St Albans own independent cinema showing big hits, art-house gems and film fans’ classics

The Odyssey is a recently restored, independent Art Deco cinema in St Albans. Showing a wide selection of titles each month, including new releases, foreign language films, cult rep screenings and classics. Our large single screen has 426 seats in total: 216 in the balcony and 210 in the downstairs seating area.

The cinema boasts two fully stocked bars. One is situated in the foyer and one in the downstairs seating area. Both bars remain open throughout the films. The foyer bar is open from 10.30am every day* for tea, coffee, ice cream and other refreshments.

Yearly membership available and gift vouchers too for the avid film lovers.

Monthly programme of events and screenings released online and at the venue.


  • Accessibility - If you would like to discuss any special requirements for your visit please call the box office: 01727 453088
  • Step-free access is available from our Lower Paxton Road entrance.
  • Induction Hearing Loop fitted

Opening Times

  • Performance times vary. Please check the website for times.


166 London Road
St. Albans

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