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Address: Duke's Path, Arundel BN18 9AP, England
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+44 1903 889821

One of Sussex's most unique, intimate and cosy live entertainment venues....

One of Sussex's most unique, intimate and cosy live entertainment venues. Located in the historic Arundel Town Hall prison cells guests are greeted with a friendly welcome and fully licensed bar. Arundel Jailhouse hosts a wide variety of event including live music, live blues, comedy and murder mystery dinners. A great evening out with friends and if you're lucky enough you can get yourself one of their unique "VIP" cell booths! Arundel Jailhouse is also available for private and corporate hire.

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Great Evening, Wonderful Food, Amusing Acting

What a great evening we had. The warm welcome to this quirky place was just the beginning of a very enjoyable experience the Jailhouse has a great atmosphere and it's very cosy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2016
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Horsham, UK
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We, a group of 13 work colleagues and friends, had booked months in advance to visit the jailhouse murder mystery evening. Upon entering the jailhouse various other groups were assigned tables. Two of which were a group of men whose sole aim seemed to be to get even more drunk and make as much as noise as possible. The consequence... More 

Thank MattCSenior
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

What a great evening we had. The warm welcome to this quirky place was just the beginning of a very enjoyable experience the Jailhouse has a great atmosphere and it's very cosy and we felt very comfortable you have to appreciate where you are and go with it. The staff are fabulous, the actors funny if a little bit risqué... More 

Thank buntrum
South East England
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We recently had the pleasure of visiting the jailhouse for the Murder Mystery Evening. Never having done a murder mystery before we were open minded about what would unfold. Got say we were more than than delighted with everything from the warm welcome when we arrived, the ambiance of the jailhouse, which is, what it is ...the vaults of a... More 

Thank millymollymandy1
Worthing, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A good evening out in a location that fits the theme. Hard working and friendly staff and actors who do their best to make you enjoy the whole evening. The buffet is of excellent quality and choice considering there are no chefs or a kitchen there. There is a nice starter of duck pate or vege choice then a multitude... More 

Thank lesleymoore60
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We went with a large group who hadn't been to a murder mystery night before. Firstly we couldn't all sit together as there were about 15 of us but thankfully the staff were very accomodating and allowed us to move the tables so we could. The actors were great and I loved the innuendo in the script. It says on... More 

Thank Mum34
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and a few friends recently visited for the Murder Mystery Night. The venue is a real gem for an entertaining and intimate night out. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the mystery itself acted by a great group of actors who had us all in stitches. Think Cluedo meets Carry On. We couldn't fault the food (buffet style... More 

Thank cefff
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I rarely have an experience where i feel the need to comment negatively, but unfortunately this was one of them. Other than the very warm welcome we received on entrance, the evening was generally poor. To keep brief, the food was by far the worst food ive ever eaten, organisation was non-existent, lots of queuing for drinks, room had some... More 

Thank Warren M
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Brilliant night out , very funny and our team won which was a bonus , you lose a point because your bar doesn't sell southern comfort which is my tipple . A very unique quirky venue for a very reasonable price , rounding up some mates for a second visit

Thank Debbie H
Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our friends living near Arundel recommended the Jailhouse to us. My husband and I are living in Frankfurt, Germany and as we have heard only positive about that place we of course needed to visit it. The venue is an old historic jail with mystic atmosphere. We felt very comfortable all time and the actors were quite funny. The food... More 

Thank 479nicky
Lewes, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My partner and I booked the murder mystery a couple of months in advance and we were looking forward to it as all the reviews we had seen had been very positive. I have never written a bad review before but our experience was so bad that I felt I needed to. We were seated at a table with others... More 

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