Film and Movie Bar Nights
There's a growing trend in London for pubs and bars to dabble in the world of film by transforming their venues into cinemas. Many pubs and bars in London are now doing weekly or monthly movie nights to offer an alternative way of enjoying a cocktail or two. You may find cult classic films being shown in bars or independent film makers showcasing their short films. We have put together some of the best pubs and bars for film and movie nights in London.
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Last updated on 20th September 2017
At this film club, you decide what movie you want to watch, with the choice between chick flick heavyweights Heather and Mean Girls. Play drinking games, boo the bad guys, and enjoy lashings of wine to boot.
The Exhibit is a bar, cinema and diner in Balham, London. Showing the latest blockbusters, as well as some golden oldies we all know and love, this kitsch bar is a favourite amongst Londoners, with a 2 course dinner and a cinema ticket for just £15.95, every Tuesday or Wednesday.
Watch Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche in iconic film Chocolat at The Roof Gardens this September. Along with the screening, there will be Grey Goose cocktails and a three-course meal with plenty of chocolate flavours.
Catch a first look at Sampha's film Process as the musician looks at the mudslide that hit Sierra Leone. All proceeds from the night will go to victims affected.
With free popcorn, quirky entertainment, summer cocktails, hotdogs and a grandiose theatre-style setting, you'd expect this London cinema night would be quite a bit pricier than it is. But you'd be wrong; because if you head over to The Grand for their cinema season, you'll only be paying a very reasonable entry fee.
From the people behind hugely popular Afrobeat Karaoke comes The African Film Club. Taking place in Hackney, the night will include a screening of iconic Nairobi Half Life along with live music.
Monday night was made to be movie night. And so at The Grove you can head down to this charming Victorian boozer to enjoy their spread of films every week. Kick back and start your week off with one of their blockbusting specials complete with some lovely British nosh and craft beer or wine to dabble in too.
Taking place Cafe 1001 in Shoreditch, this monthly event will bring you the best new independent movies from around the world. There will also be a chance to network with other creative minds across the night, as well as vote for your favourite film.
Head to Vauxhall for a very special screening of Wonder Woman. Along with watching the acclaimed film, there will be speakers from Birds Eye View and the Woman's Equality Party, along with an exclusive screening of a Random Acts short film.
Not only fronting two quirky dining rooms, a large beer garden and a brilliant food and drink offering; Gorringe Park in Tooting also has its very own hidden boutique cinema room, screening kids films in the day, and adult movies every night. The cinema is kitted out with retro seating, comfy beanbags, and screens a varied selection of movies, week-in week-out.
The Grand in South London isn't messing about this October, celebrating all the darkness of Halloween by hosting a live screening of the cult classic Hocus Pocus. Alongside a giant screen showing every scene from the film, the night will include Halloween themed cocktails, prizes for the best Sanderson sister costume and hot dogs throughout the night. Grab your mates, head down and see where this quirky Halloween screening takes you.