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Address: Unit 6 Fountain Park 130 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 202 3566
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Gambado offers children the chance to play, learn, explore and party in...

Gambado offers children the chance to play, learn, explore and party in some of the most exciting indoor play venues in the world. Bring the children to Gambado and let them play in a healthy, fun and above all safe environment whilst learning some of the valuable development skills: social, risk taking, coordination, educational, creative and exercise.

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Excessive but great for kids.

There are pros and cons to Gambado's. Firstly the staff are amazing, so friendly and great with the kids and is suitable for all ages including babies However Gambado's is very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
weekak
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are pros and cons to Gambado's. Firstly the staff are amazing, so friendly and great with the kids and is suitable for all ages including babies However Gambado's is very expensive if you don't have a membership as the adults don't go free as is the case in most other soft play centres. But I love that you can... More 

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Thank weekak
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have an annual pass for gambado as my son loves it so much. He's 3 and we've been coming since he was 7 months old.

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Thank SuzyG593
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I'm glad to hear that your son has always loved Gambado and that you both take full advantage of the Annual Pass. I hope that we'll see you at Gambado again soon. Kind Regards, Brian General Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very friendly staff, always cleaning going on I.e carpets as well as play area .my granddaughter is 2yrs old and plenty for her to do in the area for under 3s but she can go to different areas with my supervision. Meals and snacks reasonable and varied. Also close to the centre of Edinburgh. There is also a merry go... More 

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Thank Avril C
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review Avril. I'm glad that your granddaughter was able to enjoy both there toddler areas and the facilities through the play frame. I hope that we;'ll see you at Gambado again soon. Kind Regards, Brian General Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very good value for money has a great bit for babies the food could be better and the seating as i found it hard to get the buggy round tables other than that wee had a good time

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Thank Jade C
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Jade. IU'm glad that you enjoyed the baby area and that your wee one had a good time. We do have a new range of food options available and I'd be keen to hear your feedback on your next visit. Kind Regards, Brian General Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My wee grandson had his 4th birthday party here. All the children had a ball. Emma who was party leader was lovely, very friendly chatty and great with the children... and adults lol. Top marks

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Thank Catrina L
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Catrina! I'm delighted that your grandson enjoyed his birthday party and that Emma helped to make it a special day. I hope that we'll see you at Gambado again soon. Best wishes, Brian General Manager More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Charge £2.50 for registration , £1.95 per adult !!!! Then £8.95 per child. Absolute joke. Place is filthy. Never again.

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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. Could you please take a moment to complete the feedback form on our website so we can investigate any cleanliness issues that occurred on the day you visited. Don't forget, our Annual Pass holders enjoy unlimited visits to Gambado for only £7 a month. They're a great way to save... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I am a nanny and went to gambado for the first time recently with a child I look after and we had the best time! From th moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome and were not rushed at all which can be quite unusual for a larger play place. We had to register as it was... More 

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Thank FiClaire
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are delighted to hear that you had a great time with us. Why not check out our Childminder Annual Pass offers on our website - the more you come and see us the more money you will save. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kindest Regards, Brian General Manager More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We visited gambado last weekend with 3 young children of 4,1 and 10 weeks. On arrival we had to register as it was our first time, and this process was reasonably fast and easy. We were Initially shocked at the cost, with it costing £8.95 for the 4 year old, and £5.95 for the 1 year old including £1.95 for... More 

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Thank Lisa R
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, Lisa! We are very proud of our baby and toddler area and I was delighted to hear that you had a great time with us. Why not check out our Annual Pass offers on our website - the more you come and see us the more money you will save. We look forward... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Gambado twice in September, once for a friend's party and the second time just as a family. The party seemed well organised and the staff interacted lots with the children. The little party rooms are good and allow some privacy. The kids seemed to enjoy the food boxes. My daughter loved the carousel and the climbing wall. On... More 

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Thank jolake1980
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Jo. I'm glad to hear that your kids enjoyed their visit to Gambado and all of the facilities that we have to offer. I'm sorry that the climbing wall wasn't open on your last visit and I do hope that you'll come back to Gambado at the weekend soon to try it again.... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The good: excellent variety in equipment, one of the best toddler areas I've seen in any soft play in Edinburgh (fun and very well enclosed but not too challenging), and the menu has had a revamp and they now offer non dairy alternatives in the cafe - super! They also have a wonderful climbing wall and carousel that are both... More 

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Thank Chloe S
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Chloe. I'm glad that you appreciate the improvements that we've made lately, particularly with regards to the new options on the menu. We encourage adults to join in with children at Gambado and the adult admission fee helps to pay for facilities that adults and children can enjoy together. It also allows us to invest... More 

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