Best Luxury Cinemas in London

Words by
Lee Cassanell

29th June 2022

Where to add a little decadence to your movie-going experience


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The Cinema at Selfridges

If you need a rest from shopping for bedding and beluga caviar, The Cinema at Selfridges located in the store has three screens fitted with state-of-the-art sound and and luxurious reclining seating. Sip on a chilled Negroni and munch on a Lobster Roll as you enjoy the latest blockbusters and independent films.


Regent Street Cinema

From showing the first motion picture in the UK in 1896 to showing the first X-rated movie in 1951, the Regent Street Cinema is seeped in film history. The Grade II listed art deco building was renovated and reopened in 2016 and every cinephile worth their salt should plan a pilgrimage to this home of British cinema without delay.


The Cinema in the Arches

Located in the buzzing Battersea Power Station district, The Cinema in the Arches features State-of-the-art Dolby Atmos 3D surround sound and laser projection delivering crystal clear picture quality. The finest wines, craft beers and house-made cocktails, homemade popcorn and sweet treats are available to enjoy on your comfortable reclining seat.


Borough Yards 

If you find yourself South of the river, the Everyman Borough Yards is home to two cinema screens, both filled with plush sofas and armchairs ideal for snuggling up to a significant other.  Offering waiter service to your seat, their Spielburger menu features a smorgasbord of mouth-watering burgers to fill your belly whilst you watch the flick.



If you want the ultimate movie experience, the Odeon BFI IMAX is still the place to go. It might not have some of the bells and whistles of some of the boutique cinemas but if you’re watching a sweeping epic or summer blockbuster, the giant IMAX screen is a feast for the eyes. If you’re a parent, it’s worth taking your child along just see their mind get blown by the exceptional sound and stunning visuals.


Soho Hotel 

The Soho Hotel has two state-of-the-art screening rooms with 100 and 45 seats providing the highest quality sound and projection. They run a weekend film club offering a three-course lunch, dinner of afternoon tea + ticket for £45 and a children’s film club every month for £25 + buffet brunch + popcorn + drink.

One Aldwych

One Aldwych , a luxury 5-star hotel on the edge of London’s theatreland holds a Film & Fizz experience offering a three-course dinner in their Indigo Restaurant featuring a menu of mouth-watering dishes such as Rhug Estate Lamb Leg, Warm Truffle and Celeriac Terrine and Spiced Cornish Monkfish. After you;ve feasted next comes the film, a glass of fizz and if you have any room left, a bucket of popcorn to munch on.