This is Hollywood Bowl’s latest venue located in the Lakeside Intu centre in Grays, Essex. It has 24 state-of-the-art bowling lanes including VIP lanes with a star-studded theme. The American Diner restaurant offers an extensive range of food and drinks and you can also extend the family fun to include a visit to their up-to-date amusement arcade.
Their bowling lanes all have access to ramps for the little ones. You can also choose to have the ramps up or down for each player. Adults are able to bowl in their own flat-soled shoes or their centres offer a wide range of shoes including velcro fastening ones for tiny feet. You can also enjoy family and kids parties at Hollywood Bowl.
The VIP lanes offer the ultimate bowling experience. There is comfy lounge seating plus extra touches like pool style bowling balls and coloured pins. These are exclusive to their VIP lanes with prices for a VIP upgrade starting from as little as £1 per person per game or from £3 per person when booking their unlimited bowling offer.
In their Hollywood Diner you can enjoy a meal before or after you bowl with a great range of food from salad to hot dogs and burgers. The bar has a great drinks range including tasty slushie flavours.
The amusement arcade is home to pool tables, the latest racing games and the incredibly fast paced ‘Pacman Squash’. There’s even 2p slot machines and the chance to win a soft toy from their grab machine.
Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.
FAQ and Further Information Hollywood Bowl Lakeside
Eating – There is an American Diner on-site selling a range of hot and cold food and drinks.
Facilities in brief – Family-friendly ten pin bowling alley with 24 lanes, VIP lanes, amusements. There are toilets plus a restaurant.
Entry price – *Mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. Prices vary. They start from £6.99 per game for an adult or £5.99 for under 16s for their standard lanes. Parking at Intu Lakeside is free! Carpark 10 and 12 are the nearest to the centre. These are also currently known as the ‘Pink’ and ‘Blue’ car park.
Opening: Hollywood Bowl is open for most of the year. For up to date opening times and dates please see their website for further details.