Quirky Cinemas in London

A must for movie buffs, London is chocka with some of the most unique cinema events in the business. Whether you find yourself on top of one of the most unique rooftop bars in London, lapping up a classic on the big screen, dressing up for a vintage screening in a broody bar or hankering about during the summer in a city field with blankets, booze and a movie in tow, cinema events here are second to none. Check out our recommendations for some of the best quirky cinemas in London. 

Last updated on 14th June 2021




Vision Cinema are shaking things up a little with their season of outdoor film screenings. The alfresco champs are showing the likes of Tenet and The Invisible Man and offering movie-goers comfy bean bag chairs to recline on, alongside cocktails and waffles.

Pop Up Screens

57 user reviews 4

Taking over pretty parks across the capital, Pop Up Screens is bringing together a whole host of movie favourites for a series of showings under the stars - they'll be offering up everything from The Craft and The Greatest Showman to Jaws and Jojo Rabbit.

The Hackney Social

53 user reviews 4

The Hackney Social is home to some of the best film screenings in East London, showcasing a wide range quirky classic and underground movies on the regular. Plan on sticking around afterwards? Hit the bar and groove 'til late to the venue's selection of DJs. 

The Luna Cinema - London

43 user reviews 4

The Luna Cinema, AKA the OGs of outdoor movie screenings, are back for another season of open-air films. Head to one of the many events taking place at parks around London and nestle in for a night spent watching an all-time classic.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

86 user reviews 5

Head over to Brockley where the Rivoli Ballroom is offering one of the quirkiest cinema experiences in London. Take a seat inside the grand hall and tuck into popcorn and fizz while you watch classic flicks, from La Dolce Vita to The Shining.