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#86 of 1,350 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Visited the Waterloo one

Fun place to pass a few hours playing board games, light food options and craft beers. The alley... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Joanna M
London, England, United Kingdom
Tucked away but a little gem!

I visited Draughts as part of a trip to London to celebrate my son turning 18 and he has a love of... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Mark P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here with a couple of friends for a birthday, we played a game called SURVIVE - escape from Atlantis. Never played it before, super fun, it was recommended by one of the lovely members of staff. They suggested a couple of games before we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank agnm123
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Draughts Waterloo is a really cool place that's kind of hidden away. It looks really nice, has a good selection of tasty food (including good vegetarian options), and a cool selection of games to choose from. We booked a table for 11.30 to end at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

Fun place to pass a few hours playing board games, light food options and craft beers. The alley itself is worth visiting to see the other bars and wild graffiti (official) walls.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I booked a table for 20 people for my birthday on sat 20th October evening and although the venue and the concept are brilliant, the staff were absolutely dreadful to us. One tallish waiter with brown hair seemed to have a real problem with our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We booked a table from 2-4 and by half 3 we were being given reminders about when to leave. At 3.45 we were told to settle the bill. We told the staff that we were paying seperatyly so we would settle at the bar once...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 903NatM
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I visited Draughts as part of a trip to London to celebrate my son turning 18 and he has a love of board games. Not close to an underground but handy for the bus network or a pleasant walk. We received a warm welcome on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I absolutely LOVED this place! I'm obsessed with board games and wanted to find a place where I could spend the day playing games that I never had before. It's set up in a nice fashion where you can play with the people you came...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Shay R
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The variety of games is great, so there is a real attraction to revisit the place after your first - I suppose this is the indication of how good it is! The food and drink was professionally made, and as good as you'd expect from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SummerJobber
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Loved this place, we went the the one in waterloo and decided to give it a go after eating at the Vietnamese reataurant next door. We loved it, had so many different choices. Wasnt something we would normally do but definately will be doing it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joey W
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Draughts has a brilliant selection of games and drinks. The staff are always super helpful to explain the games and give you the time to help you chose something new. It’s a really great place to go for a different experience. Sometimes service can be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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9 October 2018|
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Response from LouisWood | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for not replying sooner. Only street parking. Overground station is about 100m away.
Gemma S
29 December 2017|
Response from nuwandabob | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would, especially if you want a table for 4 or more people. A couple of tables for 2 are usually available even if you arrive later, but they are small and gaming on those tends to be troublesome.