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225 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Independent(ish) cinema, nice big seats, full bar and more culture than you can shake a stick at. Shows all the new releases and has comedy nights, acoustic performances, film festivals and the lik... read more

Opposite Hackney Town Hall. Independent cinema showing mainstream to foreign films, with an all-day cafe bar. Again check the website.

Lovely cinema showing the latest blockbusters and art house films. Also has an attic with a range of events including spoken word, story telling, life drawing, music...lots to do and see there.

102 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Not keen on any of the blockbusters at the Odeon? Try the Clapham Picture House instead, an independent arthouse cinema which shows a great selection of classic films and cult favourites. They even... read more

Our local Cinema. Shows the big movies and also smaller indie films. Has a nice bar and good restaurants and cafes nearby. It's just 2 stops on the tube or a pleasant stroll through clapham common.

Quirky little cinema that has a bar (I'm British - these things mean a lot to us!). Afterwards dine at the 'WC - Wine & Charcuterie' (which is the former public loo's under Clapham Common tube stat... read more

98 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A fantastic independent cinema showing the main blockbusters as well as arts house movies. It also hosts the East London Film Festival. There's a good bar upstairs with quintessentially English pie... read more

Our local arthouse cinema showing blockbuster and independent films in a renovated 19th-century building, has a bar and boutique screening. 3mins walk.

Voted one of The Best Art House Cinema's in London Arthouse cinema showing blockbuster and independent films in a renovated 19th-century building.

91 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A different cinema experience. Not one of the impersonal cinema complexes. Get in one of oldest continuously running cinemas in the UK. Very distinctive due to its façade outlined in red neon.

This small cinema is very cosy: there is a bar at the back of the cinema where you can buy popcorn, sweets, coffee, cake, soda, wine, pizza and even some tapas style snacks. You can book a big seat... read more

Can’t choose what film to watch at the cinema? Let Everyman Cinema choose for you and head to the single screen theatre in Islington. This cinema shows one film on one screen making life oh-so-simple.

91 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Multi-screen cinema showing the latest blockbuster and 3D film releases, with cheap tickets all day. This cinema would give you faith in London. The staff are good craic, the diet coke tastes amazi... read more

This iconic movie theatre is one of the last independent theatres in London! Multi-screen cinema showing the latest blockbuster and 3D film releases, with cheap tickets all day. Less than £5 for an... read more

Multi-screen cinema showing the latest blockbuster and 3D film releases, with cheap tickets all day 4.99 every day 365 days a year.

75 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The UK’s biggest cinema screen at 540 square metres, the Odeon/BFI Imax stands alone in the centre of a busy roundabout next to Waterloo station. Like a princess in a fairytale, it’s surrounded by ... read more

Seeing a film here is like nothing else - digital surround sound, a screen almost as high as five double-decker buses, 489 seats (including 69 premier seats), and that's just inside the auditorium.... read more

BFI IMAX - The UK's biggest screen The BFI IMAX is the biggest cinema screen in the UK: over 20 metres high and 26 metres wide! Seeing a film here is like nothing else - digital surround sound, a... read more

67 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The first no carbon cinema where all profits go to an eco village in Africa. In a converted village hall they show a mixture of art house and discerning mainstream and have a lovely little bar

The UK’s first social enterprise independent boutique digital cinema – that ticks quite a few boxes, doesn’t it? We donate 100% of our profits to charity and are staffed predominantly by passionate... read more

The website states that the Lexi Cinema is “the UK’s first social enterprise independent boutique digital cinema.” That’s quite a mouthful and a fantastic example of social enterprise. One hundred ... read more

59 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Local cinema for a rainy day. Take 341, 73 or 476 from Newington Green and get out at Angel - it's over the road from the bus stop

10 screen cinema showing latest movies. They have special mini mornings showing kids films from £1.99 each.

If you want to catch the latest films - head to the cinema in Angel. Handily situated in a shopping centre with a variety of restaurants before or after the movie!

