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MFA Bowl Whitstable

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Address: Tower Parade, Whitstable CT5 2BJ, England (Formerly 1st Bowl Whitstable)
Phone Number: +44 843 290 8919
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Tiny place

Popped in there for a drink, most of which are only available via machines I bought a slush puppy from the counter but the male behind the counter seemed more interested in... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Basildon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took my daughter there for a treat.the machine kept on breaking so we did not have fun with the game .after the game we orderd some food it was empty so no excuse to take 50 min to cook nugetts and chips and the portion was very small .I will not be going back again this is the second time... More 

Thank chris c
Basildon, United Kingdom
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739 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Popped in there for a drink, most of which are only available via machines I bought a slush puppy from the counter but the male behind the counter seemed more interested in chatting to the "cook" than giving me my chance. Would not recommend it for bowling as every other of the 4 alleys in Kent that I gave visited... More 

Thank Hoppityskip
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great but wait a long time for the pin a to set back up sometimes but most of the time it fast and staff are frendy

Thank DidNotFinish
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The manager isn't the warmest of people however the bowling alley does have its own sort of charm, it's old school great for kids just wanting to run around, beer could be improved but rather enjoyable.

Thank Will465
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Told us to get a move On and hurry up!!! We ask politely if he could take a picture and he said no rudely! Will be letting all my pals know how absolutely dreadful this place is and I will never be returning! Also the slushy was over priced and not juicy enough! DO NOT GO UNLESS U CAN FINISH... More 

1 Thank atlantat123
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Come here very regularly. Every Monday night and the machines are terrible for breaking down. You cannot have a proper game without it needing some manual input from staff. A three game bowl took from 7:30-11pm one evening. Appalling! Machines need to be updated, along with the decor of the facility. Other bowling allies are great and you can bowl... More 

Thank cpalmerjamaican1999
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Only came here as used the car park to visit the town and seafront, but kids wanted to have a crack so we all popped in. Place was ok, few arcades, lockers, and lanes were OK with a decent selection on weighted balls, and the child assisting rack was in place on every lane. Place was a little dated, and... More 

Thank DaveTheYeti
Canterbury, Kent
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I arranged my son's 7th birthday party here Friday 12th August. It was brilliant, the manager / guy in charge of parties could not have been more considerate and helpful. I was so relieved! Thank you so much for a stress free party!

Thank hulajojo
Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Went bowling with friends. Staff were friendly, helpful and overall their customer service was very good. Unfortunately we had quite a few technical issues with the two lanes we were using. The staff were very prompt at dealing with the issues, however we could tell that even they were a little frustrated with the equipment (there were already 2 lanes... More 

Thank Carolyn B
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This place is easy to get to by public transport with the bus stop pretty much outside. I had been here many of times with friends and family and had a great time. The price here is very reasonable for the bowling and for the food. They have the usual chips, nuggets, burgers but they are all really nice. I... More 

Thank emmie t

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