Discover the top board game cafes in Singapore for endless fun with friends and family. Find the perfect place to roll the dice and chase away those boring days!
Hey there, fellow board game enthusiasts! Are you tired of the same old weekend routine?
Ready to shake things up and dive into a world of strategy, competition, and endless fun?
Singapore is not only famous for its delicious food, stunning architecture, and picturesque parks and gardens but also for its thriving board game scene. Perfect for a Singapore date night with a difference or a fun evening with a group of friends.
So, let’s roll the dice and explore the best board game cafés in Singapore, where the good times never stop.
King and the Pawn
If you just want to hang out for a few hours playing some games without worrying about an hourly charge, then King and the Pawn is your knight in shining armour. Here, you pay a small board game fee and you can stay as long as you like – right up until 1:30 am at weekends.
They have a wide selection of game titles, from rowdy party games for large group gatherings, to brain-burning 2-player games, making it equally the perfect place for date nights or a birthday party. And their game gurus are on hand to recommend and teach you the games.
And you won’t even have to leave to grab a bite, because they serve up a wide selection of main courses, small bites and platters, featuring traditional comfort food with a playful twist.
How about pairing some Creamy Duck Confit Pasta with a thrilling game of Splendor Duel? There’s also burgers and milkshakes on the menu and a brunch menu at weekends.
King and the Pawn awaits at Level 2, 24 Purvis Street, Singapore 188601.
Play Nation HQ
Hidden away in a charming two-storey conservation shophouse, Play Nation is a true veteran in the board game cafe scene, offering over 500 titles of both console games and board games.
What makes it a standout? Affordable packages that come with free-flow drinks and snacks! They even offer a group package with a private room and three hours of console and board game fun.
Prefer gaming at home? No worries, they’ve got console rentals too.
Find your gaming haven at 58 Prinsep Street, Singapore 188686.
Kommune @ 82Soho
Looking for a one-stop gaming paradise? Kommune @ 82Soho has got you covered.
Here, you will find computer, console, and board games to keep the fun rolling. Whether you fancy immersive private rooms or cozy living room setups, they’ve got it all.
They offer the widest selection of Playstation games in Singapore and also have PC games on offer, in addition to traditional board games.
Feeling like a change of pace? Head over to Tigress, 82Soho’s restaurant concept for some mouthwatering bites and billiards. Or belt out your favourite tunes in Korean karaoke sessions.
Just bear in mind, it gets busy, so make a reservation if you’re going with a big group.
They’re located at #03-18, Orchard Gateway, Orchard Road, Singapore 238858.
BG Monsters Cafe
If you’re looking for a hidden gem in the world of board game cafes, BG Monsters Café in Outram Park is the place to be.
This delightful establishment made its debut in the Holland Road Mall in 2021, offering a haven for family and friends to indulge in an array of entertaining activities.
It now has a new home in the heart of Outram Park complete with outdoor terrace. Whether you’re into competitive gaming, video games, or old-school favourites, this café has it all.
Prices at BG Monsters Café are incredibly budget-friendly, starting at just a $6.90 flat fee for a one-hour session, making it an excellent option for those seeking affordable gaming fun.
What sets this café apart is its charming outdoor terrace, providing the perfect setting for alfresco gaming on those balmy Singapore evenings.
Discover this hidden gem at 61 Kampong Bahru Road #02-03.
Singapore’s original board game cafe, Mosanco Settler’s Café has been providing relaxed gaming fun since 2003. This cozy cafe offers a massive library of games and plenty of comfy seating. You’ll also find three private rooms, complete with TVs.
And when you’re ready for a break, you’ll find its menu offers a good selection of snacks, coffee, and alcoholic beverages.
What else sets it apart? It’s open 24 hours, with food and drink offered throughout the entire day and night!
It’s located at 562 Serangoon Road, 218178.
The Mind Café
Another old-timer, The Mind Cafe has been offering up good times and game nights since 2005.
Here, you can challenge your brain with over 800 traditional games like Monopoly and Jenga, or dive into more intriguing options like Warhammer, Deception and Voodoo Mania.
