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Just completed our 4th escape room, managed to get out with a few minutes to spare! Really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Footprints617129
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Brilliant way to spend an afternoon!

Recently attended the great escape to play the room 'abducted' and it was great! The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
danielrE7372PC
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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The Great Escape is Sheffield's first real life escape game. Here in teams of 2-7 you have to work together to solve the clues and puzzles to escape! Can you escape within the given time? Are YOU up for the challenge?
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3-7 Sidney Street | Avec Building, Sheffield S1 4RG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just attempted to make a booking on their website which should be £46 but after scrolling through some unnecessary add-ons it came to £48.50. We called and it was explained that it is a booking fee, like when you order tickets. There are a few...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just completed our 4th escape room, managed to get out with a few minutes to spare! Really enjoyed the run game, love the puzzles and found the team on duty Sunday morning welcoming and friendly as with every visit we've had. Will book our next...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just done the run escape room and, having done a few very good ones now this one was a little poor in comparison. Not the worst but a way off the best The lady who explained it to us was excellent but the game at...More

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

Recently attended the great escape to play the room 'abducted' and it was great! The staff, especially Dave was super helpful and made us feel totally at home in the bar and helped us with any questions we had while in the room. Abducted itself...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank danielrE7372PC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us played Alcatraz for my partners birthday. Hardest part was finding the building lol, was met by Dave and was explained what we needed to know. Not going to spoil the room but we had a great time solving the puzzles and got...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jamie W
The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went along with hubby and 2 teens and was originally booked in for Run but had to change to Devils playground due to a bit of a technical hitch but was not disappointed. Puzzles were tricky to solve and atmosphere was creepy with the lights...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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The Great Escap... G, General Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5-star review. We apologise that you weren't able to play your original game of choice - technical difficulties get us down too! We really appreciate you being so flexible with the change in the game and glad that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my family and friends in 2 teams of 4 to do the submarine submerged escape room. 4 people felt perfect. Good communication is key, there was plenty for us all to do and we just escaped!! Had a few clues along the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jo M
The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

My colleagues & I came here for a team building day and we chose to attempt the Alcatraz escape room. This was a really fun exercise, the staff member who was introducing us blindfolded us and did some role play to start and then it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SianM1998
The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

We visited the Gen2 Building for a birthday celebration. Just a small group of 3 of us doing The Devils Playground. The building is great, love the bar and the games for while you wait. The Devils Playground concept is good, and was tense and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

My 12 year old daughter decidef to do this for her birthday. She chose Escape from Alcatraz. It lasts 45 minutes to crack the codes to escape each room. There are different games each with different levels of difficulty. Some games are also age restrictured...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

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jessygeeee
3 February 2019|
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Response from The Great Escap... G | Property representative |
Our game 'Submerged' is perfect for a team of nine!
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Hayley M
2 February 2019|
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Response from Jo M | Reviewed this property |
It depends how many of you there are, 6 feels like too many. Unless you do 2 teams in submerged. We did 2 teams of 4 and it was our favourite game out of alcatraz, abducted, mad scientist and cold war. It wasnt scary though... More
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Daniel R
23 August 2018|
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Response from retroriot | Reviewed this property |
No. But also don't bother. It's an awful room!
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