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The Library Pot

Open Now: 12:00 - 23:00
Open today: 12:00 - 23:00
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Perfect hangout place for board games!

We had been here for the very first time on a Friday evening with our friends! Must say this place... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
preetijasmine
via mobile
Hidden gem

Had some friends visiting and we were looking for an "unusual" place to spend an evening. We all... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
_kosn706
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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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...more
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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 2 days ago via mobile

We had been here for the very first time on a Friday evening with our friends! Must say this place is a pleasant surprise! Definitely more than what we expected! They have an amazing collection of board games! Pretty and cozy ambience makes it even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank preetijasmine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had some friends visiting and we were looking for an "unusual" place to spend an evening. We all are fans of board games so we gave a chance to The Libary Pot and it was more than a pleasant surprise. Although there were only one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _kosn706
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are coming here for a couple games and a drink I would highly recommend this place. The game (and drink!) selection is excellent and everything we played was in good condition - the staff were very friendly and offered to explain anything that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lizdirs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, great food, company, atmosphere, and the best locally brewed real ale available. A great place to eat, meet friends, make new ones, and even just relax with a beer

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tomvanman
RobC3529, Owner at The Library Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Tom, lovely to see you again. Yes, we like "local" which is why we have a range of craft beers from Kew Brewery.

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

First, I would like to say that I am not a fussy person, and this is the first time I am leaving a bad review around here I think. I love board games and board games cafe in general. Most of all because the board...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lénaïg B
RobC3529, Owner at The Library Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry Lénaïg B that you are upset. You and your group were at the Library Pot for an hour and a half and only bought one drink per person, which means you did not qualify for the special offer (minimum one drink per hour per...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I was visiting the area on business when I found the Library Pot and made a visit. I was enthusiastically great and made very welcome. The way the game on table system works was explained fully. As I was solo one/both of the staff said...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndrewE1901
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

What a great idea! In these days when we are slaves to our smartphones, obsessed with social media, struggling to kick the habit of being glued to the TV every evening, not to mention the addiction to computer games, it is refreshing to see this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lewis E
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Arrived at the Library Pot having cycled from Sheen with my 8 year old daughter who was really excited to try some board games. Entered the cafe on a Sunday afternoon and there was one table of people playing a game. Immediately made unwelcome by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank libero7
RobC3529, Owner at The Library Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

The Library Pot prides itself on an amazing and magical atmosphere which is reflected in the number of 5 star Excellent reviews. This is no accident, it is built together by its hosts and customers, based on the principle of being considerate to others while...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

We had a lovely experience at The Library Pot, our food was great, drank lots of tea and Bob was so friendly and explained patiently all the games that we played. We stayed for 2 hours but could easily have stayed longer, it was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank shaunw595
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I love the Library Pot. Aside from an extensive selection of fantastic games the food is excellent. Owners Emily and Rob make you feel very welcome (which is especially great when you visit solo) and they are more than happy to explain the rules of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank basicseb
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