Review: Retro Arcade Club shows it’s still game on for Pac Man and co

kirkstall retro arcade club
Photo: Simon Cullingworth

Kirkstall now boasts a new retro games arcade in the unusual setting of part of the former Star and Garter pub.

The arcade features a café/bar and retail area, and boasts vintage video games ranging from Space Invaders and Pac Man through to Super Mario. Bramley’s SIMON CULLINGWORTH went with his family …

I’ve just visited Arcade Club in Kirkstall and I can highly recommend you pay a visit if you’re a fan of retro arcade games.

There are more than 200 arcade machines to play over two floors and a VR room on the third floor.

There’s also food and drink on site so once you’ve paid the entrance fee you can stay all day. There’s also rooms upstairs to play online multiplayer Minecraft and Fortnite.

There really is something for every gamer.

My 13-year-old is now addicted to Donkey Kong though!

The arcade is the second of its kind in the UK, with the first already up and running in Greater Manchester.

What do you think to Arcade Club? Have your say in the comments below.


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