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The Ritzy

#6,866 of 18,544 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British
Coldharbour Lane Brixton Oval | Brixton, London SW2 1JG, England
+44 871 902 5739
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British
$$ - $$$
Coldharbour Lane Brixton Oval | Brixton, London SW2 1JG, England
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I saw A Wrinkle In Time on a Sunday afternoon. I can't even remember what it cost. It was just fine in every way, including the very comfortable seats, the audio loud enough but not too loud. Next time maybe I'll eat there too. It's...More

Thank Laurie I
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The Ritzy is a beautifully ornate cinema which has comfortable seats, beautiful lighting and the temperature when watching a film is perfect (usually I get freezing cold in other cinemas as they tend to blast you with the air con). Not only was the screen...More

Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

A fab cinema just needs to pay the staff the london living wage. Some of the screens can get a little cold but Star Wars in screen one was awesome!

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Came to see a film while staying in the area. The cinema is lovely and the seats were very comfortable but I did think it was very expensive.

Thank Hazel D
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had a lovely time at Ritzy's, we watched a 3d film. Although the staff was really nice and the cinema was great we found it a bit pricy.

Thank phil1322
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The bar has a good wine list. The food is imaginative and the ambience is great. But I'm unhappy to return until the workers dispute is settled in their favour. The place does a roaring trade so why aren't the staff remunerated fairly? And I...More

Thank ochre8
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Tried all day to book cinema seats with the app and even the phone not working due to "technical issues". Got to cinema and they are only taking cash, staff barely able to cope with handwriting tickets and counting money. Kitchen closed early so can't...More

Thank jfsw01
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

In honesty if you've got deep pockets then you'll enjoy yourself at the Ritzy. But if you're bothered by paying multiples of what you would at a chain cinema for the pleasure of having a beer before your film then this is not the place...More

Thank Alfie W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This cinema was built in 1911 and is listed Grade 11.It is one of those small numbers of traditional cinemas in town centres which have survived by luck more than judgment.I enjoyed my visit and hope local people appreciate it.

Thank wingate
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I love this cinema, it's local, friendly although the popcorn is expensive the seats are comfy and there is a good selection of films on. There was a smell of sweaty feet yesterday however in screen one, perhaps a deep clean is in order?

Thank Penny C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coldharbour Lane Brixton Oval | Brixton, London SW2 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 871 902 5739
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A cinema with soul. In the heart of the vibrant Brixton community, The Ritzy offers the best in entertainment and London culture. Whether you're wanting to a cool dining experience, wishing to submerge yourself in the latest cinematic treats, or are looking for a bar filled with local and extraordinary events with Upstairs at the Ritzy, then we are the place for you.
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