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Family team bonding

Really good fun we all had to pull together showed our individual strengths and we escaped with 4... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
904jules
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Been there three times with family, it’s always a good day out! The laboratory room is very good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Charlie D
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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
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14 Tombland | Augustine Steward House, Norwich NR3 1HF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really good fun we all had to pull together showed our individual strengths and we escaped with 4 minutes left. Staff very enthusiastic and helped with a couple of small clues. Recommend popping over to the cathedral coffee shop afterwards. Great morning.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 904jules
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been there three times with family, it’s always a good day out! The laboratory room is very good fun and just the right amount of difficult - we got out with a few seconds to spare. Haunted is another matter entirely, we had to do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Charlie D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Didn’t know what to expect , but as a family we did it with 6 mins to go . Probably on our own we would have failed as everybody contributes differently . Would defiantly recommend and look forward to trying other ones .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pantanel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the haunted room and even though we didn’t complete it we had an amazing time. The staff are amazing and can’t be thanked enough for the great experience that they gave us today, thank you!! We will defiantly be back for more!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm going to be honest and say I wasn't looking forward to this, my experience absolutely loved it, so much fun

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a brilliant way to spend an hour of time with teenage sons. We chose the haunted room which was the hardest but the whole family thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and can't wait to return. Staff were friendly and really helpful and gave us lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best present ever. . . we planned our arrival with a pre-event drink and then rang the door bell and waited. We were all excited and boy we were not disappointed. I do not want to spoil it for others but if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now done all three rooms, each one is different and fun. Had a great evening, all the staff are very pleasant and helpful, would fully recommend, keep up the good work.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sgodfrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cryptic escape room as a family for a Christmas treat and did the haunted room, which was the harder of the options. The room is well designed and fun, with a strong theme that runs throughout. We were inducted and looked after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lexie1989
James T, Owner at Cryptic Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed our game and would love to see you back to try some of our other rooms in the future. Unfortunately the lighting in Haunted is due to its nature, but our other rooms do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Cryptic Escape as a family Christmas present. The room was loads of fun and we just about managed to escape (with a few hints from the Game Master!). The team were really friendly and welcoming, and the game challenging but great fun!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Wanli S
26 October 2018|
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Response from jormar686 | Reviewed this property |
I think he may get a bit frustrated and bored. Probably leave it for 5 years.
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johnmiles70
5 September 2018|
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Response from James T | Property representative |
No you do not get wet :)
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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.
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