Mecca Bingo

 
 
ADDRESS
197/199 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 7HY 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat: 12:00-23:00, Sun: 13:00-22:30
 
PRICES
£5-15
 

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Bingo might conjure up images of lonely geriatrics frittering away their pensions but it’s been enjoying a resurgence over the last decade attracting more and more young converts. Arch rivals Mecca and Gala rule the UK market, boasting over 8 million members between them.

Mecca Bingo in Kilburn is the hub of North West London’s bingo community. It’s housed in the former Gaumont State Cinema building - the largest movie theatre in England when it opened in 1937. Inside it’s decorated in Italian Renaissance style with a gold and green dome topping the auditorium, yet from the outside its design draws on American influences. The Italian-American combo is very apt as it charts bingo’s history - originally invented in Italy in 1530, later adopting its current name in the US.

Let’s be honest, bingo is a bit like a casino without the glitz, but it still offers that money-risking rush. An evening’s entertainment usually comprises a few (very reasonably priced) pints and quite a lot of excited concentration. Things hot up with a ‘Link Game’ when a number of bingo halls pool funds for even bigger prizes, and the thermometer goes right off the scale for the ‘National Game’ later in the evening.

 

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22 minutes walk
 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Quality Maitrise Hotel London London
Quality Maitrise Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £70  28% off
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 8 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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London Marriott Maida Vale London
London Marriott Maida Vale
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £106  36% off
Plaza Parade, NW6 | 10 minutes from Mecca Bingo
Just a little way out of town, this hotel is ideally situated if you're a cricket fan as it's near to Lord's or if you just ...More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage London
Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £50  42% off
152-156 Finchley Road, NW3 | 17 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Rowans Tenpin Bowl London
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Rowans Tenpin Bowl
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Dulwich Croquet Club London
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Dulwich Croquet Club
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Acol Bridge Club London
Acol Bridge Club
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Lord's Cricket Ground London
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St. John's Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 27 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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The Good Ship, 289 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 4 minutes from Mecca Bingo
Indie-folk by the five-piece group from Rochester. With support from JJ Draper, Rebel Kites, HNTR, King Compass....More
 
 
 
Hopelessly Devoted London
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Hopelessly Devoted
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th to 19th April 2014 - Various Times
Tricycle Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 4 minutes from Mecca Bingo
James Grieve directs Martina Laird and Amanda Wilkin in a contemporary musical by Kate Tempest exploring life, love and music in a women's prison. This is ...More
 
 
 
Roman Halter: Through The Lens Of Stained Glass London
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 10th April to 8th June 2014 - Various Times
The Ben Uri Gallery, 108a Boundary Road, NW8 | 11 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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The Cock Tavern Theatre
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125 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 4 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Tricycle Theatre London
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Tricycle Theatre
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269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 4 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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The Albert London
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1-5 Albert Road, NW6 | 11 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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PO Box 1708, NW6 | 7 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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St James Church West Hampstead London
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2 Sherriff Road, NW6 | 10 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Freud Museum London
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2 Kimberley Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 7 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Art 4 Fun London
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172 West End Lane, NW6 | 11 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Huggle London
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8-10 Winchester Road, NW3 | 21 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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The Earl Derby
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155 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 1 minute from Mecca Bingo
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49 Willesden Lane, Kilburn, London NW6 | 3 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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La Goulette restaurant London
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La Goulette restaurant
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51 Willesden Lane, NW6 | 4 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Out of the Bloom London
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.5 miles from Mecca Bingo
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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.6 miles from Mecca Bingo
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19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 2.8 miles from Mecca Bingo
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50 Salusbury Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 10 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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The Salt House
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63 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 12 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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The Queensbury London
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The Queensbury
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110a Walm Lane, NW2 | 22 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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The Betsy Smith London
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The Betsy Smith
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 6 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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The Shop London
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The Shop
London > Nightlife > Bars
75 Chamberlayne Road, NW10 | 20 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Westbourne House London
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Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 35 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Roundhouse London
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Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2 miles from Mecca Bingo
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute London
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 2.3 miles from Mecca Bingo
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Electric Cinema London
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 35 minutes from Mecca Bingo
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Black Lion Courtiers
Concerts | On 18th April 2014 

The Good Ship 4 minutes walk from Mecca Bingo

Indie-folk by the five-piece group from Rochester. With support from JJ Draper, Rebel Kites, HNTR, King Compass....More

Moyra Davey
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

Camden Arts Centre 18 minutes walk from Mecca Bingo

New York-based photographer, filmmaker and writer Moyra Davey uses various mediums to showcase her everyday life and personal relationship with ...More

Phillip Lai
Phillip Lai
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

Camden Arts Centre 18 minutes walk from Mecca Bingo

London-based artist Phillip Lai, who explores themes such as occupancy, itinerancy and otherness, showcases his new sculptural work at Camden ...More

 
Sunny Afternoon
Sunny Afternoon
Theatre | Until 24th May 2014 

Hampstead Theatre 21 minutes walk from Mecca Bingo

Using music and lyrics by The Kinks' lead singer and songwriter Ray Davies, and a script by award-winning playwright Joe ...More

 
In The Vale Of Health: Japes Too
Theatre | Until 8th May 2014 

Hampstead Theatre 21 minutes walk from Mecca Bingo

The third in a quartet of plays about brothers Michael and Jason, aka, Japes, in which the titular hero may ...More

Fridays at The Blagclub
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th May 2014 

The Blagclub, Kensal Town 22 minutes walk from Mecca Bingo

Resident DJs play an eclectic mix of party anthems, club classics, house and commercial hits....More

Friday at Paradise
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th April 2014 

Paradise by Way of Kensal Green 22 minutes walk from Mecca Bingo

Norman Jay MBE returns to play a bumper set of genre-hopping classic, skanking reggae, doo-wop soul and rare Good Times ...More

We Love Fridays!
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th May 2014 

The Metropolitan 1.4 miles from Mecca Bingo

DJs Lambert and Butler play rock, pop, 1980s, soul, hip hop and dance....More

Cadbury's Easter Egg Trails
Kids Events | Until 21st April 2014 

Fenton House 1.44 miles from Mecca Bingo

Enjoy Easter egg trails across the Hall, Gardens and Park....More

Easter Egg Trail at Fenton House
Easter Egg Trail at Fenton House
Seasonal | Until 21st April 2014 

Fenton House 1.44 miles from Mecca Bingo

This Easter children can scamper around the garden at Hampstead's Fenton House to find the clues that will lead them ...More

 
 
 
 
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