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The Labia

68 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5927
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Quirky, authentic and charming

Been going to see art/independent movies here for years. Loving the updated look and plant filled... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cape Town Central, South Africa
via mobile
Labia theatre

The best movie house in town oldie worldie. Popcorn wine and all with really interesting movies... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
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68 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5927
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been going to see art/independent movies here for years. Loving the updated look and plant filled archway entrance. So great that it's not in a mall and serves proper food and drinks, not junk. The tasty gluwein kept me nice and warm during the delightful...More

Thank Emielke
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

The best movie house in town oldie worldie. Popcorn wine and all with really interesting movies. Just love it!

Thank Wenwin01
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This cinema is reminiscent of cinemas of a bygone era. The decor reminds one of a vintage cinema. Emphasis is placed on the social aspect of meeting up with friends, having drinks (there is outside seating), getting some popcorn and then watching the movie. The...More

1  Thank Kyle H
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Labia is one theatre which I like the most in Cape Town simply because of its legacy and simplicity. Very good coffee and caramel short breads!!

1  Thank showercape
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I am in love with independent movie houses, and in Cape Town the majority of that love now officially goes straight to the Labia. The 'old dame' has the wrinkles to show she's lived a good life – the cinema doesn't have the best sound;...More

1  Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This is a great date-night option. The Labia partnered with nearby restaurants for a dinner and movie special. You can find the details for this on their website. The Labia itself is charming. It looks like an old-fashioned bioscope with gold and red velvet interior....More

1  Thank Anria E
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Unusually, we arrived early to buy tickets. On giving our tickets to the usher- still about 10 mins before show - to be told it was already "too full." They offered to bring in chairs for us to sit on but couldn't fit those in....More

1  Thank Random_Shona
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

The Labia has been a cinema since the 1940's - it shows current and Art movies. They have great specials on Mondays and Tuesday's. You can buy a glass of wine and take it into the cinema with you and there is loads of legroom....More

1  Thank Ditjie
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Every weekday the Labia joins with nearby restaurants to offer this special deal for two; check out their website for details. We went on a Tuesday so the deal was two Labia movie tickets and two pasta meals at Societi Bistro, a three-minute walk down...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Went on a busy Friday night. Nice outdoor patio space, but it's uncovered so not much use when it rains. Inside the old world decor is well taken care of. Adorable ticket booth, nice restrooms. The bar has great cocktails. Screen 1 has only one...More

1  Thank Himne
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