News and Updates…

January 2020

New Pinball Machines! Yep, that’s right, we have had two new Pins arrive this month. Super Mario Bros and World Poker Tour. Completely different but both great fun. Check them out here along with the other four we have….

January 2020

It’s been a heck of a busy few months at Play Bideford, really great time. Check out the video below, if you haven’t visited Play yet you are missing out…

Play Bideford

29th October 2019

New Pinballs have arrived at Play this week….

Our current line up of Pinball Machines!

We added X-Files and Street Fighter Pinballs to our line up and these have gone down a storm.

30th September 2019

Did you know that you can hire Play?!

Yes that’s right, from just £50 you can book Play for completely private use so whether you want to have a Staff Party or Day Trip, use the venue as a meeting place for a club or group, have an epic Birthday Party or anything else, Play is the place to have it!

We provide you with full access to Play along with a Play Team Member to look after you. Contact us for more information.

31st August 2019

THREE, yes THREE new games have arrived at Play this week! You already know about Maximum Tune 3, but we’ve also had Operation Thunder Pinball AND Razing Storm as well. Oh yes!

Operation Thunder is a classic pin, lots of fun. And wait until you try Razing Storm with a friend, it’s an incredible shooter. Remember, at Play you pay to enter and then these and all of the other games are FREE to play for as long as you want.

Get down to Play, you know you want to. Open until 11pm tonight, then 10am until 10pm tomorrow.

30th August 2019

Midnight Maximum Tune 3 DX!

The Arcade Fairies visited us last night and delivered this…. Midnight Maximum Tune 3 DX! Oh Yeah, this is a beauty. A 2 Player racer that is out of this world.

21st August 2019

New Machine Alert!

Yes, we now have Manx TT at Play Bideford! It’s a stunning machine and great fun racing against a friend. Come on in and check it out.

24th July 2019

Some great coverage from the North Devon Gazette, thanks guys!

20th July 2019

We have van loads of machines arriving over the coming days in preparation for our grand opening on Friday 26th July at 12 Noon. Best of all, when you visit Play you pay once, play for hours!

9th July 2019

The venue sign has now gone up…

2nd July 2019

So here it is, the venue….

It’s the former ‘Queen Bs’ club. on the High Street. We have a few weeks of hard work ahead of us to transform this place into a fantastic venue full of fun.

So far the support we’ve had from the great people of Bideford and North Devon has been amazing. Thank you! We really appreciate you sharing our posts with your friends and family.

Team Play

28th June 2019

To celebrate the opening of Play Bideford on Friday 26th July at 12 Noon we are launching this HUGE competition. One lucky person will win this fantastic bundle worth at least £700 in the photo above! Yes that’s right, you can get your hands on this bundle which includes an Xbox One with 9 Games, Toshiba Satellite Pro Laptop, Android Tablet, Android Mobile Phone, Bundle of Star Wars Figures, Nintendo Mini NES, Wireless Nintendo Controller, Blurays, 6 Month Pass to Play Bideford and MUCH more!

How do you enter? It’s simple. Just:

That’s it! We’ll randomly select a winner and announce on Thursday 2nd August. Entry closes on Thursday 25th July. To enter you must live within 30 miles of Bideford.

What is ‘Play Bideford’? Play combines Arcade Games and Amusements, eSports, Retro Gaming and Modern Gaming in an action-packed environment for families through to adults. Whether you want to relive your childhood playing our Star Wars Trilogy Shooter with a bottle of beer, bring the kids and relax in the café or meet up with your friends and get involved in our eSports Tournaments, Play Bideford is the place to go. And best of all…. Once you have paid to enter, everything is free (café/bar excluded). That’s right, no need to bring change to put into the arcade machines, football table or amusements, they are all set to free play! That’s because, at Play Bideford you Pay Once, Play for Hours.

As well as an action-packed venue, we have a fully stocked bar and a Café area. We are open to everybody, from children through to Adults. Find out more at

24th June 2019

As we get nearer to the opening of Play Bideford, here is a selection of some of the Arcade Machines we’ll have available on our opening day. Remember, once you pay to enter you can play all of these machines for FREE, and stay for as long as you like!

17th June 2019

Play Bideford is ‘loading’. Keep an eye on this page or our facebook page for updates.