In this article, you will get to learn about the best bowling places in Nairobi. Bowling is a game in which a heavy ball is rolled down a long, narrow lane toward a group of objects known as pins, with the aim being to knock down more pins than an opponent.
Bowling allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of life while socializing at the same time. Here are the best and most affordable ones.
Best Bowling Places In Nairobi
1. Strikez, Westgate Mall
Strikez is located on the first floor of the Westgate Mall, Westlands. It is open daily from 10 am to 8 pm. Equipped with a 10-lane bowling alley, Strikez also has 9 pool tables, Foosball, air hockey, and a restaurant with great food and cocktails. There is even a resident DJ. Food and drinks can be served as you bowl.
Their bowling charges range from Kshs 350 to Kshs 500 per game depending on time and day.
2. Village Bowl, Village Market
Village Bowl is tucked at Village Market, along Limuru road in the 2nd-floor new wing. It is a modern, 11-lane Brunswick bowling facility great for leisure, sport, parties, and entertainment. Village Bowl features a family-friendly atmosphere with special effects lighting, artistic themes, and live music. It is very spacious and you can play other games like pool table, air hockey & Foosball as well. The best part is you can’t go hungry as different restaurants are offering various cuisines in the Village Market.
Bowling cost ranges between Kshs 350 to Kshs 500 per person per game and you can bowl alone or join a team and compete.
3. Pins Entertainment, Sarit Centre
Pins Entertainment is located on the 1st floor of Sarit Centre, Westlands, and is open every Monday to Sunday between 10 am to 8 pm. Pins Entertainment has 11 bowling lanes perfect for an inter-family league. This facility also has a state of the art billiards and karaoke lounges, air hockey tables, football games, a well-equipped children’s play area, a private movie theatre, and even alleys for kids below the age of 5 years.
Their bowling charges are Kshs 500 per game on weekends and public holidays, and Kshs 350 on weekdays between 10 am and 4 pm.
4. PlayLand Amusement Park, Next Gen Mall
PlayLand Amusement Park located on the ground floor of Nextgen Mall is the newest amusement facility in Nairobi with attractive structures and themes. It’s open daily from 10 am to 8 pm. Apart from bowling, they also have virtual reality games, rope challenges, and a pool table. They charge Kshs 500 per game for bowling.
5. The Nairobi Club
Not every bowling game should be done in the conventional mall bowling alleys. If you are looking for a different bowling experience then The Nairobi Club should be way up on your bucket list.
Nairobi club was established in 1901. It is a private members’ club, owned by its Members. It’s located in the Upper Hill area on Ngong road. Their bowling is done outside and they call it Green Bowling. The objective of each player is to roll the biased balls so that they stop close to a smaller white ball called a jack. Any member may play for Kshs 150 and guests at Kshs 200. They also have a bowling section special members fee of KES 2,000 per month.