Taboo, Scrabble, Jenga & More: Board Game-Lovers, Bookmark These Cafes Now

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    Heading to a cozy café is all good, but why not go to the one which gives you something extra too? Like fun games to go with your chai/coffee? Now after reading this, if you’re always up for a game of Ludo, or are ready to call checkmate in a game of Chess, these are the best board game cafés in Mumbai to go to. We hope you’re calling up your gang already! 

    PS - Take all the necessary precautions when you step out, please!

    Pair-A-Dice Café

    Pair A Dice Cafe

    Andheri West, Mumbai

    The first thing you’ll see as you enter this café is the checkered tabletops screaming board games. They have over 100 games for you, which means you will never have to hustle with another group. Don’t hesitate in picking a new game because their courteous staff will be more than glad to assist you with the rules too! Excited much?

    Munch On: Peri Peri fries and Mexican bhel

    Price: INR 650-700 for two

    Ministry Of Games, Mulund

    Ministry of Games in Mulund is for the true board game enthusiast. They have over 250 games to choose from plus play station and pool too! What's great is that they have a day package that allows you to play unlimited games, play station and pool at affordable rates. There's everything from Monopoly: The Game Of Thrones version to Alcatraz, Settlers of Catan, Jenga, and more. And if you feel peckish they have eats like sandwiches and snacks plus coffee to refuel.

    Munch On: Cajun paneer sandwich, peri-peri potato croissant

    Price: INR 500 for two 

    Chai & Games, Vile Parle

    Chai & Games

    Vile Parle West, Mumbai

    If you're in Vile Parle West, and looking for a place to chill with your equally board-game mad friends, then head on over to Chai and Games. This cute and comfy cafe has a great selection of games to choose from. They have an INR 150 cover charge for the first hour that gets you unlimited tea and access to games, and every subsequent hour is charged at INR 100. You can also opt for an all-day pass at INR 250 on weekdays and INR 400 on weekends!

    Munch On: Mayo frankie, dahi papdi chaat, toast sandwich

    Price: INR 350-400 for two

    Doolally Taproom, Andheri

    Doolally Taproom

    Andheri West, Mumbai

    We love Doolally not just for its laid-back pet-friendly vibes and great beer, but also for its fun selection of games. We've spotted Jenga (more fun after a couple of drinks, trust us!), Sequence, Monopoly and more. The large tables and relaxed atmosphere makes it super easy to grab your gang and head on over for an afternoon or evening of games. 

    Munch On: Chicken popcorn chaat, sundried tomatoes and ricotta pizza

    Price: Approx INR 1,000 for two

    The Little Door, Andheri

    The Little Door

    Andheri West, Mumbai

    The Little Door’s Sunday brunch is quite famous because not only does their brunch comprise of delicious food and drinks, but there is an added element of fun to it with the inclusion of karaoke and board games. On regular days too, the restaurant is quite popular with youngsters for its peppy music and lively ambience.

    Munch On: Chicken roulade, penne vodka 

    Price: INR 1,700 for two

    70 Bean Cafe, Vashi

    70 Beans

    Vashi, Mumbai

    One of the best cafes Vashi has, and definitely the best when it comes to hospitality. We love 70 Bean for the food, the good vibes, and some refreshing coffee with maybe a game of Monopoly, Jenga, or Uno. 

    Munch On: Pita pockets, chicken strips, Irish coffee

    Price: INR 1,700 for two