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Address: Woodside Leisure Park North Orbital Road, Watford WD25 7JZ, England
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+44 1923 892140
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09:30 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Great day for the little ones

I visited with a friend and her children. Play areas were good and well maintained. The lovely lady running the merry-go-round kindly stopped the ride when one of the children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KAD44
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Watford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with a friend and her children. Play areas were good and well maintained. The lovely lady running the merry-go-round kindly stopped the ride when one of the children was crying. Facilities were immaculate which is important. There was loads and loads of staff around which was reassuring to see as sometimes these types of places have very few.... More 

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Thank KAD44
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado Watford, responded to this review

Wow - great review and thanks so much for noticing that we have worked on ensuring more staff around the centre so that we can maintain high standards of cleanliness in the play areas and around the centre generally. They are also there to help our guests of course and we're glad you noticed that too! Do come back soon... More 

1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good fun place for the kids. Parents can join in the fun too. Good food. Bit busy in the afternoon and over the weekends. It has separate areas for toddlers and babies. Lots to do.

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Thank mariyamvaidya
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado Watford, responded to this review

Glad you had fun Mariyam - it is quieter in the week and we have a great deal on Monthly passes for unlimited play in the Summer so please visit our website if you'd like more details. Thank-you Gareth General Manager More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enormous space with slides and ball pools galore. Free bumper car and merry-go-round, free refills on coffee, lockers for your valuables... staff go out of their way to please you for example: I got a shot of espresso in my chocolate milk because I fancied cold coffee. Another example: James, a staff member from Watford, would not stop smiling and... More 

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Thank Raya E
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado Watford, responded to this review

Great review - thanks so much Raya! We're glad we helped you to have a wonderful time. We'll be sure to pass on your comments to our team members too - they try very hard to ensure every child has an amazing time and it's lovely when customers feed back to us. We have super value monthly and summer passes... More 

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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my son here once, Really overpriced.. i don't mind paying whatever it is for my child but when you have to pay for adults it seems very pointless. Nobody ever clears the tables from everyones food. I can understand as its always busy but abit of a pain when you have to clear tables.

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Thank Jenniew123
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado Watford, responded to this review

Hi Jennie Gambado entry includes our giant play frames and slides, rides on the carousel, the dodgems and our full size climbing wall - I'm sure you'll agree that one entrance fee to cover all that is great value when you compare it to the cost of fun fair for instance. There's also our annual pass offer - less than... More 

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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place for kids and grown ups the bumper cars were the best my kids could not get off them the climbing frame is huge, best place for kids party

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Thank Vik A
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado Watford, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed yourselves! We do hope we see you over the Summer Best wishes Gareth General Manager More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't have words to thanks gambado. Gambado is always my 1st choice for birthday celebrations if we plan to do big party. This is the 3rd time we had booked party with Gambado.. Kids loved it. All adults had fun too.. Every single parent told us that all of them had amazing time.. some visited 1st time n they already... More 

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

Thanks so much Khyati for your lovely review - we work very hard to try and ensure that every child's party is special so it's wonderful when we get this great feedback. Thank-you for holding your party at Gambado and we hope to see you over the Summer - our month passes offer amazing value for unlimited play so I... More 

London
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Gambado on a bank holiday Monday, so I guess it's to be expected that it would be busy, but they had so many parties on, the softplay area was really ramped. The staff do try limit the inflow of people as well as have a time limit, but neither seemed to have any effect and for the amount... More 

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Thank Simon23
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado Watford, responded to this review

We're glad you were able to try our great facilities - and yes, Bank Holidays can be busy, as we are able to offer so much for your entry fee - dodgems, climbing wall, carousel and of course the giant play frame and slides. I do hope you're able to try us again, perhaps on a quieter time, so that... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi I come here with my to kids age 6 and 9 and also my niece is 16 well what can I say in part from what a wicked time we all had including the 2 adults there is so much to do for everyone of all ages and it cost under £20 for all of us to get in... More 

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

Thanks so much for your review Katie - we're glad you made the most of our rides including the dodgems, carousel and I hope you also tried the climbing wall! We have an offer on currently for monthly passes which offer unlimited play and are exceptional value - we do hope you grab one of those. I'm sorry the ladies... More 

london
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited once with my then 18 month old and haven't returned. This place is a 5 minute walk from me but I would prefer to visit another soft play and drive there. Charging for adults is disgusting, it's a soft play area ultimately not a funfair or amusement park. Place was filthy everything we used had a sticky greasy film,... More 

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Thank Meloo123
Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado Watford, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit. We are in fact more than a soft play as there are dodgems, a carousel and a full size climbing wall - all included in admission which is certainly not standard soft play. We have passed your comments on to the team - we have a daily cleaning company as well as... More 

North London
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Prices have definately gone up recently. It's now £9 for 2 adults entrance fee.Sorry Gambados but how do you justify this ? Kids are now £10.25 each so not far off £30 for us as a family before you've even had a cup of coffee. Gambados reply would include the 'dangling carrot ' of that you can return within 7... More 

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

Thanks for your review Nick. Our admission fee includes unlimited rides on all our premium entertainments - the carousel, the dodgems and the climbing wall as well as the giant play frame and slides. Obviously it's much more than just soft play and we don't want to compete with other venues that don't offer the same experience. If you work... More 

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