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Pool at NAMCO Funscape Norwich

Our centres have everything the whole family needs to have fun and that includes the grown-ups too. Along with the bowling and the arcade games, we also have pool tables which is perfect for parents looking for entertainment while their kids play or anyone looking for a fun adult activity day.

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Our full-size American style pool table offer a faster and more exciting version of pool than you might be used to, with lots of rebounds and ricochets making for a great time whether you’re competing against family, friends or colleagues.


Our pool tables are ideal whether it’s for a group of friends on a night out, some colleagues looking to blow off steam after work, offering a relaxing and classy area to chill out and enjoy some good-natured competition.

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NAMCO Funscape Norwich, 10 Barnard Rd, Bowthorpe, Norwich, NR5 9JB

Email: Tel: 01603 740 730
  • Monday 10:00 - 23:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 23:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 23:00
  • Thursday 10:00 - 23:00
  • Friday 10:00 - 23:00
  • Saturday 10:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday 10:00 - 23:00

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Pay as you Play

Enjoy our pool tables from £1.50 per game. So, however long you want to compete with your family, friends or colleagues at pool, we’ve got the tables to suit you, giving you the perfect adult activity day alongside everything else you can do while visiting NAMCO Funscape Norwich.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Yes. We have ramps to help them push the ball down the lane, lighter-weight balls and bumpers to keep the ball on the lane. Children must be supervised at all times in the centre, especially when handling bowling balls and on the lane approach. We advise children from two years old to bowl, but it is up to the supervising adult. 

  • Yes, you can. Each venue has hire options and has years of experience providing exciting, bespoke packages for special events. Please speak to your local Sales Manager who will be happy to help plan and organise your perfect event.

  • We love children’s birthday parties and are well known for the great fun all children have at NAMCO Funscape. To find out what is on offer at your local venue, go to their page on the website or find them on the Party page. All parties are catered, hosted and have bowling games included with a party pack, containing all the information you need, plus invitations. Food and gifts vary across the sites so please check with your local venue for the options.

  • We pride ourselves on our all-inclusive access and disability awareness. Bowling is a great fun sport for people of all ages and abilities, and we strive to create the best facilities for everyone to enjoy. Every venue is accessible and we have equipment and facilities available for most needs. If you are a carer, please call us ahead of your visit to arrange your booking. We are more than happy to help answer any queries and help in any way we can.

  • Yes, we do. Gift cards are available at your local NAMCO Funscape venue. Gift cards are valid all year around and redeemable against food, drink and bowling. Please contact your nearest location to purchase gift cards.

  • We serve a delicious menu of food and drinks at our diners, bars and restaurants – take a look at the menu on your local venue’s page to see what you fancy. Costa Coffee is available at most of our venues, and Clyde's Bar & Grill restaurant is located at NAMCO Funscape Tamworth.

  • Only food and drink purchased from the locations can be consumed on the premises.

  • All our centres have Sky Sports and BT Sports showing on large screens. We show all major sporting matches and significant cultural events.

  • We try to help our local charities as much as we can by offering prizes for fundraising initiatives. However, due to the high volume of requests each venue receives, this is not always possible. Please speak to your local Sales Manager with any event enquiries.

  • Easy, just call the dedicated sales team at your local venue – contact details can be found on the venue’s contact page. We also cater for corporate functions, product launches, commercial filming and special events. Speak to your local Sales Manager who will be very happy to help plan and organise your perfect event.

  • Just give the venue where you made the booking a call and they will be able to help you.

  • The staff at the venue will be able to help you with the rules of the game and give you tips for winning.

  • Each game of bowling is made up of 10 frames. In each frame, the players get two balls, unless you knock all the pins down (strike) on your first ball.

  • Unfortunately, we can't guarantee that any of our food products are free from nuts, seeds or other allergens. If you have any special dietary requirements, please alert a member of staff before hand and they will do their upmost to advise on our food options.

    We have some vegetarian options, and if booking a big party that requires special catering, halal or kosher food for example, we are happy to accommodate via external specialist caterers.

  • All drivers and passengers using the dodgems must be over 1.1m. A responsible person over the age of 18 must accompany children.

    At our Metrocentre, Gateshead location, under 90 centimetres cannot ride and under 1.35m must be accompanied by an adult.

  • There is a height restriction of 106cm to play.

  • Each NAMCO Funscape venue is different. Take a look at our locations pages to find your nearest centre and see their opening times.

  • In the first instance, please speak to the duty manager who will be happy to hear any feedback or help with a complaint. If you wish to speak to our Head Office, you can email on

  • Where deposits have been taken, refunds are not available for late arrivals or cancellations.

  • Take a look at our offers section to see all prices and discounts, days and times.

  • We have all shoes sizes for bowling, and shoe hire is included in your game price. In some of our centres, you can choose to bowl in your own shoes. These shoes must follow the guidelines though – flat-soled pumps, trainers, boots and shoes are all okay. We can’t let you bowl in high heels though, that would be very difficult.

  • Anyone aged 16 and under is considered a junior at NAMCO Funscape and must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Please find the Health and Safety guide for large groups and schools here.

  • All our centres have their own page. Find your nearest centre then take a look at its page to see an interactive map on the right-hand side that you can use to get directions to the centre.

  • Take a look at our contact page to find your nearest venue.

  • The soft play facilities are available to any child aged between one and eight years (11 years at Braintree), and under 149cm.