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The Library Pot

86 Kew Road, Richmond TW9 2PQ, England
+44 7930 332688
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Wonderful delicious food and lots of fun!

I've now been to the Library Pot multiple times and continue to find it a magical experience every... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Justin B
Board games, talk, and geeks!

This is an amazing place! I had a great time playing board games for 4 hours with people I just met... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Matthew B
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Eat, Play, Laugh at The Library Pot. There’s an eclectic menu for lunch and dinner, accompanied by a selection of over 505 board games. All sorts of Vegetarian and Vegan options. You will find a diversion to suit you. Please use our website to book a table. Craft beers, wines, sake & absinthe (amongst other things) available. Tickets £5 per session plus food & drink. Predominately for adults, minimum entry age = 8 years old. Ball pool for adults.
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  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“board games” (17 reviews)
“ball pit” (19 reviews)
“playing games” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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86 Kew Road, Richmond TW9 2PQ, England
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+44 7930 332688
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've now been to the Library Pot multiple times and continue to find it a magical experience every time. Whether learning something new or engaging in a game of something I know already, the environment, people and hosts come together to create a wonderful experience...More

Thank Justin B
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is an amazing place! I had a great time playing board games for 4 hours with people I just met using The Library Pot Meetup group. The host (Emily) was really welcoming! She took time with all of us to explain every game that...More

Thank Matthew B
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I found about The Library Pot through Meetup, having moved to the area not knowing many people. I'm so happy I decided to brave it and go on my own to meet these awesome people and play awesome games. Their games collection is insane, and...More

Thank Hannah R
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place in Richmond run by amazing people. Has a wide collection of games and offer a fantastic array food. Definitely recommend.

Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

I came her on Friday and was bowled over yet again by the atmosphere, range of food and drink and the amount of games! I could've stayed all day and not got through half the games I wanted to! I volunteered to be the guinea...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Constant loud blaring music preventing you from relaxing or hearing your friends. The staff are unenthusiastic. The service is slow. The food itself is low quality. Overall I would not recommend coming here.

Thank Zoey M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Really bad experience. If you don’t want to feel on edge all day, or passively aggressively asked to order food, then don’t come here. Great concept in a lovely location, but completely ruined by the staff, felt more like an actual library rather than somewhere...More

Thank Lukespurs87
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Board games cafes are a great concept, and it works well here. However the refreshments were less good. Despite having pre-ordered food, there was about ten minutes between each person's food arriving (a shame because it delayed when we started playing games). The portion size...More

Thank G94J
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Rob C, Owner at The Library Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear reader Eating and playing games is a different experience to sitting in a restaurant where they are focused on delivering meals and turning over tables. At our games club we encourage people to stay for many hours and enjoy playing games. We serve a...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Wow, I've been to this place multiple times now, and it's really amazing. From the really eclectic decor, to the attentiveness of the hosts, it's a one of a kind place. Emily and Rob will make sure you have a good time, and your group...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Has Mahjong Amazing food (of various types) Alcohol (of many different types) Loads of board games A ball pit Cake A cat What more do you want form an establishment? Japanese lessons?! Oh yah they have that as well. Staff could not be more friendly...More

Thank Moku Z
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