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Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre

1870 East Wellington Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 5X7, Canada
+1 250-753-2341
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Fun for all ages

Decided to give ten pin bowling a try for a birthday. We had the best time. Service from the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2014
classicbabe1
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British Columbia, Canada
Good value for money

This is a great little place to spend a winter's afternoon or morning. Make sure you book. There... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2014
MarlMac
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Nanaimo, Canada
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At Brechin Lanes we are proud to offer 16 State-of-the-Art 5 Pin bowling lanes. We also feature: automatic scoring, bumper bowling, glow bowling, Youth & Adult & 55+ leagues, a Pro Shop for both 5 Pin needs as well as lawn bowling supplies, party facilities and a great snack bar. We also have special group and family combos. Our friendly staff are ready to help you have a great time. Brechin Lanes -- Nanaimo's Place For Family Fun -- Since 1956!
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19 Nov 2017
“Fun for the whole family”
12 Nov 2017
“FUN Date Night ! ”
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1870 East Wellington Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 5X7, Canada
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Decided to give ten pin bowling a try for a birthday. We had the best time. Service from the young staff excellent. Will go back for sure.More

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2014

Thank you! Five pin bowling is a great choice for a birthday party - the small, 3 1/2 lb balls make it a snap for smaller hands! The bumpers and ball ramps add to the enjoyment. We are consistently voted as on of the best...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2014

This is a great little place to spend a winter's afternoon or morning. Make sure you book. There are plenty of deals including one that includes two games and a light luncheon. Get your friends together and have a visit.

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our behalf! We strive to be affordable, while not giving up quality. In addition to the various specials, we now feature a Membership Rewards card that offers 5% cash back rewards on future purchases!

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Reviewed 17 September 2013

We have been going to Brechin Lanes for the last 3 year on a regular basis and absolutely love the experience every time. The staff is amazing and remember our names each time we go there. I was never much of a bowling fan before...More

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2014

Wow! Thank you very much for your kind words! We take great pride in our facility and we are proud of our staff for their excellent customer service!

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Reviewed 31 August 2013

Hadn't bowled in years but on holidays so brought the family here. We had the gutter bumpers up so we wouldn't get too discouraged. Had a great time!More

2  Thank David M
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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2014

We are so glad that you and your family came bowling after a long absence and that you had such a great time! The bumpers do make bowling a lot more enjoyable for kids, as they block those darn gutters. We like to think that...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2013

I like 5 pin bowling because the weight of the balls suits my tired arms :) The challenge of 5 pin is a lot different to 10 pin, but still, the principles are the same.More

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2014

Thank you for visiting our facility! You are correct, while 5- and 10-pin bowling are similar, the challenges are much different. Did you know that 5-pin bowling was invented in Canada, and is the only country in the world in which it is played? Made...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2013

Great renovation, bright and fun. Friendly staff (one miserable lady no longer seems to works there). I wish they would make their menu choices more healthy so I can say yes to my kids more often when they ask to go there.More

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your fun experience at Brechin Lanes. I'm glad that you like our renovations and I'm very proud of our great staff and their desire to ensure that our guests have a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2013

Great for parties or families. 5 pin bowling easy for every age. Food available as well. Pretty clean and organized.More

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2013

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review of Brechin Lanes. We do strive to be a safe, fun environment for bowlers of all ages and I'm happy that you found us to be just such a place. As you mentioned, we...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2013

Staff is wonderful and it is always a fun thing to do with family and friends. The price if very affordable.

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2013

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Brechin Lanes! Our kitchen and front counter staff work very hard to make sure that our guests have a fantastic experience every time they visit. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 15 September 2012

Very family friendly atmosphere, affordable priced with very attentive staff. My kid loves the free tattoos and Bowlopolis DVDs he gets after every game.

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2013

Thank you so much for your review of Brechin Lanes. We do work very hard to be Nanaimo's first choice for family fun and we hope to see you and your family again soon.

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Reviewed 10 July 2012

This is a great place to take the kids. They have lanes for all abilities. Also a great place to have a child'd birthday party.More

1  Thank Andrea M
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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience at Brechin Lanes. You're right; our birthday party staff, front counter staff and kitchen staff all work very hard to ensure that kids' birthday parties at Brechin Lanes are the best in...More

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