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The Real Escape

257-259 Commercial Road, Portsmouth PO1 4BP, England
+44 7341 979776
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Came with a group of friends. Split into two teams, my team went into the Riddle room. Had an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah J
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What an incredible experience!

Wow - what an experience! This was my first escape the room, but it will not be my last. Last... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lucy H
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The Real Escape is a unique live action “exit game” for groups of between three and six people. Locked in a room, you must solve hidden clues to find a way out. The Real Escape is suitable for friends and family groups, higher education students and as a team-building exercise for businesses. Getting in is easy. Together you can find a way out.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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257-259 Commercial Road, Portsmouth PO1 4BP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came with a group of friends. Split into two teams, my team went into the Riddle room. Had an absolute blast! As some of the husbands didn’t know each other very well, it was a real ice breaker! Everyone enjoyed it and none of us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow - what an experience! This was my first escape the room, but it will not be my last. Last night I experienced Chamber of the Deep, I won't lie, I probably wasn't the brains of the team, but it was massively fun and challenging....More

Thank Lucy H
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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lucy, thanks for the great review! We're trilled we were able to offer such a fantastic time for you and your team here at The Real Escape! It's always amazing to welcome a first-timer and be able to let them experience something new and...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Been to quite a few Escape Rooms and this one (we did the Dr Ryddle game) was really enjoyable. Thought at first we’d race through the puzzles but the difficulty curve was perfect meaning the really tough ones came later in the game and slowed...More

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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi there, thanks so much for your review! It's fantastic to hear you found the room challenging and enjoyable, and a massive congratulations on your escape! We always try to make our games the perfect difficulty to test your brain and skills, and it seems...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Friendly and welcoming staff and a great range of puzzles - we will definitely return to try another room. Highly recommended!

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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thanks for the review LuceKool! We're glad you enjoyed your experience at The Real Escape and we can't wait to see you all again for another challenge! Kind regards The Real Escape Team

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We booked the Chamber of the Deep escape room as a family. The whole experience was excellent, from the introduction and explanation at the beginning, right through the actual escape to the round up and photo at the end. At £22 per person the cost...More

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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Hi Alex, thanks so much for your review! It's great to hear you enjoyed your time here at The Real Escape! There's still two more rooms for you to come and challenge yourself to! We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, The Real...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I went along with my family (all above the age of 16) this bank holiday weekend. We booked The Chamber of the Deep and it was the most incredible fun! The staff were very welcoming and the woman who did the introduction with us (I...More

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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for the brilliant review Katie, Marina was thrilled to be your Game Master and was so impressed when you made your escape with such little help! It's great to hear you enjoyed your day and we look forward to seeing you all at The...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We opted for the Dr Riddles Room. There was 4 of us and I wont give anything away but it was great fun. Really gets you thinking and working together. We liked it so much that we have booked The Chamber of the Deep. There...More

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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for the excellent review Rachael, we love bringing a team together with our puzzles and it's fantastic you've chosen to come back for a whole new set of challenges! We can't wait to see you and your team at The Real Escape again! Kind...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We are a family with a 13 & an 11 year old. This was our first escape room. We went on my birthday. We had a brilliant time and (only just!) escaped. Well run & would definitely recommend.More

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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Congratulations on such a fantastic escape! We think it can be great fun tackling a new experience like this as a family and are glad you enjoyed your time at The Real Escape! We hope to see you all again soon for another challenge :)...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Came with a group of 5 girls for my birthday and did the Chamber of the Deep. Chose this one because we’d never done an escape room before and this room is supposed to be the easiest. It was really good fun and we escaped...More

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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

We hope you had an exciting birthday Nikki and congratulations on your quick escape from The Chamber of the Deep. We are glad to hear you had great fun with us here at The Real Escape and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We did the "Chamber of the Deep" room, as a couple (and succeeded). I have done one other Escape room before which was better, this was OK but there is no lead in back story. It was well run but just lacked the individual touch...More

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Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Congratulations on your escape from The Chamber of the Deep. Thank you for your feedback, here at The Real Escape we aim to provide the highest quality of experiences so your comments are greatly appreciated. Wish you all the best The Real Escape Team

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Hi, We will be open! We look forward to welcoming you all! The Real Escape Team
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Hi, Thanks for your question. Please find our availability on the website. We look forward to welcoming you all! The Real Escape Team
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The Real Escape's address: 257-259 Commercial Rd, Portsmouth PO1 4BP
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