is the oldest working cinema in the United Kingdon, screeing movies since 1909, and that's what makes the experience so enjoyable. Expect confortable red sofas, carpets, a lot of art dèco and people drinking champagne while watching the screen. The cinema has two rooms,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My second trip to the Electric Cinema was even better than the first, managing to secure Valentino the leather sofa for three people. The film is almost a secondary event at this magic place, the young staff are so friendly and good humored, the cinema itself is fascinating. Being able to order a glass of wine by text from your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Lovely atmosphere. Worth a visit and not too pricey. Good to support local small cinema and the cocktails are lovely. Nice to have a bar and an intimate setting. Make sure you get there early to get your seats though!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went to watch 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' here as I thought the motion picture and it's main colouring being red would suit the red sofas that they had, haha, it was very comfortable. The cinema was quite a different experience, a little bit more expensive than the usual odeon prices, but this cinema offers cute (but more pricey) snacks... More 

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