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Geek Retreat

10 March 2022

A gaming café for people to share their love of all things "geeky" is coming to Chester city centre.

The aptly-named Geek Retreat is launching inside the former Betfred betting shop on Watergate Street next month.

The games and entertainment retailer, which also has a venue in Northwich, describes itself as "the friendliest place to eat meet, trade and game!"

Back in 2020 Geek Retreat unveiled plans to open another 100 stores over a two-year period.

The brand, which opened its first store in Glasgow in 2017, said its rapid expansion would create around 600 jobs.

Sharing an update and images on the Chester Together Facebook page, set up by Chester BID, Toni Marie of Geek Retreat Chester posted: "This coming April we have a brand new store opening on Watergate Street, Chester, previously the old Betfred site.

Read more at: Cheshire Live