London – Croydon


A Place in Space: Independent comic store with a lot of Pops. Offers home delivery service, closed Sundays and Tuesday, never open late.

The Ludoquist: Board game cafe. Offering not just a wide selection of board & card games but food (gluten-free, vegan options) and beer (now on draught). Has a library corner if you just need somewhere to sit and chill. Casual Star Wars Destiny night on Thursdays. Board game meet up on Wednesday nights

Limitless VR: VR cafe/bar. Rent VR rigs by the hour or half-hour.

The Heart of Gaming – Arcade. Cabinets and consoles. Hosts a regular pop-up Japanese-style Maid cafe.

Flip Out: Pinball club. £10 entry or become a member of the club for £20. Open Saturdays, Sundays and Thursday evenings.

Playnation Games: Second-hand & retro video games and certain CCGs (Magic, MLP) with upstairs gaming area.

Game On: Second-hand video games and some retro stuff.

Games Workshop: Own brand miniature gaming.

South London Legion: A wargames club meeting on Wednesday nights

Forbidden Planet: Chain comic store. Comics, action figures, collectibles and a small amount of books.

Croydon Geek Con: yearly convention held at The Ship pub.

Nerd adjacent

David Lean Cinema: Small cinema run by a Community Interest Company.

Lost Format: Open-air pop-up cinema and bar that runs in a car park during summer

VUE Croydon Grants: Multiplex cinema.

Museum of Croydon: local museum, closed Sundays and Mondays.

CeX: Second-hand video games, DVDs, blu-rays and tech.

GAME: First- and second-hand video games. Also second hand phones and tablets.

HMV: Music, film, games, t shirts, posters.

Toy Barnhaus: Small chain toy shop.

The Entertainer: Large chain toy shop. Closed on Sundays.

Waterstones: Chain book shop