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fun night

visited here for a few drinks and to have some fun, the wife beat my score but you can beat... read more

Reviewed today
Mark S
At least it is in use again

Maybe a modest occupation for the once glorious Kursaal, to become a games arcade annex bowling... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hermes_NL
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2WW, England
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Reviewed today

visited here for a few drinks and to have some fun, the wife beat my score but you can beat luck. Needs a little updating.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first trip to Southend yesterday on a coach trip with a friend. Walked in the Kursall and got impression of how run down it was. We walked into the arcade, hardly anyone in there. I put a couple of 10p's in a machine and...More

1  Thank belmac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe a modest occupation for the once glorious Kursaal, to become a games arcade annex bowling hall, but at least it is in proper use again. And you can still rent function rooms for an event up stairs, including access to a private bar.

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awful attitude, my pregnant daughter asked where the toilet was located, as we were entering to go bowling. The extremely rude person directed her across the road. Being pregnant would mean she should be able to use the facilities anyway, we were entering the...More

Thank Foreverdisgruntled1
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Run down place, there are never any bar staff, food is awful the manageress gillian is incredibly rude. Their hygiene behind the scenes is non existent. Avoid this place at all costs

2  Thank Gavid H
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Went bowling one Saturday evening and parked behind the venue and as previously we paid for our parking. I entered my car registration as required but when the ticket printed it only printed the first 4 digits of my registration. Assuming this was ok we...More

3  Thank grahamsos
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We went bowling with a few of our friends on Saturday night. Bowling lanes were lit only by some limited disco type lighting, too few bar staff, seems to get more scruffy and unkempt on each successive visit and full of chavs..last visit for me...More

2  Thank skierpaul
Reviewed 2 June 2018

I assume the very rude man I encountered was the owner. He might have something wrong with him though because he looks a bit special with his sports direct polo shirt tucked into jeans all the time. Don't go there as this man is just...More

2  Thank southendonsea2018
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Went to the kursall to play a game of bowling, little did I know that bowling trip would cost me over £200 in parking fines, most expensive hour of my life, avoid this total waste of a place, it was completely dirty, sticky and a...More

3  Thank iamthedan
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the soft play which is good fun and great value for money. However the parking has put me off returning. We have been fined £100 for allegedly overstaying. If we did overstay it would only have been by a minute or two. Easily...More

5  Thank DestinationData
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