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Licensed Restaurant & Board Game Café in Richmond

with AIR CON on for the summer days

Friday & Saturday:  Session 1 =  noon to 5pm; Session 2 = 6pm to 11pm
Cover charge £5 per person per session, plus
Minimum spend £10 per person

Sunday:  Session 1 = noon to 4.30pm; Session 2 = 5pm to 9.30pm
Cover charge £5 per person per session, plus
Minimum spend £10 per person

OPEN FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS – closed Monday to Thursday 

SEE meetup.com for extra special events, often on Thursday evenings: https://www.meetup.com/gamescafe/ 

No games at the table = no cover charge.
Minimum spend includes any food and drink.  Any shortfall added to bill.
Minimum age 8 years old.
Children must be supervised by a responsible adult.

There has been a relaxing of the Covid laws & regulations, but we are retaining most of our Anti-Covid precautions. Before booking please check you are happy with these Anti-Coronavirus measures:

  • Firstly, please do not come if you exhibit ANY symptoms. Please call and cancel.
  • Maximum 6 people in one booking
  • We will ask everyone in your group for name and contact details for Track & Trace
  • You will also be asked to confirm you are symptom-free
  • Closed between sessions for cleaning (though you may stay if you are here for both sessions)
  • Reduced table numbers
  • Booths seat up to 6 and are naturally contained
  • Limited access to games library (one table at a time)
  • Industrial Supernova brand anti-viral and anti-bacterial sanitiser spray available to clean games and hands
  • Alcohol-free Supernova is certified effective against SARS-Cov-2 (Coronavirus/Covid 19), C. Dificile, MRSA, Norovirus, Ebola & MERS
  • Hand sanitiser available to use before handling games, cutlery etc
  • Disposable masks and gloves available for a charge
  • Table service as usual so you don’t have to wander around
  • Trial system available for ordering drinks online by using your smartphone at table
  • Contactless payments available – please avoid using cash
  • Ball pool closed
  • Check F.A.Q. for more detail

If you plan on coming, please book online (not by phone).  It kicks off a whole bunch of processes and makes sure we are expecting you. 
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 or just food).

Currently no tables available for groups of 7 or more, please see the Group Booking page.

Book on our widget!

We are running meetup groups on various evenings.

Closed Mondays including Bank Holidays. Presently also closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Limited opening on Thursdays for specific meetup events.
Supervised children over the age of 8 years old are welcome. Sorry no toddlers/babies, buggies, prams, pushchairs, etc.
Sorry no bicycles of any type.

CLOSED Saturday 28 August 2021 for private party.

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

In South West London. Along the leafy boulevard part of Richmond, towards Kew Gardens. Just a 5-minute walk from Richmond station on the District Line and on the Overground from Waterloo. 

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With 83% Excellent (5*) reviews TripAdvisor awarded us both a 2018 Certificate of Excellence & a 2019 Certificate of Excellence.   We also have a 5* Food Hygiene Rating!

Check us out in the Directory of Board Games Related Websites at https://www.toylistings.org/