Astro City Amusements
THE HOME OF FREE PLAY
Tracy Zumba Bateman
Just back from a 3hr session at Astro City Amusements at the top of Southend High Street. What a little gem of a place, as we were lucky enough to have an extra weeks sch holiday we booked a party £140 for 30 children (5yrs to 14yrs) 3hrs of Free play for the majority of the games. There were some 2p pusher games you had to pay for but everything else was included. Several pool /snooker tables and air hockey. The over 18 games were gated off and there was someone on the door throughout the session to keep our kids in and others out. Not that we needed to worry about ours disappearing anywhere as for the full 3 hrs they were hooked. There is a small snack and drinks bar, the hot drinks were at the mercy of a kettle so that took a little time but no one minded. We were given a space to put any food down and most of us shot out to various outlets and grabbed food. Paul the owner was very helpful and on hand throughout. It was a bit chilly so take a jumper or stay on the dance mat game!!! Really recommend this place for general use but definitely as a party venue in fact my eldest has already requested a party!!! We will no doubt be returning soon!!
3rd November 2016
Great place, kids loved it. Great place to hold a party.
5th November 2016
Had my father-in-laws 70th birthday with all the family and a week later my sons 12th birthday party with all his friends. Great fun had by all, lovely staff and something for all ages! Thanks Astro city Arcade!
25th September 2016
Held my son's 7th birthday party here today and it was a complete hit!!! Children aged 4 to 14 present all loved it......as did most of the parents!! Something for everyone. Owner really helpful and accommodating too. Thoroughly recommend it as a party venue.
20th November 2016
Attended my grandsons party here , everyone had a brilliant time and would highly recommend for parties.
29th August 2016
Thank you very much for my son's birthday party today. He and his friends all had a great time.
5th August 2016
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My daughter had her tenth birthday party at Astro City it was amazing!!! There was such a variety of games from pac-man to air hockey and shooting to dance machines - something for everyone!! Not only did my ten year old LOVE it, but my 6, 12 and 14 had a fantastic time!! The staff were friendly and helpful making the experience such a positive one. Not only will everyone have the best time, but its such good value for money - I will be booking this venue again for my 7 year olds party; he can't wait. I would like to say a big thank you to Paul for making the day run smoothly!!!
29th November 2016
I had my son's 10th birthday party here today, and I have to say it was brilliant. Stress free and great value for money. The games were all on free play for 3 hours, free pool and we could have up to 30 children. We thought 3 hours was a long party, but the time flew and it was difficult to get everyone to leave. The staff were very accommodating and I would definitely recommend.
11th September 2016
Excellent venue for a child's birthday party. Plenty of games to choose from. Safe, clean, 100% entertaining.
1st December 2016
Very Happy. My sons 12th birthday we had a blast
We will be back again, beat exspectations. Will recomend
Fun for kids and adults, price is just right for what it is
Can't say a bad word, staff friendly happy and helpfull.
Thanku to all who helped on my son's day we really did enjoy it and will be visiting again.
Took my football team here for my xmas party and we wasn't let down!! Great place for kids & value for money. Will 100% be taking them back!!
5th December 2016