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Cryptic Escape

14 Tombland | Augustine Steward House, Norwich NR3 1HF, England
+44 1603 762002
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Pirate room

I arrived with 3 family members for a late Xmas present experience from my son and daughter in law... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Val P
1 hour spent locked in a room trying to get out 😁

Great entertainment and very well worth it. We had a super time trying to solve clues and pick... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
paulaboyceuk
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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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 help you to get out. You have to be smart and think out of the box to solve the puzzles you find. In a team you have to think together, work together and most importantly laugh together.
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“pirate room” (38 reviews)
“escape room” (40 reviews)
“great fun” (104 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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14 Tombland | Augustine Steward House, Norwich NR3 1HF, England
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+44 1603 762002
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Reviewed yesterday

I arrived with 3 family members for a late Xmas present experience from my son and daughter in law. We didn't know what to expect but we're met by the very friendly staff who explained the procedure and promptly locked us in. Let the fun...More

Thank Val P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great entertainment and very well worth it. We had a super time trying to solve clues and pick locks.

Thank paulaboyceuk
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well me hearties, don't yer go thinking yer can escape this one easily, at least not without the help of Cap'n Gamesmaster! Two of us did this as a fiftieth birthday treat. The only thing I would advise is that if you are our age,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here yesterday as a very very belated Christmas work party with the team (5 of us) and it's such good fun. I have done a few escape rooms before, but I really enjoyed the atmosphere. Staff were really helpful and engaging which made...More

1  Thank Liffey79
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner was given a voucher for this for Christmas. We was not sure what to expect. I thought that it would be simple and maybe boring! On arrive staff members were very friendly. We have never done anything like this before and...More

2  Thank kbelgerpowell17
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Cryptic Escape as part of a stag do. We used all three rooms at once and everyone had the full hour of entertainment from the challenging escapes. Only one of our groups got locked in, but it was touch and go whether the...More

1  Thank Mattarth
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant time here with friends.Great fun.Will do it again soon. Great for a group of friends to do together.

1  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant thing to do. It was well organised and thought out and really difficult but brilliant. Throughly recommend.

1  Thank francie12018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I know this is popular for company team building days but I went on a social level and really not my thing to do on a Friday night. Had a bit of a stressful day anyway and the last thing I wanted was to be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first experience of an escape room but will definitely not be our last based on the enjoyment of our visit here. The haunted room was well thought out, very well organised and challenging - would strongly recommend to others.

Thank SallyAnnFelixstowe
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KloeMcKernan
11 June 2018|
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Response from James T | Property representative |
Hi Sorry none of the rooms take 7. Lev Pasted and Greenbeard take 5 people max, and The Haunted takes 6.
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aparkin_101
6 January 2018|
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Response from James T | Property representative |
Hi. You can leave anytime. However, there are no small or confined spaces. :)
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Rosie-Laura H
27 July 2017|
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Response from James T | Property representative |
Sorry, Due to the nature of the building being 500 years old there are steps at all entrances and within the building. One of the rooms can be negotiated via one large step and one small step,but wheelchairs actually inside... More
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