Draughts is London’s first board game café, a haven for game lovers. We have a team of experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly staff to help customers select from a huge library of games – 800+ and counting! 

We serve high quality food, snacks and a range of local craft beers, ales, ciders, and wines for all those late night sessions.

Board game cafés have been opening all over the world to cater to hungry gamers, yet in 2014 London was still bereft. We wanted to change that and on the 15th of November 2014, after a lot of effort and a successful Kickstarter campaign, we opened our doors in a railway arch in the heart of Hackney.

Our dream with Draughts was to create a hub for all things board gaming; playing, teaching, and designing. We strive to be an active part of the community and help spread the joy of board gaming to everyone.

If you want to find out more about Draughts, please read our FAQ or contact us.