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Art Deco marvel

Visited this cinema today with a group of cinema enthusiastz.This is a beautiful cinema lovingly... read more

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wingate
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London, United Kingdom
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Just love this cinema. Will go over preference to any other even if it means waiting for a film to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mytraveltime2016
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Hertfordshire, 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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Reviewed today

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed August 31, 2018

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 August 27, 2018

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 August 27, 2018 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 August 16, 2018 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

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Maggie894
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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HappyGirl1234
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
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barking
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
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