Have a ball at these striking bowling alleys in Riyadh

Time to lace up and pick a lane…

Full of vintage style, neon lights and music, bowling alleys here have upped their game in recent years. With plenty of other entertainment on site, these places are great for all-day or evening fun.

So, get ready to strike out – in the best possible way – at these four great bowling alleys around Riyadh.



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With Riyadh branches in Al Hamra Mall, Al Nakheel Mall and U Walk, Bob’s has been bowling over the competition. All its venues feature state-of-the-art lanes in a handsome neon-lit space with a vibrant street art vibe and groovy music. This adult favourite also offers a well-rounded menu – ranging from burgers and steaks to boneless chicken wings with maple sauce and nachos – all delivered right to your lane.

Bob’s (Strike 10), Three locations: Al Hamra Mall, Tel: 050 059 7959; Al Nakheel Mall, Tel: 054 518 4604 & U Walk, Tel: 055 111 4286, Sat to Thurs 11am to 2am & Fri 2pm to 2am. Sar99 per person per game of bowling. @bobs.sa

Go Bowling


With bowling, laser tag, arcade games, a full menu and more, you’ll want to plan an entire day here. This family-friendly spot is home to a six-lane bowling alley and is priced at Sar60 per person per game. We reckon your kids will love this place so much that you may end up planning your next birthday soiree here.

Go Bowling, Makan Mall, Prince Muhammad Ibn Saad Ibn Abdulaziz Rd, Al Malqa, Riyadh 11564, Sun to Wed 3pm to 11pm, Thurs 3pm to 1am, Fri 4pm to 1am & Sat 4pm to 11pm. Sar60 per person per game of bowling. Tel: 053 355 0212. Go4fun.net

Universal Bowling Centre


It’s a no-frills, old-school pin smashing at Saudi Arabia’s largest bowling alley. You’ll feel like you have taken a step back in time upon entering Universal Bowling Centre. The industrial warehouse-styled space might not win quite so many style points, but with 30 lanes, table tennis, arcade games, pool tables, PlayStation, and Dunkin’ Donuts all under one roof, what’s there not to love?

Universal Bowling Centre, Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Bin Abdulaziz Rd, Ar Rafiah, Riyadh 12752, daily 4pm to 1.30am. Sar29 per person per game of bowling. Tel: 050 526 9788. ubc-riyadh.com

Yalla! Bowling

This sleek spot offers the perfect mix of sports and food. Try for a strike on one of the eight bowling lanes or play a game of pool. Worked up an appetite? Yalla! Bowling also does bites to eat, so when you get hungry between swings, you’re in luck.

Yalla! Bowling, Three locations: Riyadh Park, daily 9am to 1am; Al Qasr Mall, daily 10am to 1am & Atyaf Mall, daily 1pm to 2am. Sar45 per person per game of bowling.

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