Monday, June 8, 2009

OYA Cafe

In Paris, there is a store where you can buy board games AND you can PLAY them.
OYA Cafe is located on Rue de la Reine Blanche (13e arrondissemont).

You will see hundreds boardgames on a wall. You can choose any game you want to play.

"OYA" basically means a parent in Japanese but also means a dealer in a game. It costs 5 euros to play the first game. You can play the game as long as you want until closing time.Then it costs 3 euros to play another game if you want.

You may find rare games published from 90's or before.

They also have a lot of board games and card games for kids.

The store is a little away from the center of Paris, but it is worth spending a time there if you want to play board games in Paris and/or are looking for rare board games.

25 rue de la Reine Blanche
75013 Paris
Tel: 01 47 07 59 59
Open from 2:00 pm to midnight through Tuesday to Friday, to 9 pm on Sunday. Closed on Monday.
1-minute walk from Les Gobelins (Metro Ligne 7)

See also The list of Board Game Stores in Paris