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The Real Escape

Closed Now: 12:00 - 22:00
Open today: 12:00 - 22:00
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Great entertaining evening

I decided to book this for my birthday and took my husband and children with me. Only 3 out of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Louise B
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Fun and Laughter

We took on the challenge of The Chamber of the Deep last night and had a blast! I can thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MCW456
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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...more
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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 days ago

I decided to book this for my birthday and took my husband and children with me. Only 3 out of the 5 had done an escape room before. The Chamber of the Deep was challenging and meant we had to work as a team, who...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Louise B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The room was well decorated and the host was good but the puzzle variety was extremely limited. The price didn't reflect the limited variety of the room, would have rated the room higher as a good basic room but not priced as such.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took on the challenge of The Chamber of the Deep last night and had a blast! I can thoroughly recommend giving this a go. We were all Escape Room Virgins and had no clue what to expect. What we experienced during the evening was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MCW456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great evening! The games were amazing (we did 2 rooms) and incredibly challenging. The clues were really useful and we were given a couple of extra minutes as we were so close after an hour. Really well prepared rooms, with great props and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tb1508
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Another great game (we have completed all 3 escape rooms at this venue now) Easy to get to, great staff, really good games, brain taxing, frustrating at times but all good fun :-)More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bgirl28
Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon, We're glad you've enjoyed the challenges we have provided here at The Escape Rooms, and having played all 3 games we are sure you will tell your friends about us, we also have our 15-minute game M15 if you have played and liked...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019

We had an amazing time. The recommended team work went to the four winds to start off with as the teens just tore open everything they could but eventually we got there. When we escaped it was a crystal maze moment. We all came out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tracey P
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Decided to do something different for my birthday last year and decided to do the escape rooms. Absolutely fantastic can’t recommend it enough the time goes so quick and you don’t realise but so much fun will definitely be back trying the other roomsMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dan W
Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Hello Dan, Thank you for your lovely review. We are very glad you chose to spend your birthday with us and that you enjoyed the experience here at The Real Escape. We hope to see you again soon for another challenge. Kind regards The Real...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018

One of our sons (24yrs) had done a couple of escape rooms, the other (19) had done none. Our first was "The Chamber of the Deep" here last year with 3 other friends and we thoroughly enjoyed it. It had many types of puzzles to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael M
Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Thank you for your great review, We here at The Real Escape are thrilled you enjoyed your experience, especially with one of your team players never having played an escape room before, we hope you all come back again to play the rest of the...More

Reviewed 17 December 2018

Did Guardians of the Elixir having heard it was a bit 'different'. So we weren't really sure what to expect when we showed up. I won't spoil it here in case you don't know, but it definitely provided a unique challenge and an hour of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samanthae11831
Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018

Hi We are so glad that you enjoyed Guardians of the Elixir here at The Real Escape Portsmouth. It's always good to hear that even though it was not what you expected, you still enjoyed your (slightly stressful!) experience. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Escaped from the Guardians of the Elixir, a really good challenge. First time we’d been to The Real Escape; great hosts and well organised. We will be back to try the other games too. Thanks guys

Date of experience: December 2018
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messenbird
29 October 2018|
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Response from Agnes S | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for the late reply. The recommended age is 14+ but 12 years old can play as long as at least half of each team are adults (18+), as these games are designed with adults in mind. We look forward to welcoming... More
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23 October 2017|
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Response from Agnes S | Property representative |
Hi, We will be open! We look forward to welcoming you all! The Real Escape Team
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23 October 2017|
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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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