New £3.7 million Hollywood Bowl set to open September

12 July 2023

Bowling fans in the West Midlands can look forward to exciting ten pin action, after Hollywood Bowl Group commences work to open its new £3.7 million family entertainment centre at Merry Hill.

Set to bring affordable fun and new family entertainment to the area, Hollywood Bowl Merry Hill will offer you a taste of modern LA, with work now underway.

There will be no pin left standing as the centre is set to feature 24 ten pin bowling lanes including six VIP lanes, state-of-the-art amusements, a fabulous bar and dedicated party zone, when it opens its doors for the first time on Monday 11th September.

The centre will also create up to 40 new jobs for local people, who will have the opportunity to benefit from Hollywood Bowl’s brilliant training and development programmes, which will help them develop exciting careers within the leisure and hospitality industry.

Scott Jones, Centre Manager at Hollywood Bowl Merry Hill, said: “We’re thrilled to be opening a glitzy new centre in Merry Hill.

“Hollywood Bowl has built a strong reputation for delivering affordable family experiences across the UK and we can’t wait to welcome family and friends from across the city to have fun and make memories together in our new state of the art bowling centre, just in time for autumn and Christmas.”

On top of ten pin bowling fun, you’ll also get to enjoy its American-style bar and diner featuring delicious food and drinks, including American classics such as hot dogs, burgers, shakes and signature cocktails, making it the perfect destination for nights out with friends or colleagues.

To help keep the competitive spirit going, Hollywood Bowl’s famous amusements area will offer iconic games, such as Mario Kart as well as family favourites such as air hockey and racing games.

Jonathan Poole, Centre Manager at Merry Hill, commented: “We can’t wait to welcome Hollywood Bowl to Merry Hill. It’s a major addition to the centre as we bring in more of what our millions of visitors are telling us they want.

“Adding Hollywood Bowl’s dazzling range of bowling and fun activities to the existing cinema, restaurants and Eat Central substantially increases the choice of entertainment options at Merry Hill for spending time to together and relaxing with friends and family.”