The best Board Game Cafe in Melbourne


Queen of Spades is one of Melbourne’s first board game cafés. Located in the heart of Fitzroy and Collingwood, we serve premium quality food and coffee, with a range of local craft beers, ciders and wines, whilst offering customers the opportunity to play their favourite board games.


From Scrabble to Game of Thrones, we have one of the largest collections of board games that can be enjoyed by everyone! It only costs $5 per person to play as many games as you want as long as you want. Whether you are looking for a quick and easy 2 player card games or a session game that lasts long into the night, we've got the game for you. Come with friends or meet new ones in a friendly and exciting environment.


Fitzroy's best board game bar for retro games and modern classics


You can browse our extensive range of board games here. From traditional classics like chess and backgammon to retro games like guess who and connect four through to modern classics such as Mysterium and Codenames, we've got games to satisfy every age group and complexity.


Book your corporate function or board game event with us


Check out our excellent upstairs board game function area, which is available for private functions of up to 50 people.  With its own bar and bathroom, this area is ideal for those looking to hide away for a couple of hours and engage in quality fun with friends and family whilst overlooking Smith Street, Fitzroy. Additionally, we cater to corporations that are interested in undertaking team-building activities.


New board games added regularly


With a collection of board games that is ever-expanding, there is never a shortage of new titles available for every taste. Check out our community blog for new titles that are coming soon. 

Protect the village, meet the neighbours, and find the next Mysterium champs

We love sharing our passion for board games and regularly host board games related events. Join a group of like-minded players to enjoy our bi-monthly Werewolf session and try to navigate this party game of deceit and manipulation. Your thing is more tabletop gaming? Our Community nights are perfect for you. Every Wednesday night our staff are on deck to form groups and teach you a selection of our favourite games. Check out our current events on our events page!

What they're saying about our board game cafe


We consider ourselves to be one of the best venues in Melbourne for a fun night's entertainment. But don't take our word for it, why not read what Broadsheet and The Urban List have to say about us!

Queen of Spades

189 Smith St

Fitzroy, VIC 3065

(03) 9042 5777

Opening Hours for
Pick up or delivery

5-9 thursday-friday

12-9 Saturday and sunday 


YOU CAN CALL US (03) 9042 5777

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Calmer Sutra Chai Latte, board game

Chai Latte by Calmer Sutra Photo courtesy of @griffinsimm and @urbanlistmelb