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What a night!

Went to The Great Escape Game for the first time on a Friday and I have to say it was one of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lucy D
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Abducted

Loved it!! 6 of us played Abducted (3 couples) and we had such a laugh. Terrifying but real good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
AliciHannah9
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The Great Escape is Sheffield's first real life escape game. Here in teams of 2-7 you have to work together to solve the clues and puzzles to escape! Can you escape within the given time? Are YOU up for the challenge?
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3-7 Sidney Street | Avec Building, Sheffield S1 4RG, England
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+44 330 088 3032
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to The Great Escape Game for the first time on a Friday and I have to say it was one of the best ideas me and my boyfriend have had so far. We played Run and The Devil’s Playground which were amazing. It actually...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lucy D
The Great Escap... G, Gamesmaster at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there! Thank you for that lovely review! We always aim to exceed expectations, as all of our Gamesmasters and Supervisors work incredibly hard to give our customers a rememberable experience! We can't wait to give you another taste of horror soon! Thanks again, The...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved it!! 6 of us played Abducted (3 couples) and we had such a laugh. Terrifying but real good fun. Especially the pictures the games masters took 🔪 😂 thank you to Ellis our gamesmaster for making us nearly wee ourselves with fright/laughter!!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AliciHannah9
The Great Escap... G, Games master at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for that wonderful review! We really do try our best to give everyone a fantastic, enjoyable experience, and Ellis really works her socks off! You were such a great team to mess with! We look forward to seeing you again soon hopefully. The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I played this room yesterday with my two friends. The decor in the room is great and makes it seem very realistic. We were each put in separate rooms with windows between them. We were each assigned different roles which gave us some independence whilst...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Daniel R
The Great Escap... G, Gamesmaster at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this great review Daniel! We always aim to make our rooms as immersive as possible for the players and we're glad to see that you found the game realistic and effective! We look forward to seeing you again and tormenting...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Run escape game and really enjoyed it! The staff are unbelievably friendly and made us feel so comfortable and welcomed! We recommend trying it!

Date of experience: November 2018
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The Great Escap... G, gamesmaster at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for that very kind review! Our staff are fantastic, so we are glad you think so too! We really hope to see you again soon, maybe to play something a little harder.. Devil's Playground perhaps? Thank you again. The Great Escape Game Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to The Great Escape with an open mind as I've been told previously it's the best in Sheffield. I booked the game "Homicide" with 3 other friends, it was very creative and exciting. The host Shelly kept us thinking and helped us whenever...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adam1324D
The Great Escap... G, Gamesmaster at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Adam, thank you for that review, it's great that we lived up to expectations! Congrats on making it out, Homicide 2.0 can be quite tricky. We hope to see you again soon! The Great Escape Game Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went this Saturday for abducted, I had put additional notes for the birthday person which was totally ignored, i even told them since we are traveling from London I really wanted the experience to be really good and unique but it turned out to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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The Great Escap... G, Game Master at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi r0bz86 Sorry your experience wasn't as expected. Could you tell us how you communicated to us about your Birthday request? What was agreed to be done for your game? The fear factor is a tricky one to gauge, one game that is super scary...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here today, the building needs a touch of TLC and was a bit grotty inside and cold. Also noticed when signing in on the tablets as I put my first letter for the email address.... Lots of other email addresses popped up (maybe needs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Smellmonk2002
The Great Escap... G, Supervisor at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for the review! Sorry to hear your experience was a bit meh. Unfortunately our gen 1 site building is not owned by us, so general building maintenance is out of our control. We hope the actual games were enjoyable, though! If you're after...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We came as a family, enjoyed the entire experience. As the clock ticks down & you’re still searching for the final clue(s - in our case!) it was nail biting. Better than sitting at a computer screen or slumped in front of the TV!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jollyjanes
The Great Escap... G, Games Master at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi there! Glad you enjoyed your experience with us! Perhaps you can visit our Generation 2 site again and we can turn it into a 5 star review! :)

Reviewed 2 November 2018

I played Submerged in a group of 8 people. It was good in décor, with the lights and walls making it feel quite realistic. However, it really lacked substance. We chose this one because it would allow all of us together, but you are split...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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The Great Escap... G, Gamesmaster at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hi there, thank you for the review, we are so sorry you felt disappointed by this game. The layout is rather unusual but we feel that that is one of it's unique qualities. Submerged is one of the hardest game we offer and the majority...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I went with my family to the generation 2 abducted escape room. We loved the fear factor but wish it had been kept up throughout the game. Also love the new place with thr bar and board games feature. Unfortunately we came out of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jo M
The Great Escap... G, General Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Jo, thank you for your review. I'm really glad you enjoyed the fear factor of Abducted and our generation 2 site, we always try to ensure we have a good selection board games available! Abducted is one of our most difficult rooms with a...More

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Daniel R
23 August 2018|
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Response from Jamiehill1989 | Reviewed this property |
There was a live actor that jumped out on us when we did the run room!
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The recommended minimum age for children is 12 years old, however, it's suggested that you call before booking to discuss the nature of the games. Please call 03333637160 😊
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Response from KimieSas | Reviewed this property |
There was a particular moment that scared one person in our team. Don’t want to put on spoilers, but if you book this room, would suggest that your least jumpy person be the one working on the clues once the chest is... More
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