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Welcome to The Dice Cup! We hope you enjoy browsing our website and find a lot of useful information. 

This page is currently under construction, please bare with us. Visit our facebook page to keep up to date with our progress.

Our Games 

To play the games in the cafe on our fantastic Geeknson tables there is a cover fee of £5, which covers you to play for at least 4 hours (we only apply the limit if it's a very busy day so usually you can stay as long as you like.) If you plan to visit us often, see the membership prices below.
Our playable games collection can be viewed by clicking here
We add new games each week. 

Our Food and Drink

We have Locally roasted artisan coffee from 200 Degrees and a wide selection of Tea, Milkshakes, Hot chocolate and Soft drinks to choose from.
Our current full menu can be viewed here

What is a board game cafe?

As the name suggests, a board game cafe is a place where anyone can come in to play board games and have some refreshments. What makes a board game cafe like ours special is more than just the fact that there are over 500 games available to play, with new games arriving each week. Our staff will be able to match you with a game if you don't know what you want to play, match you with other players if you're looking for people to play with, and show you how to play the game you end up choosing.

We have games from a wide range of genres, you can play classics like chess, draughts, and backgammon, well known family favourites like Game of Life, Scrabble, and Cluedo, Euro classics like Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne and Alhambra, and many, many more.


Join as a Member.

We have 3 Membership levels available.

Basic Membership, 12 months - £60 

Basic membership reduces the cover fee by £2.

Premier Membership, 12 months - £100

Premier membership reduces the cover fee by £4, and also entitles you to a 10% discount on food and drink.

Super Friends Membership, 12 months - £200

Super Friends membership means you don't pay any cover fee, entitles you to a 10% discount on food and drink, AND you get a 20% discount on board game purchases.


You can become a member by visiting the cafe or click the Donate button below and enter the cost for the membership level you would like. 

About us

3 Board Game Geeks from Nottingham. 
David Smith is the proprietor of Mondo Comico and has previously managed branches of The Cinema Store and Travelling Man.

Matt Pritchard is a board game enthusiast with a lot of experience in demoing games who has previously operated his own direct retail business.

Steve Raine is a teacher who introduces board games to his students and loves to teach people how to play.