The best Sherlock Holmes board, card & dice games 2021

Looking for a really good board game with Sherlock Holmes? Then we have just the thing for you - the 30 best Sherlock Holmes games.

Who was Sherlock Holmes?

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Holmes, who refers to himself as a "consulting detective" in the stories, is known for his powers of observation, deduction, forensic science and logical reasoning that border on the fantastic, which he uses in investigating cases for a variety of clients, including Scotland Yard.

Board games with Sherlock Holmes

These incredible stories have made the books and therefore the role of Sherlock Holmes world famous... which has led to not only movies being made about him but many video games and board games being designed. Our list is about these Sherlock Holmes board, card & dice games.

List of the best Sherlock Holmes board games 2021

This list was last updated on October 20, 2021. We compared 32 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Unmatched: Cobble & Fog

    All details for the board game Unmatched: Cobble & Fog and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1985

    More details for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. Unlock!: Heroic Adventures

    All details for the board game Unlock!: Heroic Adventures and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Baker Street Irregulars

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Baker Street Irregulars and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Baker Street Irregulars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Baker Street Irregulars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  6. Mr. Jack Pocket

    All details for the board game Mr. Jack Pocket and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Mr. Jack Pocket
    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Watson & Holmes

    All details for the board game Watson & Holmes and similar games
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Watson & Holmes

    • YouTube Review for the game "Watson & Holmes" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Mr. Jack

    All details for the board game Mr. Jack and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    More details for Mr. Jack
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  9. Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. Sherlock

    All details for the board game Sherlock and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Sherlock
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Sherlock

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft

    All details for the board game Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft

    • YouTube Review for the game "Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  12. Sherlock Express

    All details for the board game Sherlock Express and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Sherlock Holmes: The Challenge Of Irene Adler

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes: The Challenge Of Irene Adler and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!15€ atAmazon.de
  14. Sherlock Holmes: Baker Street Irregulars

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes: Baker Street Irregulars and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Mr. Jack Extension

    All details for the board game Mr. Jack Extension and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Mr. Jack Extension

    • YouTube Review for the game "Mr. Jack Extension" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  16. Beyond Baker Street

    All details for the board game Beyond Baker Street and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty's Trail

    All details for the board game Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty's Trail and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  19. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Mansion Murders

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Mansion Murders and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Mansion Murders

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Mansion Murders" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Mansion Murders" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  20. Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty's Web

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty's Web and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty's Web

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty's Web" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  21. Lady Alice

    All details for the board game Lady Alice and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!35€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Lady Alice

    • YouTube Review for the game "Lady Alice" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  22. 221B Baker Street: The Master Detective Game

    All details for the board game 221B Baker Street: The Master Detective Game and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Queen's Park Affair

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Queen's Park Affair and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Queen's Park Affair

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Queen's Park Affair" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  24. Clue

    All details for the board game Clue and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Clue
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Clue

    • YouTube Review for the game "Clue" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. I Say, Holmes! (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game I Say, Holmes! (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Bakerspeed

    All details for the board game Bakerspeed and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Bakerstreet

    All details for the board game Bakerstreet and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Unfinished Case of Holmes

    All details for the board game Unfinished Case of Holmes and similar games
    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de
  29. Sherlock Holmes & Moriarty: Associates

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes & Moriarty: Associates and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 10+ years old
    🔥 Great price!15€ atAmazon.de
  30. Unlock!: Heroic Adventures – Sherlock Holmes: Der scharlachrote Faden

    All details for the board game Unlock!: Heroic Adventures – Sherlock Holmes: Der scharlachrote Faden and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de

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