Pause Menu

Board Games & Tabletop Roleplay Café
Located in the heart of Fitzroy
No table fee, just fun!


Welcome to your board game hangout space

And tabletop RPG!

Pause Menu is the 'mum & pop' of board games cafés.

We are located in Fitzroy, Vic with over 200 games to offer. Along with specialty coffee and easy eats.

Our focus is on community & not only providing a chill vibe but also a beautiful space to play games. Our no.1 priority making sure that your time here is fun and relaxing. The goal is to have everyone feel welcome and included.  

We highly recommend you check out our events page as there is something on every week.

Drop on by and let the good times roll!​


Clarke Street Coffee

Rich, Smooth Creamy Coffee


Plenty of Space

Tables Suit for Purpose


Private Rooms

With Fun Extras


Upcoming Events

  • Meet Up Fridays
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 27 May
    Pause Menu
    27 May, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm AEST
    Pause Menu, 74 Rose Street, Fitzroy, Vic, 3065
    This is the place to be if you are looking for a group to play board games with. If you are new to Melbourne or on the look out for people to play wide variety of games with, our Meet Up is for you.
  • DnD One Session Campaign : A Fairytale Beginning
    28 May, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm AEST
    Pause Menu, 74 Rose St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
    Want to play some DnD but can't commit to a campaign? This is the One Session Campaign for you.
  • DnD 101 : Intro Class
    Sun, 05 June
    Pause Menu
    05 June, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm AEST
    Pause Menu, 74 Rose St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
    Want to play DnD but don't know where to start? Come to our 2 hour class!
  • Intermediate to Advanced Games Meet Up
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, 05 June
    Pause Menu
    05 June, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm AEST
    Pause Menu, 74 Rose St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
    Wondering what's the next step after your Catans and Wingspans? Meteor Games is the perfect meetup group to sink your teeth into intermediate and advanced level games: from economic strategy games to cut-throat war games!

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Opening Hours

Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday: 10:30pm - 8:00pm