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My Favourite Cinema

Love the velvet glamour. Comfy swivel movable seats on the ground floor. Great prices. And after... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deric B
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London
A unique and delightful experience

First time at The Rex last night and it will not be the last. Spacious seating, fast bar service... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sls0826
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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The Rex has one huge screen set in a glorious 1938 art-deco proscenium with the sharpest film projection and clearest non-booming sound anywhere in the world. Throughout, its seating is big and soft. It has been called luxurious. It is better. It is...more
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All reviews comfortable seats glass of wine cheese and biscuits the owner art deco table downstairs loads of leg room box office popular films drinks and snacks a great evening royal box great film foreign films lovely experience only downside high street
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love the velvet glamour. Comfy swivel movable seats on the ground floor. Great prices. And after you can go for a romantic walk along the canal.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time at The Rex last night and it will not be the last. Spacious seating, fast bar service and a personal touch from arriving until leaving. Unique and very lucky to have it local!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sls0826
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can really relax here and if you are not wanting to see the latest releases when they first come out, they have a good selection of movies. Staff very helpful and polite

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love movies you’ll love enjoying them at The Rex, this year celebrating 80 years since it’s original opening in 1938. The cinema is an impressive art deco 1930’s Grade II listed cinema situated in Berkhamsted, West Hertfordshire. Closed between 1988 and 2004, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank charles s
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautifully restored Art Deco cinema. Great film listings. Knowledgeable friendly, helpful staff. Snacks available a cinema. A must visit in a lovely town with plenty of other attractions in and around the area. Don’t miss it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ingrid061
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Let’s just say I won’t ever step foot in any other cinema again. This place is simply wonderful. The cheeseboard, the wine, the chairs that are so comfy that it feels like home. The staff were friendly. The cinema spotless. This is truly a cinema...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mel1608L
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

My first time at The Rex for my daughter’s birthday party. I had a baby with me and have been offered so much help from the staff! From taking care of the presents, allocating everyone close to each other and carrying the crisps downstairs for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anna Maria U
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I have loved this cinema and have been many times, but recently had to have a back row seat. The seat was ridiculously small (like they put them in as an afterthought). I would say there was less space than a generic cinema. I couldn't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Visited this cinema today with a group of cinema enthusiastz.This is a beautiful cinema lovingly restored.They even still have a film projector.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wingate
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Just love this cinema. Will go over preference to any other even if it means waiting for a film to be shown. Have been many times to the more adult films and also with my grandchildren who love the experience. It is faultless and for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Julie B
November 27, 2018|
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
I think it might be because there's only 1 person on the desk so they have to deal with face to face customers & telephone calls. I agree that it's very frustrating & I think we should all feed this back to them then... More
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Maggie894
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
Maggie, we usually sit in the back row upstairs but at the ticket desk there is a plan of the whole floor so you can choose from that. I prefer upstairs but you can get a table with swivel chairs round it downstairs, which... More
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