We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monkey Bizness

Closed Now: 09:30 - 18:00
Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great place

We have been coming here with my daughter for a long time and she loves it, I have never had a bad... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jomallett
,
Greater London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Disappointing

Could be a lovely fun place for kids up to the ages of around 11, but is sadly let down by lack of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
allanac1
,
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 102 reviews
11
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“ice rink”(8 reviews)
“soft play”(14 reviews)
“party host”(6 reviews)
About
WELCOME TO ESSEX'S NEWEST ATTRACTION - THE FUN FACTORY. OVER 2O,OOO SQ. FT OF PURE FUN! Thank you for visiting The Fun Factory Trip Advisor page. The Fun Factory's main aim is to provide a clean, safe and ultra exciting environment for children aged...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
See all hours
Contact
6 Purdeys Way, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 1ND, England
Website
+44 1702 549602
Call
Reviews (102)
Filter reviews
102 results
Traveller rating
32
21
13
16
20
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
32
21
13
16
20
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsice rinksoft playparty hostplay centremy son lovesentry pricewall climbinggreat place for kidsparty bagsgreat valuegreat funfactoryactivitymumgrandchildren
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 102 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here with my daughter for a long time and she loves it, I have never had a bad experience with staff or children. We have been to lots of soft play places and this is her favourite. The facilities are good...More

Thank jomallett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could be a lovely fun place for kids up to the ages of around 11, but is sadly let down by lack of staff and poor parenting of children coming to play here. The amount of boisterous children both boys and girls tearing through all...More

Thank allanac1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are at Monkey Business now. It is Monday morning and there are very few children here. We have paid for rock climbing and there has not been a member of staff on the rock climbing wall since we came 70 minutes ago, the excuse...More

Thank Shillbidder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be the fun factory, but now monkey business. The facilities are OK but in my opinion it's dangerously understaffed. Also something I noticed this time when this was the fun factory the gates in and out locked magnetically and you had to...More

Thank ALTL1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean, one staff member running around doing all the other members jobs. Wait 3 HOURS for food, to be told refund or nothing. Appalling run. Wont be returning

Thank kglenn2308
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for kids to climb and play skating is also great. It's got a cafe which is good value. Parking can be limiting at certain times.

Thank peter12345678901234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Manager so rude speak to people like if nothing has happened. I also saw children run up the slide and no one went to tell the child off and then I saw two other customers complained about the food and the manager did nothing im...More

Thank GeRoHu52
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

First time visiting since not being 'Fun Factory'. On first instance seemed no different but then saw the price change. Different prices for different activities. Of course my daughter and her friend wanted to do everything so quite pricey. But what really annoyed me was...More

Thank shapease
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We have taken our granddaughter here twice..(we don't live in Rochford) once before the change and once after. Both times were very enjoyable for her and we were able to relax knowing we could see her wherever she was playing. She had great fun both...More

Thank waitykatie
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Nothing at all has changed since it was called Fun Factory yet The prices have gone up and that doesn't even include the climbing wall and ice rink. You have to pay even more money for those! The staff are all miserable... I don't think...More

1  Thank Katie P
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
The Rochford Hotel
334 reviews
1.20 km away
Holiday Inn Southend
936 reviews
1.47 km away
Skylark Hotel
146 reviews
2.43 km away
Premier Inn Southend Airport Hotel
738 reviews
2.90 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 40 restaurants in Rochford
Antica Roma
358 reviews
1.15 km away
Skewer House
219 reviews
1.26 km away
Lokanta Turkish
133 reviews
.85 km away
Taste of Raj
94 reviews
1.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 9 attractions in Rochford
Rollacity
59 reviews
.18 km away
The Golden Lion
7 reviews
1.24 km away
Rochford Resevoir
10 reviews
1.12 km away
Bounce Village
27 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Monkey Bizness staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines