Curzon Mayfair

38 Curzon Street,
London, W1J 7TY

Unfavorite 6 people favorited this theater

Related Websites

Curzon Cinemas Ltd. (Official)

Additional Info

Operated by: Curzon Cinemas

Architects: H.G. Hammond

Firms: Sir John Burnett, Tait & Partners

Functions: Movies (Independent)

Previous Names: Curzon Cinema

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 440871.703.3989

Nearby Theaters

News About This Theater

Curzon Mayfair

Located in the fashionable Mayfair district of central London’s West End. The Curzon Cinema, replaced the earlier 1934 Curzon Cinema, opening on 6th April 1966 with Bridget Bardot in “Viva Maria” and 542 seats including two private boxes at the rear which each seat 6. The coffered auditorium ceiling was designed by Victor Vasarely. It is an elegantly appointed first-class art house. The programming is a fascinating amalgam of current international fare of quality with selected revivals and repertory series.

In 2002, it was converted into a twin screen cinema, with 320 seats in the former front stalls area, which has a screen 43 feet wide by 20 feet high, and 83 seats in the former rear stalls.

The Curzon Mayfair is a Grade II Listed building.

Contributed by Gerald A. DeLuca

Recent comments (view all 35 comments)

Lionel on November 1, 2016 at 9:33 am

While on holiday in London last week, I went to the Curzon for the first time. Saw Daniel Blake. Good film but my visit was for the auditorium rather than the film. My impression is what I’ve already read in previous comments: one of the last civilized places in London to see a film. I’d be a regular customer if I lived in London. Pleasant cinema with a behaved audience and top notch projection (but why do they open the curtains before the projection starts? — looks nicer when curtains open on the first images). I asked permission to take a few pictures, which I posted here.

duke0077 on April 1, 2017 at 6:30 am

Does anyone remember John Silcock. A projectionist here for a few years. I worked with him at the former Plaza Cinema, Regent Street, London.

zanygang on August 19, 2017 at 4:42 pm

Screen 1 is great, but screen 2 id lousey

Lionel on May 22, 2018 at 3:08 pm

HOORAY ! Thanks for posting the info.

rivest266 on May 30, 2021 at 11:17 am

Grand opening ad posted.

HowardBHaas on June 13, 2022 at 8:24 am

After a Pandemic pause, I revisited London last month & enjoyed a movie, “Benediction” at this theater, in the main screen. I posted photos. The auditorium is gorgeous. The lobby has a remarkable piece of art which I included in my photos.

HowardBHaas on June 13, 2022 at 8:26 am

Ian, your 3rd photo link above goes to surfers.

Ian on June 13, 2022 at 10:13 am

Thanks for the heads-up Howard - don’t know how that happened, it was working, but now seems to have defaulted to the start of my photostream (in a few days that won’t be the surfers!). The corrected link is below, as I am unable to edit the original post.


You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater.