Al Capone’s Secret Bar

This is a review of the Escape Room “Al Capone’s Secret Bar” offered by 3KEY Rooms in Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • ⭐️ 8.3/10
  • 🌡 Easy
  • ⏳ 70 Minutes
  • 👥 2 – 8 Person

What hardly anyone knows is that Al Capone, whose Mafia empire was created through illegal gambling, prostitution, protection rackets and alcohol smuggling during the Prohibition era, runs a secret bar in Chicago, in whose back rooms he pulls the strings for his criminal structures.

We are acting on behalf of a rival gang and are supposed to obtain information on Al Capone’s supply chain, trading partners and sales markets in his premises. Sounds like a suicide mission, doesn’t it? But our cover as a jazz trio is bulletproof….no one will ever suspect us. Awesome performance. The mob goes wild!

This establishment is a fully stocked (Gangster) bar with a small stage, that can be rented for birthdays, bachelor parties and so on. Participants (aged 18+) have even controlled access to low-alcohol drinks during their game. Which, of course, is not the main reason why I liked this game.

Al Capone’s bar is a fun game, because it delivers all common gangster clichés. The puzzles and tasks fit the topic, are varied, sometimes funny and often not linear (which probably explains that experienced players can complete the mission well under the time limit). The finale in particular is very original and made us laugh.

3Key’s Gangster Epic, which made it to the finals at Terpeca 2020 (240th place), is quite spacious, so it can certainly still be played comfortably with 5 or 6 people.

Heiner Stepen

Heiner Stepen