Gourmaze
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An immersive treasure hunt adventure through the city. Challengers must solve a stream of riddles and clues sent to their phone, leading them to hidden food gems at each milestone of the maze. The perfect cross between an escape room and food walking tour. Pick one of our tasty treasure hunts: 'The Sweet Escapes' for delectable desserts, or 'The Talisman Treats' for Asian street food delights.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Rosie W
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So much fun!
    So much fun!!!! Highly recommend this experience to couples or as a group. We did the Time Travellers option and we loved it and will definitely be going back to try the Talisman Treats option next time.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 May 2023
  • Nancy
    London, United Kingdom6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    WE JUST LOVED IT!
    I booked Gourmaze for my team from work. We had an absolute ball!! The maze is so well set up, interesting questions and a fantastic tour of central London, even for those of us who have lived here forever! We learned a lot and discovered new places and the food was really good! I will be going back to the places again! My taste is whetted and I'm going to book more Gourmaze experiences for my teams! We ended the evening on such a high and were still talking about it in the office the next day! That is the sign of a successful team event! Well done, GOURMAZE, for a genius idea and bring on more mazes! 😊
    Visited May 2023
    Written 28 May 2023
  • EmuLavender
    St. Neots, United Kingdom20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Delicious and fun
    Highly recommend, we had great time and enjoyed all of the treats. I love how it takes us to parts of London we wouldn’t have known about otherwise. We’ve now done sweet escape and talisman treats and loved them both. Looking forward to more options
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 June 2023
  • Jonathan L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A sweet treat
    A really fun way to enjoy an afternoon in London with friends and explore some independent places to eat along the way. The puzzles are a good challenge and don't require much prior knowledge so it's a great way to explore London. Getting the food at each location was easy and well co-ordinated. The system works really well too. The link to WhatsApp worked well and it all felt very polished and complete. A little difficult that the route ended in a place with poor signal but they've thought of that too. It's a difficult thing to repeat but will be recommending to others and looking for the right opportunities to try more routes. We did Sweet Escape.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 19 June 2023
  • Sue M
    Auckland Central, New Zealand3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Kiwis think Gourmaze is Swet as!
    My husband and I are from the other side of the world and thoroughly enjoyed the adventure. It was a gift and I don’t think my friends could have chosen better. We did the Sweet one and would happily sign up for another next time we visit. It stretched the mind enough without frustrating us. We had loads of fun and saw the streets of London from a totally different perspective
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 June 2023
  • Gabrielle M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The tasty sight-seeing alternative
    We only had 24 hours in London and wanted to do something different from the typical tourist traps. This was an amazing way to see so much of London and bars/restaurants we would have never seen before. The clues aren’t difficult to follow, but they aren’t so simple that you’ll be bored. Great experience 10/10 would recommend for people looking to do something a bit different.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 June 2023
  • Charlotte T
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing activity
    Our (small) company did Gourmaze for a team bonding activity as part of our Summer party this year. We split into two teams and raced against each other to complete the maze. We thought the experience was incredible - it's set up in such a smooth and easy to access way, and the clues you get are really fun to solve as a team. We also thought the length of the maze was just right, and the amount of food you get is spot on. We'd 100% recommend Gourmaze to our friends and other small businesses, and we're even keen to try another of Gourmaze's experiences (we did the Talisman Treats maze). 10 out of 10 rating from us.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 30 June 2023
  • Victor T
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun for a date
    Really fun experience, picked the dessert option for a date. The team are very responsive when messaging over WhatsApp, the puzzles aren’t too difficult (you just got to be observant) only critique would be a couple of the desserts wasn’t to our liking, and one of them was really small, (but I guess you can’t please everyone) Definitely recommend. I’ll be trying it again soon
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 July 2023
  • Elise L
    London, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun and surprising food treasure hunt
    I did the Time Traveller's Space Bytes with my partner and we loved every seconds of it. Not only we ate good food, we also discovered fantastic places we had no idea about. It is a really fun way to explore London! We'll probably do another maze, it is a great date idea.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 July 2023
  • Lynden15
    2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun in Soho
    Gourmaze was a new and fun experience and a great way to see a part of London!! I booked the Tailsman quest in Soho for my fiancées birthday accompanied by her two sisters. We loved the challenges and the ability to share the WhatApp directions and riddles. Stopping of for treats also made the experience fun and rewarding. We would have liked a little more food (maybe a main as we were peckish afterwards) but would we would highly recommend if you are looking for an adventure with food in London ☺️
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 July 2023
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Susannah L
London, UK70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Really good fun experience and discovered a couple of lovely new places we would definitely revisit. Great date day, would recommend and will definitely buy experiences again.
Written 27 May 2024
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Matthew
London, UK66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
I love tacos so my partner bought this as a gift for my birthday.
We had a great time - the hunt was fun and it was nice to walk around.
We were taken to three taco joints i had never heard of or been to which was great and they were all really delicious.
Definitely going to try another hunt in the future.