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My favourite indie cinema, every seat is soft and slightly reclining! Has a great bar with a window wall great for having a drink. Its a bus ride, or overground train from Lewisham. Love it!

This is a great cinema as the screening rooms are not too big, and the seats are extremely comfortable, allowing you to fully recline! There is also a nice bar for coffee upstairs.

Comfortable independent cinema showing latest blockbusters to art house films and live streaming of theatre/opera productions. Has bar/cafe with fine view of St. Afege's church (architect Hawksmoor)

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Small cinema (with 2 theatres) but only 15mins walk away on Bermondsey Square. There is also a nice cafe, bakery and bar and restaurant there.

A small neighbourhood cinema with well chosen films. Arrive early for a drink at the bar. You can take your second glass with you into the screening room.

52 seat independent Cinema, showing Arthouse, Classic and Indie Films. Best to book tickets in advance as often sold out.

48 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Your local boutique cinema, complete with decadent bar and even more decadent 2-person sofas in the screens themselves, this is the cinema as an experience, on your doorstep

You're just a few steps away from London's coolest and most comfortable cinema with the plushest sofas around. Wine can be served to your seat. Catching a film here is a different world.

2 cinema screens; plays recent films as well as more artsy classics. Has event evenings as well for new releases.

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nestled among bars and restaurants in Belsize Park, this luxury cinema shows a mix of mainstream and independent films with wine, coffee and food served to your seat.

Luxury cinema with luxury leather seating with reclining backrests and footrests. There is also a bar/cafe which takes orders at your seats.

A unique cinematic experience - enjoy a glass of wine with light snacks (not your usual popcorn and fizzy pop) in deluxe comfy seats. Small and intimate. There's another Everyman cinema at Hampte... read more

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Odeon cinema which has the latest movies at prices much cheaper than Leicester Square or other Zone 1 cinemas

The Odeon Cinema is only 0.6 miles/1km away. It features all the latest releases. Tickets can be booked online or at the cinema.

One of the most iconic Odeon theatres of its kind. Odeon use this theatre for their marketing because of its period architecture.

46 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Independent Cinema offering latest hits from film festivals, often with Director Q&A's. Their bar offers high quality cafe standard snacks - not your usual cineplex

Really wonderful independent cinema right near the Notting Hill Gate tube station. Incredible period interior, very comfortable seats, lovely staff and a great bar! Plus, they show really good movies!

My favourite cinema. A few stops along the Central line - get off at Notting Hill Gate. This is an old theatre which shows less mainstream films. It is part of the Picturehouse group. Monday night ... read more

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Brand new cinema with arthouse and mainstream films. In my opinion well worth the extra ticket price. Lovely bar and cafe, very comfortable seats. Walk there and get the 484 from stop H East Dul... read more

This is our nearest cinema and will showcase all types of films from the lastest releases to arthouse. Located in Lordship Lane, you can find plenty of interesting shops and bites to eat and drink ... read more

Has its own restaurant too for small dishes. Local beers on tap. Seats are super comfy. Well connected to the local community playing the latest films on release and some quirky smaller titles.

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fantastic art house cinema showing independent and mainstream films plus a wide range of comedy and live stream films

By mixing the world of film, fine art, live music, discussion groups, theatre, live streaming, workshops, dance, comedy and more, The ArtHouse strive to create a unique hub in North London for both... read more

Great indipendent cinema in a lovely building, showing movies on general release and occasional repertoire screenings and live performances. It has a welcoming cafe in the foyer

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best multi-screen cinema closest to the flat. Right above Fulham Broadway tube station.

It is 10 mins from my house and you can see all the latest movies. There are also lots of bars and restaurants and the Fulham Broadway tube station is located on the lower level

All the latest mainstream movies are shown at this state-of-the-art chain cinema with family deals.

32 local Airbnb hosts recommend

There are two Everyman cinemas nearby (the other one is in Belsize Park) and they offer way above average comfort and quality including at seat drinks and light dining, at a price similar to chains.

