Kino Cinema

Lion Street, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7LB

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Courtyard and entrance at Kino Rye cinema


Kino Rye is a cinema located in the medieval heart of the town, at the top of Lion Street, opposite the Town Hall.

The venue occupies a former Victorian library and won a RIBA Award for its design and renovation. There are two a stylish state-of-the-art cinemas, a private function space that is also used as a third screen, a large café-bar with a mezzanine lounge and a delightful sunny terrace.

Kino is open daily from 10.30am for breakfast, lunch, dinner and evening drinks and everything between including afternoon tea. Kino is renowned for serving the best coffee around and for its varied and interesting menu served all day and sourced locally. The well-stocked bar serves wines, beers, spirits and cocktails, as well as non-alcoholic and soft drinks.

Kino is fully licensed so that you can enjoy a drink in the comfort of your cinema seat, so just sit back, relax and enjoy the wide range of films and events in the weekly programme.

View this week's film listings at Kino Rye.

Don't miss a visit to the beautiful Kino Rye Café Bar with its tasty menu, stylish mezzanine lounge, and cosy open fire.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 436pennyd
      Loved it!
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 27th July 2023
      Beautiful little cinema. Only had three days in Rye, but visited the cinema twice during that time. The blue screen is more like a smaller modern cinema with typical cinema seating but the silver... Read full review
    • Jo M
      Trip Type:
      Great independent cinema and cafe
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 1st August 2023
      We ended up visiting this cinema and cafe / bar on a rainy day. We loved the screening rooms and the comfy seats. It had a nice sense of community and place. Read full review
    • PamPerce
      Why run film with NO and safety?
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th October 2023
      I do not think they should have run The Sting on 29th. as there was no water so toilets were not in use.It was a 2 and a quarter hour film!!! We endured it for about an hour and a half The male... Read full review

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    • On-Site cafe/restaurant

    Establishment Features

    • All weather attraction

    Provider Preferences

    • In town/city centre
    • No Smoking Attraction

    Opening Times

    Kino Rye (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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