Picturehouse Central is situated in the heart of London’s West End, a stone’s throw away from Leicester Square. The entrance is on the corner of Great Windmill Street and Shaftesbury Avenue at the centre of London’s famous theatre district.A visit to Picturehouse Central represents just the start of the adventure when you use our London day trip app to plot your vacation.
Home of Sundance Film Festival: London.
We programme an eclectic mix of quality mainstream cinema, foreign language, indie, arthouse and a strong focus on documentaries from around the world. We also host regular live director/talent Q&As.
More than a cinema, there is bustling cafe on the ground floor open from 9am, a spacious and relaxing bar & restaurant on the first floor and a newly opened private members bar covering two floors and roof terrace with stunning views across Piccadilly.
Picturehouse Central Reviews
First time at London cinema. Spectacular! We were walking around city and thinking what to do. So this was spontaneous visit. And this wasnt much different from our Estonian cinema, althrow we cant... more »
Has a lot more character than other central London film locations. Seats are fairly comfortable in the smaller Screen 7, though there was quite a bit of motion blur in the film showing on my visit... more »
A bit of treat to see a film here. Great seats and a lovely feel of cinema as it should be. Decadent feel about the place. Good to be able to get something quick in the cafe or spend longer in the restaurant. Modern setting. Rather nice and a change from the regular chains.
Beautiful cinema with a fabulous cafe, the members lounge upstairs is one of the hidden secrets of London with views of Eros and a terrace on top of the building with fantastic views of Big Ben (although currently covered with scaffolding). The cinema has reclining seats and a excellent sound system and the film's are good mix of crowd pleasers and art house. One of the best cinemas in London and worth the membership.
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