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Empire Cinemas

5-6 Leicester Square | ,, London WC2H 7NA, England
+44 871 200 2000
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Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm a avid cinema visitor and wanted to go to Leicester Square to experience something special. I saw the greatest showman in the smallest screened cinema. 20 seats I was told my seats were good. She lied. My head hurt and eyes hurt leaving as...More

Thank Jon M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a avid cinema goer I recently went to watch the Black Panther movie at the Empire Leicester Square. the main reason for choosing this cinema was so I could see the refurbished cinema and compare it to the Vue which is about 1mins walk...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, I mean wow, that is one big screen and it was in 3D too!! We sat right at the back opposite the aisle so had unobstructed views, seats 12-13 if interested. Although they were not centre screen, it did not matter or affect your...More

Thank Andy W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dolby Atmos (Superscreen) experience wasn't worth the money. During Blade Runner 2049, there was routine rattling coming from the rear left area. I thought this was the seats shaking at first. I then looked online and found similar reports from Dolby Atmos screens in...More

Thank Jamil A
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The IMax 3D , for the older generation, a bit of a sensory assault but my teenagers loved it. Good seats great sound and a big price to match.

Thank Russell P
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The IMAX Pepsi Max screen is the best screen in all of London & UK so far to view top films like Star Wars on, we’ve been to the BFI & Science Museum IMAX and both don’t have the clarity & immersive quality this screen...More

1  Thank TheExploringShoes
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

i have been to watch films at the Laser iMax and the screen, seating and sound is without equal. I enjoy purchasing tickets for really special films to see at this cinema and have told MANY people that this cinema is the best in the...More

Thank ngumo
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

used ATM Machine took money but did not issue ticket,given a ref number and told seats are booked but unable to get tickets .Manager on duty ,as good as a chocolate teapot,scribbled our seat numbers on a piece of paper.just hope theywill except it when...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We have been here many times in our past visits to London. It is very nice with comfortable seating. This time we saw the new Kingsman film which was exciting, action-packed, and fun. Recommended. The only downside was that it was being shown in Screen...More

Thank Aljen
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is meant to be the flagship of Cineworld's chain. In the IMAX screen 3 the legroom is less than a budget airline. Uncomfortable, but also ridiculously disruptive every time someone wants to pass. There are inadequate toilet facilities, with queues stretching half the length...More

1  Thank micpool
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EmirAstar
22 December 2015|
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Response from CaroleScott | Reviewed this property |
We were half way back & it was brilliant, the screen is MASSIVE!
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Zelda W
4 August 2015|
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Response from RunTejRun |
Everywhere has very good head clearance for children EXCEPT the very back row. Avoid that one. As for best viewing experience, middle is always nicer but if movie is 3d, you generally get the best effect sitting a littlr... More
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