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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.



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!



  • star rating  Great experience with hard puzzles that were challenging but doable. Meg our host was amazing. We managed to escape with 5 minutes to spare. The decor was fantastic we really… read more

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    December 9, 2022

    star rating  Family of 4 – 2 children 12&10years. We thoroughly enjoyed Sherlock Holmes number 2. It was hard enough, without being too hard for us. We escaped with 1 min &… read more

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    January 2, 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

    December 2, 2020
  • star rating  Padlock in the Tomb was a bit dodgy, despite having the correct code, it still would not open and it took us a while to open it on the correct… read more

    November 13, 2022

    star rating  Best First Time! – It was both of our first time going to an Escape Room ever! And now we’re addicted to the experience. We accidentally selected the hardest of their rooms from the… read more

    December 7, 2022

    star rating  Egyptian tomb – Good fun , Egyptian tomb room gave crystal maze like experience. Rory was enthusiastic and helpful. Fun times.

    December 18, 2022
  • star rating  Had an amazing experience in the oculus room, with the help of many hints ended up close to escaping in the time limit, was a lovely day out and many… read more

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    December 9, 2023

    star rating  Best escape room I’ve done – challenging but really good fun. Definitely worth going and Dan was brilliant.

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    February 16, 2023

    star rating  Really fun day, our game hose Amelia was super helpful and explained the rules clearly.

    Would definitely recommend for a family across all ages.

    November 27, 2022
  • star rating  Have done two rooms here so far – brilliant and well though out. Fantastic and friendly staff. Great price. Will return.

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    January 9, 2023

    star rating  Oculus Escape Room – It was brilliant. Quite tough and exciting because we were right up against the clock at the end. Felt authentic, scary room and lots of touches that it… read more

    December 26, 2022

    star rating  Fun time here with 2 friends, first time trying an escape room and enjoyed it, the tomb was challenging enough to be enjoyable but not so hard that it frustrates… read more

    November 19, 2022
  • star rating  My husband and I are huge fans of escape rooms and have done about 8 so far. The 3 best ones have all been at Escape Rooms Cardiff. Not only… read more

    January 25, 2020

    star rating  Great escape room experience, great game host Grey – Great Fun, played the Sherlock 2 Game. Grey was a great game host, very friendly! Reasonably priced and a really fun team exercise.

    December 9, 2022

    star rating  Really enjoyed ourselves there was 5 of us who went for a birthday experience. Staff were very friendly and helpful especially Megan who was our guide she took her… read more

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    January 21, 2023
  • star rating  I was dragged her by the wife as she was insisting on some family time before the kids returned to school so was not expecting much and was pretty negative.… read more

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    January 6, 2019

    star rating  Great fun with the family – Had fun with the husband and kids(teens) solving the clues and completing the room before the timer ran out.
    We played in the Oculus room and managed to complete with… read more

    January 4, 2023

    star rating  Went as a family of 4, really good from start to finish, Meg met us, talked us through and was a great host. A fantastic experience for all, we did… read more

    April 15, 2022
  • star rating  Definitely do Astroquest – Absolutely amazing experience doing Astroquest today, mostly because my team absolutely smashed it but the staff were amazing, especially Rauri who was our host for the evening. Shall definitely come… read more

    December 7, 2022

    star rating  I went with my friends around late Christmas time, it wasn’t too busy and the service was really good. We went into the first room and got stuck . I… read more

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    January 31, 2023

    star rating  Astro Quest ! – Went for my best friends birthday and we did Astro Quest and it was very unexpected and enjoyable. Dominic was lovely, really funny guy and we really enjoyed

    February 19, 2023
  • star rating  What a wonderful way to spend an hour. I went with my grown up family and 11 year old grandson and to a man we all thoroughly enjoyed it. We… read more

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    January 13, 2019

    star rating  Birthday day out – Everything about it was fabulous Dom our host was fantastic we will definitely be going back all staff were very friendly and helpful we took our grandsons they loved it

    Yvonne B
    February 18, 2023

    star rating  We completed the Sherlock 2 game this morning, it was a really fun experience and Huey was a great host! Will definitely be returning

    November 19, 2022
  • star rating  Amazing 😄 – Very nice experience! First time ever. We nearly made it through.. Thank you Amelia for the hints!!!

    February 13, 2023

    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.

    April 17, 2022

    star rating  Great fun! 🔒 And we got out!! – Great fun and Amelia was a great host! Thank you ️And we got out!! A fun experience with friends.

    December 4, 2022
  • star rating  Came to Cardiff for my Hen Do weekend. Decided to kick the night off with escape room Z!
    One of the best escape rooms I have done, really friendly and… read more

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    February 12, 2023

    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

    December 10, 2022

    star rating  Lovely time at the escape room. Second time we’ve been and we completed the Sherlock room! The staff are great, Lauren was our host and was nice and polite. Great… read more

    January 5, 2020


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