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MFA Bowl Whitstable

Tower Parade, Whitstable CT5 2BJ, England
+44 843 290 8919
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Enjoyed the games BUT

We're served quite promptly, we're surprised it wasn't too busy, considering the seaside town was... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
jefflee125
,
Longfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fun but dated

We've been a few times over the years and it's great to have somewhere local to go. However it... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Hayley C
,
Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible23%
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“nuggets” (2 reviews)
“rainy day” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Tower Parade, Whitstable CT5 2BJ, England
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+44 843 290 8919

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We're served quite promptly, we're surprised it wasn't too busy, considering the seaside town was busy. However it obviously has a problem with upkeep, the bowls were filthy, the pins kept dropping, although the chap was quick to put them right, although it happened about...More

Thank jefflee125
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We've been a few times over the years and it's great to have somewhere local to go. However it could do with some money being spent on it to improve it. The bowling balls are old and many have chips in them which are quite...More

Thank Hayley C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We spent all afternoon here . Booked online in advance for three games. Even though the decor is tired it doesn't affect the bowling or the fun you have. Staff were friendly and happy to help. Did not eat here but saw people eating and...More

Thank Emily S
mfa b, Manager at MFA Bowl Whitstable, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words, the staff work incredibly hard and genuinely care about our centre and our customers. We have made quite a few changes recently with the bar, diner and the walls surrounding the reception area and have intentions of continuing with...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely bit of bowling here, sells burgers and chips and has a bar. Lots of bowling lanes but do book, it gets quite crowded on a rainy day

Thank James C
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Very rude staff, tampering with our game and saying it is our fault. The bowling machines don't work properly either. Horrible place, would not recommend to anyone.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 29 April 2017

It is a place we bowl every Friday and have done for years. The staff are friendly, helpful and very tolerant of the many things that are thrown their way. It is a place that does need investment to upgrade all the systems and to...More

Thank davecmh2016
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had a good time as a couple on a date but half because of the bowling and half in spite of it! The pin mechanism broke down 4 times during our 2 games and we had to stand around twice whilst it was fixed...More

Thank 0MiddleAgeSpread
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Never a dull moment at this bowling alley where we bowl every week in a organised league. Having been bowling for a number of years it is a shame to see how little has been invested in this establishment and how often the equipment breaks...More

Thank Trevor1958
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went with friends and hired two lanes. Pins were lying in the gutter area and the machine broke every two or three goes. Grumpy old lady then came over and told us to hurry up as a bowling team were waiting. A few minutes later...More

Thank Page2302
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Went bowling last night with friends for something different to do with the kids. Was very disappointed. The place is sad and tired looking. Everything looks worn out and dirty. Toilets grubby and staff unenthusiastic. The bowling machine stopped working once and had to call...More

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