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Gambado

National Westminster Bank Sports Ground Copers Cope Road | Natwest Sports Ground, Beckenham BR3 1NZ, England
+44 20 8662 6915
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Beware the parking as Gambados won’t help you

I have been taking my children to Gambados for a few years. It’s expensive but generally been worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LuciLou76
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London, United Kingdom
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Overpriced for what it is

Being a soft play centre and charging adults almost a fiver to get in is a joke also when you can't... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Lola S
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The UK's most exciting indoor play and party centre. We offer children the opportunity to play, run free and explore in a fun, safe and stimulating environment. Giant Play Frame, Huge Slides, Dodgems, Carousel, Ball Pits and Lots of Soft Play for the little ones. All rides included in standard admission. 3 hours free parking on site. Great party venue - party offers all year and private hire of the venue available.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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“soft play” (33 reviews)
“birthday party” (32 reviews)
“bumper cars” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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National Westminster Bank Sports Ground Copers Cope Road | Natwest Sports Ground, Beckenham BR3 1NZ, England
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+44 20 8662 6915
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been taking my children to Gambados for a few years. It’s expensive but generally been worth it for a good, clean play frame and choice of activities. However I recently took my young son on a school day after I got an email...More

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Gambado T, Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review, it is great to hear your son enjoys the facilities we have at Gambado. Regarding the parking, we are disappointed to hear you received a parking fine after your recent visit. As you have advised the car park is...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Being a soft play centre and charging adults almost a fiver to get in is a joke also when you can't even manage to get a table in peak times, food is crappy and majorly over priced, wont be visiting again and will definitely not...More

Thank Lola S
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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hi Lola, thank you for taking the time to contact us with your feedback. Please be assured that we take your views seriously and regularly review all feedback from our customers. We encourage adults to join in with children at Gambado and the adult admission...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I privately hired gambado’s Beckenham for my sons 5th birthday from 7-9pm was a very reasonable price and I mean the staff that were there to help were friendly and really went out there way to make sure everything ran smoothly. To have the whole...More

Thank JadeJade2
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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We are thrilled that the private hire for your sons 5th birthday was such a roaring success and that everyone had such a good time. We can't wait to see you back at Gambado again soon. Best...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We had my daughter’s first birthday party here. It was very good the children loved it and the food was very nice. The staff were helpful and the party flowed well. Would definitely go back.

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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We are thrilled that your daughters first birthday party was such a roaring success. We can't wait to see you back at Gambado again soon. Best wishes, Michael General Manager

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Hello all, being annual members at minor mania in frant we thought we would try somewhere different as we have also been to manic monsters many times and fancied a change. The website makes it sound amazing but dont be fooled. The parking is non...More

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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. Please be assured that we take your views very seriously and regularly review all feedback from our customers. We are aware that our standard admission fees are higher than other...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I recently had my daughters birthday party here and it was excellent. The party host was lovely, and very helpful. We had the far left room on the mezzanine level, and although this meant it was a little hotter than an area downstairs, it was...More

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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We are thrilled that you had such a brilliant time at Gambado celebrating your Daughters birthday. We can't wait to see you back at Gambado again soon. Best wishes, Michael General Manager

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This week our daughter had her 8th birthday party here at gambado beckenham. Everything was perfect and our host Harry couldn’t of done enough for us. He made our party and will def be booking up again!More

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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for the great review. We are thrilled that you had such a brilliant time at Gambado and we were able to help make your Daughters 8th Birthday a roaring success. We will pass your feedback onto Harry. We can't wait to see you...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The soft play itself is OK, I mean you can't really go wrong with a soft play can you? My beef is the fact that we got a parking ticket (£65) for parking in the car park that actually says ' This car park is...More

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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hello, thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I’m sorry you have had a parking ticket, I know how frustrating it is, but we do not run the car park. We have arranged FREE 3 hour parking for all our...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This place is hell on earth for me. Loud, it stinks of fried food, the food on offer is terrible but my son goes crazy when he's here and comes back covered in sweat from having run like a loonie around the place. I love...More

Thank Frijolero
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Gambado T, General Manager at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thanks for your feedback - we're so glad your little one enjoys his time with us. We will take your comments into our monthly reviews to ensure we are getting the music level right - and you'll be pleased to know we are upgrading some...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

So after my first visit last Friday and travelling a fair distance to experience Gambado, Beckenham. I have today received a parking fine because I was 13 minutes over “the free time” I find it shocking that an establishment would be run like this and...More

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Gambado T, Owner at Gambado, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Natasha, I’m sorry you have had a parking ticket, I know how frustrating it is, but we do not run the car park. We have arranged FREE 3 hour parking for all our customers and this is stated on our website and in the centre....More

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chinwe o
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Response from christinaBergerac | Reviewed this property |
In March 2015 it was approximately £15 per child as I remember. It's probably worth ringing Barbados and asking them though
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