Dinner Parties

We all look forward to a good party. For a dinner party it’s always a good idea to have a few games ready to play: they do so much to help break the ice, spice up the fun, and make the event more memorable. It’s up to you whether you just have a few games as an informal distraction, or whether you go for a carefully planned, more “full-on” party game event. Just bear in mind the type of guest who is coming to the party, and be careful not to intimidate anyone. It should all be for fun! Over the last 15 years I’ve gathered together a lot of brilliant games, (and a few less brilliant!). Here is my pick of the Top 10 party games for your dinner party:

Ben Dover

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This game will appeal to the more supple and sober members of your party. Frequently this isn't the men. You'll probably see a few of them ending up on the floor! Sacrifice your Cornflakes box, or a similar cardboard cereal box, and tear off the fla...

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  • 25 votes
  • 50736 views

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Super fun game! My friends and I have played it...

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TOO HOT FOR U ( +) (+) The name rewens it bbz. >.<

Celebrity Couples

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If you are looking for an icebreaker this game is guaranteed to get people talking! On arrival at the party, each person has a post-it note (or similar) stuck on their back without them seeing what it says. The post-it notes have been pre-written...

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  • 38 votes
  • 78835 views

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Ok I guess:/

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Example of one yes or no question plss

Word Builder

Explain the rules, and start this game by saying a letter. Play moves to the right with the next person THINKING of a word starting with that letter, and SAYING the second letter to build the word they have in mind. The next person thinks up a word ...

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  • -1 votes
  • 26185 views

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great game used this at my 21st birthday party ...

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kathrina fantastic

Thumbs

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Announce the Thumbs Game and explain the rules. You start the game, and at some point in the future, you place a thumb DISCRETELY on the table. A soon as people start to notice your thumb, they must follow. The last person to put their thumb on the tab...

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  • 11 votes
  • 24412 views

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Good game

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luv it

Camera Game

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This game is good for sleepovers, for dinner parties, and any event where you can get your friends in a circle for a bit of fun. Set the self-timer and the game begins. Each player must hold the camera at arm's length and point it at themselves very...

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  • 224 votes
  • 495439 views

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Yep... THIS IS THE BEST

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this is amazing

Guess The Celebrity

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This party game is lots of fun. Nice for an office party, family event, sleepover, Christmas and Thanksgiving too.

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  • 22 votes
  • 29636 views

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Dr Fuzz Awesome !

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This game is great for all ages! We used at a N...

Stating The Obvious

This game is best played with people who have not met before. Sit everyone in a circle. One person sits in the centre. Everyone gets to say a statement about the person in the centre. There are three rounds: - First round people make statements s...

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  • 8 votes
  • 17968 views

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Ok .. not bad It started of exiting a ended b...

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Heather Sounds like fun... I want to try this sometimes...

Discretion

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This party game works really well for a dinner party. It encourages conversation, helps break the ice, and is hilarious. GET READY Get some Post-It notes, or bits of paper: one per guest. On the paper write an unusual phrase and place the piece of...

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  • 8 votes
  • 102262 views

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I'm trying it today. It sounds great.

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I thought up the following phrases for my party...

Memory Game

"I went to the party and took with me a bottle of red wine", "I went to the party and took with me a bottle of red wine, and an umbrella", "I went to the party and took with me a bottle of red wine, an umbrella, and a balloon." Etc. Anyone starts...

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  • 6 votes
  • 16818 views

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Jess For a festive version, use 'Im father christmas...

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i played this at school once! its actually rea...

Frustration

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This can get very annoying. Start the game off with the following phrase "I went to the party and took a bottle of wine, but I didn't take a pink panther" or something as ridiculous. Play follows around the table to your left and each player must make ...

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  • 23 votes
  • 21294 views

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I played a similar game with my sister where yo...

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Lol this can is so fun:) I played this at girl...

Lie Detector

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A great party game for dinner parties where you don't all know each other too well, and for workshops or parties to break the ice. GET READY Ask everyone to come prepared with one lie and two true statement about themselves. These can be statemen...

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  • 14 votes
  • 16823 views

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Chloe Stanton sounds fun but i dont think it's a good idea be...

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What and amazing and fun game !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Cracker

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This party game is great for dinner parties and events where everyone is sitting round a table. It also works well at Christmas when you've got Christmas crackers easily available.

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  • 19 votes
  • 471106 views

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Read the description (;

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Awesome game!

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Obstacle Relay Yeah ditto not great for us with small gardens

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21 Jinx Yes

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Heads or Tails Knockout rock paper scissors?

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21 Jinx 🙂 thanks for the great review! It has inspired ...

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Camera Game Yep... THIS IS THE BEST

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The Best Christmas Trivia Quiz Ever the answers are given on page 2!

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21 Jinx Good idea I might try that

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21 Jinx Yeah I would recommend 3,4 or 5 people in it so...

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Black Magic that game is so tricky and so,so,so,so,so,so,so...

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