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.
Share
Review Highlights
The Haunted - Review

Interesting, challenging, spooky! Great time trying to find clues, keys and codes to escape. Would... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan M
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Absolutely outstanding

These guys are amazing! They create really clever, awesome games. The attention to detail and game... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nell C
via mobile
Read all 584 reviews
27
All photos (27)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pirate room”(36 reviews)
“great fun”(105 reviews)
“haunted room”(17 reviews)
About
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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
14 Tombland | Augustine Steward House, Norwich NR3 1HF, England
Website
+44 1603 762002
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Norwich
from US$15,70
More Info
Reviews (584)
Filter reviews
583 results
Traveller rating
545
28
5
4
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
545
28
5
4
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pirate room great fun haunted room seconds to spare crystal maze puzzle room team building exercise haunted house failed miserably problem solving birthday treat brilliant experience great hour a lot of fun my mum year olds clues
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 583 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Interesting, challenging, spooky! Great time trying to find clues, keys and codes to escape. Would recommend to friends and family. Thanks.

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys are amazing! They create really clever, awesome games. The attention to detail and game play is fab. My family and I went as a team of 6 to the haunted room. It was great. Just the right amount of spooky and beautifully presented....More

1  Thank Nell C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve done two of these rooms now, the Pirate Room and the Lab. Frustratingly we didn’t get out of either but had great fun trying. I think it’s all very well organised, the hosts are friendly and welcoming. Our game master was so helpful. We’d...More

1  Thank Sonya N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Group of five adults for a birthday treat. We attempted to escape the haunted room! It was very clever and great fun.... we didn’t quite make it out! Looking forward to going back and trying another room! Perfect birthday treat where outside options are limited...More

1  Thank Louisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a family treat from our daughter-in-law. My granddaughter aged 11, my son and my husband, so a wide age range. Entry into the house was atmospheric as was the pirate room. Staff were friendly and Louis our game master explained everything very...More

1  Thank Angie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done one escape room experience before in York and this is was way better!! We did the haunted room and unfortunately didn't complete it with 4 of us but we did complete 70% of the challenge. It was just fantastic, really atmospheric and such...More

1  Thank Ceri T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a couple of my friends here recently to attempt one of their rooms - we didn't escape but we had a great deal of fun - so much so that we went back to do a second room a couple of days later....More

3  Thank Himself1988
Reviewed 1 week ago

You definitely have to think outside the box to figure out the clues and it was a fun challenge for us, we were in the Lev Pasted lab and were one clue away from getting out. My initial impression of the room was that I...More

1  Thank PheebsUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recent third visit to cryptic escape rooms in Norwich and still not disappointed, will be going back there again soon and hopefully to try out the soon to be new 4th room. Great day with staff who are very professional about the day and give...More

2  Thank Harry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our night last night the staff was very helpful and really set the mood, the escape room was very challenging but fun and when we got stuck we received little hints to progress. Very enjoyable will be going again soon.

3  Thank Connector48671813241
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 50 nearby hotels
Maids Head Hotel
1 431 reviews
.08 km away
Hotel Belmonte
65 reviews
.34 km away
Travelodge Norwich Central Riverside
535 reviews
.37 km away
Premier Inn Norwich City Centre (Duke Street) Hotel
1 644 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 903 nearby restaurants
The Tea House
293 reviews
.09 km away
Prime
733 reviews
.06 km away
Shiki Japanese Restaurant
408 reviews
.06 km away
Olive's
206 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 328 nearby attractions
Norwich Cathedral
3 419 reviews
.19 km away
Elm Hill
579 reviews
.12 km away
Tombland
208 reviews
.09 km away
Anteros Arts Foundation - The Gallery
5 reviews
.23 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Wanli S
25 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Christine1149 | Reviewed this property |
Went with daughter and 3 grandsons 14, 12 and 7. Youngest enjoyed helping but was a bit young to do the clues.
0
Votes
johnmiles70
5 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from James T | Property representative |
No you do not get wet :)
0
Votes
Casio S
13 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from James T | Property representative |
Hi. The Lab and Pirate rooms are absolutely fine for 11 year olds, but please bear in mind there must also be someone 16+ within the room.
2
Votes