Upscale Bowling in Atlanta's 'Burbs

With locations in Marietta and Norcross, Ga., Brunswick's bowling alleys feature a redesigned interior and Tavern ’45, a gastropub offering creative American cuisine, local craft beers and tony cocktails.
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Photo By: Austin Holt

Photo By: Austin Holt

Photo By: Austin Holt

Photo By: Austin Holt

Photo By: Austin Holt

Photo By: Austin Holt

Photo By: Austin Holt

Photo By: Austin Holt

Sexy Lighting

Focusing on a well-heeled 21-and-over clientele, Brunswick commissioned Chipman Design Architecture to create an ambiance for the “next evolution” in bowling, which includes sumptuous furnishings and sexy mood lighting. The Iowa-based firm is known mostly for marrying form and function for clients such as Banana Republic, Chipotle and Ulta. 

Brunswick's Bowl Raises Bar

Both 40,000-square-foot locations went through extreme interior makeovers and updated equipment. Exteriors were also updated and spruced, much to the delight of locals who've been eager to get inside. 

Sleek New Look

The makeovers of both alleys include mood lighting, a tasteful color palette and new carpeting.

Stylish Lanes

The Norcross location features a lofted bar area situated in the middle of the lanes, offering a unique perspective of the action, as well as an outdoor patio. Both have comfortable, in-lane seating, making it attractive for non-bowling friends to join in the fun. 

New Equipment

With the floors polished and sanded, the remodeled facility is ready for bowlers.


The transformed facilities are designed so that even non-bowlers can join in the fun.

Tavern '45

Tavern ’45, a nod to Brunswick's 1845 origins, is a gastropub offering the house mac and cheese with a potato-chip crust, grilled wild salmon with herb butter and mango salsa, and a variety of burgers and panini sandwiches.

Tavern '45 Interior

We also love the nod to our local Georgia brewers: Featured on the bar menu are SweetWaterTerrapin and Wild Heaven. Beer enthusiasts can also enjoy multiple flavors with flights of any four drafts; Cosmos and Bellinis are available for your non-beer-drinking friends. 

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