Must visit cinemas in East London


The silver screen has never been as popular as in recent years. A huge number of blockbuster releases have breathed new life into the world of cinema. London is home to some of the biggest and best modern picture houses in the world and you’ll be spoilt for choice if you’re hoping to catch a flick while visiting the city.

When you look up our Luxury Rooms in Shoreditch you’ll see that we’re located in a bustling area of the city close to some amazing cinema screens. This year promises to be a great time for cinema, with plenty of blockbuster titles set to be released. Read on for our guide to the best East London cinemas so you can find the perfect place to sit back and watch a new release during your stay.

Genesis Cinema

Stepney, London

This local Whitechapel cinema is part of a chain of picture houses, but don’t let that put you off. Genesis is a far stretch from the sticky floors and lack of leg room that you’re used to. Expect a luxurious interior, ultra-comfy seats and a selection of delicious food and snacks. The cinema was recently renovated by professional set designers, making it a stylish hotspot for cinema lovers and film buffs in London. What’s even more impressive about Genesis is the price. Even with such high-end screens and luxury surrounds, the tickets are very affordable. That means you won’t have to worry about breaking the bank during your stay at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City.

Rich Mix

Shoreditch, London

If you’re a fan of real classic cinema, head over to Rich Mix and you’ll feel right at home surrounded by other devoted cinema enthusiasts. The independent picture house came close to closure recently but was saved thanks to the rallying support of locals. Rich Mix now operates as a charity and offers locals and visitors a place to see some of the amazing talent found in London. Be sure to visit this friendly artistic hub to check out everything from live dramatic performances to music and classic films screenings.


The Electric

Shoreditch, London

The Electric cinema is part of a local London chain that was created by cinema lovers, for cinema lovers. Locals will tell you this picture house is one of the best and most comfortable places to watch a film. The contemporary interior at The Electric makes for one of the most elegant cinema experiences you’ll ever have. Premium seats and yards of leg room are seldom found in cinemas these days so it’s refreshing to find somewhere that offers comfort and quality. This is a perfect place to watch the latest blockbusters during your London break.

Close Up

Brick Lane, Worksop

Experience more than just a cinema at this all-in-one venue on Brick Lane. Close Up will cater to all of your needs, making it a perfect place for any social occasion. The complex is home to a state of the art cinema, a café/bar and even a library. So whether you’re meeting friends for an evening out or you’re looking to catch a flick with your partner, you can plan the perfect night out at Close Up.