Platform – Video Games and Esports Bar and Restaurant in Shoreditch, London

Video Games, Esports, Drinks, and Pizza. What else could you want?

Platform is London’s first dedicated video games and esports bar and restaurant.

We’re all about those good vibes and we believe that video games, like all good things in life, are better when shared with friends, Happy Face pizza and a few drinks!

Platform is designed for everyone to enjoy regardless of your skill level. We give newcomers a helping hand, and veterans a steely glare and knowing nod.


Multiplayer Booths

Gather your friends and go mad with some multiplayer mayhem in our console booths. From Mario Kart to FIFA, play on our huge screens and latest consoles.

Our hosts will help you pick the perfect game for your group and make sure you have all the pizzas and drinks you need to get your game on.

Our largest booths can seat up to 10 people, and we book multiple booths together so bring your whole crew!

Peak Pricing (5pm-close weekdays, all day Saturday):
1h: £8 per guest

Off-Peak Pricing (open – 5pm, all day Sunday):
1h: £6 per guest

Add on hours and short sessions available upon request


Platform is your esports training ground in the heart of Shoreditch, right around the corner from the Silicon Roundabout of techy Old Street. Our venue has been licensed by no other than the industry’s best esports organisation ESL. Squad up, and crush your frenemies on Platform’s kitted-out esports stage which seats 10 aspiring stars, at the wheel of esports-ready PCs (i7 Intel CPU, 16GB RAM and GTX1070). So come on and become the best, just for the day or for the whole competitive season!

Book a beast for yourself or for your team on Platform esports stage, the new home for London’s grassroots esports talent.

A Platform host will help set you up and provide you with any drinks you need to get into the zone.

The stage can fit up to 10 people, 5 a side.

PC 1h: £5 per guest

Racing Simulators

Our Sparco sponsored racing simulators will literally put you in the driver’s seat of a super car. You’ll feel truly immersed with our ultra wide curved screens and the force feedback of the steering wheel

Food and drink will be served to you by our amazing Platform hosts, making Platform the only place you can safely drink and drive. (but seriously, never drink and drive)

Simulator 30min: £5

Retro Games


Go old school and play on the Classic Super Nintendo (SNES) for those retro game vibes. As you reconnect with your favourite childhood titles, you’ll find that doing a HADOUKEN is just like riding a bike.

Free with the purchase of food or beverage.

Drinks, Snacks & Pizza

Venue Hire

If the standard packages aren’t enough for you, consider levelling up your experience by booking out the venue or part of it.

Team Building Event

Some video games require a huge amount of coordination and communication. We’ve curated a list of games that will bring your team closer than ever and leave you all in stitches. Or you may just wish to destroy your boss in a fighting game, in which case we also have you covered.

With video games, wood fired pizzas, and a fully stocked bar we’re pretty sure it won’t be the last team event you have with us.

Get in touch by email for a quote.

Venue Hire

Launching a new game? Hosting a community event? Brand activation? Make Platform your platform. Our space is modular and flexible to fit your requirements, so let your mind run wild. With our state of the art streaming capabilities and esports stage sponsored by our official partner, ESL, we can broadcast you game or event to the world.

Get in touch by email for a quote.

Special events / Parties

Tournaments, birthdays, Monday morning meetings, hen & stag dos, or any reason to celebrate, Platform is the place to do it. With our games selection, pizzas, bar, and amazing hosts we’ll make sure that your private event is a success.

With groups larger 10 please get in touch by email for a quote.

Opening Times

MON 10:00 – 23:00

TUE 10:00 – 23:00

WED 10:00 – 23:00

THU 10:00 – 23:00

FRI 10:00 – 00:00

SAT 12:00 – 00:00

SUN 12:00 – 20:00

© Platform 2019