We Have Fun!

Winnipeg’s grand and beautiful place for all things board game related.

Eat . Drink . Shop . Play .

About Us

Great Food And Great Games Makes For A Great Time.

We are a licensed, full service restaurant and coffee house that provides patrons the opportunity to play our library of over 1500 board games.

For a small fee of $7 per person you can play any games for up to 3 hours.

Not here to play games? No problem, just enjoy our delicious menu items.

If you enjoyed a game so much that you would like to take a copy home, we also have a game store with a wide selection of our favourite titles.

For inquiries or reservations, please call (204) 691-3422 or email [email protected]

Across The Board is

  • Family Friendly
  • Licensed
  • Full kitchen Menu options
  • Great place for tasty Deserts
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Group Packages available
  • Online Reservation available
  • Located in the beautiful Exchange District
  • Game experts available evenings and weekends
  • 1500+ Board Games to choose from
  • Game store



Now featuring dividers between tables.


Enjoy gaming with friends and family in an even safer environment.

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Group Bookings

For Parties or Large Groups

Our Menus

Delicious and Fun

Family Friendly

Our facility is a great place for the whole family. No matter what age you are, you will find a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Game Masters on Site

Nobody loves reading rule books. On evenings and weekends we have game masters on site to help you discover new games.


Wheelchair Accessible

We are located on the main floor with plenty of access and a large space. We also feature gender neutral washrooms

Great for Large Group Outings

We offer board game related teambulding and group packages as well as a stunning space for large events of any kind.

Special Events

We host many different kinds of special events every month. Make sure to check out event calendar

Great for Schools

Board games are a great learning tool and teach social interaction. We offer a safe and fun space for field trips.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does it cost to play games?

We charge $7 per person to play as many games as you like. The fee is not per game but per visit.

How long are we allowed to stay?

You are able to reserve a table for up to 3 hours. During slower times (usually weekdays) you might be able to stay longer if your table is not needed for other customers. Please check with your server first.

Is there someone who will teach us a game?

During the evening and weekend service we have ‘Game Experts’ who are happy to come to your table to teach you a game or make recommendations.

Do you serve food as well?

Yes we do. We have a full kitchen with many tasty options. Anything from snacks and entrees to deserts. Either for sharing or single meals. Check out our menu.

Do you offer group rates if I want to organize a party or work-event?

Yes, we do offer group rates. You can find our choices here: Group Bookings.

Is this an appropriate place for children?

It most certainly is. We are family friendly and offer games and menu options that are great for kids.

What if I don't want to play games, but just want to enjoy your food?

That is no problem. You will only have to pay for the games if you actually play any. Feel free to come by for our delicious food or beverages.

From our customers

It was an exceptional experience and a great way to interact with friends/family.
Everyone laughed. Everyone participated.
The food was incredible!
I highly recommend it!


Absolutely one of the best times anyone can ask for.
Friends and good times always mix well.
The staff are very friendly and the service is great.