Best Movie Cinema Joints In Nairobi, Kenya

(Last Updated On: May 10, 2014)

Going to the cinema is a really fun experience when you are out on a date, out with the family or you just want to be alone and enjoy some big screen experience. The cinema industry is Kenya is hard to penetrate but some companies have managed to grasp some loyal customers. This is due to the high movie piracy rate in the country which makes movies so cheap. So where are the best cinemas in Nairobi located?

1. IMAX

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It is on the 20th Century Plaza located along Mama Ngina Street in the CBD of Nairobi. This is the most popular cinema joint in the city due to its central location plus a great movie experience. It offers the latest movies at various times of the day from early morning till past midnight so even if u work all day you have no excuse for not having a chance to watch a movie here. The downside is they at times lack a variety of movies hence one movie can replayed over and over for a couple of weeks. They have only one screen which is another downside but they counter this by showing the movie several times in a day. Movies go for around sh800-sh1,300 for adults and sh500-sh700 for students.

2. Century Cinemax Junction.

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This cinema is located at the Junction Mall along Ngong’ Road in Nairobi. It has the widest variety of movies and the place is rarely crowded. They offer 2D and 3D movies plus they have around 4 screens. Snacks are available in large quantities. It’s definitely a cinema that will keep you coming for more due to its presence of being in a huge mall. Movies cost around sh600 per person.

3. Fox Cineplex Sarit Centre.

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Owned by Fox Group, it is located in Westlands at another huge mall in Nairobi, Sarit Centre. The place offers a variety of movies in their modern theaters. The mall is usually full of people so parking space can be a problem at times. It is very near a large variety of restaurants so you can grab a bite before or after the movie. If you have extra cash there are lots of shopping areas in the mall.