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Address: Little London Road | Heeley, Sheffield S8 0UH, England
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+44 114 258 6600
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Mrs wild

Decided for my daughters first birthday we would visit the play arena with 4 cousins an 3 family friends. We had all visited play centres previously, but not the play arena. To... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Rachel W
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went this week with my four year old for an afternoon treat after pre school. I thought it was expensive £6.30 for one child entry but was then also told by the staff on the door that there was a £1 surcharge to pay on contactless card. I then asked if I could pay at the cafe for entry... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Decided for my daughters first birthday we would visit the play arena with 4 cousins an 3 family friends. We had all visited play centres previously, but not the play arena. To be fair the price list is on the door before you enter the premises, however I found it very Miss leading. It states that under 1s or non-walkers... More 

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4 Thank Rachel W
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely friendly play centre. In excellent condition and very clean. Great food and a fantastic cake selection. Lovely place to chill out and catch up with friends whilst the kids have an enjoyable time. My kids love it and we always come here. Would highly recommend to other families. And to top it off a lovely chat with... More 

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Thank Ganelle G
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Always come to the play arena as it's clean, has friendly staff and excellent fresh food .the boys love there handmade pizza and fresh cut chips.

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Thank Carrie F
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Loads to keep the kids occupied. Lots of seating space (unlike some play centres). Will definitely come again.

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Thank chrismlives
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It says it all I think. This place is in desperate need of a deep clean. In desperate need of repair. Menu prices are over priced and entry fee for all of the above is ridiculous. Staff look miserable and management is rude.

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2 Thank GHSheffield1982
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I was so disappointed with my last visit with my 4-year-old. The kids lunch bag is expensive for what you get and shockingly my son was provided with gone-off carrot sticks. As soon as my son started to eat the carrot sticks he spat them out saying they were disgusting. I tasted them and they were awful, my fear is... More 

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2 Thank Helly76
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Visited today with in mind that will book this place for my son 7th birthday but no way, This place is not been cleaned for ages, inside banners probably their from the day first and it's papers no one bothered the dust on them.Menu on tables gI've you really good idea about the standard of the food and definatly management... More 

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3 Thank devilrocks104 .
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived today with my children to play and was asked what I have in my handbag and if I am carrying any drinks or snacks I said yes probably she said we have no drinks and snacks policy I just said oh. I thought it was bad enough that the price for a child age 4 and over is 6.30... More 

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4 Thank danielle p
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Went here with my 7 year old daughter yesterday mid morning. Seemed very disorganised and short staffed my daughter wanted to play on the coin op karts which need staff supervision I asked and was told to wait as they were short staffed! I asked again over half hour later to be told they are very busy again!!! Poor management... More 

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3 Thank samuel t

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