ESCAPE ROOMS CARDIFF

THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE

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Choose your team of 2-6 players (per room).

Select your theme from our 7 immersive game rooms.

You’ll be given an objective and you’ll need to find objects, codes and clues in the rooms.

 

With 60 minutes on the clock, you’ll need to think quick, think smart and work as a team if you want to make it out in time.

 

 Find out more about each of our game rooms, click the posters below.

OUR GAME ROOMS

FAQ'S

All players aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an 18+ player. 

Due to their complexity, we recommend our games to players aged 13+, however, younger players always enjoy themselves (even our creepier games in the basement), so it’s up to them if it sounds like fun and up to you if you think the theme is suitable.

We’re on St. Mary Street – Just down from the Cardiff Castle and across from the Cardiff Market. There’s a map at the bottom of this page and a button under it to give you directions to take you straight to our door.

All the games in their nature are thrilling, but there’s nothing scary to worry about! Some may contain a small jump-scare. Please contact us if you are concerned. 

Although our creepier basement games, ‘Z – The Zombie Apocalypse’ and ‘Oculus The Serial Killer’, are horror-themed, they are not horror experiences. We aim for excellent design, immersion and gameplay, not a high scare factor! We do not use live actors in our games.

Once a game has been booked, it cannot be moved or cancelled.

All of our games are non-refundable and non-transferable.

You can get hints from the Game Masters who supervise your game via the cameras and microphones in the room. They will send you help at the appropriate time if you really are struggling!

Please be punctual and arrive 5 minutes before the start of your time slot. 

This will allow time for your brief, lockers & toilets etc. We will do our best to accommodate you if you are late, but we can’t guarantee that you will still be able to play.

Our games rooms may involve a little crawling, ducking, and climbing up a few steps. 

If you struggle with any of these activities, have any health issues you think we would need to know about, or, if you struggle with stairs, please call before you book and we can offer some best advice based on your needs.

Unfortunately we do not have wheelchair access as all our games are on floors 1, 2 or in the basement.

Our rooms are designed for 2-6 players. The more of you there are, the easier and cheaper it is per person. The rooms are private and for your party only  and not shared with any of the public.

Absolutely. Large groups often come and play our games. Our 7 available game rooms hold 2-6 players, so we can accommodate up to 42 players per hour session. For groups larger than that, please give us a call at 029 2167 9700. Also, we have a great food & drink discount with Franco Manca! Every booking with us gives you 15% off the bill, most of our groups make the most of that offer.

 Yes, you can! The rooms are all of a reasonable size and you will not find yourself in an enclosed space. You can leave the room at any point if you so wish.  We quite often get players with claustrophobia and we are surprised at how little of an issue it is to them.

 None of our games is overly physical, and we have had many pregnant people playing our games. See the ‘Are your games accessible?’ FAQ for details on health.


One of the things that have made Escape Rooms successful around the world is that they can be enjoyed by everyone for every occasion. From babies to grandparents, we’ve seen all ages of friends and families take on the adventure. We also see gamers, couples and school trips coming by the busload, all enthusiastic about their 1-hour game. Some people celebrate, while others book corporate team buildings for all of their colleagues.

Talking about celebration, we have had 4 proposals here!!!

And OH, don’t forget! We are dog friendly, so bring the pup along!

TRIP ADVISOR, GOOGLE & FACEBOOK RATED
WITH 3000+ 5 STAR REVEIWS

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  • star rating  Been many times and enjoyed each one. This time we took a group of teens as a birthday treat and the staff, especially Meg, were friendly, helpful and made sure… read more

    CS-Newport
    November 20, 2022

    star rating  A Christmas gift from my family resulted in a most entertaining hour in the Sherlock Room. Solving some of the clues to progress the case gives great satisfaction. Having to… read more

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    January 9, 2019

    star rating  What a fantastic experience. Find the clues against the clock to find Sherlock Holmes. Ingenious clues to work your way to the final goal, thoroughly recommended. Great team building exercise… read more

    Kaycosgrove
    July 2, 2019
  • star rating  Escape Room Cardiff – Brilliant! – We booked for our daughter’s birthday treat, having never experienced an escape room before. We booked The 13th Floor, which was brilliant and really interactive. Our Games Master was Todd,… read more

    avatar thumb SJCleal
    December 23, 2023

    star rating  Me and my 3 other friends recently returned to play The Tomb, after escaping the chilling Oculus game earlier this year.



