Bloomsbury Lanes

 
 
ADDRESS
Basement of Tavistock Hotel, Bloomsbury, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9EU 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Thu 12pm-2am, Fri & Sat 12pm-3am, Sun 1pm-12am | Mon-Thurs 1pm-2am, Fri 1pm-3am, Sat 12pm-3am, Sun 1pm-12am
 
PRICES
£5.50 per person per game
 

Nearby

 

Bloomsbury LanesThis concept bar is an inspired idea: eight lanes of bowling, in a stylish venue, with a classy diner and a sophisticated jukebox, all eccentrically located in an old car park under the Tavistock Hotel. Neon lights, arcade games and chicken-in-a-basket meal deals are a definite no-show here. Instead retro-chic and smooth service is the key. There are some wonderful touches to the 1950s decor. The bowling ball return machines are above ground, so that after each turn, your ball whizzes back towards you in a thoroughly satisfying way. The heart-shaped diner seats are an absolutely authentic slice of Americana and huge windows give you a great view of those beautiful parallel lines that bowling alleys make. Karaoke, cocktails, pool and unique horseshoe-shaped bar complete the alluring package. If parts of Bloomsbury Lanes' venue feel a tad rough and ready, this only adds to the unique, relaxed, chilled-out atmosphere. A unique, alternative night out.

 

Bloomsbury Lanes events

 
Pin UpsPin UpsSkope, Vent, William Breakspear, Bunkle & Duskky and Krymes play UK glitch hop.19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
Pin Ups
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House
DATES  Friday 19th September 2014 - 9pm-3am
Skope, Vent, William Breakspear, Bunkle & Duskky and Krymes play UK glitch hop.
Funk and BowlFunk and Bowl20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
Funk and Bowl
event > Leisure
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 - 9pm-3am
College DropoutCollege Dropout22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
College Dropout
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Rock
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 9.30pm-2am
ElaboratoryElaboratory25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
Elaboratory
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Various
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 9pm-3am
Juicebox Presents: The VexJuicebox Presents: The Vex26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
Juicebox Presents: The Vex
event > Music
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 8pm-3am
2014 AFL Grand Final2014 AFL Grand Final27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
2014 AFL Grand Final
event > Leisure
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 4am-12noon
Hip Hop N BowlHip Hop N Bowl27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
Hip Hop N Bowl
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Various
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 9pm-3am
Get Off The WallGet Off The Wall27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
Get Off The Wall
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Various
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 10pm-3am
College DropoutCollege Dropout29th September 2014Monday 29th September 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
College Dropout
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Rock
DATES  Monday 29th September 2014 - 9.30pm-2am
Bowlin With The HomiesBowlin With The Homies3rd October 2014Friday 3rd October 2014 Where:
Bloomsbury Lanes,   Basement of Tavistock Hotel  Tavistock Square    WC1H 9EU
Category: event
On Soon
Bowlin With The Homies
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Hip Hop
DATES  Friday 3rd October 2014 - 9pm-3am
 

Bloomsbury Lanes images

Bloomsbury Lanes  Entrance to Bloomsbury Bowling  

   
Bloomsbury Lanes - Entrance to Bloomsbury Bowling

Bloomsbury Lanes Entrance to Bloomsbury Bowling 

Opening and closing times for Bloomsbury Lanes

Today (Monday) Bloomsbury Lanes closes at 2.00

Monday:

12.00
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2.00
 
 

Tuesday:

12.00
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2.00
 
 

Wednesday:

12.00
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2.00
 
 

Thursday:

12.00
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2.00
 
 

Friday:

12.00
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3.00
 
 

Saturday:

11.00
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3.00
 
 

Sunday:

12.00
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Midnight
 
 

LondonTown.com - Bloomsbury Lanes Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Euston Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Russell Court NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Bloomsbury Lanes on LondonTown.com

 
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Hotels near Bloomsbury Lanes

Near Bloomsbury Lanes
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  33% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Hotel Russell London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  26% off
Russell Square, WC1B | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The Hotel Russell is a huge Victorian pile with stately art deco reception rooms and luxurious accommodation. The opulent public areas have recently undergone a £20 ... More
 
 
 
Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £45  28% off
12 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Just three minutes walk from Euston train station and ten minutes to Kings Cross St Pancras, the Ambassadors in Bloomsbury retains the façade of an old ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Near Bloomsbury Lanes
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evita
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th September to 1st November 2014
Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 10 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita comes to London's Dominion Theatre for 55 shows from September 2014. With a number of previous adaptations, including the ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 13 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Once
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th March 2013 to 4th July 2015
Phoenix Theatre, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 13 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Having taken Broadway by storm, winning eight awards at the 2012 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and Best Actor, the musical Once comes to London's ...More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Almost invisible in the ridiculous 1960s sci-fi architecture of the Brunswick Centre, the two-screen arthouse Renoir Cinema is a firm favourite with London's film buffs. It ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bloomsbury Lanes

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bloomsbury Lanes
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The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, WC1B | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular programme ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Russell Square
London > Attractions >
Bloomsbury, WC1B | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The grade II listed Russell Square is a large green space located within the Bloomsbury district with its own cafe, overlooked by the Hotel Russell and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bloomsbury Lanes

The best shops and markets near Bloomsbury Lanes
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Bloomsbury Lanes

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Junction Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, Coram Street - Bloomsbury, WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, , Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Bloomsbury Lanes

Near Bloomsbury Lanes
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Bloomsbury Lanes

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Bloomsbury Lanes

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Lanes clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, NW1 | 7 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, W1T | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 

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German Jews and the First World War
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2014 

The Wiener Library 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking ...More

Books About Town: Bloomsbury Trail
Books About Town: Bloomsbury Trail
Kids Events | Until 15th September 2014 

Various Venues, Bloomsbury 4 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

The Bloomsbury area has long been associated with literary types making it an ideal area for a Books About Town ...More

 
Ballet Level 2: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 27th October 2014 

The Place 4 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

A ballet dancing class....More

Contemporary Level 2: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 27th October 2014 

The Place 4 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

Learn some contemporary dance moves....More

Pilates Open Level: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 27th October 2014 

The Place 4 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

...More

Boxercise
Sporting Events | Until 29th September 2014 

Coram's Fields 7 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

Fitness session....More

Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

Scientific analysis of mummies by the British Museum using procedures such as X-ray and CT scanning has revealed a wealth ...More

 
100 Poems To See You Through: Talk
Exhibitions | On 15th September 2014 

British Library 8 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

Poetry read by Jenny Agutter, Hermione Norris, Sue Perkins and John Lloyd....More

Enduring War: Grief, Grit And Humour
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

British Library 8 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

This exhibition at the British Library showcases letters and diaries from serving soldiers and their relations as part of the ...More

A Fine Line: Concrete, Constructivist And Minimalist Art
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

Austin/Desmond Fine Art 8 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Lanes

An exhibition of works by 28 artists whose practice lies within the spheres of concrete, minimalist and constructivist art. The ...More

 
 
 
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