Bastard Café

WEBSITE: | ADDRESS: Huset KBH, Rådhusstræde 13, 1466 København | OPENING HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 12.00 – 00.00, Friday: 12.00 – 02.00, Saturday: 10.00 – 02.00, Sunday: 10.00 – 00.00 | EXPECTED PRICE: 25 DKK (to play) | ACCESS VIA PUBLIC TRANSPORT: yes (Metro: Kongens Nytorv, S-train: Central Station, Bus stops: Multiple )| EXPECTED DURATION: Varies | SUITABLE FOR GROUPS: Yes | WEATHER: Not dependent| COVID-19 FRIENDLY: Yes

Bastard Café is a fun coffee bar right in Copenhagen’s city center. What sets Bastard Café aside from other cafes is that they offer a huge assortment of board games. That makes it a perfect place to hang out with some friends, colleagues, or family, grab a drink or some snacks, and play a few games.


Bastard Café is very centrally located, close to Stormbroen in the city center. It is therefore easily accessible and within a short walking distance from most transport methods such as buses, metro, or the S-train. It can nevertheless be a bit difficult to spot it when first visiting as you must walk inside a little alley to find the entrance.

Restaurant and bar:

In Bastard Café you can get hot drinks, beers, spirits, and wines, with students receiving 50% discount on tea and coffee from 12.00 – 16.00 every weekday which makes it a perfect spot to drop in to get your caffeine fix and some work done in an enjoyable and lively environment. They also offer various hot food and snacks such as nachos, chips, sandwiches, and breakfast.

The Café has plenty of cozy indoor seating for colder and wetter autumn and winter days and an outdoor courtyard for when the sun is shining. No reservation is needed as they welcome walk-ins, although they do offer the option to reserve.

Activities and Events:

Bastard Café offers more than 4.002 games in their collection, with the option to search their collection on their website. The price to access their game collection is very affordable with the cost per person set at 25 DKK, with over 100 games available that are free to play as well.

If you are new to board games or run into some trouble, Bastard Café has employees ready to jump in and help or teach you. They even offer events that are free to attend where you can come to meet new people or learn new games. So next time you are in search of a cool place to hang out or do activities with friends, you should head down to Bastard Café to try for yourself.