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BFI Southbank

Belvedere Road South Bank | Waterloo, London SE1 8XT, England
+44 20 7928 3232
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Lots to see for the cinephile

Despite the webpage being a little weird, the way it doesn't seem to show the film listings very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
C3nto
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Sweden
Discrimination Against Disabled

The BFI is a very unfriendly venue. Yesterday I needed to use the disabled loo. I have a medial... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
S_Byers666
,
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Belvedere Road South Bank | Waterloo, London SE1 8XT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the webpage being a little weird, the way it doesn't seem to show the film listings very well, getting tickets was a breeze both online and on site. The audience is well-behaved, following the W code of conduct, and there are actual ushers present....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The BFI is a very unfriendly venue. Yesterday I needed to use the disabled loo. I have a medial condition requiring this. A manager was just going in. He was NOT disabled. I am. I complained and said that he was not disabled, why was...More

Thank S_Byers666
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Omg this was my first visit,went with friends to see the new avengers film on the biggest screen in the country and it did not disappoint, amazing cinema and loads to see and do nearby as well, will be going back never seen a film...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely cinema and bar. Great selection of films. Recommended central London screen if you want to avoid the multiplexes.

Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Came in to watch a range of shorts on Saturday at which the BFI once again provided its importance to historical and modern film and its adeptness in selecting and showing material we would otherwise not access or maybe even know about.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The cinema is comfy and big. The bar is really lovely and relaxing, with fancy decor. Good for a date or with friends.

1  Thank SarahLondon1984
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

First came to this cinema last July as part of a birthday present for my other half - we were so impressed we have been back since and have booked two more films to come and see this year! Really clean, great atmosphere because its...More

1  Thank gigglebug1991
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Benugo have now taken over ALL of the seating areas in the BFI foyer. BFI used to offer a 'Cheekie Mobile Phone Recharge' area for film-goers - now Benugo have turned this area into a cafe extension making the recharge points completely inaccessible. BFI offers...More

1  Thank Chris2006
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

My school and I went to the BFI Southbank for the Ciné-Minis event. This is restricted to only teachers and students. But it was a great presentation none the less. It was presented by Sinéad Earley and were shown a series of short films (French...More

1  Thank Charlie G
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went to the BFI for my wife’s birthday just before Christmas. Had a very good meal in the Benugo bar and grill. This was followed by a trip around the bookshop before our annual Christmas film It’s a wonderful life. Great night out and also...More

1  Thank capers24
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Southbank
Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a
thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National
Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the
reasons that Southbank is such a collectively
cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly
activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized
river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo
Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and
...More
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Briony G
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You can sit and watch films there you dont have to be a member . To take films/books home you have to be a member .
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