You awaken to the sound of bubbling experiments and clinking test tubes. You hear crazed mutterings, footsteps leaving the room and the sound of the door being sealed shut...

You have been captured by the Mafia and are being held at their headquarters whist they discuss how they are going to "deal with you" upon their return...

An unnatural storm forces you to take refuge in the mansion of the mysterious "Black Queen” The door slams itself shut behind you...

How to play

How to Play

If you're bored of board games, come on down to AdventureRooms Cardiff and put all the strategy you've learned to the test. The timer is on and you've got 60 minutes to work with your team to get everyone out and back home. Step away from your phones and tablets and engage in real life gaming  instead!

Family groups with children must include at least one adult.


Ranked #1 in Wales on Trip advisor


star rating  Went here for my birthday last weekend and played Mafia! Absolutely loved it! It was a really good level of trickiness! The rooms are really intricate and you have to... read more

Also want to mention our game master Sam was an absolute gem! Really made us feel welcome and was super accommodating with photos and just helped make the day much better!

May 20, 2023

star rating  Fantastic experience, a great escape room, and our host Sam was amazing and super friendly. We plan on coming back soon!!

May 18, 2023

star rating  Attended as part of a hen party, first experience for an escape room host Sam was friendly and made us feel welcome. Would definitely come again if was in the... read more

May 13, 2023


Frequently asked questions

Each event space can typically accommodate 2-6 people in the standard format to 8 - 12 players in the duel format. (10 in Bridgend) The more of you there are, the easier and cheaper it is per person.
The AdventureRooms experience is fun for everyone of all ages. However, players 145 and under must be accompanied in the room by a paying adult over the age of 18. There is nothing within the game that would be inappropriate or scary for children, so we allow people of all ages to play the game. We recommend that children are 15 years of age or older to play without adults in the room, however younger children can still enjoy the game and may play with an adult present.
NO, recording or photography of any type is strictly forbidden. This is to protect the mystery surrounding the game. Any persons breaching this condition will be asked to leave the venue.
There are no small or tight spaces inside our game rooms and we can accommodate several people in one game. While the games are not brightly lit, they are not pitch black, we have had claustrophobic guests in the past and they thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Participants can leave the game at any time. We hope this helps you in deciding whether to join us or not. Our Black Queen game does use a strobe light for a small part of the game, for further information please contact us at 02921 052888
Yes, all of our Games are fully accessible for wheelchair users, although those with a wider wheelchair should contact AdventureRooms directly to check on suitability.
This game is not physically strenuous, however it does involve light walking, standing, bending and searching. Please wear whatever you feel comfortable completing these activities in. We would recommend flat shoes where possible
AdventureRooms games are live event experiences and as such, once confirmed bookings cannot be cancelled or transferred and are non refundable.
Cardiff - A Duel game can be played in either our Black Queen or Mafia game rooms. This is where the game is played differently to the usual " 6 players - one hour to escape" format. The Duel game is ideal for the larger group, click here for more information For Bridgend our Mad scientist can be palyer up to 10 players in a duel game
Absolutely, in fact due to our unique Duel format games its a specialty of ours. Across our three games we can accommodate 32 players per hour session. To book for more than this please contact us on 02921 052888.
We get asked this question a lot. There is absolutely nothing scary about our games. Many people come to us nervous at first because of the unexpected, and they always have a great time!

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    5a Longcross Court,
    47 Newport Road,
    CF24 0AD,
    United Kingdom

    Location and Parking

    Conveniently located at the junction of Newport Road and City road, AdventureRooms Cardiff is only a five minute walk to the City centre and Cardiff’s Queen Street Train station, with excellent bus links. Parking is available in the surrounding area including Pay and Display parking on “The Parade” and “East Grove”, just a 2 minute walk away. SEE HERE

    Bus links –
    The list shows buses that stop with a two minute walk of AdventureRooms Cardiff, however the City centre, a five minute walk away, provides further bus routes to Cardiff and beyond.


    38, 38a
    10, 30, 44, 44B, 45,46
    49,50 X3,X16,X59