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Alcotraz Penitentiary

#18 of 1 346 Nightlife in London
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Great LONDON Experience you MUST try!

It was fantastic, my three friends and I had such a great time. The staff/actors were brilliant... read more

Reviewed yesterday
missluxurylifestyle
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Fun cocktail bar with a twist

We had a great time and the actors were great at really engaging everyone! We got 4 cocktails and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DropInThe0cean
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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212 Brick Lane, London E1 6SA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was fantastic, my three friends and I had such a great time. The staff/actors were brilliant, really kept the energy and excitement through our whole experience. The cocktails they made were also so delicious. Thank you very much for having us x

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank missluxurylifestyle
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time and the actors were great at really engaging everyone! We got 4 cocktails and they all tasted great. If you are just looking for nice cocktails BYOC is better as it is more about the drinks, but Alcotraz wins on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took my staff to Alcatraz cocktail bar for our staff Xmas party 🥳. It was so much fun and a laugh a minute. U get to wear orange prison jumpsuits and then into prison cells. We had to smuggle alcohol in and then had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

We went with a group of 6 and had a great time here - lots of photos of laughter and great cocktails. A good format but felt they missed a trick with the App and finding a clue. We found the clue but were told...More

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

Been here twice this year with two different groups of friends! Would recommend. So much fun, make sure you get involved with it all. Really accommodating, including for a pregnant friend of mine who came with us on one of the visits. Don't want to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elouise123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actually a waste of money, I'm rely upset as I felt as though a basic level of service was offered for what I paid, 2 out of the three cocktails were sickly

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sadé S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went in there yesterday and I just had the best time! The interaction of the actors were brilliant. I never laughed so much. I totally recommend it!!!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CrissyModel
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Inmate Crissy, I heard about your early release! Well done on smuggling your liquor past The Warden and getting time off for good behaviour. That is a sign of one notorious criminal. I will sure miss your company behind bars while serving this life...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I celebrated by birthday here with 6 friends and we had the most amazing and hilarious time in Alcotraz!! This bar is awesome. The actors were great and properly in character. We had such a great time! I would 100% recommend a night out here....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chelsea S
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Inmate S, I'm sorry to hear your birthday coincided with such a dark time in your life. However I hope being locked up with your gang and successfully smuggling your liquor past that old Warden, made your imprisonment all that little bit sweeter. Y’all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole experience was really fun; wearing the orange jumpsuits, being put in the very realistic prison cells, and the staff were amazing, especially the guards and the warden, who all had us equally terrified of and in hysterics at. We went as a group...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Inmate, I'm sorry to hear your imprisonment was so short and swift. Perhaps you'd like to trade places? I'm here for life and would love a taste of freedom again. I must take it as a compliment that you wanted to be locked up...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a friends birthday, had one of the best nights in London for a while, all the staff were lovely and hilarious, and the cocktails were great! Would 100% recommend and will definitely be returning!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tarapower94
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Inmate Power, I heard about your infamous escape from Alcotraz! I agree, you can't put a price on rehabilitation. I'm sorry to hear your gang had to spend such a special occasion behind bars but I'm assured your sentencing was swift and made a...More

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14hadark
14 December 2018|
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Response from traveller6174 | Reviewed this property |
There should be but just buy it from a supermarket small bottles you get about 3 to 4 cocktails in the place
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samanthaaN8737AI
28 November 2018|
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Response from Clyde-Cassidy | Property representative |
Hello Samantha, Clyde Cassidy here, legendary liquor smuggler and now lifelong inmate of Alcotraz. I have my trusty inmates on the inside ready to mix you up something that tickles your fancy but to do that we will need your... More
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