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Cakes n Ladders

173 Symonds Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 21 216 5514
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Home away from home

It was our last day in Auckland, having been travelling around NZ for three weeks and we had a lot... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
Kyra C
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Bizarre to say the least

It doesn’t matter what sort of establishment you go to, you want value for money. That was far from... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
curtisofgeorge
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Board Game cafe with over 400 games to play. friendly staff, good coffee and yummy cakes.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Jan 20, 2018
“Home away from home”
Dec 16, 2017
“Quirky and Fun Place!”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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173 Symonds Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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+64 21 216 5514
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

It was our last day in Auckland, having been travelling around NZ for three weeks and we had a lot of time to kill before we had to be at the airport so we thought we would check the place out. We come from Brighton,...More

Thank Kyra C
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t matter what sort of establishment you go to, you want value for money. That was far from being the case for my $22 at Cakes and Ladders. We were really looking forward to chilling out in a cool cafe to play some games...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The owners were very accommodating and helpful with the games and it was super cheap as well. Sooo many options and spent 3 hours there, easily could've stayed longer and will totally go back. Heaps of fun, totally recommend to board game lovers and anybody...More

1  Thank Zoe M
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I took her father to Cakes n Ladders for Father's Day. We were there a couple of hours, but still managed to play a half dozen different games. A great time was had by all, and excellent value for money.

1  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Just walked out of Cakes n Ladders is was a great experience, being able to find some board games you can play with your friends is brilliant, food was good and value for money.

1  Thank JPS0414
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great selection of games, really chilled out atmosphere, the guy who owned the place was helping people with games. Nice and clean and lovely coffee.

1  Thank coriwelsh24
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Packed with board games to suit any and everyone from the novice to the all-out games buff. All ages are catered for. The cupcakes come highly recommended as do the pulled pork toasties. It's a very friendly place - if you happen to come alone...More

3  Thank Applemoth
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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Cakes n ladders is great! There's a huge selection of games for everyone from the most casual to the everyday gamer. The owners are very friendly and gracefully manage a busy cafe while still taking time to teach new games. The chocolate cake is delicious...More

2  Thank thaliabea
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

If you enjoy playing board games then this cafe is the place for you! Emma and James have hundreds of games to suit all tastes, ages, levels of difficulty and amount of time available. It's great to come with friends, family or just as a...More

2  Thank Kleonz
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