We also love their selection of unique local Singapore games such as Hawker Wars, Kopi King and the Durian Game.
Don’t know the rules? No problem. Game masters and facilitators are always on hand to help you learn the ropes.
The cafe also serves up a full menu with main course options like beef lasagna and fried rice, along with desserts and ice cream.
Alternatively, you can opt for a free-flow snack and cold drink package to keep you going while you game.
You’ll find The Mind Cafe at 60A Prinsep Street.
Head over to Bugis+ and discover Battle Bunker, one of the largest game stores and arenas in Singapore. Here, you can choose from a vast game selection of board games and party games, or bring your own games for a group of up to 10 people per table.
Prices start at just $10 per person, making it an affordable outing for all. Whether you’re into family-friendly games like Ghost Blitz, hilarious 18+ games like What Do You Meme?, or anything in between, Battle Bunker has something for everyone.
They also host in-store, regional, and national tournaments and leagues so keep an eye on their Facebook page for details.
There’s no food on offer here, but you will find a selection of beverages on sale.
Find it at BUGIS+, 201 Victoria St, #03-16/17, Singapore 188067
Board Game Shops in Singapore
Now, if you’re eager to start your own board game collection, host your own board game party or want to gift your friends the perfect game, Singapore has some fantastic board game shops too. Check them out below.
Battle Quarters at Xpidemix
Don’t be put off by the name; Battle Quarters is not just for war gamers. It has something for everyone.
While they do specialise in tabletop war games, they cater to all gamers, with a range of cool board games from the traditional to the unique.
You’ll find Dungeons and Dragons, Star Wars games, Marvel Crisis Protocol and even Jigsaw puzzles. Into model kits? They’ve got you covered too with a huge range of kits, hobby paints and accessories.
Head to #01-03, 63 East Coast Road, Singapore 428776.
Team Board Game
Looking for a place to buy board games and enjoy them with friends? Team Board Game has you covered.
With a wide selection of board games across all categories such as role play, family, abstract strategy, cards, puzzles and war games, you’ll find something for every taste.
And the best part? You can book a table to play with friends for just $3 per person per hour on weekdays ($3.50 at weekends), or a full-day flat rate from just $10 per pax.
Visit them at #06-07, LTC Building D, 16 Arumugam Road, Singapore 409961.
Handily located in Midpoint Orchard, you’ll find Singapore’s largest board game shop, Games@Pi.
It’s a haven for Warhammer 40k gamers, but don’t let that fool you. You’ll also find well-stocked rows of board games, card games, miniature war games, role-playing games and more.
From Unstable Unicorns and Sushi Go to Codenames, Dungeons & Dragons, Pokemon TCG and Magic: The Gathering, you’ll find it here.
You can also book a gaming table in the store, and keep a look out for specialist Commander Nights and Painting and Building Hobby Nights too.
It’s located at #03-01, Midpoint, 220 Orchard Road, Singapore 238852.
Finding a group for game night can be a challenge, but not at Gamesaurus Rex. They host regular gaming events, workshops and tournaments, both solo and team.
You’ll find Board Games, Miniature Hobby Games, Hobby Supplies and RPG supplies all under one roof. It’s not just a gaming venue; it’s a hub for hobbyists, and a great place to make like-minded new friends.
Swing by 259A Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574386, and let the games begin!
More than just boardgames, Toytag offers a selection of quality and fun educational toys and games from all around the world, with over a hundred card and board games available.
it’s a one-stop shop for games, puzzles, toys and more. Whether you’re into kid-friendly games like Exploding Kittens or epic Game of Thrones board games, they’ve got it all.
Your board game dreams come true at #06-02/03, Apex @ Henderson, 201 Henderson Road, Singapore 159545.
Calling all Magic: The Gathering fans! Dueller’s Point stocks single cards from the popular card game and exclusive sealed products.
But that’s not all; they’ve got a variety of board games, popular card games, gaming supplies, and even paint for figurines. It’s a true haven for board gamers and card enthusiasts.
You’ll need to head to the heartlands for this one. Find it at #B1-541, Blk 450 Hougang Avenue 10, Singapore 530450.