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Wonderful independent cinema

What a great place this is. Comfortable seating, some really different options in the bar for food... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gurnox
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Witham, United Kingdom
Charming little movie theatre

We went to the Prince Charles Theatre for an all night horror movie festival. It was mostly locals... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
vanos954
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Chelsea, Alabama
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In contrast to other large multiplex-cinemas in Leicester Square, this is a little gem of a theater tucked away around the corner of the busy square, which shows cult classics and modern movies at reasonable prices.
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7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7BY, England
Soho
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+44 870 811 2559
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place this is. Comfortable seating, some really different options in the bar for food and drink and well selected films. A must visit for any cinema goer!

Thank Gurnox
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We went to the Prince Charles Theatre for an all night horror movie festival. It was mostly locals and a few tourists like us. The theatre is from the 60s or 70s so it's a basic long box with a smallish screen at the end....More

Thank vanos954
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is a cute little cinema in the heart of the west end and has a very different feel from your large chains. I didn't like the way the seating are dips to a V in the middle with the screen raised up high so...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

This cinema shows some real classics with interactive performances depending on the event. Seen an array of films that always proved an experience. Seen rocky horror picture show with live drag and options to heckle and join in karaoke or dance. That alone is worth...More

Thank James H
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We were here to see a showing of The Room and we had an amazing experience. The cinema is really cool. The bar is great it has lots of interesting beers on offer. We travelled from Belfast to go to this showing. If we lived...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This independent cinema really has a one of a kind atmosphere. It plays the best in new indie films, cult classics and more.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I use this cinema all the time, either for films I missed or was too young to see years ago. Certain films will get introduced and will be shown on original film, some people do misunderstand this and complain about the quality, personally i think...More

Thank James A
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This was my first visit to Prince Charles, but it looks like they always have different and interesting events/screenings going on rather than what they show at your run-of-the-mill standard cinemas. Great to see an independent cinema offering a different experience. Event was well organised,...More

Thank Tillpop
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Wel the prince charles cinema has not dissapointed again from my first visit for a rocky singalong today i wnt back for the fith time of visiting. today was the sold out Yellow Submarine Sing along i would say they could have swapped screens and...More

1  Thank Matt F
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Wow! I just love this cinema. All the effort they went to to make the greatest showman singalong just one of the best I have been to. In fact it was so good we have been back twice. It is reasonably priced and food and...More

1  Thank Lottie4671
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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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Matt F
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Lottie4671 | Reviewed this property |
We got our tickets about 4 weeks in advance. Just need to keep checking the website.
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Yes. Young people actively encouraged to see film and theatre now. Worth asking if there are any ticket deals. Unless they can get tickets through their mobile phone provider. Easy to check the film certificates. Might be... More
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