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Hollywood Bowl

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4 High Street, Gillingham ME7 1BB, England
+44 1634 574772
12:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Strood, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a burger/steak house you would think the steak would be a safe bet, but it wasn't, the t-bone and sirloin were not good, very tough even struggled with the steak knife. Go for Lamb or chicken which is much better. This place has been going for 35yrs so by now they should be serving the best steaks in Medway!... More 

Thank Jane M
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

great food and lots of it, Great staff. Have been going to this place for years and it is always good service and nothing is a problem for them.

Thank tonyshd
Rochester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff.we went to the Hollywood bowl restaurant for my husbands birthday we wanted a quiet place to celebrate it we can't fault anything. The music was low enough to be able to have a conversation without having to shout above the music the staff couldn't do enough for us they gave us time to look at... More 

Thank Linda N
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111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Someone mentioned this and we had no high expectations. This is a small and welcoming restaurant. They treat all customers with smiles and a very willing attitude. We arrived early evening and they said they were booked with various celebration parties but indeed instead of being turned away they opened the downstairs part of the restaurant. The food was delicious... More 

Thank silverfeet
Rainham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this restaurant for its ambience, service and fabulous food, choice and quality. Most definitely go again soon. I ordered the Greek style chicken kebab, beautifully presented, my partner being vegetarian chose vegetable fajitas, another member of our group had a burger and one other another kebab,starter choice and deserts were equally different and tasty. Verdict by all of... More 

Thank Charles C
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

First time going here tonight for my birthday and I was really impressed. The food was excellent, very large portions and the added extras with certain dishes like the dogs dinner was brilliant, and made for some good laughs. The staff were all friendly and the effort they make for a birthday or celebration was lovely. We will be back... More 

Thank rebz1000
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This resturant is set on the roadside at the beginning of the Main Street in Gillingham, it serves American style food and a choice of beers, the decoration is in the Hollywood movies style, the resturant is pleasant and relatively inexpensive, eat in or outside depending on the weather.

Thank ERIC B
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went with a group of 9, drinks ordered immediately and delivered by return.All ordered starters and mains which duly arrived promptly. Food excellent and plentiful.Will definitely return, George was his usual friendly self and our waitress was first class.

Thank dunc1963
Gillingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Run out of ideas - On the contrary a lot of effort has gone into this unique venue called the Hollywood Bowl and it is themed. The entrance is unique with flowers and outdoor seating. For the record there is no awful background music. The fun thing is watching old movies of Laurel and Hardy and Harold Lloyd etc. Not... More 

Thank David_B503904
Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were staying in Gillingham for the weekend and were recommended The Hollywood Bowl, the waitress got our drinks and gave us plenty of time to select our food, we all gave starters a miss and went straight for the main course, I opted for the cow pie, fries and salad, wow, it was amazing, so much juicy tender meat,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 High Street, Gillingham ME7 1BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Gillingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 574772

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?