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Board

79 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EQ, England
+44 1392 791396
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Great fun and good food!

Been here twice now, with my 6 year old and husband. Great way to end a day shopping or to spend... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sausageconnoisseur
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Good all round

Place was great, good selection of games, staff were brilliant and knowledgeable and good selection... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
joandrik
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The South-West's Award-Winning Board Game Cafe!
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“card game” (2 reviews)
“three hours” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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79 South Street, Exeter EX1 1EQ, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice now, with my 6 year old and husband. Great way to end a day shopping or to spend some time as a family. Enjoyed the food (although pricey the portions are massive on the snacks), and cocktails. Our first visit was fantastic,...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Place was great, good selection of games, staff were brilliant and knowledgeable and good selection of drinks with table service. Personally food menu didn't have great variety and was abit pricey although not a big issue however the burger looked amazing!! Went here a couple...More

Thank joandrik
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Enjoyed an aprés work visit with work colleagues as a most pleasant and unusual evening social. Stunning range of games, explained by staff if required but the boss knew how to play the games we selected and a very pleasant relaxing and enjoyable three hours...More

1  Thank Martin_Mather
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I've been to Board quite a few times now (including a memorable Harry Potter quiz night featuring staff in full costume and an excellent Severus Snape as quizmaster) and every time I've had a blast. Friendly staff who are always willing to help you with...More

4  Thank Dawn S
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times now with my four children aged from 8-14 and we love it more every time. So many brilliant and unusual games, staff are always keen to help show you how to play and the food and drink are lovely. Definitely...More

3  Thank MrsEAD
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to catch up with friends you haven't seen in a while. Lovely calm friendly atmosphere with approachable polite staff. There are lots of different games to try ranging from basic kids games to more complex adult games. Comfortable seating with big tables that...More

2  Thank Jackson P
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I don't usually bother with reviews, but I really enjoyed the evening I spent at board with friends. Attentive staff, good food, lots of drinks and so many games! Staff gave plenty of suggestions and were quick to clear table and take orders. All round...More

1  Thank Tim B
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We come here often, as a group of 3-6, and we always have a great time! There are a great selection of games and the staff are always there to explain the rules or recommend a game if you want them to. The food is...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Board is such an amazing place and concept. I love these types of board games, and finding shops that sell them is hard enough, so having a café with a large selection of games that you can effectively "try before you buy" is great! They...More

Thank MrLewk
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BoardExeter, Owner at Board, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks for the review MrLewk! Regarding your comment on discounted entry fee, we’ve just introduced a new deal that gives free admission on weekdays before 3pm when buying a main meal and a drink. We think this gives great value for a visit during off-peak...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I've been looking forward to visiting Board for some time and finally got the chance to visit last week with my family. When we arrived we were well met a brief explanation of the fees etc and sat at our table, drinks were ordered and...More

6  Thank Devon D
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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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