Let's go back to basics with one of life’s greatest and most simple pleasures: dinner and a movie. Well, kind of

DRP (that’s Dalston Roof Park don’t you know)

Where: Dalston, London
What: it's an east London summer institution
On the menu: resident chef Tom Hunt will be creating nightly feasts. Think: grilled meats and fish, flatbreads and homemade dips. They will also be doing beer tastings, which wins them extra points
On the screen: it may be a roof terrace but this is all about what’s happening on the roof rather than beyond it. A mix of newbies and classics will be shown
Dent in the wallet: here’s the best part, fork out a fiver at the beginning of the summer to become a member and then it’s free. Bargain

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Film & Fizz, One Aldwych

Where: London
What: a movie at the contemporary and luxurious hotel's private cinema (complete with bubbly and popcorn) followed by a three-course dinner at their restaurant, Axis 

On the menu: expect dishes such as whole grilled lemon sole with beurre noisette, brown shrimp and capers; risotto of wild mushrooms with parmesan and wood sorrel; crème brûlée with poached Yorkshire rhubarb
On the screen: new releases including The Imitation Game, Fury, Still Alice, The Theory of Everything
Dent in the wallet: £55

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Rudding Park

Where: North Yorkshire
What: a 14-seat cinema in the luxurious hotel and spa
On the menu: 2 courses including dishes such as Whitby crab and smoked apple waldorf salad; pork fillet; wild boar tortellini with black pudding; plum pudding with quince compote and almond ice cream
On the screen: Testament of Youth, Mortdecai, Jersey Boys and Gone Girl (among others) are planned for this year
Dent in the wallet: two-course meal for £31.50

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Firmdale Film Clubs

Where: Charlotte Street Hotel, Soho Hotel and Covent Garden Hotel, London
What: this is like ladies that lunch, do afternoon tea or sip champagne with a movie thrown in
On the menu: a 3 course lunch, dinner or afternoon tea
On the screen: Still Alice, Footloose, Pulp Fiction and Pretty Woman
Dent in the wallet: £35

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The Nomad

Where: as the name suggests, this is a roaming sort of cinema
What: a touring pop-up that hits the famous, the curious and strange locations in London and the south-east (think castles and museums). It's time to immerse yourself in true cult classics
On the menu: they pitch up with street food vans in tow giving out goodie bags
On the screen: everything from classics to big hits from the 80s
Dent in the wallet: from £12.50

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The Berkeley Hotel

Where: London (winter and summer)
What: head up to the roof of this London hotel for a cosy cinema with canapes and drinks
On the menu: a glass of wine and homemade treats from the Berkeley's kitchen
On the screen: classics such as Some Like it Hot
Dent in the wallet: £55

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Bussey Building

Where: Peckham, London
What: a stunning 360 degree view out across London from the roof of the warehouse-style arts venue. Relax in comfy director's chairs with blankets and wireless headphones​
On the menu: BBQ snack, popcorn and sweat treats
On the screen: Dirty Dancing, The Goonies, Mean Girls, The Breakfast Club, Casablanca
Dent in the wallet: £14

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The Bright Young Things Film Club

Where: various locations across London
What: this is what you get when you combine the latest talent in filmmaking with an enthusiastic young crowd and a swanky location with all the frills
On the menu: snacks such as cakes, gourmet popcorn, chocolate coated nuts, Green & Black’s ice cream and cocktails
On the screen: up-and-coming talent in the film industry
Dent in the wallet: £17.50

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