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Riverside Bowl

Open Now: 10:00 - 23:00
Open today: 10:00 - 23:00
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Generally ok, seems quite popular

Visited to amuse a 17 year old and a 4 year old we pre booked two games online. We arrived early... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2019
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for bowling and Glo golf, very friendly staff

I go to the Golden Oldies bowling every Thursday from 11am to 1pm, free tea and coffee. It is a... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Teresa R
Andover, United Kingdom
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Riverside Bowl is a fantastic entertainment venue for Andover and the surrounding area, it is not just a Bowling venue, it also offers Glo-Golf, Snooker and Pool, together with an American Diner and the free use of stylish new meeting rooms for...more
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22-30 Bridge Street, Andover SP10 1BN, England
+44 1264 568192
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Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Lovely looking place when you first arrive , Staff are very Friendly and easy to approach, a very clean and looks a well run place , has that American theme and feel , But on thing was lacking , When I ordered a Hot Dog...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Visited to amuse a 17 year old and a 4 year old we pre booked two games online. We arrived early and were accommodated straight away. While they say that you have to wear bowling shoes, our 4 year.old was allowed to bowl in her...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Raymondson
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

After walking into the centre which reminded me of a teenagers youth club I was disappointed at the few machines in the ‘arcade’ and the manager who proceeded to ask my partner to remove his cap! 😂 He’s not even asked to remove his cap...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 998charlotteh
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Did bowling and glow golf, probably aimed at a younger audience, was alright but a bit tacky, bowling ally broke down twice during our game.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank a2k00
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I go to the Golden Oldies bowling every Thursday from 11am to 1pm, free tea and coffee. It is a very friendly atmosphere and we have made lots of friends here and have a great laugh. The Staff are so friendly and good fun, especially...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 18 August 2018

On first appearances you would think that it's not a very good place as it has the 90's youth club feel to it. but if you get past that it is ok. took the wife for a date night there as we had just got...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my children and their friend. Very clean and great atmosphere. Very child friendly, although that’s the idea in this type of place! Children had a great time on the glow golf. Easy to book online and price was reasonable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gedeb2005
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Andover is a relatively small town with only a few leisure activities available. The Bowling and Golf as well as the arcade at Riverside Bowl makes Andover feel big! With it's 8-lanes of bowling and it's 9-pin golf, there is plenty of fun to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Booked this venue for our daughters 8th birthday. These guys are fabulous as we booked Jump Factory in April but received an email less than 24hrs that they had gone into receivership and couldn’t honour our party booking. Riverside Bowl were amazing as they managed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jaylord42
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is a small bowling alley - 8 lanes if I remember correctly. I was with the family, the session was booked for a weekend our little lass got chicken pox. They were good enough to move our session to another day do she had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Paola C
10 February 2018|
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Response from B1293OFtom | Reviewed this property |
We had a party of 15 kids to go through it and it took about 30 mins. They had just been bowling and definately weren't trying to stretch out the time. Maximum time it will keep being fun is probably 45 mins. Also on the... More
Connor W
20 December 2017|
Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
That's a shame because the place is particularly great for what you intended to do at Riverside Bowl. I rung a few times to make a booking and had a similar attitude but when we turned up we could understand why... the staff... More