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Escape Rooms Durham

41-42 Saddler Street | Second floor, Durham DH1 3NU, England
+44 7492 428835
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Highly recommend

Really great fun. Staff were excellent. Student discount is available which is also really good. Go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chloe I
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Absolutely loved it

We had never done an escape room before but this was a great place to start. The girl who showed us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
leigh j
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A real life escape game has arrived in Durham. You and your team will need to solve a series of puzzles in under an hour, can you beat the room? Great for team building, stag/hen do's or just a great way to spend an hour with friends or family!
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great fun” (28 reviews)
“heist room” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 21:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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41-42 Saddler Street | Second floor, Durham DH1 3NU, England
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+44 7492 428835
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great fun. Staff were excellent. Student discount is available which is also really good. Go in a larger group and it costs less per person. 6 people in a room worked fine for us. We're going back to do the other room next week!

Thank Chloe I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never done an escape room before but this was a great place to start. The girl who showed us into the room and gave us the pep talk beforehand was lovely; the puzzles were challenging and fun but even we managed to get...More

Thank leigh j
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enquired on the day and got an available slot for the Lab heist room. Member of staff Jane was very helpful and friendly throughout the booking procedure and whilst we were there. We really enjoyed ourselves but didn't crack the room, maybe another 5-10 minutes...More

Thank MrsBrownEyes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in on a whim and had a wonderful time. Highly recommend for a family/friends night out. Definitely takes teamwork. The hour flew by and we can't wait to try another.

Thank Liliput14
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What amazing fun! This was our first experience of Escape Rooms and we really enjoyed it, despite not beating the room! We liked the variety of puzzles to solve and thoroughly enjoyed the challenge! We were kicking ourselves for not working out the computer...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a fun activity for a rainy day. The one hour goes by so quickly, but it is good fun. My two teenagers and I have been here twice now & really enjoyed it. You need a logical mind as it's not just about...More

Thank Jacqueline T
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SamL_ERD, Owner at Escape Rooms Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thanks so much for your review Jacqueline. We have more games launching soon so make sure you're following our social media to find out when they open. Many Thanks

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic night in the escape room, (Mr burrodales study)getting out with 5 seconds to spare would highly recommend to everyone. We will be returning when the new escapes rooms are up and running.

Thank Gemma W
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SamL_ERD, Owner at Escape Rooms Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you so much for leaving a review Gemma and Well done Escaping from the infamous Mr Borrowdale. We're thrilled you had fun. Come back soon and have a go at "Lab Heist". Many Thanks :)

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

6 of us went in not knowing what to expect and by the end of the hour we we're screaming answers at each other and racing to get out before the end of the clock (5 seconds to spare Too!) Would happily do this again.

Thank Tony W
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SamL_ERD, Owner at Escape Rooms Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Well done Tony! Thanks so much for leaving us a review. Hopefully we'll see you again :)

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

What a great idea! Really gets you thinking, the session flew over! Would highly recommend this to anyone. Very helpful staff. The only downside is the stairs to access the premises, not ideal for anyone with restricted mobility or small kids. Other than that it’s...More

Thank Shaun M
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SamL_ERD, Owner at Escape Rooms Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Shaun, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're thrilled you had a good time. The good news is that our next game is hopefully going to be fully wheel chair accessible! Give us a follow on social media to be the first...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We turned up and were welcomed by Brian. He explained how it work and we were locked into 'The Study' - we managed to escape. We had enjoyed it that much we then decided to have a go at 'The Laboratory' and also managed to...More

Thank Callum C
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SamL_ERD, Owner at Escape Rooms Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Callum, Thats for you review. We're glad you enjoyed the games. Make sure to follow us on Social Media for news of when we will be launching our new games!

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Amanda D
16 December 2017|
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Response from SamL_ERD | Property representative |
Hi Amanda, We recommend checking out Durham cathedral which is two minutes walk away. We are also above a great restaurant "The Cellar Door" which has a well stocked bar, over the road from Durham's most haunted pub "The... More
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Patholl
2 September 2016|
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Response from SamL_ERD | Property representative |
Hi All our rooms operate on a 1 hour countdown. You are in the room for the full hour (unless you manage to escape quicker). The majority of teams play for over 50 minutes. Our rooms can hold up to 6 people. If you have a... More
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curlyjane2014
14 October 2015|
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Response from Escape Rooms Du... R | Property representative |
Thanks for the question! We recommend that the majority of the team are 16+. Players younger than 18 should be accompanied by at least one adult. Younger players can come along if they're part of an older team - but we... More
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