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Harlow/Sawbridgeworth Playbarn

It's a lovely place for young kids for sure and has just what the youngsters all need, it's also... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
via mobile

Took my Granddaughter here for a Party. Great fun on the soft play and all the other things, nice... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible25%
10 Aug 2018
“Fond memories of coming here as a kid”
22 Mar 2018
“Go elsewhere!!!!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Parsonage Lane | Unit 6 Clarklands, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0NG, England
+44 1279 600907
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

This was perhaps my favourite place to be as a young boy in the late 90s. We went to others, but the Playbarn was the one that left the biggest impression on me – to the extent that the term for it became genericised, and...More

Thank JontyL27
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Ok so I felt the need to write a review here as I was so shocked at this place. I'd been a few years ago and was less then impressed then but had heard it had an uplift so thought I'd give it another go......More

4  Thank kacey0812
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely place for young kids for sure and has just what the youngsters all need, it's also brilliant for parties and any kids functions. It may be a little boring for older people but it's a social kids event I'd say so come...More

Thank Tommiddle
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Came here to fill in a few hours whilst waiting to fly from Standstead Airport. The play facilities are great and my nearly 3 year old loved it. The food choice was great and it was refreshing to see other things on the menu other...More

1  Thank Stephengd80
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I recently visited with my 18 month old daughter and a friend with her 12 month old. The tables were dirty and after wiping them myself were still sticky, the floor was covered in old food and dirt. The play area felt dirty and unclean...More

Thank Alice D
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The kids love coming here so it's a good place to chill and let them run free! Food / Drink is a little expensive but it's served quickly and to your table.

Thank Rashid Z
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I visited it lately for a birthday party. I need to say I was really disappointed. Staff was rude and unfriendly. We were told by a manager ,I think ,not to sit in other tables then 2 designated for a party because she wanted to...More

1  Thank EG1904
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Took my Granddaughter here for a Party. Great fun on the soft play and all the other things, nice Cafe' to get a coffee ect. And then to top it off the party was Build a Bear, or Dog or Giraffe or Unicorn. GREAT IDEA...More

Thank SUSIE1102
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I went to play barn with my grandchildren, 10yrs & 2yrs. I liked the layout I could sit have a coffee while they played able to watch them easily....... The staff are friendly the food available is varied and really nice freshly made. We had...More

1  Thank carol o
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have been coming to the Playbarn with my two children for over 12 years and they have always had a brilliant time making friends. The staff are friendly, helpful and keep a good order. Theres plenty of good food on offer during the day...More

2  Thank Chris P
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