We’re taking a look at some of the most creative, unusual and uniques cinemas – private and public – for the best cinema hire London has.
The city has an incredible collection of screening rooms and cinemas, from small and quirky to big and high-tech venues.
A private cinema can be an incredible and impressive venue to host an event in London.
We’ve picked some of our favourites from across London – and here are the top picks!

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 1. Everyman Canary Wharf

bright seating area at everyman cinema
Everyman Cinemas are some of the best cinemas to hire in London and some of the most popular.
Not just because of the films they show, but because of the superior food and drink, the beautiful interiors and extra comfy seats. They’ve thought about every detail for the ultimate film viewing experience. It’s like watching a film in your own home, except with better snacks and a screen the size of your whole London flat.
This Space in Canary Wharf is ideally located for a business event from the nearby offices and will ensure an impressive event to remember for all your guests.

2. Whirled Cinema

brick screening room at whirled cinema
There are so many great things about this quirky independent cinema that we don’t know where to start.
Firstly, it’s under the railway arches, a venue unlike any other cinema in London.
Secondly, they show a diverse range of current world and art house cinema – perfect for film buffs.
Thirdly, they have a great bar and you can order in pizza. And lastly, with a membership you can go and see films whenever you like and bring a guest.
Limitless fun. This venue is a quirky and original private cinema hire and perfect for hosting a unique event.

 3. Everyman Islington

neon red 'bar' sign at everyman
Another Everyman cinema, but as with all of them, this one in the beautiful Islington neighbourhood has its very own character, charm, quirks and history.
The Everyman Islington has the to-be-expected stunning interiors, plus bar and stage.
In fact, the bar is at the back of this screening room – so you won’t have to miss a moment of the film when you need another martini.
The Everyman Islington has a chic and elegant feel and atmosphere and is an ideal backdrop for a whole range of events.

4. Cinema Room, Cornflake

small bricked cinema hire in London
This private cinema room is part of the Smart APPartment, an iPad-controlled experience centre created by Cornflake.
So, we probably don’t need to tell you that it’s got the finest audio and cinema equipment and is a dream venue for anyone who loves tech and gadgets.
Not only that, but it looks beautiful and has managed to focus on stunning interiors as well as high-tech finishes.
With both style and substance in abundance, this venue is perfect for showcasing a new product on the screen. But also an incredibly creative and inspiring venue for hosting an ideas workshop or away day.
This is one of the best, high-tech cinema hire London has to offer.

5. BFI IMAX, Odeon

cinema hire at London's BFI IMAX
Hire the BFI IMAX for your next AGM, private screening event, presentation or conference in London.
The BFI IMAX is one of the most fantastic cinemas to hire, with stunning state-of-the-art technology and facilities, including 12,000 watt digital surround sound and a huge HD screen measuring 20 metres x 26 metres.
If you’re looking for a venue that will make a real impact on your Guests, this is it! This London cinema to hire is ideal for large conferences of up to 500 Guests in theatre and stadium seating and is a comfortable and luxurious Space for a large group of people.

6. Vue West End

large cinema room with 'Vue' screen

Another fantastic option for cinemas to hire in London, is Vue West End – located on London’s prestigious Leicester Square, this Vue cinema is perfectly suited for conferences, presentations, AGM’s and corporate private screenings.

With nine screens ranging from 79 – 270 seats, and the ability to take over multiple screens or the entire site, there is the flexibility to suit all your needs.

 You can also have the ability to take over the bar area for your event also allows for private catering for up to 300 pax, either for your corporate event during the day or to recreate your own red carpet experience on the famous Leicester Square.

7. ODEON Leicester Square

Odeon cinema hire London

The ODEON Leicester Square is a famous cinema hire London. The best cinema hire London has to offer.
Able to seat over 1,943 Guests it’s the perfect venue for a large scale conference or AGM. A state of the art conference screen room and a venue that comes with the glitz and glamour of being a world-famous venue.
All the screens have HD technology and incredible surround sound, the ideal space for an all-round professional event.
old fashioned reel of cinema tickets

These are just a small selection of cinema hire London has to offer.  – there are plenty more gems to discover!

If none of the venues above are quite right for your next event have a look at our screening rooms collection for some more inspiration for private screening rooms or cinemas to hire in London.

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