Thirsty Meeples Oxford

96-97 GLOUCESTER GREEN, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, OX1 2DF
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Mon-Fri: 11:00am to midnight
Sat: 9:00am to midnight
Sun: 9:00am to 11:00pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Awesome View
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Easy Access
  • Children's Menu available

About Thirsty Meeples Oxford

Welcome to Thirsty Meeples Oxford!

Thirsty Meeples Board Game Café has a library of over 2,700 board games. Our Game Gurus (think maître d's for board games) will recommend games and teach you how to play. We have party games, strategy games, cooperative games, children's game and a host of classics. New games are added every week.

Whilst you play we can keep you refreshed with a range of hot and cold beverages and snacks. We are fully licensed with an eclectic range of craft beers, gins, wines, ciders and cocktails.

Cuisine: Cafe
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Great place, the staff were welcoming, friendly and amazing at explaining the game rules to us.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Friendly and helpful staff, good game recommendations, fun atmosphere and tasty drinks!

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

The staff were very friendly and welcoming- they were especially good at recommending some new and different games to my friends and I. Our 3 hour slot flew by, and we had lots of fun.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 February 2020

A great place

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Visited On Monday, 24 February 2020

Staff were very helpful, friendly and informative. Food was tasty and drinks were unique and served in nice teapots. Wide selection of games - would recommend

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Visited On Monday, 24 February 2020

Fantastic staff, welcoming atmosphere, incredible value for money. 10/10 will be coming back again.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

I just love TM: the best evening out in Oxford!

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

The people who work there are fantastic and so friendly. 100% recommend going!

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

Food was delicious, hot hocolate was great. I loved that your vegan beers were labelled vegan, would you be able to label the vegan food as vegan too? And maybe have a vegan cake option? :) Thank you! Spent my birthday here and really loved it :)

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

Cover charge is steep but the service is excellent, particularly for novices

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

It was great fun but extremely busy on the Saturday we visited so it was a bit harder to get the attention of the fantastic and knowledgeable staff. It might be good to see more regular check ins at tables as they are absolutely fab at rcommended games!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

The food was overpriced, not very fresh and incredibly small portions. The hot drinks however, were nice. It was very busy, which I think the staff found tricky to manage. Lots of great games to choose from and staff knowledgeable. We would visit again - but please improve the food!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Amazing atmosphere, huge range of games and brilliant staff

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

This isn’t the first time I have visited and previously I have always had a good experience. However this time I was very disappointed. We are asked about game ideas when we arrived at 11pm and offered food and drink. After which no one came back to see how we were getting on. Several times we asked for help with new games but were told everyone was busy. We asked at 12 and were told no one could help as they had new people arriving. Again we asked at 1pm and were told a new table was arriving so no one could help us. On previous visits the staff have always come back to see how we are getting on and asked if we needed new games or food or drink. Sadly this didn’t happen this time.

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

You were perfect. Super accomodating and fun enablers. Thanks for a lovely evening. Can't wait to come back.

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

I've been to Thirsty Meeples on a few occasions and love the concept however this time was poor all round. Whilst we arrived a few minutes late it took the staff ten minutes to seat us at our reserved table, another 20 mins to approach us re food, drink or games and we had wasted most of the first hour before we got to play a game. And the tables are not cheap. The food was basic for its price and service slow. When we asked to be introduced to other games we were told we would have another substantial wait.

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Great place, we always have a really nice time.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

Brilliant Staff, knew what they were talking about! Craft Beer selection was brilliant! Atmosphere could change in the evening maybe more mature vibe.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

I am a fairly regular vistor to the games cafe and will be back again as I love it there. I usually find the staff extremely knowledgeable and helpful. On my most recent visit the new staff, though very friendly weren’t familiar with any of the games we wanted to play and couldn’t suggest others they could help with. This won’t prevent me from returning as I know the game gurus are usually fab but had it been my only experience I might question the value of them. However I do have a general complaint about the cafe and that’s the food. There is very little my family can eat due to food intolerances and although I personally could eat the sandwiches and sausage rolls they are just not very nice especially considering the price. The drinks are fab and the snack bowls are tasty but v pricey but we can never eat a meal which is a shame!

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

Very loud atmosphere but great selection of games and staff on hand to help

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

A very enjoyable afternoon spent at the Cafe. Great choice of games ... would definitely recommend, especially with the unstable weather we're having right now!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Brilliant place. Relaxed and friendly, helpful staff.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Not enough staff to help wuth games.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Games were great, food was nice but limited selection, it was really busy so service was quite slow

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 February 2020

More lager beer options!

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