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“Electric Cinema, got to try it...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Electric Cinema

Electric Cinema
191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
020 7908 9696
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Ranked #98 of 1,022 Activities in London
Type: Movie Theaters, Amusement
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London, United Kingdom
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“Electric Cinema, got to try it...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Great experience. We got the back seat sofa. It was very comfortable and there was a foot stool as well, which has a blanket in it, should you need one, and has a lift up lid, so you can put your jackets in it. There are little tables with lamps next to each seat, which are great and add to the atmosphere, and is perfect to put your bottle of champagne on!

It really is a must try and a real treat, the only bad thing is that you won't want to go back to a normal cinema again.

Visited June 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“It's a no-brainer.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Choice between a) being clipped for up to £200+ for two West End Theatre tickets and spending a sweaty,cramped,bum-numbing evening in nose bleeding heights in the far too close confines of grumpy bag-laden tourists or;- b)investing 45quid for two top price cinema seats in Notting Hill,on red leather armchairs with footstools,luggage box,table and lamp,cashmere blanket and easy access to refreshments like hot chocolate in a china mug/champagne/etc etc......Hmmmmm

Visited June 2013
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“Can't rate this highly enough”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

If you're a film buff then please, please go here. It is the best experience ever for watching a film. You each have an oh! so comfortable armchair, to lounge in and which you can lie right back in if you so wish, with a little table in front with a lift up lid to put your coats etc, and side tables with little lights to put your ice bucket and wine, or chapmagne. They also have sofa beds for two if you want to ultra comfortable. We went to see Lord of the Rings here in 3D and can honestly say it was so good, good, good.

Visited January 2013
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Tintern, United Kingdom
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“The way cinemas should be”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

My sister took my mum and I here for a treat a couple of months ago and I have to say what a great experience it was. We had a few micro brewery beers next door in the adjoining bistro and would have eaten there if we could have got table, it was heaving but the food looked incredible. The actual cinema really had the wow factor though. A quirky old fashioned foyer with yummy doughnuts, then into the actual cinema with red leather chesterfield style arm chairs, a puffet and cashmere throws, your own side table with a small lamp to place your wine and gourmet sausage roll, or if you prefer, you can have a double bed at the front or a two seater sofa at the back. Terrific! The loos are well appointed in an art deco style and the screen itself though appearing small and traditional was a super hi-tech expanding delight! My advice is do your shopping, go to the cinema and then the bistro, you will not regret!

Visited March 2013
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“Fantastic Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Fantastic experience! Booked the front row sofas as these were the only sofas available and they did not disappoint. £30 for 2 people for a 3D film – nearly the same price as a normal cinema, but a much better experience. The sofas are comfy and clean and big, they are more like beds than sofa’s. The screen initially looked small, however it expanded once the film started and was a reasonable size. Personally, I would recommend booking the sofa’s just to get a different experience at a cinema. I would definitely go again as it is well worth the experience and price.

Visited May 2013
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