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79 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EQ, England
+44 1392 791396
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Great Fun

Loved it! Really friendly and helpful staff make this place really stand out. A great selection of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tamzin M
via mobile
Overpriced fun

We were a party of 6, one of which had already visited Board and recommended it. Staff were great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liptonite
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Salcombe, United Kingdom
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The South-West's Award-Winning Board Game Cafe!
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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79 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved it! Really friendly and helpful staff make this place really stand out. A great selection of games for all ages. The food was excellent. Was it a cheap day out? Not really but we had a good 3 hours of fun and could have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 6, one of which had already visited Board and recommended it. Staff were great; but very busy as, with just 2 front of house, they couldn't be taking orders for food and drinks as well as helping with game questions....More

Thank Liptonite
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BoardExeter, Owner at Board, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Liptonite, and thank you for the review. Your instincts were right — we were unfortunately short-staffed this previous Saturday the 10th, which I believe was the day your group came in. This was due to a scheduling misunderstanding among the team. I’m saddened that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my friends and spent a good three hours there. The game selection was great, service was fab and the food... amazing! Possibly the best grilled cheese EVER!

Thank Adriana H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

firstly I really like board games and take part in them on a regular weekly basis and have done so for almost 10 years. I really think their selection of board games is ok, its not amazing but it certainly allows for a fair amount...More

2  Thank Mali S
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BoardExeter, Owner at Board, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mali, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. When we originally opened Board, we were only a temporary 4-month pop-up to test the idea (hence why we closed then re-opened at a new location). Given that a dedicated board gaming venue...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Some of our group of 5 had passed this place and wanted to try it out. You need to book a table/booth for £5 per person (which you pay on arrival), but you then get the table for 3hours. They have quite a good menu...More

Thank expressive-one
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Family of four, kids 10 + 8 We spent about 2.5 hrs and it was great for focused family time...no phones, no TV etc to distract us .. the children loved it and were on such a high afterwards.. The food was definitely over priced...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Such a great place to enjoy an evening out and really spending some quality time together. Food is pricey for what it is, that said it was cooked really well, fresh and very filling. Great selection of drinks too, again pricey but certainly worth the...More

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Can't fault the staff at all as they were some of the best restaurant staff I've experienced anywhere. I couldn't wait to leave though as I felt for the food and drink on top of a 5 pound entrance fee was way too much. Burger...More

Thank Geoff M
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

When I first came in I was a bit unsure of how good this place would actually be. To my surprise, I found my visit very fun and entertaining and so did the kids. They have all different types of games with different play abilities....More

Thank Millie L
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

With a few hours to kill before a birthday dinner reservation we spotted this place and being a family of avid board game players dropped in to have a look. As we only had about an hour our host was more than happy to recommend...More

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Natalie W
9 February 2018|
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Response from BoardExeter | Property representative |
Hi Natalie, lots of great games for two players — a whole portion of our library is devoted to it!
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Jay G
5 September 2016|
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Response from BoardExeter | Property representative |
Hi Jay! Yes, you can book! You can shoot us details over a message on our Facebook page, via email, or phone us on 01392 791396
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