At long last, we’ve put together a one-shot (single-session) Dungeons & Dragons role-playing experience for new players wanting to try out D&D! You can sign up solo and join another group, or come along as a group of friends. (We’ll try and balance groups as best as we can in this regard!) Ours is a …

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So what’s new? Quite a bit!

First of all HAPPY NEW YEAR! Huge thanks to everyone who supported us over Christmas by coming out and buying board games from our store! We’ve all been enjoying a well-earned break between Christmas and New Years (sorry if you wanted to visit!!) Though we’ve been busy little elves in that period, and have been …

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We’re back!

Our opening hours for the foreseeable are as follows: Monday: CLOSED Tuesday – Thursday: 11am – 10pmFriday: 11am – 10:30pmSaturday: 10:30am – 10:30pm Sunday: 10:30am – 10pm Bookings to come in and play board games are open for groups of six (or two households). It’s usually best to book ahead, but we’re also open for …

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The Alfresco Update

Howdy folks! It’s been a while since the last update… rest assured I’m still here, alive and well and doing my best to improve all aspects of the café and its day-to-day running! Recent projects have included developing relationships with new distributors, namely Amaroni who are well known for children’s games (HABA, anyone?) and specialise …

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February Plans & Progress Update

This month we’re kicking things off with restocks of Jaipur, Kingdomino and Flip Over Frog which were top sellers over Christmas. New games this month include Love Letter (just in time for Valentine’s day!) We’ve also got the wonderful excellent children’s games Outfoxed and Leaps and Ledges. Our orders of The Isle of Cats, Photosynthesis, …

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New Games Available!

New in stock this week from Asmodee (January 24th) Wavelength: A game of mind-reading and team commentary that will reveal the extent to which your thinking is just utterly broken. It’s like a circuit tester for your brain – you can use it to identify where some of your neural wiring has become faulty over the …

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Shop Goes Live!

Outside too cold and virusy? Jump onto our new online store and pick up some of the new stock we just got in. £2 same/next day local delivery (Manchester area) ? https://goodtimegames.co.uk/shop/ Look out for the pre-owned games, which will be appearing on there shortly once we’ve picked them out! #bargains #boardgames #westdidsbury #tabletop ? …

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The “Real Living Wage” Update

As pledged in our Kickstarter, we’re now an accredited “real living wage” employer! Board games are always great fun- but so many of our guests positive experiences are carefully-curated by our wonderful staff. Their tireless enthusiasm and hard-work has helped establish us as an awesome place to visit, despite us still being in our infancy! …

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Now closed on Mondays, & open on Wednesdays

Hi all, thanks for a great weekend and for all the lovely reviews that were left for us! We hope you all had lots of fun. 🙂

We’re changing our opening times slightly from tomorrow. So we’re not opening on Mondays anymore for the time being, but will…

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