Latest news and media
August 2nd 2016
Weekly entertainment programme
Ludorati releases its weekly entertainment programme of activities and events, alongside the announcement of launching special interest groups, creating a social hub for café goers.
July 22nd 2016
new games ambassador
Ludorati Café is pleased to announce that Rollie Tesh is joining on assignment as the Café’s resident Games Ambassador and brings an international presence to the Café. Rollie is a game designer of over 20 games, most notably with Decipher Inc, including the original Star Wars and Star Trek CCGs, NCIS and ‘That’s It’. He is a FIDE rated Chess Master and Pente World Champion. Pente will soon join the Classics list at the Café as Rollie looks to establish Ludorati’s Classics Club internationally alongside the wider boardgame library, as well as becoming an integral part of the Ludorati Biz team. Visitors to the Café will also be able to challenge Rollie at the Giant Chess!
June 29th 2016
A Quirky spot ot eat and drink
Ludorati Cafe named as one of the 14 quirky spots to eat and drink in Nottingham. See Nottingham Post article: http://www.nottinghampost.com/14-quirky-spots-to-eat-and-drink-in-and-around-nottingham/story-29458137-detail/story.html
June 10th 2016
LUDORATI tournaments (with prizes)
Each evening from Monday to Friday, Ludorati will be running tournaments on popular games with cash equivalent prizes for Members (non-members can join pre-tournament). The first series includes Ludorati’s Quick Monopoly version, Ticket to Ride, Catan, Cluedo/Clue and Splendor. To enter members only have to pay the normal game hire charge of £5 for 4 hours. For further information and to register go to: http://lctournament.questionpro.com/
May 18th 2016
Ludorati Café announces the launch of Ludorati Biz – team building through board games for organisations of all sizes. It’s unique! And from as little as £10 per person it’s a fantastic proposition. More information can be found on the Ludorati Biz page. Want to know more? Call us at the Cafe on 0115 959 6998, or the Regional Office 0115 935 2027.
May 4th 2016
CLASSICS CLUB LAUNCH
Ludorati Café launches the ‘Classics Club’ for playes of Chess, Go, Backgammon, Othello and Draughts in the general café area. The Club will cater for open casual play, leagues, events and tournaments. Interested players simply sign up via e-mail to any or all of the following: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
April 6th 2016
A review by Nottingham Bloggers, Magpies, Lions and Lace
Ludorati, what an intriguing name? This is definitely not one you will forget easily after visiting this modern café bar.
This charming and exciting new board game café bar is like no other café I have ever seen. The concept is incredible and really works well with more than 750 games at your fingertips, you are spoilt for choice….”
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March 22nd 2016
NOTTINGHAM EVENING POST ARTICLE – A FIRST LOOK INSIDE NOTTINGHAM’s NEW BOARDGAME CAFÉ
“Fancy a game of Monopoly with your cup of coffee? – A new cafe in Maid Marion Way has more than 750 board games for customers to play.
Ludorati Cafe offers classic games like Monopoly and Risk as well as modern games like cold war strategy thriller Twilight Struggle.
Nicholas Higgins, managing director at Ludorati said: “We wanted to create a dedicated space where people could come and play board games with family or friends and enjoy something to eat or drink…”
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March 17th 2016
NOTTINGHAM EVENING POST ARTICLE – BOARD GAME CAFÉ LUDORATI CAFÉ BAR OPENS IN NOTTINGHAM
“Board game fans will be able to enjoy their favourite titles while having a drink at a new café in Nottingham.
Ludorati Café Bar opens in Maid Marian Way on Saturday, providing a dedicated space for board gamers to play more than 750 classic and alternative games…”
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March 5th 2016
nottingham evening post advertisement – grand opening