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Amazing time once again at cryptic escape Norwich ! Excellent spooky theme great clues and we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Amy W
via mobile
Great fun

Really good experience. Didn't make it out of the room! But staff were really helpful and joined in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nathan B
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Cryptic Escape is the first real-life escape game in Norwich, UK. Based in the historic Augustine steward House. You are locked in a room for 60 minutes and you need to find a way to escape. There are a lot of objects, codes, hidden hints, that can...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
14 Tombland | Augustine Steward House, Norwich NR3 1HF, England
+44 1603 762002
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Norwich
from US$ 16.00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to enjoy this experience - bring a torch and magnifying glass (the combination locks are not in well lit areas and on the small size. It makes it difficult. Intentional we were told! God help you if you don't have 20/20 vision....More

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James T, Owner at Cryptic Escape, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review Ken. I am sorry you did not enjoy your experience at Cryptic Escape 3 weeks ago. If you had issues I would have hoped you would contact us personally in this time, and I am sure we could have sorted...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed our time at Cryptic Escape rooms. We had chosen "The Lab of Dr. Lev Pasted" and without giving anything away, you are challenged to some logic and observation puzzles. To my shame we didnt do particularly well. Overall it was really great. If...More

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing time once again at cryptic escape Norwich ! Excellent spooky theme great clues and we actually escaped this time (different room) brilliant fun. Cant wait to come again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good experience. Didn't make it out of the room! But staff were really helpful and joined in the fun. Highly recommended

Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took some friends for a birthday treat and we were all novices. We did the Lab room which was well themed. We didn't escape but all thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will definitely return to try another room. Our host Dani was great and very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good experience - went in groups for my birthday and pulled the short straw and ended up in the Haunted game (which was the one I didn’t want to do as I’m easily spooked!) but didn’t want to let the team down... absolutely...More

Thank Frangelico-25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first experience of an escape room, not knowing what to expect or how it works. 2 the two staff members present were great and explained things to us in detail of how things would work. What a rush! We worked together to...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really enjoyable evening. Really fun and well run and organised. I can't wait to go back and try the other rooms.

Thank Erik G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I work at an escape room so I am in love with the how the rooms work and the effect that staff have on us. Cryptic Escape is faultless! Myself and two others played The Haunted and I can safely say this is one creepy...More

Thank OhmegaMilky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seconds away from completing! What a great activity would recommend to anyone who’s looking to have a good group activity. Thank you guys.

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5 September 2018|
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Response from James T | Property representative |
No you do not get wet :)
Casio S
13 July 2018|
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Response from James T | Property representative |
Hi. The Lab and Pirate rooms are absolutely fine for 11 year olds, but please bear in mind there must also be someone 16+ within the room.
11 June 2018|
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Response from James T | Property representative |
Hi Sorry none of the rooms take 7. Lev Pasted and Greenbeard take 5 people max, and The Haunted takes 6.