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Submerged 2 teams head to head

I went with my family and friends in 2 teams of 4 to do the submarine submerged escape room. 4... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jo M
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
via mobile
Birthday Treat

My 12 year old daughter decidef to do this for her birthday. She chose Escape from Alcatraz. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
153102
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went with my family and friends in 2 teams of 4 to do the submarine submerged escape room. 4 people felt perfect. Good communication is key, there was plenty for us all to do and we just escaped!! Had a few clues along the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jo M
The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleagues & I came here for a team building day and we chose to attempt the Alcatraz escape room. This was a really fun exercise, the staff member who was introducing us blindfolded us and did some role play to start and then it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Gen2 Building for a birthday celebration. Just a small group of 3 of us doing The Devils Playground. The building is great, love the bar and the games for while you wait. The Devils Playground concept is good, and was tense and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 12 year old daughter decidef to do this for her birthday. She chose Escape from Alcatraz. It lasts 45 minutes to crack the codes to escape each room. There are different games each with different levels of difficulty. Some games are also age restrictured...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went with my daughter and we decided to have a go at the detective/murder mystery game. This was a brilliant experience and a little different to some of the break out experiences I have done. We had good fun and we escaped in time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

A great experience to enjoy with friends and family. Such imaginative ideas- definitely the best place I’ve been to for escape games. Tried 4 of the rooms now and will be back again!More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah P
The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We have done quite a few escape rooms and this was by far too easy as we had 20 minutes to spare! It's hard to understand how the escape rate on the website is only 50%! We chose to do 'Mad Scientist' and the first...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We've done a few of the different rooms at Great Escape and enjoyed them all until now. Firstly, I think consideration needs to be taken to close Gen 1. The building needs to be knocked down! Gen 2 is its shinier sister but still has...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

I visited the escape rooms a couple of years ago while it was still located on Sidney street and had a really enjoyable experience. The new venue is even better with a bar and food available before / after the games, and board games that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

Reviewed December 21, 2018

I fully recommend doing escape rooms here. I did my first ever escape room here and after doing escape rooms in several places, I always go back to this place. It's a very special place with tonnes of well planned and decorated escape rooms. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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The Great Escap... G, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. If you haven't visited already, we have another fantastic site, Generation 2, located in the centre of Sheffield. You will find us at...More

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jessygeeee
February 2, 2019|
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Response from The Great Escap... G | Property representative |
Our game 'Submerged' is perfect for a team of nine!
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Hayley M
February 2, 2019|
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Response from Jo M | Reviewed this property |
It depends how many of you there are, 6 feels like too many. Unless you do 2 teams in submerged. We did 2 teams of 4 and it was our favourite game out of alcatraz, abducted, mad scientist and cold war. It wasnt scary though... More
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Daniel R
August 23, 2018|
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Response from retroriot | Reviewed this property |
No. But also don't bother. It's an awful room!
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