We’ll be back – temporary COVID-19 closure
Returning soon for more good vibes gaming. We’ve been following the COVID-19 situation closely and we’re sorry to say that Platform will be closed until further notice.
Platform is London’s first dedicated video games, 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.
Gather your squad for some multiplayer mayhem in one of our multiplayer booths. Mario Kart, Just Dance, FIFA and many more play on our huge screens and latest consoles.
Our hosts will advise the perfect games for your group and ensure you have all the pizzas and drinks you need to get your game on. Our largest booth seats up to 10 people but we can accommodate larger groups
Our PLATFORM + package gets you straight into the action!
Pre order 90 minutes of gaming , any 2 courses and 2 drinks to complement your moves.
All for just £35pp
Not staying for food? No worries you can just book a booth too.
£9ph (off peak)
Prices are per person per hour
*Peak = Wednesday and Thursday after 4pm. Friday til Saturday all day.
**Off peak = Monday and Tuesday all day, Wednesday and Thursday til 4pm.
***Online bookings subject to 2 hour minimum.
The ultimate good vibe Brunch!
What to expect?
90 minutes of gaming in one of our Multiplayer Booths.
Our “Game Gurus” will set you up with games of your choice – Super Smash, Fifa, Mario Kart, Just Dance, you name it, we have it.
Select your favourites and expect hours of disco vibes and funky music curated by our amazing in-house hosts.
Pick your Unlimited* poison: Bloody Marios, Italian Prosecco or draft beers! We will have complimentary carafes of fresh orange juice, softs and water ready for dry months.
One delicious paddle pizza per person to keep you fuelled up from start to finish. Delicious vegan options of course available.
T&Cs: Available Thursday – Sunday. 90 minutes of bottomless drinks in line with gaming session
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.
Price: 1hour - £5
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.
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If the standard packages aren’t enough for you, consider levelling up your experience by booking out the venue or part of it.
Launching a new game? Hosting your community’s event?
Looking for an awesome way to activate your brand?
Make Platform your platform. Our space is flexible and adapts to what you need, 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 your gaming session or event to the world.
If you need to throw a team building event, we’ve curated a list of games that will bring your colleagues closer than ever and leave you all in stitches!
Tournaments, birthdays, Monday morning meetings, hen & stag dos (you name it!) Platform is the place to do it. Email our team and help us shape your unique event.
This December, Mario becomes merry and FIFA gets festive at Platform!
Whether you want to challenge your manager to a 1V1 or team up with another department, we’ve got your winter party covered.
Book a private booth and hit the slopes of Mount Wario in Mario Kart, mix up some hot chocolates in Overcooked 2, and try your hand at Rocket League-style ice hockey.
Platform is a new kind of gaming cafe, bar, and restaurant. Just come down to our venue right by Old Street at any time, and we’ll prepare a spot for you and your friends to enjoy yourselves with the latest and funnest games, accompanied by some great food and drinks.
An hour on the PC is £5 per person, and a 90 minute slot on a multiplayer booth starts at £9 per person for a non-peak session, and £12 for peak. Peak times are after 4pm on Wednesday and Thursday, and all day Friday to Sunday.
The best way to spend your birthday, company team building event, or just a casual Thursday evening with your 10+ friends is as Platform! We cater to large group with a dedicated Gaming Compere and have food and drinks packages available, to avoid the hassle of that one person who mysteriously hasn’t paid their share! Platform + is our best package for groups at £35pp for 90 minutes of gaming, 2 courses, and 2 drinks each!
Our Platform + package includes 90 minutes of gaming on a multiplayer booth, a Pepperoni, Funghi or Margherita pizza, an aperitif, and 2 drinks (pint of beer, 175ml wine glass, or house spirit mixer). Our Bottomless Brunch menu includes 90 minutes of gaming on a multiplayer booth, a Pepperoni, Funghi or Margherita (+1 topping pizza) and bottomless house prosecco, or draught beer.
Currently on the menu: Mario Kart 8, Mario Tennis Aces, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, Super Mario Party, FIFA 20, Call of Duty Black Ops 4, Mortal Kombat 11, CS:GO, League of Legends, Dota 2, Apex Legends, Fortnite, Mordhau, Risk of Rain 2, Assetto Corsa.
Whether you’re totally into games or not at all, Platform is a great space to hangout and have a drink or some food. Get a feel of the space and its excitement without any pressure to jump in. We’ll be ready when you are!
Platform is an 18+ venue from 5pm everyday and well behaved mini-Platformers are welcome before that. Keep an eye out as we have some interesting ideas for parents and children bonding days at Platform! Don’t hesitate to email us if that’s up your alley and would like us to make it happen.