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Cool café, restaurant and bar.
Open from noon to 11pm.

(Closed Mondays except this New Year’s Eve)

Have a different night out – enjoy games in real life.

Come and have fun. Choose from a great menu of eclectic food and drinks.  Try some of our quick games, or our library of 555+ board games – stay for many hours without having to rush off. Watch out, time passes differently at The Library Pot while you are having fun.

Opening hours =
Tuesday to Saturday = 12pm noon to 11pm
Sunday  =  Noon to 9pm
(Closed on Mondays)

New hours/charges:
Weekdays = first two hours free (one drink minimum per person per hour)
then £2 per person per hour.  Otherwise £5 per person per session.
Weekends £5 per person per session for games.

Playing Sessions =
Tuesday to Friday = 12pm noon to 11pm
Saturday afternoon =  Noon to 5.30pm
Saturday evening =  6.00pm to 11.00pm
Sunday afternoon =  Noon to 4.30pm
Sunday evening  =  4.30pm to 9.00pm

No games at the table = no cover charge.

Xmas / New Year times:
Sunday 23 December – usual sessions
Xmas Eve Monday 24 December – Closed
Xmas Day Tuesday 25 December – Closed
Boxing Day Wednesday 26 December – Closed
Thursday 27 December – Open 4.00 pm to 11pm
Friday 28 to Sunday 30 December – usual sessions
NEW YEAR’S EVE Monday 31 December – 5.00 pm to 1.30am (Advance tickets £10 each includes glass of Prosecco)
Tuesday 1 December – open 5.00pm to 11.00pm

January holiday:
Monday 14 to Thursday 17 January inclusive – Closed

To book a table at The Library Pot restaurant & café, please use the booking widget here (& let us know in the comments if you are coming for games and/or food). For groups of 7 or more, please see the Group Booking page.

Book on our widget!

Or come on your own and join a meetup group.  Please join us on meetup dot com (it is free to join) and find out when the meetup groups are in the Library Pot.

Closed Mondays including Bank Holidays – unusually open this New Year’s Eve.

Advance tickets £10. Tickets on the day: £20. Includes one free glass of Prosecco.  Use booking widget.

Available for booking for corporate events & private parties.
Please email rob @

Along the leafy boulevard part of Richmond, towards Kew Gardens. Nearest tube is Richmond station.  Sorry, no buggies, bicycles (of any type), etc

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