Roll on down to North London's biggest bowling alley, Rowans Tenpin Bowl, which has a whopping 24 lanes and 19 pool tables. The late-night bar hosts DJs, live bands and special student nights. Throw in amusement arcades and giant sports screens, and you have the perfect entertainment venue.
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Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 2DF
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Rowans Tenpin Bowl
Stroud Green RoadFinsbury ParkLondonN4 2DF
- +44 (0)20 8800 1950
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This place is utterly ridiculous. The crowd can't seem to decide who it is or what it wants. There is bowling. There is awful/awesome music. There are cheap pitchers of beer (Coors Light?! OH OKAY.). There is (allegedly) karaoke. And, my favorite part of the whole place, there is a neon 'Cincinnati' sign.
The bowling is reasonably priced, I guess. I have no standard for comparison. This...more
Rowans is located right across the road from Finsbury Park tube. Inside there are plenty of bowling lanes and it's good value. More down to earth than the more consciously Americana '50's All Star Lanes but just as much fun. Great for kids too.more
Gotta love bowling. I am incredibly competitive though so don't expect me to take it easy.
I like Rowan's, the first time I went here I was a bit taken aback by the £1 entrance fee - what's that all about? But it has more character than the shrines to plastic of Hollywood bowl and hurts the wallet less than the trendy, 50s style places in central London (which I do go to occasionally).
Where's my White Russian? Has anybody seen the Dude? Rowans made me want to squeeze into a tight purple jumpsuit, slick back my hair into a ponytail and have my friends refer to me as Jesus. Yes the place reminded me of The Big Lebowski. It had those tacky plastic seats, yellow cheap looking interior with seaside'esqe logo's emblazoned on the walls.
No doubt if you wanted to, you could form a...more
There is a certain innocent pleasure I attach to bowling, probably something to do with the spate of parties in my early teens I passed watching heavy, green orbs bounce off the inflatable trainer guards to deliver yet another, less-than-credible strike. Such aids to my cackness at bowling are not available at Rowans in Finsbury Park, where some serious competitiveness from dedicated...more