Badger Badger/Tanuki Gaming


Badger Badger/Tanuki Gaming is a welcoming pub and board gaming shop in the heart of Deptford. It specialises in Japanese fusion street food, board gaming services and day time work space. It is located next to Deptford Train Station on the High Street. It features a bright warm interior with tons of plants, foliage and quicky design features.

Tanuki Gaming features hundreds of board games which can be played as a service for 3 hours per person for £5. This includes recommendations and tutorials from the enthusiastic board gaming team and full food and drink table service during play.

Badger Badger workspace boasts multiple super fast broadband connections, plugs and USB sockets at every table and a comfortable quiet workspace. Whole day bookings can be made for £10 with a free alcoholic/soft drink at 5pm.

The Badger Badger menu is a fusion of Japanese char grilled yakitori and American fried food small plates. A typical selection for 2 people having a light meal would be pork belly, plum sauce and sage skewers, a bowl of chicken karaage and tiger fries for £18. A similar vegan selection might be charred corn ribs with home made shichimi, broccoli and sweet potato tempura with smoked soy and a loaded salad for £14.50. Badger Badger also features a weekend brunch menu and fresh fried donuts.

Private functions are welcomed in some or all of the multiple rooms. Please contact by email or call for enquiries. Pre Covid capacity is 250 people but it currently operates at 160. Badger Badger/ Tanuki gaming has been publicly praised by Lewisham council for its effective Covid safety provisions.


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings
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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 9:00 23:00
Tuesday 9:00 23:00
Wednesday 9:00 23:00
Thursday 9:00 0:00
Friday 9:00 1:00
Saturday 10:00 1:00
Sunday 10:00 23:00



Badger Badger/Tanuki Gaming, 139-145 Deptford High Street, SE8 3NU



Nearest Station

Deptford (Rail)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Asian and Japanese food.

  • A word from the chef:

    We serve delicious small plates of Yakitori grilled meats and vegetables, fried foods, sides and salad boxes. This Japanese American street food fusion is perfect for nibbling with beer or enjoying over lunch. My favourite is the chicken karaage with tiger fries!

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