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The Dunes

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Good night

Booked a Groupon deal for 2 games of bowling for up to 6 people including either chips or nachos... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
county durham
via mobile
Visited soft play at the dunes

I visited the soft play area with family. We only used the soft play as it was too cold to play on... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
rachel b
via mobile
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  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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“bowling alley”(7 reviews)
“two hours”(4 reviews)
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The Dunes Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
+44 191 455 5255
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here today with my grandson as he had teachers training day he thoroughly enjoyed it we were in ages and had something to eat and a couple of lattes will definitely be back

Thank lynnylala
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Took baby to the dunes play area on arrival was greeted by the most miserable woman ever not friendly or approachable at all went in few little ones playing took baby n sensory room play mat had no toys on and was totally boring play...More

Thank jenkazlisa
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Visited and asked about availability and was told lanes would be available at 2pm agreed and produced Groupon was then told it would be 7.30pm! This was not acceptable as young children with us. Groupon DOES NOT stipulate times only Monday to Wednesday ending end...More

Thank Flipwack
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great place to visit on a Friday night! All of the rides are only £1 each; dodgems, mini roller coaster, pirate ship, go karts... The arcades could do with more modern games, but apart from that, it was great. You can also go for walks...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great time today. No hassle, great service and friendly staff. Didn’t try the menu as we had made other arrangements for afterwards but looked like they offered some great deals on food.

Thank kazzoe3516
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Brilliant day out, 2p 10p machines,my daughter loved 2p machines plenty to do and with the fun fair next door the beach outside. Food nearby.

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a Groupon deal for 2 games of bowling for up to 6 people including either chips or nachos for £15. The place was busy but didn't take long to book in and get started. We had a good night. The only down side was...More

Thank chelldon
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Paid £14 for two kids for two hours, that I didn't mind cos the play area is large enough to keep a 5 year old and 8 year old busy. We bought drinks which weren't too bad but then went back for three cup cakes...More

Thank Bekki B
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I visited the soft play area with family. We only used the soft play as it was too cold to play on the beach. I thought it was overpriced given the time restrictions given for the children. It doesn't give them much time to play...More

Thank rachel b
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The staff were brilliant from start to finish, so helpful and pleasant even when they’re rushed off their feet with little humans everywhere! Hats off to them! The food came in good time and was all piping hot and tasty. Totally recommend dunes bowling

Thank minime56
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31 July 2017|
Response from mukhasben | Reviewed this property |
Best to ring up and book the number of lanes you need then you can fit the fair around that. Normally can get times to suit
30 April 2017|
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Response from Allison D | Reviewed this property |
Not to go into the complex, you only pay for the activities such as 10 pin bowling, soft play etc