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The Play Arena

Little London Road | Heeley, Sheffield S8 0UH, England
+44 114 258 6600
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Let's rally for the staff!

You can tell by the moment you enter the staff are very unhappy! Probably paid peanuts and asked to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Disgraceful, Rude Manageress!

I've been bringing my children to the play arena for the last couple years mainly for location and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible28%
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Little London Road | Heeley, Sheffield S8 0UH, England
+44 114 258 6600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can tell by the moment you enter the staff are very unhappy! Probably paid peanuts and asked to carry out to much responsibility at once, such as clean tables, serve food and cover reception. You can tell who the management are, they sit and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been bringing my children to the play arena for the last couple years mainly for location and it's a good place to come on a rainy day. On this visit, I was extremely angry and annoyed at the way I was spoken to and...More

1  Thank priyapopat
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The equipment is ok but could be a lot better. The general admission price is far to expensive. Place needs sweeping and mopping up. For the money I would take kids elsewhere.

2  Thank Adi B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I was horrified to be asked on entry if we had any of our own food or drink in our bag! Signs all over the wall reminding you you cannot bring your own things in reinforce this wherever you look. Then my 7 year old...More

4  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I went this week with my four year old for an afternoon treat after pre school. I thought it was expensive £6.30 for one child entry but was then also told by the staff on the door that there was a £1 surcharge to pay...More

8  Thank TashaWatkinson
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Decided for my daughters first birthday we would visit the play arena with 4 cousins an 3 family friends. We had all visited play centres previously, but not the play arena. To be fair the price list is on the door before you enter the...More

7  Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely friendly play centre. In excellent condition and very clean. Great food and a fantastic cake selection. Lovely place to chill out and catch up with friends whilst the kids have an enjoyable time. My kids love it and we always come here....More

Thank Ganelle G
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Always come to the play arena as it's clean, has friendly staff and excellent fresh food .the boys love there handmade pizza and fresh cut chips.

Thank Carrie F
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Loads to keep the kids occupied. Lots of seating space (unlike some play centres). Will definitely come again.

Thank chrismlives
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It says it all I think. This place is in desperate need of a deep clean. In desperate need of repair. Menu prices are over priced and entry fee for all of the above is ridiculous. Staff look miserable and management is rude.

2  Thank GHSheffield1982
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laura c
29 April 2015|
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Response from PlayArena | Property representative |
We have no idea who or what you are referring to. I assure you that the company does not suggest or encourage such practice. Thank you for taking the time to contact us.
17 February 2015|
Response from PlayArena | Property representative |
Hi, we are based on Little London Rd S8 0UH. It's behind Abbeydale Rd near junction of Carter Knowle junction or off chesterfield rd near the Virgin Gym on Broadfield rd. If you get lost, call us on 01142586600. See you soon.