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“Brilliant play area” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Monster Mania

Monster Mania
Bankside Industrial Estate | Castle Laurie, Falkirk FK2 7XF, Scotland
01324 617 111
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Ranked #17 of 29 things to do in Falkirk
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Larbert, Scotland
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“Brilliant play area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Monster Mania is huge with excellent facilities for all ages of children. Note however this in Falkirk not Stirling. Its 15 miles from Stirling and the address quoted is wrong.

Having said that its a fantastic play area, much larger than any other I've seen. In addition they have good seating for the adults and the food at the cafe is reasonable and first class. Highly recommend.

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Monster M, Owner at Monster Mania, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Hi Davyb,

Thank you for taking the time to review us and awarding us 5 stars! We have contacted Trip Advisor and had them amend our listing so we are now showing as being in Falkirk! Thanks for letting us know and we look forward to seeing you for a play date very soon.

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Armadale, United Kingdom
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“In falkirk not stirling but good fun for Kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Been here a few times now over the last year or so. First time was a new managers first day and owners were walking about. Owners were totally unapproachable and didnt seem interested in anything but the money. The staff seemed nervous maybe due to new bosses. Next visit we spoke to new boss who said the food was going to improve and be cooked from fresh. Staff seemed very happy and were interacting with the kids and having fun and dancing to the music that was on. Nice atmosphere. Next couple of visits and another new boss. Apparently the owners son. Staff were miserable, clueless and seemed scared to stop and chat.The cafe had run out of most stuff and were waiting on a delivery (2 visits different times of day, different days, unlikely). If things dont improve we wont be back. The only positive change was the play area has been changed slightly which makes it more fun exploring the new layout.

Visited April 2014
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“The kids love it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Can be a bit expensive and busy at the weekends, all children wether aged 13months or 7 are charged at £6! Then sometimes have to stand about waiting on a free table and getting parked isn't easy either. Staff are fairly unhelpfull and the play areas can be mayhem with older children running riot! There's go-karts which are an extra £1. Queues for drinks and food too which aren't cheap. So basically it can be dear, chaotic and busy and so loud I get s headache But my kids love it here, it keeps them entertained for hours, they don't want to leave!

Visited February 2014
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Monster M, Owner at Monster Mania, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Hi Les and Pat

Thank you for your review and for awarding us a 4 star rating. Just to clarify our pricing structure During Off peak trading under 12 months go free, Under 3yrs is £3.50 and over 3yrs and above are £4.50. We also over a fantastic eat and play deal for £6.50. Peak pricing during school holidays and weekends are priced at under 12 months free, Under 3yrs £4.50 and over 3yrs and above at £5.75. On Busy days it can be loud and unfortunately there can be queues for our cafe and apologize for any inconvenience this caused during your visit. We are glad to hear your kids had a great time with us and we hope you can come back again soon.

Thanks,
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Alloa, United Kingdom
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“Great for the kids to play, terrible food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This is a great place to take the kids and let them run them selfs ragged. Big soft play with wee go karts, mini football pitch/basketball court, slides and rides. My daughter (4) loves it there and is entertained for hours. There isn't much parking and you'll struggle to get a space at the weekend so car share if possible. Also don't go expecting good food, it's really terrible, over priced and takes for ever to come but you don't go for the food, you go for the facilities.

Visited November 2013
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Monster M, Owner at Monster Mania, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Hi Dmac,

Thanks for your review, we are sorry you didn't enjoy your experience at the Monster Mania Diner, we have been working hard to improve our service and quality of the food. All our food is made fresh on the premises, not ready made so can take slightly longer than in other establishments. We have passed on all your comments to our food team to improve on further, We are glad you liked and the soft play facilities and hope we can welcome you back soon.

Thanks,
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Perth, United Kingdom
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“great place to tire out the kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I visited here recently with my child and some friends with their kids. such a cheap place an kids love it. we were there for opening so didn't order food but place is very clean. as stated in a previous review I also noticed the lack off staff at/in the play area.

Visited July 2013
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Monster M, Owner at Monster Mania, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Hi,

Thank you for review and we are delighted you enjoyed the Facilities. We are an unsupervised play area and we expect all parents, guardians to supervise the children they are with at all times.Our Staff our on the floor to help provide info, keep the place clean and man facilities like the drop slides, go karts, dancing mascots etc. We hope you can come back and play with us very soon!

Thanks again for taking the time to review us,
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