Making its debt in Southampton, Hollywood Bowl, the Uk’s leading ten-pin bowling operator, will take a 1,545 m2 unit located on harbour Parade. The scheme will represent the brand’s latest generation of family entertainment centres with 16 fully computerised ten-pin bowling lanes, including 4 exclusive VIP lanes, It will also feature an American diner, a stylish bar and fun packed amusements and pool areas. The décor of the bowl will be celebration of Americana including a full- size vintage Ford Mustang.
All Bar One will be brining one of its stylish bars to the city opening a 422m2 unit in what will be the brand’s all important first on Southampton. Located on the lower promenade of the development. All Bar One will be ideally positioned overlooking the scheme’s plaza between restaurants Jamie’s Italian and Cau.
TGI Fridays, the much-loved American restaurant chain that focuses on casual dining, will take 738 m2 unit within the development. The restaurant which prides itself on bringing fun and friendliness to the table, will offer its guests an extensive food and drinks menu that combines signature flavours to create mouth-watering dishes.
The 17,000 m2 scheme, which will become part of WestQuay shopping centre at its launch later this year, will transform Southampton’s current leisure and dining offer by creating a new and exciting destination for the city. Now 83% pre-let, the scheme has already attracted a strong line-up of restaurateurs including Wahaca, Byron, Bill’s, Cabana, Five Guys and Red Dog Saloon.
Sarah Fox, Head of Restaurants and Leisure at Hammerson, commented: “Hollywood Bowl, All Bar One and TGI Fridays are all fantastic brands to welcome to the scheme. Along with a number of operator already secured, I am particularly pleased that the scheme will be debuting Hollywood Bowl and All Bar One. This is testament to the development as well as to the city as a vibrant leisure, dining and retail hub. As we count down to the launch we are looking forward to welcoming more brands to the city and continuing to strengthen its appeal to customers from across the South Coast”.
Steve burns, CEO of The Original Bowling Company, said “We are very excited to be opening our first centre in Southampton with a new, state of the art entertainment venue in WestWay Watermark. The new Hollywood Bowl will provide high quality, fun-filled leisure experiences to customers of all ages in our bowling, diner, bar and amusement areas.”
A spokesperson from All Bar One, added: “All Bar One is the perfect place to catch up with friends and share cocktail or two, so we’re very excited to be part of the new development, and opening out first bar in Southampton”