    Ayleena, (our game master for The Tomb) was… read more

    lwsmllr
    December 2, 2020

    star rating  We did the Zombie room last 30th of December and really loved every single bit. Friendly staff, professional design and organisation, and once in the room the atmosphere was great.… read more

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    January 5, 2019
  • star rating  Astro Quest room is great – Amelia was fantastic! Gave us the perfect balance of hints only when we needed them and really enthusiastic. Astro Quest is a great room, we’ve done a few escape rooms… read more

    Miranda9329
    December 18, 2022

    star rating  Always have a great experience here!! We were slightly late due to traffic and Arron was very kind to wait for us. The escape room itself was excellent!

    avatar thumb V7854GGlaurenb
    December 23, 2022

    star rating  Favorite part of the experience was, all of it. Considering, it was my first visit, and didn’t know what to expect, I loved every minute of it and really… read more

    leed156
    November 26, 2022
  • star rating  We managed to escape the Sherlock room. Brilliant bit of entertainment, really enjoyed it. Will definitely be back to experience some of the other rooms.

    SamanthaLHislop
    November 20, 2020

    star rating  Had a great time here, our host Amelia was great and very cheerful, we recommend the trying out the tomb

    aminabH6707UP
    November 14, 2022

    star rating  We loved this escape room, but I'd suggest that it really needs at least 3 people to make it more enjoyable. (This applies to all escape rooms, not just this… read more

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    January 15, 2019
  • star rating  This was a first escape room for my 11yo and her friends. Needless to say they had a blast, I am am quite proud of myself for doing it as… read more

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    December 11, 2022

    star rating  An epic experience in the zombie room. Big thanks to Chris for being so helpful and kind the whole time and making us feel even better about escaping the room!… read more

    rmatthew467
    April 18, 2022

    star rating  Amazing Day out! Brilliant fun for everyone! – Amazing! Todd our Game Master was brilliant and gave us everything we needed to know including lots of clues when we asked! Such a fun but creepy vibe to the… read more

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    January 28, 2024
  • star rating  So immersive! – We originally booked to come and play the Oculus room, and we ended up loving it so much we also played Astro Quest and The Tomb! On top of that… read more

    mathewthomas24
    January 18, 2023

    star rating  Never visited and Escape Room before, but definately would / will again. Fantastic venue, experience and staff

    avatar thumb Robin F
    January 2, 2019

    star rating  First time for all of us in an escape room game. Lauren was so helpful and professional and the game was so much fun. The game was challenging and… read more

    Janandclarke
    January 3, 2020
  • star rating  We had a great time in the Sherlock room, Reilly was a great help, and we were chuffed we got out! Would recommend this to anyone.

    laurenrK7723LK
    April 17, 2022

    star rating  Great family activity – Did the ‘Cardiff castle’ escape today, 2 adults and 8 and 12 year old children. Really good fun. Great set and nice mix of puzzle difficulty meaning everyone got involved.… read more

    O6041MEianm
    December 10, 2022

    star rating  Brilliant experience – I loved this experience! The sherlock room was amazing and 100% recommend! Thanks to our host bebe, ❤️❤️ it was brilliant and the group managed to clear the room in about 43 minutes

    968emileel
    December 10, 2022
  • star rating  Escaped from Sherlock 2- a great room! – Sherlock 2-Moriarty’s revenge. Family of 5 adults. Great room, well thought out. We loved the challenges and the flow of the room, very slick. It was a room which encourages… read more

    LouWil88
    December 18, 2022

    star rating  We did Room Z – Really good escape room, staff were fun and really friendly

    Thanks Amelia for a great experience

    avatar thumb JoshuaSands3
    December 19, 2022

    star rating  Great entertainment for families with teen.Well organised, helpful clues and friendly staff. A fun packed evening.

    avatar thumb ynyswen2000
    January 15, 2019
  • star rating  This was our 2nd visit to the Cardiff branch, having completed all the Escape rooms closer to home. Brilliant experience, we have played the Tomb and Astro Quest. Astro Quest… read more

    avatar thumb Adam L
    February 20, 2023

    star rating  Excellent experience – Absolutely fantastic experience, we had a great time. Excellent set up, welcoming and very clever challenges. I will definitely come back.

    daikirsty
    December 16, 2022

    star rating  Great fun! – Went as a family group of 5, did the Sherlock room. Great fun, really well thought out, everything was thoroughly explained bef5we started. Will definitely go again.

    Harley030104
    December 15, 2022
  • star rating  Fantastic time – The Tomb room was fun and engaging, and our game host Kenz was fantastic! Will definitely be coming again!

    gracekD8406HE
    December 7, 2022

    star rating  Really had amazing time Saturday for my partners birthday book the tomb which was a fun hands on room. Then we decided to do z after which was a amazing… read more

    avatar thumb paulgF5893OG
    February 7, 2023

    star rating  So much fun and a great laugh – Had so much fun doing oculus room. So clever and well put together. Experience made better and more fun with our games master Bebe!! Can’t wait to try another room!… read more

    Joe S
    December 11, 2022

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