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The Bioscope Independent Cinema, Johannesburg

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Looking for a different night out

I have just come back from the Mama Mia sing-a-long. Luckily I found parking very close to the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
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Eat your Pizza in the Movies!

This is a super cool place which shows interesting Art House type movies/documentaries in a small... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
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22 Jul 2018
“Looking for a different night out”
2 May 2018
“Eat your Pizza in the Movies!”
286 Fox Street | Maboneng, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 039 7306
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I have just come back from the Mama Mia sing-a-long. Luckily I found parking very close to the venue. The place is lovely, pizzas great, movie theater itself quaint.. all in all fun for an alternative to going to the movies in a shopping centre....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wtfuss
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This is a super cool place which shows interesting Art House type movies/documentaries in a small movie house where the seats are upcycled Car seats! The Chalk Board Cafe on the premises makes amazing pizzas and you can eat there or they deliver them to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AnnM1750
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Sold five tickets to one of their events nearly a full day after the event had been cancelled. We were arrived to be told there was no event, were delayed for nearly half an hour awaiting a refund, and then had a very passive-aggressive call...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jarryn K
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I was in SA with a large group of nursing students, and we went to The Bioscope to see a documentary and have dinner. Our group had people from three countries (US, Canada, and Australia), and I think we were all equally intrigued by the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank anewberry89
Reviewed 14 February 2017

When I tell people that I'm going to The Bioscope they think I'm talking old fashioned. However, it's the best Art House Film venue that I frequent. Besides the (mostly) off circuit movies on offer, it's relaxed and quaint atmosphere – the seats are all...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

I presented my ticket at the counter where i ordered beer and pizza - to be delivered to me in the bioscope itself. Once inside, i find myself seated on a cosy car seat, i only really discovered this when looking for a holder to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank AndreasLabuschagne
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Good Pizza.. Got that arty vibe to it. . Sitting in a bioscope eating a pizza, while having a beer. . Good olden movies.. it seats so about 64 people. . Seats are made out of car seats. . So you can recline it. ....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Mykey123
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Displays some of the best independent films in South Africa, has a very laid back vibe and has a cafe (chalkboard) that does delicious pizza

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Mohammed M
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