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Bloomsbury Lanes  

 
 
ADDRESS
Basement of Tavistock Hotel, Bloomsbury, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9EU
 
 
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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
 

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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.

 

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
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Russell Court NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
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4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Coram Street, WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Lanes
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