Our staff are making sure you can play safe at Namco Funscape Metrocentre!
Social Distancing Measures
Clear signage has been installed to help keep visitors distance from each other
Hand Sanitiser stations provided
We are providing free hand sanitisation for our customers to use throughout their visit
Preferable Contactless Payment
Contactless payment is preferred to cash, where possible. We have increased our contactless limit to £45
Visitors arriving together as a group must remain together both in the venue and when leaving.
Please do not visit if unwell
If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 or have recently come into contact with someone who has had Coronavirus or any of its symptoms, please do not visit our venue.
Wash your hands for the amount of time it takes to sing "Happy Birthday" twice (around 20 seconds)
Lots of parties, choose what tickles your fancy!
Fancy a night out with friends?
We offer a variety of packages to suit all pockets when it comes to a night out for the grown-ups.
Looking for a fun kids birthday?
We offer parties for both children and teens, where they can enjoy games of bowling and tasty food, plus some great surprise gifts.
More at Namco Funscape Gateshead
Chase The Ghost
Chase The Ghost
Take part in our rebranded gaming ghost hunt. Simply choose your favourite arcade game to get started; any machine displaying the Chase the Ghost sticker is included in the challenge.
Keep playing until you find a character card and collect them all to win 500 tickets. Pac-Man, Pinky, Clyde, Inky and Blinky are up for grabs. Remember to collect the full set of character cards to win. All character cards valued at 20 tickets, except Blinky cards which are valued at 100 tickets.
Ready for a challenge?
You’ll love our Dodgem cars.
Our Namco Funscape venue in Gateshead’s Metrocentre has exhilarating dodgem tracks – the fastest in Europe. Experience our thrilling turbo bumper cars for only £3 per ride.
Maximum two people per car. Subject to a minimum height restriction. Seat belts must be worn while inside the cars.
Get potting with NAMCO Funscape’s American pool tables
Perfect for a relaxing time out, or for competing with friends and colleagues, we have full-size American pool tables. You can play pool at Gateshead's Metrocentre from just £1.00 per game!
Please note, all venues offer American-size, but there is also a small selection of British-size pool tables in selected venues.
Want to relax while the little ones play? Visit our indoor soft play area
Our fun softplay area at NAMCO Metrocentre is a special mega-fun zone where little ones up to eight years old can run around and have loads of fun in a safe and secure indoor environment, while mums and dads sit back and relax. Entry to the soft play area is just £4.95.
We also hold very popular children’s birthday parties.To book, please call our party planner team on 0191 406 1066.
For more information see here.
Enjoy all your favourite entertainment and games!
Shoot’em-ups, Racecar simulators, cuddly toy claw cranes – NAMCO Gateshead is packed with the most advanced and cherished video and arcade games.
We sell video game Nam Tokens for just £1 – ask for special bulk-buy offers. Many of our machines also give out tickets for the prize shop, with a fantastic range of prizes, from key rings to games consoles. And you can win prize tickets on bowling too.
Ten Pin Bowling is Fun for all
NAMCO Funscape bowling - perfect for all occasions, family, friends, parties, events.
Let the good times roll at NAMCO Funscape, Bowling, fun and games, plus lots more!
Following Government advice, we were unable to open our bowling lanes on 1st August, as planned. We're hoping to re-open from mid-August.
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