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Beautifully restored Art Deco cinema. Great film listings. Knowledgeable friendly, helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best Cinema experience ever

Let’s just say I won’t ever step foot in any other cinema again. This place is simply... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 1 week ago 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!

Thank ingrid061
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Anna Maria U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank sammylou2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We've been to the Rex a few times - most recently to see Mamma Mia 2. It is extremely comfortable & spacious, wherever you sit, with masses of leg room. To be honest, once youve been here to see a film you really don't want...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Firstly. This is a truly lovely evening out..with great staff and a cinema experience that will deter you from the likes of vue cinemas and alike. The owner is completly dedicated to your experience there..and through his introduction to each showing..his dedication and comedic words...More

Thank Neil T
Reviewed September 19, 2018

If you ever want to go somewhere that is actually beautiful, and entertaining at the same time, then, look no further! I came to The Rex for the second time a few weeks ago and this time I sat at one of the tables (a...More

Thank NattyD
Reviewed August 31, 2018

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
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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
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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
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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