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Draughts - Board Game Cafe

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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Fun few hours

Stumbled upon this place - nice wine & beer selection included GF beer. Reasonable burgers, really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Don't Eat Here

Firstly the positives: the board game selection is superb. Great choice for casual and expert... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place - nice wine & beer selection included GF beer. Reasonable burgers, really friendly service Great idea - shelves & shelves of games, small service charge (£3 for up to 2hrs, £6/person for 4hrs) but limitless games! All burgers could be gluten...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it here - will be back for sure. Tons of games, all levels of skill. Really reasonable game rates - was 6.00 each for 3 hours. Recommend making a booking we saw a lot of people turned away. Great food and beer too and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived to be told there was a 45 min wait, that's ok we expected that, Sat at the bar and got sat at a table in 35 mins *bonus* We were told this was table service and just to wave someone down, turns out this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adam C
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Firstly the positives: the board game selection is superb. Great choice for casual and expert gamers alike, the library is very well organised and the staff are super helpful when you want to decide what to play. The prices are pretty decent, a pint is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank steph363
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Good service and great fun, huge range of different games to play, nice atmosphere. Food and drinks all good standard.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jboyland
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

I visited with 3 friends having booked a table for 2 hours on a Sunday afternoon. The venue had a good atmosphere but the staff said it was table service and then took a long time to come and ask us if we wanted anything....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ch363
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Good night out with a group of friends, foods really good. Waiters very friendly and explains games and rules for new games just to get the night started.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lifejourney2020
Reviewed December 21, 2018

This quirky place is great for game enthusiasts and those looking for a place to relax on a rainy day. The big issue is the waiting list, which makes it difficult to get a table. Early booking is recommended. There are a large selection board...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank louiville7
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

You must book, unless you turn up weekdays before 5. Otherwise it's always rammed and they don't take walk-ups. They recently changed the food menu, which is excellent. Lobster Mac&Cheese, sticky chilli chicken, and an awesome looking crab burger we didn't order. Nice selection of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pheebsgeebs
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in the tunnel, we were really pleased to stumble across this place! £5 entry per person for 4 hours of playing games is great for a rainy day. We had a couple of hours to kill before a train and enjoyed trying out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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