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Happy Town

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Rainy day

Plenty of parking but I would say move the sign on the main road as it is confusing. My 2 year old... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Gillian B
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Great Place

My daughter (aged 2) and I visited family in Belfast recently and were taken to Happy Town. I... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2017
Cal B
via mobile
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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New entertainment complex for children
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41 Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT23 8NN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9181 5533
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

I find the staff to be very rude not a great atmosphere and very badly organised this is not a good place to go staff shout at the kids and are rude towards customers. Experience for the kids ruined unfortunately ruined our day

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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Badly managed not even in the place an hour badly sign posted only way you see the sign is coming from the roundabout going in to newtownards Town but on the way out there is nothing. Badly signed for there rules on food I would...More

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Martinet9, Manager at Happy Town, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

I’m sorry to read you had a bad experience at our centre. In relation to sign posts in order to find us, unfortunately we are not permitted by local council to have any additional signage, therefore this is beyond our control. Our no pic-nic policy...More

Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

A big group of us attended and what can I say this place is great.. I’ve been to a few soft play indoors places and this has to be hands down one of the best.. caters all all ages of kids which is great.. my...More

2  Thank jdraff
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Plenty of parking but I would say move the sign on the main road as it is confusing. My 2 year old boy had a lovely time here he really enjoyed himself. My only criticism is the lack of a normal slide for toddlers other...More

1  Thank Gillian B
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

To my son and friend for a play date it really clean and great fun kids got food and was nice. Will defo go back again.

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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Just arrived back from Happy Town and I have to say what a great place for kids this is. There are various safe play areas for all ages of children. The staff are excellent with plenty of organised games on the stage. There is a...More

Thank pauli354
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

A great event for ourselves and everyone who comes here, especially after school and in the school holidays. The Hot Chocolate is to die for. One of the best I have had - just right for me.

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

I held my daughters 5th birthday party here. The staff were wonderful everything was taken care of and the kids had a ball. We would take our two kids aged 5 & 2 to Happy Town for the day at least once a month they...More

Thank Danielle F
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Been to happy town several times with my toddler. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff at the check in counter. The baby changing area is spacious which makes changing nappies easier! Very reasonable admission fee for under 18months at only 1.50 which I think is really...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

My daughter (aged 2) and I visited family in Belfast recently and were taken to Happy Town. I thought it was a great place for kids, although the Mascot/characters scared the living day lights out of my daughter! I asked them if there was a...More

Thank Cal B
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March 30, 2015|
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Response from lillian4uk | Reviewed this property |
There's a soft play area for tots ie 1-4 and a bigger area for the older kids. I would say that kids usually like this type of pĺay if they are up to 11-12 years old