R-CADE Glasgow may be small, but it is packed with all the gaming nostalgia of the past 50 years!

R Cade

About R CADE

121 Saltmarket, Glasgow City Centre G1 5LF
R CADE Website
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We have created a fun and fully inclusive venue for gamers of all ages and walks of life to visit, mingle, discuss and play the games from their youth and to share with their friends and family. Our specially built arcade cabinets house a selection of the best home consoles across the past 5 decades, from Atari and Binatone to Nintendo, Sega, Playstation and Xbox.

We also specialise in refurbished and modified retro consoles, games, merch and toys to buy in store and online.

Situated on the verge of Glasgow's bustling East End, R-CADE is a short walk from the busy city centre and just around the corner from Glasgow Green.

Important information:
Pre booked passes are required to enter the arcade. Passes must be bought online via the website. Venue is suitable for gamers age 5 and up. Discount codes available for under 5's and support workers/ carers but must contact R-CADE before booking. Full t&c's can be found on the website.

Upcoming Events at R CADE

R-CADE All Ages Quiet Gaming Sessions

Selected dates between 5th January 2023 - 21st December 2023

R-CADE host Quiet Gaming Sessions, suitable for all ages, every Thursday between Midday and 2pm.


R-CADE Lates Over 18’s Retro Gaming Sessions

Selected dates between 6th January 2023 - 23rd December 2023

Enjoy three hours of gaming in R-CADE's retro video game arcade with access to their specialised table top party games as part of their Over 18's Retro Gaming Sessions!


R-CADE All Ages Retro Gaming Sessions

Selected dates between 24th August 2023 - 24th December 2023

Get your game on at Glasgow's only family friendly retro gaming venue by booking one of their Retro Gaming Sessions!


R-CADE Christmas Cracker Party

16th December 2023

Join R-CADE for a festive retro gaming party with a twist... Christmas jumpers are welcome, karaoke is encouraged and snacks will be provided!


Family Retro Gaming Christmas Party

17th December 2023

Join R-CADE for their Christmas gaming party! Two hours of retro gaming for the whole family, plus gifts and treats from a very special guest in red!


Indie Games Party

29th December 2023

Make friends, enjoy a few drinks, and discover a whole world of amazing multiplayer video games made by independent studios from across the globe at R-CADE's Indie Games Party!


R-CADE New Years Eve Eve Gaming Party

30th December 2023

Start your New Year celebration in style with R-CADE... 3 hours of retro gaming, party tabletop games and great company!


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