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Tubby Bears
1-2 Carrington Court, Great Northern Road, Derby
Type of place: Indoor soft playground

Other nearby places that have reviews:

Boots [0.7 miles], Noah and Nellies [2.3 miles], Bumpi's Big Adventure [2.3 miles], The Bluebell Inn [6.8 miles], The American Adventure [8.7 miles], Little Drivers [8.8 miles], Cyril's Nut Hut [9.6 miles], Arts Picture House [10.4 miles], the Paramount [10.6 miles], Lunar Liftoff family entertainment centre [11.0 miles]

All distances are as the crow flies, distances by road may be different
Reviews and details of facilities:

My little boy had a party at tubby bears staff were polite and couldn t do enough for us! So pleased with the party it was perfect for my 5 year old.His favourite part was having tubby bear there .Great value for money it was very clean and food was perfect .

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar

Review by: c brown

Date: 19th April 2015 - 11:09

not very happy with this place staff are rude and unhelpful i suggest new staff needed urgently, i will not be going again until there is friendlier staff, food came cold and very late waiting, don't have staff that keep everything under control it is very disappointing


Review by: kirsty

Date: 4th April 2015 - 00:15

Tubby Bears is a nice place but the staff are very rude. They mess about with your cups of coffees.If you ask for refund they will call the police on you, so if you want to avoid trouble my advice is don't go.If a buisness has not got the decent staff to run it theres no point in down grading your customers.This place needs to sort its staff ASAP! Disgusting attitude and slow service.Can do with a spring clean too.

Rating: Star

Review by: zara khan

Date: 14th March 2015 - 15:18

went there with family to birthday party and had a great time kids loved every minute food was good

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar

Review by: clare

Date: 1st November 2014 - 20:29

went to tubbies my children had a great time the staff were very helpful the food was nice and the cakes were out of this world can't wait to book my children's birthday party there keep up the good work

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar

Review by: paul

Date: 1st November 2014 - 20:27

Food 1.5hrs, messy tables and the staff rude. I have written to management. This place needs a complete re-train in customer care n service.

Rating: Star

Review by: Michelle

Date: 25th April 2014 - 09:21

Despite it being over a year since the last review, the wait for simple things like the waiting time for a single plate of chips is still painfully long. With staff not giving any sort of time to when it'll be done. Since this particular problem was reported, you might think they would have done something about it by now. Everything else is ok, but if take your own food if you choose to visit

Rating: Star

Review by: Shaun

Date: 22nd April 2014 - 13:18

Just got home from Tubby bears after leaving demanding a refund. at first going well until after 1 hrs 20 minutes of waiting for lunch i was told its mad and lunch would be another half an hour. well children of 18 months aren't known for their patience. Although i feel sorry for the staff response was just 'its mad'. Not customer service of any sort. i never write reviews but felt the need.

Rating: Star

Review by: Emily

Date: 27th April 2013 - 12:28

I take my son and daughter every few days, my son is 4 and my daughter is 7, it has recently been taken over by new management from what i hear and it truly is brilliant. new toys, great staff and very fun experiences to be had, the place is clean and the menu has a wide variety to choose from, the play areas are great and the play frame is great my son particularly enjoys the ball pit.

all in all i think it is underrated and look forward to going every week.

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar

Review by: Andrew

Date: 28th February 2012 - 21:20

i was very disapointed when i went,some staff are very rude and dont pull out all the stops to make a birthday party as good as it could be. service is a bit slow too.
quite dirty too, went early in the morning and the floor clearly had not been hooved.

Rating: Star

Review by: sarah white

Date: 26th November 2009 - 21:51

I love tubby bears. The staff are great and the place is kept very clean. I have even seen staff cleaning it which i have never seen at the other large soft play in derby. Cheap, good food and you don't pay full price for under 2's.
The toliets are always clean and great for littleones who want to do it themselves.
Its great

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar

Review by: Jenny

Date: 28th September 2007 - 06:59

Its a great play area but its a complete tip. The place is understaffed, the staff that are there are downright rude and unhelpful and do their best to ignore customers. There is no staff input whatsoever - my 2 year old was hurt by bigger boys throwing things and the staff just looked on saying nothing. Always a long wait for mediocre food. Will never go again!


Review by: helen

Date: 9th September 2007 - 15:12

i am a regular customer at tubby bears,its great for my older daughter (whos 6) and toddlers too.always great food,very clean and tidy,and friendly staff.we always have lots of fun at tubbys!!!

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar

Review by: lee

Date: 14th January 2007 - 13:27

i take my younger sister (5) weekly and im more than happy with the service i get. for 3 entry in the morning my sister and i both get a free drink, the place is always very clean, with good quality food and friendly staff

Rating: StarStarStarStar

Review by: Callie

Date: 11th January 2007 - 00:11

very disappointed,my daughter attended party and no first aider available to help,had to ask for help no qualified first aider,lots of children banging heads etc,no one came to the rescue to check if ok.Will not be going again!


Review by: julie

Date: 12th December 2006 - 10:26

Bit disappointed with the place. There is a toddler area with lots of play kitchen stuff, play house and toy pushchairs etc which is a good thing - but a high proportion of the toys were broken and had bits missing. Disappointing, considering that this is a relatively new place.

We went early - 10 o'clock ish and were some of the first to arrive, but the toddler area - mentioned above - was like a bomb site. I know some disorder is expected, but we could hardly find space on the floor to play. It obviously hadn't been tidied up from the previous day.

The bigger play area is good with two slides and ball pool, and there is a colouring area.

Rating: StarStar

Review by: Jen

Date: 4th August 2006 - 20:47

Great new indoor play centre. Lots of space and lots for toddlers and babies too. Very friendly and have a good menu.

Rating: StarStarStarStar

Review by: Jane

Date: 5th March 2006 - 11:38

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