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Awesome meet up places for friends gathering.. my first time there but the experience is great!! Will be there with my friends again!! 🥰🥰🥰
2nd time coming and it's a fun place to spend time w your friends!
There were a great variety of board games to play with friends.
Amazing time with friends, friendly staff and service was on point
My reservation was at 4pm. Went there but had to wait for almost 40mins because according to them, the previous customers refused to leave. They served us well in the 40mins that we waited, by giving us free titbits and chairs for us to sit and wait. They also sounded nice and apologetic. We thought the service was pretty sincere and good at that time. We finally went in at around 440pm. Had to say, service by the staff was really good in the few hours that we were playing the games. They were patient with our food or drink refill requests and nice and friendly in the coaching of the games. However, at the end of the session, our impression of the cafe changed. We took the 4 hour package so we assumed the games would end at about 845pm. While we were playing the last round of our game at around 830-840pm, someone came to rush us several times to leave (not just to finish up the game). We repeatedly told them that all we needed was a short while more to finish up. We were playing saboteur (those who know the game would know this game wouldn't drag on and on because we have no more cards left to draw and the table was already full of what we have 'built'). We merely needed like a few more mins to finish up the game and this was communicated twice or thrice to the same staff who came many times to ask us to pack up. He told us that he went to ask his manager but we had already exceeded 6mins of grace period (and so we had to pack up immediately). Not even sure how the grace period was calculated because we actually went in at around 440pm after a 40mins wait?! We were shocked because there were many other empty tables around, and we already wasted almost 40mins earlier just waiting for a table (that we had booked). We felt that they were being too calculative on the extra few minutes we needed to finish up the game (especially when there were lots of empty tables nearby). Btw, we are not too sure if it's the same Filipino looking guy (perhaps the 'manager' mentioned by the staff) who served us earlier and who had gotten his staff to rush us off. Would say that we were really turned off by what happened. We're happy with the previous few times we went but this time round it was really quite a disappointing experience. Don't think we would go back to the cafe again.
I visited on a Saturday afternoon at 12pm, to take advantage of the 1 main course + free flow drinks /snacks at $17.90++ per pax, but the morning crowd for the 10am-1pm session $9.80++ with 1 breakfast item, hadn't left yet. They were mainly school going kids or maybe poly aged kids. They were super rowdy and loud, but they were having fun. So other than having to shout at my friends for the first hour that I was at The Mind Cafe from 12-1pm, it was very peaceful from 1-3pm. The staff were very helpful. a lot of them were trainees, there was one guy, Von who was very helpful in getting our snacks and drinks refilled. I LIKED MY MOCHA (COLD) WHICH WAS ICED COFFEE AND CHOCOLATE SYRup at the bottom. The hot earl grey milk tea wasn't bad either, they don't put a lot sugar into their drinks. That Saturday that I visited, they didn't have the fried chicken thigh disk,. so I got the beef lasagne, it took awhile for them to get it ready but no worries as we had free flow snacks.. I love the nachos chips. the sweet popcorn was abit lao-hong, but one of the young female staff was very polite and said she would find another snack replacement for the lao-hong popcorn to "surprise" us. It was very kind of it and we really enjoyed our time. After spending more than $100, we had a chance to roll the dice at the counter and I won a free side disk to be redeemed on my next visit and I'll definitely be back. I love mind cafe!!
It been a enjoyable time for me and my friends. we have a great time playing with the awesome offer of $15 inclusive of meal and 2 hour gaming.unfortunately 1 of our friend could not make it due to work, One of the staff wen Kai was kind enough to allow extend half an hour and allow to choose a side dish as the portion for the main course is very filling. The food was awesome and a wide range of varieties to choose from. The staffs in the cafe is very proactive, every time they pass by our table they would ask if we would like to top up our free flow drink or snack. We also celebrated one of our friend birthday with a last min requests with the awesome cake from the menu and help of the staffs in the cafe. Awesome lively Environment. Keep up the good work !
upon entering, the staff was not only warm and friendly, but also really accommodating to our needs & requests. we made a reservation at 1415 for 7 pax but only 3 of us arrived first. the staff kindly allowed our time to start at 1445 instead to ensure our value for money. they even offered us snacks & drinks while we were waiting for our friends. explanation of the deals and games was also done impeccably. although most of the staff were occupied with the setting up of an event later on in the day, the remaining staff were still helpful, friendly and prompt in service. the mains was really good and generous in terms of portion, and there’s a wide array of (free-flow) drinks & snacks up for selection. all in all, highly recommended and will definitely come here again next time!
There are plenty of fun games but some of them are in a different language or with missing instructions or with missing parts. I often find parts of certain games in the wrong box. The atmosphere is cosy and pleasant especially at the private couch area. The staff need to be more flexible if asked to split the bill or to reprint a receipt if you want to be a member after they have explained to you that you can be a member after they are the ones who printed the receipt. The food is tasteless but that is not so important as it is mostly a cafe. The staff should politely ask people to take care of the games and put them back the way they found them and maybe put signs about it. I always have fun at the mind cAfe but there are some things which if improved can attract and retain more customers.
Reserved for 4 and table given was so small. We had to place our drinks on the floor while playing. We ordered for the free flow snacks for 3 hrs. Some staff had no initiative and were reluctant to help us top up our snacks and drinks. In the end, we had to help ourselves. And when we did, the staff were unhappy with it and that we were taking too much. Since we have already ordered for free flow as published on their menu, why are we still being limited to a quantity? Also, we chose a game that we did not understand and asked for help from one of the staff. He dismissed us by saying that he did not know how to play the game too and that another staff that knew, was not working on that day. He left us as it is and we had to google to figure out how to play the game. Me and my friends were shocked at the service given to us. Understand that there is a crowd, but is it not common sense to increase your manpower during peak hours, especially on weekends? We were very much disappointed with our visit. Our bill totaled to $70 for 4 in 3hrs, this is quite pricey since most of their customers are student-aged.