Basildon FAQs

Updated 16 June 2024

We want everyone to have the best bowling experience available when they visit our Basildon centre. That’s why we’ve answered many of our frequently asked questions below to help you plan the perfect trip. 

  • In all our centres there is no limit on the number of people who can bowl together in a group.

    We have installed full height dividers between the lane seating areas. The maximum capacity we allow on each lane is 8 players.

  • Yes, of course, you can get food and drink whilst at Hollywood Bowl. Food and drinks can be ordered using the QR code on tables and menus, at selected centres, or from the bar and Diner.

    We recommend that you pre-order food and drink when booking your game. If you do wish to order and pay in centre, contactless payments are preferred.

  • Yes, our centre is on the ground floor, and has been fitted with slopes to ensure disabled access.

  • Yes, there is free parking available directly outside our centre.

  • Yes, we offer a concession rate of around 50% for disabled guests and their carers, as well as seniors.
    This rate is available every weekday before 6pm, for 48 weeks out of 52, including the summer and Easter holidays.
    Find out more about our concession rates here.

  • We allow 10 minutes per person, per game. Therefore, 1 game for 2 guests is allocated a 20 minute time slot.
    2 games for 2 guests would be allocated a 40 minute time slot, etc.

  • No. If you want to watch someone bowl without playing then there is no charge for this.

  • Yes, you can access free wifi in our centre using the cloud.

  • Yes, we have a cash machine within our centre for guests to use.

  • Yes.

  • Yes. Find out more about play for prizes here.

  • Yes. Find out more about VIP lanes here.

  • No.

  • Yes, there is disabled parking available within the Leisure park.

  • Yes.

If we haven’t answered your question, please check out our main FAQ page. If you’re still unable to find the information you need, then please let us know via our contact page and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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