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Silver Blades Ice Rink

Ambley Road | Ambley Rd, Gillingham Business Park, ME8 0PU, Gillingham, Kent, England, Gillingham ME8 0PU, England
+44 870 085 2929
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Good fun on the ice

Well, it's ice skating, ummmmm, that's it really. Hire skates were in good condition as was the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Paul H
via mobile
Best Ice Rink

I love to come to this Ice Rink. I come here every Sunday and I have a very good Ice Skating coach... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
MeowKitty27
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good18%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible24%
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 22:30
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Ambley Road | Ambley Rd, Gillingham Business Park, ME8 0PU, Gillingham, Kent, England, Gillingham ME8 0PU, England
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Well, it's ice skating, ummmmm, that's it really. Hire skates were in good condition as was the rink. Not too busy. You can take a Penguin onto the ice to act as a support if you're little or a Polar Bear for the bigger people...More

Thank Paul H
SilverBlades04, Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks Paul, Nice to have a positive review, we are modernising area by area. Hope you will be back soon to see how we progress! Maybe come and see our Christmas show?

Reviewed 10 August 2017

I love to come to this Ice Rink. I come here every Sunday and I have a very good Ice Skating coach called Gary. I am defintley coming back here!!

Thank MeowKitty27
SilverBlades04, Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi MeowKitty27, Glad you are enjoying your lessons with us at Silver Blades!! Hope to welcome you again soon!! Silver Blades Team Gillingham

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Came here with my sister and my two young children (9 & 6) on a Groupon deal. The last time I came here was probably 15 years ago and no it hasn't changed much and is tired looking, however, this did not impact on the...More

Thank MissW766
SilverBlades04, Guest Relations Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

MissW766, Thank you for your lovely review! I think it sums us up very well, we are constantly updating things. I am so pleased you enjoyed yourselves! We hope to see you back here soon! Kind regards, Gillingham Team Silver Blades

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to take the kids. Fun and loads of laughs. Great to watch the kids enjoying themselves. Reminds me of the old times. When I was a young. LolMore

Thank evey12326
SilverBlades04, Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

We all have those fond memories of when we were young! How lovely to bring the kids and have fun, as you did when you were younger! We love hearing customers tales from their childhood! We look forward to welcoming you again soon :) Team...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

I took some children to Silver Blades this week. I've not visited for ten years. I couldn't believe how filthy the whole place is. The "cafe" (prices an abomination) was disgusting. The floor (covered in a thick rubbery black vinyl, for ease of walking on...More

2  Thank lizyarmak
SilverBlades04, Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Hi Liz, Thank you for taking the time to review. If you could contact us directly we would appreciate it greatly, this issues you described are unusual and we would like to deal with the member of staff involved appropriately. Regarding your other comments, our...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Privately hired the ice (and skating aids) for an hour for our sons birthday. The party ran smoothly and we had use of the cafe and bar throughout. Disco music and lights were turned on too which added to the atmosphere. After coming off the...More

Thank Steve M
SilverBlades04, Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi Steve M, Thanks for taking the time to review. We are so glad you enjoyed Josh's party!! It was an absolute pleasure to share his special day! We will hopefully see you all again soon. Regards, SB Management

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly greeting on arrival by the receptionist and very quick check in and getting the skates. It was fairly quiet so everyone had lots of fun. The skate marshal who was a young lad was also very friendly and offered assistant if needed . However,...More

Thank rajansss
SilverBlades04, General Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Hi Rajansss, Thank you for your feedback, I am really pleased you have had a nice visit! I have spoken to our Maintenance manager, we have recently had a lot of work done in the building, he will speak to the contractors we have been...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter is coached here as she wants to be a figure skater. Her coach is brilliant and my daughter absolutely loves it! She came 1st in her first ever competition. The on site facilities are not so great though and the whole place needs...More

Thank Kelly B
SilverBlades04, Guest Relations Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi Kelly, Glad your daughter is enjoying it and fabulous news that she won her first competition! Our team are great so it's lovely to hear your comments about your coach, we have begun updating the facilities and you should see some positive improvements over...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

What can I say this time!!!! I had my daughters party here on Friday 26th may and it didn't go as I expected! I had made a complaint to the general manager Claire and within a day another manager called Tracie had contacted me! Both...More

Thank Jess D
SilverBlades04, General Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi Jess, So glad we rectified the issue you had. The kids looked like they were having a fab time which is what we like to see!! Come back and see us soon, maybe with your friend who booked lessons! Kind regards, Claire and Tracie

Reviewed 2 July 2017

We go regularly each week to the ice rink and have just noticed the cafe at Silverblades has a new menu. They now serve Papa John's Pizzas. This Friday I tried their pepperoni pizza and it was gorgeous. Judging from the numbers ordering pizza, I...More

Thank Jeanette B
SilverBlades04, General Manager at Silver Blades Ice Rink, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi Jeanette, Thank you for taking the time to review our new food offering, we are thrilled that you liked it. We hope to welcome you again soon :) Claire

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Janice W
23 August 2017|
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Response from Felix-Mad-Dog | Reviewed this property |
No, we tried online, but you just turn up and pay on the door and sit where you want (The halfway line is a good spot if you can get it and as far back as you can go so you can see the whole ice.)
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Chessie F
20 December 2016|
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Response from SilverBlades04 | Property representative |
Hi there isn't a minimum age! We have parent and toddler sessions in term time, for under 5's on Mondays and Wednesdays at £5 per toddler. Penguin club is £5 per child for under 10's Sat/Sun. Visit our website for further... More
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Karen T
30 April 2015|
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Response from Silver-Blades-Gil | Property representative |
Hi Karen T You're never too old to come ice skating! Public sessions midweek daytime between 10.45am and 3.45pm or midweek evenings on a Tuesday 8.15pm to 10pm and Thursday 7.45pm to 10pm are quieter and hopefully offer you... More
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