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This is an historic cinema and should be supported for that fact alone - but it's also a fun place to be and offers a good experience.
A cinema with a bar and couches you can prebook - a great way to encourage people in....More
The Electric Cinema has the distinction of being the oldest working cinema in the UK. It also means that it has seen better days!
Its good points include the screening of minority-interest films that don’t make it to the main cinemas. Its not-so-good feature is...More
I was lucky to receive a voucher for a "2 Seater Sofa"
We booked in and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.
On arrival we were briefed on how to use the "text to order" waiter service.
Very comfortable sofa.
The cinema was warm enough and...More
What a great little cinema - comfy seats, friendly staff, licensed and a really lovely atmosphere. We booked the front row "sofas" - actually individual armchairs with foot stools and a lumbar cushion. The film was over 2 hours long and we were comfortable for...More
First time visit to the Electric cinema and we had a enjoyable visit the standard seats were comfy and had plenty of leg room which is a bonus the sofa seats looked good as well the entrance foyer is very small though and as the...More
I can’t believe I visited The Electric cinema for the first time this week but it will definitely not be the last ! There was a group of 14 of us and we well well taken care of . The building has a retro 20s...More
I love the feel of this cinema...it may not have the biggest screens, the comfiest seats, the best working toilets...but it's the oldest working cinema in the country so I don't expect everything to be perfect from that aspect. For me it's knowing that my...More
I’ve been intrigued to visit this cinema for years, and finally had the pleasure of watching a film there, almost by accident. Lovely old fashioned box office, with a very reasonably priced bar serving soft drinks, alcohol and yummy looking cakes - definitely not your...More
We were treated to a birthday gift of a sofa for two at the Electric and really enjoyed the waitress service for our snacks and drinks. It's wonderful that the oldest working cinema in the UK is being so well looked after. The film Ready...More