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Electric Cinema

47-49 Station Street, Birmingham B5 4DY, England
+44 121 643 7879
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One of my favourite places in Birmingham.. something that makes me proud to be from Birmingham .. an absolute must!

I love love love The Electric cinema and have visited many times... one of the things that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lu_LuMk8
via mobile
There is no cinema better

The electric cinema is my second home. This delightful picture house is proudly the oldest working... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
emily b
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“waiter service” (43 reviews)
“text waiter” (18 reviews)
“standard seats” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 00:30
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47-49 Station Street, Birmingham B5 4DY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love love love The Electric cinema and have visited many times... one of the things that Birmingham is really lacking is independent business... and this is a true surviving gem in the city. The seats are super comfy there is regular seating, leather arm...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The electric cinema is my second home. This delightful picture house is proudly the oldest working cinema in the country but it is far from exhausted. This is a cinema for cinephiles. They may only have two screens available but the team really do choose...More

Thank emily b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rang ahead as I’m a wheelchair user & upon arrival the ramp had been deployed which lead into the foyer. Sat at the back of screen 1 on one of their many comfy leather sofas each given a name. The ‘Tipples & Nibbles’ menu was...More

Thank Adam C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited The Electric in Birmingham countless times, seeing classics and current releases alike, and we absolutely love it. Excellent value for money, especially the text waiter service when you book a comfy sofa. Great food and a wide selection of delicious film-themed cocktails. They...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved visiting this cinema great atmosphere and super friendly staff. Love the atmosphere the place just makes you wonder about its past. Loved the sofa’s at the back!

Thank Lizzy D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small independent cinema No kids eating sweets or crisps.small venue.great comfort.doing it again!!The upgraded seats were £12 same price as odean

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this picturesque place a few days ago with my better half to watch the new film about Winston Churchill (a truly fantastic film by the way). Anyway, what you get here is a ‘slightly more expensive than your average cinema ticket’ but for that...More

Thank DSJ-DSJ
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have been to the Electric many times, with friends or family, or sometimes on my own. It's a guaranteed good time. The seats are comfortable, the service is good, the prices aren't extortionate and they often show films that you can't find elsewhere -...More

Thank adetheguy2
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This in an indie cinema, not popcorn & blockbusters. it's location is unbeatable, being behind New St station (apparently now called Grand Central) - ie. close to the centre, and Chinese Quarter and markets. shows 'bostin'' films, is atmospheric, has sofa seats available too, and...More

Thank thatcharmingentleman
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Went here to see Star Wars, Return of the Jedi. What an amazing venue. it is so unique and very comfy seats. Will definitely go again. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Gina C
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There is a Mall close to it
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Response from Gemma P | Reviewed this property |
They are all great, we went for the very back and the left side
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Very well priced not the usual cinema food. dips and crisps are gorgeous
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