Fantastic cinema - just three tube stops (10 minutes) away from Camden with big comfy sofas and drinks / food brought to you so you can watch the film with a nice glass of wine. Aaaahhhh

The coolest movie theatre...sit back order a drink and enjoy lounging like your in your own living room! Just a few blocks from the flat!

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

5 mins walk to the cinema and a bunch of other activities

This is our local cinema, just a couple of minutes away.

State-of-the-art chain cinema for blockbusters in 2-D or 3-D format, plus family and student deals.

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

New group of cinemas that want to make the cinema experience an evenings entertainment. Includes a bar and restaurant and premier seats.

A unique cinema with great selection of films, with a cosy and lovely atmosphere, where you can order drinks and small snacks to be served inside the cinema!

Art house cinema with a fabulous cocktail bar! Great selection of mainstream and independent films and a beautiful, art deco interior. A great trip out and just ten minutes walk from the front door.

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Odeon is a 5-screen cinema showing the latest films and also hosts occasional film premiers! It is 10 minutes from me. National Express coaches to and from Gatwick Airport, stop here (bus: A3)

State-of-the-art chain cinema for blockbusters in 2-D or 3-D format, plus family and student deals.

If you literally cannot find anything else to do - Streatham has a Cinema...

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A fantastic movie theatre with first-run and repertory films.

Good ice cream parlours to pop into on the walk home down Kings Road

Multiplex cinema chain showing the latest international blockbusters in 2D and 3D formats.

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you are in to cinema this is an old theatre converted in to a cinema a historical land mark!

Old-fashioned theatre-style cinema. We love it because Tuesday nights are so cheap £3.50 per ticket! And cheap = full, which makes the atmosphere great. You can also take your food & drinks inside

Beautiful art deco space (an old cinema) now converted to cutting edge theatre for alternative plays and shows.

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Possibly the cleanest and newest cinema in London, also sells cheaper tickets compared to central.

Local cinema, sat at the top of Walthamstow High Street, home to Europe's longest outdoor street market - there's a few nice places to eat next door.

A brand-new cinema offering all the latest movies at regular times! Shows go on till midnight so there will definitely be a time that fits your schedule!

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Multi screen cinema complex upstairs in the Southside shopping centre.

London tired you out then head over the road to catch the latest blockbuster

The closest cinema complex. Also part of a larger shopping centre with lots of restaurants.

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A hidden small independent cinema. A secret nice cinema which is very cheap before 5pm. Showcases independent movies as well as mainstream movies. Includes a bar

Great films and hugely luxurious seats you can take drinks into show and eat there try their sharing plates . Combine with a walk in St James Park lit up after dark . 148 bus

The local cinema is ultra modern, and has very small "boutique" screens with comfortable sofa chairs, a full bar, and all the sophisticated cinematic pleasure you could want. And the latest blockbu... read more

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Imax Odeon cinema is just two minutes from the flat.

Movie theatre next to Swiss Cottage Tube station

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a four-screen Odeon in the Whiteleys Shopping Centre on the second floor. In addition, it is home to the Odeon cinema dining venue, The Lounge with five screens.

Odeon Lounge is fantastic cinema experience which offers drink and food service on the "airplane business class" style seats!

Whiteleys building is architecturally impressive but sadly feels like the best years have passed already. Many empty spaces. The ODEON cinema there is not as cool as Electric Cinema but a good pick... read more

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great addition to the area - comfy seats and good variety of movies. Good place to meet up for a drink and a bite too eat, too.

Great cinema showing art house classics and current blockbluster! Also does fantastic food and has a great bar.

One of the newest additions to the Picturehouse cinema chain, it is a nice and friendly place with cafe/eateries on two floors and a wide selection of movies on its 5 screen theatres

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Full-scale multi-screen cinema showing all current releases.

A wide range of the latest movies, including IMAX screenings

Local cinema. All the major films, plus live screenings of theatre, opera and ballet.