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Many of London's largest cinemas are centred around Leicester Square and are the scene for many glitzy film premieres. Film buffs visiting London can enjoy a feast of cinematic delights from the latest Hollywood blockbusters to the best in European classics. The cinemas tend to house a number of large screens with the latest in surround sound and comfortable seating. They also screen the very latest big picture releases. Entrance fees can be expensive, compared to cinemas away from the West End, although many offer concessionary rates and tend to be cheaper for weekday afternoon showings. It is often advisable to book tickets in advance for popular films showing at peak times. Weekly film listings, times of films and cinema contact details can be found in Timeout magazine.

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Apollo Cinema
Regent Street
London
SW1Y 4LR

Apollo Cinemas is the largest independent cinema exhibitor in the UK. We currently operate eleven cinemas, that's 58 screens full of entertainment for the 2.5 million guests who visit us every year ! A great customer visit experience is our goal, and to this end we are constantly investing in our projection equipment and sound systems, adding audio description and soft subtitles for our disabled guests.

Oxford Circus / Piccadilly Circus


Empire
Leicester Square
London
WC2H 7BA

Situated in the heart of Londonís West End, there are a vast variety of restaurants, shops, and night clubs nearby. All screens are fitted with Infra Red Hearing Systems, compatible with most hearing aids.
Disabled seating in Screen 1 only.
Disabled Entrance/Exit on Leicester Street.


Leicester Square / Piccadilly Circus

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Gate Cinema
The Gate was converted from a coffee palace in 1910 and was opened as The Electric Palace in 1911. The seating capacity was 480 including 200 customers who paid half price to stand. The Gate was closed in 1984 and reopened in 1985 after extensive refurbishment. The Gate is a single screen cinema and is one of the premiere art-house venues in the country. This is one of Londonís favourite independent cinemas. The cinema itself has built a reputation over many years of introducing films to the public. Its reputation and location gives it the priceless flexibility of being able to handle specialist films or more major films by established directors
Cinemas in London


  Odeon Covent Garden
Shaftesbury Avenue
London
WC2 8AH

Tel: 0871 22 44 007

Covent Garden



   Odeon West End
Leicester Square
London
WC2H 7LP

Tel: 0800 138 3315

Leicester Square



Other Cinema
Rupert Street
London
WIV 7FS

Tel: 020 7437 0757

Piccadilly / Leicester Square



UGC Chelsea
King's Road
London
SW3 5EW

Tel: 0871 200 2000

Sloane Square


Putney ABC
Putney High Street
London
SW15

Tel: 020 8788 3003

Putney Bridge
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