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This is the best cinema in the land by a long, long way. The seats are the most comfortable and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dean W

I've wanted to visit The Rex for many years and was lucky enough to go there this evening. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrea S
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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
+44 1442 877759
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best cinema in the land by a long, long way. The seats are the most comfortable and spacious cinema seats I have ever come across, the decor is beautiful and the staff is attentive, friendly and efficient. A special mention goes to...More

Thank Dean W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointing as we were unable to make use of vouchers given as a present for the downstairs which has limited seating.Popular films virtually sell out almost straight away for weekend showings which due to work commitments is the only time we can attend. You may...More

Thank Santobruno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've wanted to visit The Rex for many years and was lucky enough to go there this evening. It's difficult to get tickets - you have to be quick if booking on-line, but it was well worth the wait. The cinema is stunningly beautiful and...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I & my friends often go to the Rex, we went 2 nights running recently. How lovely it is to sink into a plush red velvet seat and relax for an evening to watch an old favourite or an up-to-the-minute film whilst sipping a nice...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cinema staff were really friendly and professional nice and comfortable and very reasonable not expensive. Would definitely return. Keep up the good work

Thank Marta062
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovey cinema experience with great seating and carefully selected film listing. Treat yourself to the pre show dinner menu at the conveniently located 'The Gatsby' just outside the cinema.

Thank Digger00
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

As is the way with those who have chosen to generously populate the world with three potential brilliant doctors/ scientists/ artists, bunny husband and I go on our second date of the year. Although not complaining at all, as again we have the whole weekend....More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Very nice cinema, big velvety seats, plenty of leg room. Nice experience all round and am looking forward to a repeat visit sometime if I can get tickets. I’d love to sit down the front on one of the tables but I think these are...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful night at The Rex... booked seats at the front - so comfy to watch a movie in great seats - alongside nibbles and drinks at your table - bar service is always excellent... will definitely keep returning!!

Thank 982jacquelineh
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Finally managed to get tickets and was worth the wait. The whole cinema is really an experience. We had seats in the lower section in the royal box section. Plenty of room, close to the bar and great views. Definitely worth the visit and the...More

Thank Tinks3
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September 2, 2018|
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Response from trumpeting | Reviewed this property |
Up in the circle probably- unless you want a table ... In which case it's the stalls
July 11, 2016|
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Response from Christine L | Reviewed this property |
so sorry have no pictures of the royal box,next time I visit I will try to photograph it
March 3, 2016|
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Response from Phil Y | Reviewed this property |
Just have to keep trying, there are 3 persons at the box office, usually having to sell on door, print tickets for those collecting, take calls and general enquiries......so be patient