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D20 Board Game Cafe

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great find

Loved D20. We have struggled to find a decent board game cafe locally and have often had to go into... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
monkeymonkeyyou
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London, United Kingdom
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Family time

Arrived in Watford to go to Harry Potter world. We had the afternoon spare the day before and... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
sallys928
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York, United Kingdom
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Our on-going mission is to create a unique space in the community, where people of all ages can enjoy tabletop gaming and interact with like-minded people. Providing games from childhood classics to the latest releases, alongside great coffee and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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87 Queens Road, Watford WD17 2QN, England
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+44 1923 800420
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved D20. We have struggled to find a decent board game cafe locally and have often had to go into central London. Can't believe we missed the fact Watford has a great version! Loads of gane choice and tasty, reasonably priced food. Friendly welcome and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We hope you manage to make it down for some of our events in future :)

Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Arrived in Watford to go to Harry Potter world. We had the afternoon spare the day before and having researched things to do in Watford this looked right up our street. Taking our 9 year old granddaughter Holly to try it out. What a great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Thank you very much for your review, and we hope you had a great time at Harry Potter world!

Reviewed February 18, 2019

I have been here a few times now. It's great to just have a casual gathering with friends, grab a cup of tea or one of their awesome milkshakes and just get into a board game, the hours just fly! the staff are always really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Thanks so much for you review :) We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 13, 2019

Strange walking in....but within minutes we felt the lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and great choice of retro board games! We actually TALKED (and laughed alot) instead of our usual phone checking! Food was fairly good too. All in all very definitely recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thank you for your review! It's great to see people interacting over a board game rather than on their phones :) Hope to see you in again soon.

Reviewed September 20, 2018

Wanted to try this place for ages and it was worth the wait. Massive choice of games and great food, the staff are so helpful and have a great knowledge of the games.

Date of experience: September 2018
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed September 5, 2018

Went with a good group of friends. It seems unusual when you first enter but once you are sat down you can start to appreciate the café. It is quirky in so many ways. I was there for five hours as it has a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Hi Edward, thank you for your 5 star review! We are currently in the middle of revamping our food menu, so hopefully we will have the chance to wow you with our food in the future. I'm surprised you find our milkshakes expensive - we...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018

What an amazing idea. We spent over three hours playing traditional board games and had a really fun time. The milkshakes were amazing and the meze plate and nachos were great as we could continue playing whilst snacking. Staff were all very helpful and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Ann! We love it when families have a good time at d20. Hopefully you'll find yourself in the area again for another visit :)

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It’s just such an awesome idea, situated in the heart of Watford. This place instantly has a warm homely feel with the best coffee in town. I was welcomed in by friendly and bubbly staff, i I really did feel welcome. Humble prices for good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Denise, thanks for the fab review! We are insanely proud of our coffee (Liberty) which is locally roasted in Hertfordshire. We're glad you had a good time, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Friendly, well run, loads of choice of games in catagories. Excellent food & drinks. Lovely atmosphere. This place must have taken a lot of effort & money so set up - they’ve got it just right. Great for all ages 😊

Date of experience: August 2018
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks for the lovely review Alison - d20 was (and still is!) a labour of love! We're so glad you had a good time, and we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Great little place for a get together. We came here during the summer hols. 2 adults and 3 teenagers. We did think that we would end up wanting to play different games but with lots of games to choose from, we were able to pick...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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chigs86, Owner at D20 Board Game Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks for your review! We are becoming increasingly renowned for our milkshakes ;) We love seeing people of all different ages coming together to play a board game. We hope to see you again soon.

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