Thirsty Meeples

at 99 Gloucester Green, Oxford, OX1 2DF United Kingdom

THIRSTY MEEPLES The first board game cafe in the UK, located in central Oxford.

Thirsty Meeples
99 Gloucester Green
Oxford OX1 2DF
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 01865 244247


Thirsty Meeples boasts a curated game library of over 2,000 games! (and we're adding more every week!) Game Gurus are available to help you choose the right game for you, help set-up the game and explain the rules. Or you are free to just browse the shelves of our game library and pick what you want to play. Enjoy our artisan coffee, cakes, sandwiches, gourmet sausage rolls, craft beers, ciders and wine. We get busy! Call us to reserve a table. The board game cafe also includes an extensive retail store, as well as selling games through Thirsty Meeples online store.

How To Get to Thirsty Meeples

Oxford Bus Station at Gloucester Green - a stone's throw away. Oxford Rail Station - 5 minutes walk.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 11:00- 00:00
  • Tuesdays: 11:00- 00:00
  • Wednesdays: 11:00- 00:00
  • Thursdays: 11:00- 00:00
  • Fridays: 11:00- 00:00
  • Saturdays: 09:00- 00:00
  • Sundays: 09:00- 23:00


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Services Thirsty Meeples provides
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Company Rating

3730 Facebook users were in Thirsty Meeples. It's a 6 position in Popularity Rating for companies in Restaurant/cafe category in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Beloved customers, in order to assuage the concerns of mothers all around the UK we have decided to postpone Sunday's Conquest Tournament. Keep your eyes peeled for a new date soon!

Published on 2015-03-12 20:02:13 GMT

Any festival organisers out there that might be interested in a board game tent at your event please contact us at

Published on 2015-03-06 17:08:48 GMT

Don't forget that we will be opening at 12:30pm tomorrow. Service will return to normal on Wednesday!

Published on 2015-02-16 21:05:41 GMT

Tuesday is drop in night. Dive into open gaming for a evening of fun, frolics* & games! (*fun and frolics not included in basic package)

Published on 2015-03-17 14:34:40 GMT

Open Gaming is on again tonight. Come by yourself or with friends and play games with total strangers - what's not to like?

Published on 2015-03-10 00:32:05 GMT

Splendor tournament tonight! Got what it takes? Be here at 6:45pm to register for your chance to win a couple of great prizes!

Published on 2015-03-09 17:33:52 GMT

X-wing Wednesday tonight, here Thirsty Meeples

Published on 2015-03-04 11:31:56 GMT

Are you aware that every Tuesday Thirsty Meeples hosts an open gaming drop in session for which you can just turn up and join the crowd? Not got a gaming group? No plans tonight? Come play

Published on 2015-03-03 00:06:44 GMT

Hello beloved patrons, We will be opening tomorrow at 3pm. We look forward to seeing you then! All best wishes, TM x

Published on 2015-03-01 22:43:52 GMT

Taking bookings now for March 9th Splendor Challenge! Come prove your worth!