Only thing that would be nice is if at least one of the venues came with a drink included.
And perhaps more options to take pit stops for margaritas!
Written 27 May 2024
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Jessica
Edinburgh, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
A really nice way to explore London and discover new favourites. Clues were easy to follow but enough to keep everyone engaged. We liked that you had to keep yours eyes up rather than looking down at the screen the whole time. Tasty treats too with a great variety.
Written 27 May 2024
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Helen M
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
We did the sweet escape for a friend's 40th birthday. We had a great time and really enjoyed the deserts. A great way to see London.
Written 26 May 2024
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Julia P
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
We completed the sweet treat escape. It was the perfect day out. The clues were fun to follow and not to tricky. We got to see new parts of London that we hadn’t seen before and the food was absolutely delicious. I would highly recommend.
Written 26 May 2024
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Jack T
Greater London, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great fun with great food. Visited several places we’d never been before and will visit them again. Planning to do their others at some point
Written 26 May 2024
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Essexlad
Braintree, UK201 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great fun and food.. What more could you want.. We did the Talisman tour and after a wobbly start soon got the hang of things through our guide on WhatsApp

Great to discover all new places around London you may not have seen before..

Highly recommended
Written 25 May 2024
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Charl0tteS97
London, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
So much fun!

As an anniversary date idea, me and my partner went on the Taco Trade Gourmaze experience. It was so fun, so interesting and just such a unique and different date idea! We are always struggling to find new and interesting ideas to do as a couple, particularly in the day, and this experience was the exact thing we were looking for!

All of the instructions are sent straight to WhatsApp and there were no technical hiccups or any of the restaurants not knowing what we were talking about when we told them the secret code words! All of the food we had was super tasty and I would go back and visit them again outside of the experience. The staff too were raving about Gourmaze and how great it was to get new customers to try their food all whilst having fun. The clues given were not difficult at all and you do not need to be “intelligent” just spot things on your travels and count up words. I have lived in London all my life and went to new places and spotted hidden treasures had never seen. An important thing to note too is that we didn’t ever walk anywhere feeling unsafe, it is all very public.

At each stop, there is a chance to pause to explore the area whilst you’re eating or just afterwards and you’re given suggestions on where the nearest toilet is or where you can stop for a drink. We made use of all of the suggestions and ended up starting around 12pm and finishing just after 3pm. Without the breaks, we were given a time of 54 minutes so the experience itself can be cut down if you do not want to stop along the way!

Overall, an amazing experience and I would love to try one of the other food choices in future.
Written 23 May 2024
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Grace B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Got this from a family secret Santa, went just the two of us and had a great time. Clues weren’t too tricky and the deserts were delicious! Great day out for two :)
Written 19 May 2024
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Julie W
London, UK437 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Enjoyed exploring new locations, fun to follow and clues to work out. We did sweet treat route. Only thing was 2 out of 3 treats were available that day. The 2 we had were lovely though. Would have been better obviously to have all 3.
Written 13 May 2024
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