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Go Bananas

9 + 10 Mason Road | Cowdray Centre, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1BX, England
+44 1206 761762
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Grandkids to go bananas in Easter holidays

Place was full only allowed 2 hours but was well run and food was ok not too pricey All staff were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nbrn23292017
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Its great for all the family

My grandsons love it here so much for them to do but school holidays and weekend are chock a block... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lisagilbert2015
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Go Bananas is one of the largest indoor adventure play centres in the South East of England with over 20 years of experience in entertaining children and Adults. Based in Colchester, Essex, Go Bananas have everything you need to entertain the young and old alike. Fun the weather cannot spoil! The Aztec Adventure area is an extensive 3 storey climbing frame for the over 5s. Here children can have an amazing adventure exploring the home of our mascot George Funky Monkey. Whether you want to swing like Tarzan to jump the stepping stones to avoid the crocodile water, our Aztec Adventure Frame has something for everyone. Tiny Town is a safe environment for those young adventurers that are aged 4 and under. Parents can train these young Indiana Jones’ on a smaller version of our Aztec Adventure area. Children can play the piano or pop the balloons in our interactive EyeToy zone, dance the day away in Dora's Disco or bounce around on our separated mini trampolines, all under the watchful eyes of their parents For the REALLY brave amongst you, The Wall is there to be conquered!! The Wall is a 6 meter cliff face at the edge of the Aztec Adventure area which leads to Funky Monkey’s alarm. Can you sound the alarm and wake the Aztec Adventure’s funkiest resident?!?! As well as providing a safe and fun environment for children to play, we are also the ideal venue for parties. Go Bananas has a wide choice of parties that can make any child’s special day, even more special. The added bonus is that you don’t have to clean up afterwards!! For those unlucky enough to be too old to play in the Aztec Adventure, we also have an extensive seating area and the Bananas cafe; which offers a wide range of food and drinks, there are healthy options always available and some sweet treats too. Though if you really want to play and find your inner child, Go Bananas offers Adult, Laser and Junior Mega Parties; perfect for a get together with friends, team building and hen/stag parties, offering you exclusive hire of the centre. For organised groups such as Scouts and Brownies we also offer the ultimate sleepover experience, contact our reception for more information. We offer an after school meal deal Monday to Friday (Term Time Only) for £2.00 giving you any meal from our children's menu along with a cup of squash. If you visit us on Monday mornings (Term Time Only) before 12pm, you can take advantage of our parent and toddler offer with each adult receiving a complimentary hot drink and each child receiving a complimentary cup of squash and biscuit. Please note our admission prices are: Adults and children under 6 months: FREE Children aged 6 months plus and crawlers: £1.50 Children who walk and are aged up to 4 years: £5.00 Children aged 5 to 12 years: £6.00
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“great fun” (15 reviews)
“soft play” (12 reviews)
“fire engine” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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9 + 10 Mason Road | Cowdray Centre, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1BX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place was full only allowed 2 hours but was well run and food was ok not too pricey All staff were very freindly as soon as a table was empty they tried to get people seated Although very busy staff were constantly picking up empty...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandsons love it here so much for them to do but school holidays and weekend are chock a block theres kids partys going on no seating so please be aware

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very busy, but also well supported by the staff. The staff were continuously cleaning and looking attentively at the children. They were very courteous and also very helpful, ie tables were difficult to access - due to demand and I was given a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For Easter holidays I thought it would be busy and dirty but my 11 year old really wanted to come. I was nicely surprised, although floor wasn’t great the tables and chairs were clean (which for these kind of places was a miracle!) food was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here Sunday 1st April with my 2 nephews (5 and 12 months), I haven't been for a long time and I was impressed, it was clean, spacious, plenty to do and not to hot (which a lot of play areas can be!). The only...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Go Bananas for the first time without it being s birthday party. I have to say the staff are extremely helpful and polite despite being young adults. The reception staff were polite and helpful, they said we may not get a seat, although...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Love here, my little boy loves it even booked kids party here, very good value for money like it does military discount. Love the refurb on under 5’s area all I would say they need little chairs/ bumbos for baby that not able to go...More

Thank Brize12
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I like this soft play. The toddler area has lots of space and ride ons, the main frame has some more interesting climbing challenges than usual. Prices are ok, changing facilities are great. Two let downs: one is that staff don't seem to enforce the...More

Thank Tamlyn A
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Our grandchildren love this place. It is well organised, there is plenty or seating for parents/grandparents. The prices for entry & for food are good too.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The children love it here, but I feel it needs redecorating and a good clean!! There are other play centres in Colchester that are nicer than Go Bananas, but it's nice as a change, and does have a large area for young children, and one...More

Thank kezsmi
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