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Address: 41 Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT23 8NN, Northern Ireland
Phone Number:
+44 28 9181 5533
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

New entertainment complex for children

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Cal B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 way of knowing when to distract my girl and was told to listen for a... More 

Thank Cal B
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely no supervision, when I can clearly see 2 adults in the older play area with a 1 year old child and nothing being done about it it makes me wonder what exactly the staff are being paid to do. Another adult in the under 4s ball playing area and going down the slide so same point as above. I... More 

Thank Darren G
Martinet9, Manager at Happy Town, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our centre, I am shocked by your comments. I would appreciate the chance to talk to you about your concerns, perhaps you could contact me at the centre to allow me to find out when you visited and get to the bottom of the problems. We absolutely do enforce our rules and... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my 2 wee neices go most weeks to happy town. We always treat ourselves to food the kids love the kiddie menu and I really enjoy there health grill and a nice peppermint tea. The kids love to dance on the stage the staff are lovely and very helpful. Would definitely recommend to tired wee one out and... More 

Thank milobella1982
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I live 23 miles away from happytown I am a childminder and when the kids are on Holidays..We always head there..it's a firm favourite with all my mindees. I have been to quite a few indoor play areas and none beat this place for price, staff friendliness and entertainment. I only wish it was closed so I could attend with... More 

Thank Joannef73
Bargoed, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Brought the kids whilst visiting family and I couldn't get over how big it is. Lots to do for young and older kids. My 10yr old loved it. Only bought snacks and drinks but have to say the orange squash was awful. The plastic beakers smelled dreadful so please throw them away. Good service and clean... More 

Thank tanyamjames
Martinet9, Manager at Happy Town, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, disappointed that the children did not enjoy the orange squash, we use a sugar free squash and this is the first compliant we have received but it is definitely something we will keep an eye on, if this had of been brought to our attention we would have absolutely changed it to something else... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

My children absolutely loved their visit here which in turn made me a very happy mummy. The lay out is fantastic and there is so much more for them to do bar the massive climbing frame. My kids enjoyed interacting on stage with the entertainment staff and playing arcade games. Food was very reasonable priced and not over priced at... More 

Thank belfastchick87
Martinet9, Manager at Happy Town, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Glad you had a great visit! More 

Cloughey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for young children to run around and also try their hand at dancing to win prizes, great venue for birthday party's but the noise is very loud

Thank Charles A. S
Magherafelt, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I found it fantastic for our boys and with so much to do for babies, toddlers and bigger kids. It was also kept clean and tidy, and there was plenty of staff on hand to entertain the kids etc. However it was definitely alot pricier than other soft play areas.

Thank loomoo28
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

My husband and I have been here several times with our grandchildren. The oldest, is eight, youngest, just two. It's very spacious which we like. The activities are very good for the kids to enjoy and they certainly do every time we come to visit. Staff are very friendly and helpful and the foods not bad either. it's a great... More 

Thank katiemagic
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great place. Loads for kids. Clean. Nice food and friendly staff. Stage for kids to dance and entertain and prize boxes with questions around for the kids to collect and answer for a small prize ( normally a sweet).

Thank mrsmcgrath

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