We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Review Highlights
The Pit

Thanks Liam for making a fabulous experience, we all enjoyed it so much! Will definitely be back... read more

Reviewed today
Ytrewq1875
via mobile
Great fun and excellent host

A must do and can't wait to visit again and try the other rooms. Best of all if you don't make it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
samanthak599_13
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 827 reviews
63
All photos (63)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pirate room”(118 reviews)
“egyptian room”(106 reviews)
“great fun”(94 reviews)
About
The Escapement is a live action escape game. Complete challenges, find secret passages, solve ciphers, riddles & puzzles in order to make your escape! 3 Rooms to choose from - Egyptian Exodus, Pirates of Polaris & The Pit! Here at The Escapement...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
65 Northdown Road | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2RJ, England
Website
+44 1843 449908
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (827)
Filter reviews
825 results
Traveller rating
814
10
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
814
10
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pirate room egyptian room great fun egypt room pirate ship explained everything immersive experience egyptian tomb crystal maze challenging puzzles these guys no idea what to expect brilliant experience great room well thought out birthday treat staff were really friendly
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 825 reviews
Reviewed today via mobile

Thanks Liam for making a fabulous experience, we all enjoyed it so much! Will definitely be back. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ytrewq1875
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must do and can't wait to visit again and try the other rooms. Best of all if you don't make it in 60 mins you still get to finish the room. Had a perfect host in Liam who made it extra special. Looking forward...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samanthak599_13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Honestly, the most fun I've ever had out with friends, the idea behind the escape room concept is novel and unlike anything I have experienced before, but as experienced in the past at other locations the whole experience is dependant on the staff's attitude. Escapement...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank olliegaddd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing time at this lovely establishment! We played Exodus and The Pirates of Polaris and had a great time in both. The clues didn’t give away too much but were just enough when we needed them, the themes of the rooms are amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank maimai333
LiamH05, Manager at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi maimai333 We are really pleased that you had a amazing experience and that you thoroughly enjoyed our rooms. Thank you so much for your shinning review and support we look forward to bringing some new rooms in the future, but first you have one...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dave and Liam were two of the best hosts we've come across in the 30+ rooms we've done around the world. The rooms were well crafted and thrilling without being too scary. You could feel the love and care they've put into running and improving...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Viola C
LiamH05, Manager at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Viola C Thank you for your fantastic review and we are so happy that Dave and myself made your experience stand out, Its crazy to say that we love our job. This is amazing to hear, especially that you have been around the world....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my father here for his birthday, in a group of 4, and had an excellent time. It was his first time doing an escape room and he loved it (as did the rest of us). The Pit was å really immersive, almost cinematic,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew P
LiamH05, Manager at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Andrew P Thank you for choosing us for your fathers birthday and we are so happy that you had a excellent time. It was my pleasure to host your game, and i am blown away by your kind words. I can only thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us came to tackle The Pit and it was such a great experience! Having done escape rooms before we thought we knew what to expect but the escapement rooms are so much more than anything you’ve ever done before- very clever!! Dave was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lucyharris212
LiamH05, Manager at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi lucyharris212 You have no idea how great that makes us feel. We are so glad you enjoyed "The Pit" and Dave says you was all 10/10, thanks for being a great team and we can't wait to see you all again for your next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time at "The Pit" escape room today, the hole team there where amazing. Liam was our host and couldn't of been more friendly and welcoming. Definitely worth every penny! Excited to complete the other 2 rooms and can only imagen there just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ty L
LiamH05, Manager at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Ty L I love your play on words there "hole team", Thank you for your amazing review and you are correct I am worth every penny! ;) Look forward to seeing you both back for your next two rooms. Regards, TheEscapement

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an absolutely amazing time completing "the pit" Liam was our incredible guide!!! Cannot explain enough how much fun we had 100% recommend to anyone looking for an escape room experience (I'm not even from the area - just here visiting and absolutely loved it)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nicole J
LiamH05, Manager at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Nicole J This is great to hear that we made your visit that much more amazing. Thank you for you super duper review and recommendations. You was both great, made a great team and gave me so many laughs myself, i will take the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such great fun and extremely interactive. The enthusiastic staff also make it a great experience! Would highly recommend :).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank laurenrx1995
LiamH05, Manager at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello laurenrx1995 Thank you for amazing review and recommendations. So please you enjoyed you experience with us. Regards, TheEscapement

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Sherwood Hotel
96 reviews
.23 km away
Glenwood Hotel
110 reviews
.24 km away
Crescent Victoria Hotel
439 reviews
.35 km away
Smiths Court Hotel
484 reviews
.50 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 218 nearby restaurants
Roost Restaurant & Cafe
181 reviews
.26 km away
The Riz
295 reviews
.07 km away
Cliffs
75 reviews
.34 km away
Fort's Cafe
228 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 204 nearby attractions
The Shell Grotto
1,080 reviews
.25 km away
Margate Tudor House
147 reviews
.46 km away
Theatre Royal
123 reviews
.51 km away
The Winter Gardens
157 reviews
.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Anna W
15 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from lewish387 | Property representative |
Hello Anna, The short answer to your question is absolutely yes! Our eldest puzzler is 98 years old. Escape rooms, in their nature, are not typically accessible, but an able bodied person who is capable of going up and down... More
2
Votes
J882LLnickb
8 July 2018|
Answer
Response from lewish387 | Property representative |
Hello Nick B, Yes we are open 7 days a week. Please give us a call on 01843 449908 to book or go on our website. Regards, Lewis
0
Votes
J882LLnickb
8 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from lewish387 | Property representative |
Hello Nick B, We are open 7 days a week 10am - 10pm. With the nature of escape rooms we advise to book early in advance as weekends are difficult to get a slot on the day. You can see our calendar on our website or call... More
0
Votes