Best Places To Play Board Games With Your Kids

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Bored of board games? Change up your plans this weekend and check out one of Brisbane’s family-friendly board game restaurants or cafes. Play snakes and ladders over a latte or polish off a pizza while you’re playing Trivial Pursuit. Brisbane’s board game restaurants and cafes offer a fun atmosphere, great social scene and plenty of good food!

Connexio Games Café

There are more than 450 board games to choose from in this dedicated games café at Albany Creek. The crew behind Conexio love nothing more than seeing friends and family get together over a board game and good food. You can play one of your old favourites or introduce the family to something new, while you sit back and relax with a good coffee, burgers, pizza or chicken parmi.

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Da Burger

You don’t need to wait for a rainy day to whip out the board games at Da Burger. With their big tables and comfy bench seats, you can easily spend hours sampling their selection of board games and free arcade games. Da Burger has a retro and relaxed feel – perfect for a chilled meal out with the kids.

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Kookaburra Café  

Keep the kids entertained at Kookaburra Café with a game of Connect 4 or Barrel O Monkeys, while you dine on pizza, pasta or dessert. This family-friendly venue has board games galore to choose from – Mouse Trap, Monopoly or Trivial Pursuit – their selection of board games is just as impressive as their range of pizza toppings.

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Paper Moon Café

One of the coolest cafes on Brisbane’s south side, Paper Moon Café on Annerley Road offers a great space to sit back and relax with the family. Play a tune on the Wurlitzer jukebox, while you play some pool or settle in for a session of Scrabble or Yahtzee. The 100% vegan menu is to die for – even the kids will like it!

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Café de Soyt

If you’re looking for games of a different kind, Café de Soyt at Albion offers an impressive collection of Nintendo, Playstation and Sega Dreamcast games. The food menu may be limited to hot and cold drinks, and desserts behind the cabinet, but the gaming menu is something else! Each month the gaming menu is changed to give you the chance to brush up on your old school Mario skills or try something new.

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Victoria Park Bistro 

There’s no denying that Sunday sessions are a little different now that kids are on the scene. Victoria Park Bistro provides the perfect atmosphere for a lazy Sunday (or Saturday) session for the whole family. Grab a bevvy and a meal from the bistro, while you watch the kids run wild on the beautiful green lawns. There’s a great playground for the kids, plus giant games that are fun at any age.

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