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Alcotraz Penitentiary

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I attended Alcotraz this evening with a friend. Had such a laugh & the whole experience was lots of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bethlar21
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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amazing bottomless prosseco

omg litrally wet myself the whole time!! the best thing I have ever done and would recommend to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bratt5252
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Inspired by Hollywood Movies and TV that have brought to life America’s most infamous prison, Alcotraz is London's first immersive theatrical cocktail bar. When convicted to Alcotraz, guests, or more appropriately, inmates, are taken into an...more
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212 Brick Lane, London E1 6SA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I attended Alcotraz this evening with a friend. Had such a laugh & the whole experience was lots of fun from start to finish. The guards & prison warden are hilarious & it was a great experience - would thoroughly recommend. The mixologists were amazing...More

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Inmate. I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! It's great to hear inmates leaving in such great spirits. Also well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden, that's not an easy task! I’m glad it made your imprisonment...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

omg litrally wet myself the whole time!! the best thing I have ever done and would recommend to anyone! we had the bottomless offer and was very worth it- they could make Bellini's and also add different syrups and juices if your not the biggest...More

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Inmate. I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in bottomless liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. That is some rare skill! I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I came here two Saturdays ago and had the most amazing time. The warden and prison guards never broke character and were hilarious. We went as a group of 7 but really only 6 will fit in one cell so don't go...More

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Inmate Clarke, I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I trained those long 'serving' inmates well at mixing up the hooch for prisoners. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my sister here for a birthday present and we were both a bit apprehensive upon arriving at this place. However, the second we stepped through the door it was absolutely brilliant. The actors were superb and very quick-witted which worked with the whole...More

Thank Alex C
Clyde-Cassidy, Manager at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Alex, I’m very sorry to hear about the hiccups you experienced during the night. This feedback is not the usual for us, therefore we have acknowledged the concern and will make a necessary actions to ensure staff at the venue are aware. The immersive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here a few days ago for my hen do and i had such an amazing night. Wardons were brill Cocktails were very lovely Did not want it to end Thank you all for a great eveningMore

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Inmate Lisa, I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of an addition to my...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a Hen Do feeling very unsure of what to expect but had an absolute blast. The warden and guards are brilliant and really make the experience real. The cocktails were amazing. Cannot recommend this place highly enough.More

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Inmate Tracey, I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of an addition to my...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with my husband and had a blast! The bar is decked out to look like jail cells, which seat 6 people, or they have stalls lined up at the bar, made up to look like visitors windows. Although we came as a couple,...More

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Inmate, I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of an addition to my Moonshine...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best evening. The team here really play their part and make the concept. The more you get involved, the more hilarious your experience will be. Also, the drinks which the working inmates produced with our contraband were varied and still super tasty/boozy!...More

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Inmate-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Inmate. I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of an addition to my Moonshine...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just fantastic. You are greeted at the front door and told the rules and reminded that it is a performance so don't take it personal or serious. The warden and the guards walk you in (the guards help you to sneak your BYOB in past...More

1  Thank Chippa368
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Inmate. I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of an addition to my Moonshine...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Friend and I visited and had a ball. Will definitely go back. Actors were great and made it highly entertaining. The cocktails were amazing too. Laughed til our sides hurt.More

1  Thank JoT1410
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Inmate. I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of an addition to my Moonshine...More

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Emma L
17 August 2018|
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Response from Clyde-Cassidy | Property representative |
Hello Emma. You are posting very publicly about alcohol inside Alcotraz. Luckily for us the Warden is not a fan of technology so we should be fine discussing the operation. The Guards of Alcotraz have found a way to get a... More
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Navid R
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Response from Ragaman86 | Reviewed this property |
I'd bring your own mixers just in case! They do have some but to be sure bring your own.
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