PeckhamPlex

Few cinemas evoke quite as much misty-eyed fondness among South London film fans as the PeckhamPlex. It ain’t fancy, and you’d struggle to describe the décor in entirely favourable terms, but this rough-around-the-edges Peckham institution, which recently celebrated its twentieth anniversary, has character and charm in spades. The only thing you really need to know about this place is that tickets are just £4.99 – or £5.99 if you want to see a film in 3D – all day, every day of the week. That’s it: no nonsense, no frills, no faff. The programme focuses on the latest big releases as well as the odd smaller film, which you can read about on the cinema’s delightfully gif-heavy blog.

Venue name: PeckhamPlex
Contact:
Address: 95a Rye Lane
Peckham
London
SE15 4ST
  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
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