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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
High Street Three Close Lane, Berkhamsted HP4 2FG, England
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 great selection only downside
Great cinema. I have visited the Rex many times over the years both as a cinema and also once for the Comedy Club.
Very comfortable seats and wonderful decor. You can take your drinks into the normal seats or if you are in the lower...More
Whats not to like. You arrive at the Rex and are greeted by staff who can speak rather than stare blankly at you like most multiplex’s. You can buy civilised drinks and snacks rather than either 6ltr cup of sugar or a bottomless sack of...More
Who could call a visit to the cinema as unforgettable. This theatre is lavish inside, on walking into the upper area you are amazed at the beautiful walls at the sides of the screen. Like thirties shells lit with little lights it looks gorgeous. Moving...More
Original the garden of the real Wendy of Peter Pan it has been transformed after many years from a dilapidated wreck to a truly stunning cinema , you can sit and enjoy wine and cheese in very comfy seats whilst watching a great selection of...More
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
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!
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
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 hopefully things will improve!!
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
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 is nice if you're with friends and you can treat yourselves to a bottle of wine and a plate of cheeses and biscuits !