At Tabletop we are always delighted to talk about board games, recommending and teaching games if you are in to spending time in the café, or helping you select the perfect game to take home or give as a gift. Our online shop has a range of board games and card games which we can post directly to your door to enjoy at home.







Contact Us


CORK  + 353 (21) 241 6992


BANTRY + 353 (27) 53844





9 Castle Street, Cork City, Co. Cork T12 CF2R



High St, Bantry


Opening Hours


Tue-Sat: 11am - 11pm

Sun-Mon: 11am - 8pm


Sun-Tues: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday: Closed

Thurs-Sat: 10am - 11pm


Cork Board Game Competition

Due to the unrelenting weather we have decided to extend the deadline for our Design a Board Game competition! If you have been beavering away then you have some extra time to tweak those rules; and if you’ve been busy in the sun then you have the chance to get...

Teaching games ‘aint easy

Teaching games ‘aint easy. It doesn't take some sort of mystical skill, but being successful in teaching a game does take a little practice. One of our main hiring criteria at tabletop is; will this person be able to stand in front of a group of people and hold their...

Physically Distant – Socially Close

In Ireland it is almost the exception not to have a close friend or family member that lives in some far flung land. In this age of physical distancing, one of the major upsides has been how much more contact we have had with those loved ones; contact we perhaps took...

Going Solo

I really hope that nobody reading this is isolating completely alone. If you are, I hope that you’ve got a good online support network and are seeing and interacting with people regularly in chat and video call form. For those of you isolating in two’s or even larger...

Who let the Hill Dwarfs out?

Role Playing Games (RPGs) are super popular right now. We are often asked by people who have never tried playing before if we run events for starting out in Dungeons and Dragons (we did- it went well but we had to stop as the way they were being run was not working...