You might think you have ‘Netflix and Chill‘ mastered with your boyfriend or friends. While there is no replacement for the intimacy of getting the perfect position on your sofa and steam-rolling through a drama that took two years to make in one night, visiting the cinema is a magical experience.
Before you associated the cinema with the smell of spilled popcorn and mildew, seeing a movie was an event! Instead of settling for another night in, venture out to a cinema you’ve never been to for a few drinks and a lie-down…
That’s right, some of these cinemas have beds in them – you interested now?
Curzon are leading the charge in accessible independent cinemas right now and this is the OG cineplex. As well as boasting one of the largest screens in London, it’s a Grade II-listed building meaning that you can incorporate Finding Dory with the classiest date night of your life…
Roxy Bar & Screen
Borough High Street
A popular hangout spot and screening area around London Bridge workers, Roxy has a seating capacity of about 200 people but you’ll need to get there early to steal a sofa. Screenings take place in the back but there’s also a bar and grill in the front – something for everyone!
If you really want to splash the cash for a truly private cinema experience, you can rent The Lexi out for up to 12 people. £250 will get you six bottles of champagne, all you can eat popcorn and the whole place to yourself. We’re sure the staff won’t object if you wear your PJs.
One cinema that actually listened to what the people wanted, this west London ‘plex is fitted with rows of velvet double beds for the romantic cinema viewers. With footstools and the atmosphere of an upper-class speakeasy, Electric Cinema is guaranteed to win you relationship points.