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The Labia

68 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5927
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Might just be the most authentic old cinema in the world

Cape Town is a beautiful city to visit and has lots of amazing natural and human made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fathima D
Cape town
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Lovely Quaint Historical Cinema

A small unique historical theatre in Cape Town city now a movie theatre. 4x cinemas, latest movies... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Poor2%
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“movie house” (4 reviews)
“popcorn stand” (2 reviews)
68 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5927
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cape Town is a beautiful city to visit and has lots of amazing natural and human made attractions. It therefore has a lot of visitors, and finding hidden gems known to locals isn't always easy. Enter the Labia Theatre, an original Art Devon cinema house...More

Thank Fathima D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A small unique historical theatre in Cape Town city now a movie theatre. 4x cinemas, latest movies and very cheap. Bar and some food available. Enjoyable experience.

Thank Stevejlowe
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Aside from being an institution within a lovely old building, the Labia has 4 theatres all of high quality, so its functional too. The outdoor garden is lovely to meet up with friends and have a cocktail from their bar...which by the way, are very...More

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 23 August 2017

what i call an art house although they also show new releases. a local movie theater with an excellent run of art films, foreign films, and also latest releases.

Thank ninkmallet
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Been going to see art/independent movies here for years. Loving the updated look and plant filled archway entrance. So great that it's not in a mall and serves proper food and drinks, not junk. The tasty gluwein kept me nice and warm during the delightful...More

Thank Emielke
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The best movie house in town oldie worldie. Popcorn wine and all with really interesting movies. Just love it!

Thank Wenwin01
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This cinema is reminiscent of cinemas of a bygone era. The decor reminds one of a vintage cinema. Emphasis is placed on the social aspect of meeting up with friends, having drinks (there is outside seating), getting some popcorn and then watching the movie. The...More

1  Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Labia is one theatre which I like the most in Cape Town simply because of its legacy and simplicity. Very good coffee and caramel short breads!!

1  Thank showercape
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I am in love with independent movie houses, and in Cape Town the majority of that love now officially goes straight to the Labia. The 'old dame' has the wrinkles to show she's lived a good life – the cinema doesn't have the best sound;...More

1  Thank Christiaan_Slabbert
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a great date-night option. The Labia partnered with nearby restaurants for a dinner and movie special. You can find the details for this on their website. The Labia itself is charming. It looks like an old-fashioned bioscope with gold and red velvet interior....More

1  Thank Anria E
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