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The Play Arena

Closes in 25 min: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Meh, it's only OK

This place is just OK, it's way over priced for what it is though, thank goodness it's free for... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Kids have fun

My kids love coming here. Children can run around as there is lots of space. Very relaxed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
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Little London Road | Heeley, Sheffield S8 0UH, England
+44 114 258 6600
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids love coming here. Children can run around as there is lots of space. Very relaxed environment. Staff are friendly. Great coffee.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

To expensive minimum spend on card £10 to get in. Food again minimum spend £10. You has to spend twice. The place is getting run down things weren't working not a good experience. Won't go again with my grandchildren.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank GrandTour794164
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I don't often leave reviews but after my family have had such a great time this evening I thought I should. As a mum of 4 with children of various ages it's sometimes difficult to find a soft play centre that caters for all ages....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bekiboop86
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Poor. Sheffield's most tired soft play. The lights over the soft play area are never on so it's really dark. The equipment is really tired and tatty with holes and gaffer tape holding bits together. On the plus sides it's usually really quiet. Never tried...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank NorthLondonNoMore
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here today, and it was empty, perfect as it is half term for us so expected it to be packed. We were last here 3 years ago and there was a lot more going on, like the zip line, cars etc however my boys...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Got home 2 hours ago from having my son's first birthday and I loved it! So much that I felt a well deserved review needed doing. I emailed enquiring a month before my son's birthday. I recieved a speedy response and whenever I had any...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aliya H
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

What an awful place. I used to come more regularly and at one point in the distant past it was ok but I’ve been this morning and can honesty say I will never return. The actual venue is cold, dark and very uninviting. It looks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank sarahaxe
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely clean place staff were all very friendly and helpful will definitely be taking my children again

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emma F
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Customer experience from start to finish was appalling. The building was dark - not one light on. The building was cold. Entry price - okay. Staff looked scruffy, one not even in uniform. I sat surrounded by dirty tables for my entire visit. Coffee cold....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This place is just OK, it's way over priced for what it is though, thank goodness it's free for adults. The food is not high quality and over priced but the hot drinks are reasonable however the staff and chef are very lovely and very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Northern_12
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laura c
29 April 2015|
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Response from PlayArena | Property representative |
We have no idea who or what you are referring to. I assure you that the company does not suggest or encourage such practice. Thank you for taking the time to contact us.
17 February 2015|
Response from PlayArena | Property representative |
Hi, we are based on Little London Rd S8 0UH. It's behind Abbeydale Rd near junction of Carter Knowle junction or off chesterfield rd near the Virgin Gym on Broadfield rd. If you get lost, call us on 01142586600. See you soon.