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An Adventure to Remember

When we heard Time Run was closing down we took a trip to London for one day just to play The Lance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shropshire, United Kingdom
Superb games

This was one of the best escape game locations in the country, without a doubt. It's a real shame... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Jamie S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Time Run is an exhilarating, escape-the-room adventure for groups of 3-5 people. You and your team will be sent on an action-packed, 60-minute quest across history, in pursuit of a mysterious artefact. Along your voyage, you will encounter puzzles...more
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9-15 Helmsley Place, London E8 3SB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we heard Time Run was closing down we took a trip to London for one day just to play The Lance of Longinus and The Celestial Chain. Our expectations were high as we had heard so many great things, but we really had no...More

Thank pjsandpancakes
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This was one of the best escape game locations in the country, without a doubt. It's a real shame they've now closed, but I'm excited to see what they move onto next.

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 20 May 2018

My wife, kids (13 and 15) and I played this in its closing month and it's a real shame it had to go. I hope it opens again some day, because this is really one of my favorite escape games thusfar.. the decor is beautiful...More

Thank AlexSchonberg83
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We did the first game not knowing what to expect, but afterwards couldn't wait to do the second one. They were 2 different stories and therefore different puzzles. It was myself, my husband and our 2 children aged 14 and 10. I thought the younger...More

Thank LieslB75
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to plan a trip to London almost specifically to play Time Run. Both games were top of the range as expected and they certainly didn't let you down. The Lance of Longinus was a fun traditional escape game with many variety...More

Thank PaulBolt
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Really superb escape room, both kids loved it (as did us adults) - especially teenager who is incredibly hard to please! Loved all the interactive elements, what a shame you are closing. Hope you find a new venue and will definitely visit again.

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We have played over 150 escape rooms with over 30 played in London - both of these rooms are in our top 5 London escape rooms. Problem is the building is being converted and the venue is closing April 25th - HURRY. These games are...More

Thank Traveling_a_lot4fun
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

A good concept. Well organised to book and clear instructions beforehand and on arrival. Staff all very prepared and enthusiastic. Price not cheap but probably average. We did the celestial chain, easier to book and more slots available. Overall we needed about 90 mins including...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here with friends and we did the Celestial Chain escape. Was a really fun and challenging activity to do. We are so glad to have had the opportunity to visit this escape room before it closed! My favourite thing about it was that it...More

Thank DisgruntledScotLass
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Our group very much enjoyed our visit to Time Run. We played the Lance of Longinus run and had a blast. The staff play their parts super well and are really funny to boot. We wouldn't hesitate to come back again and try the other...More

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7 September 2017|
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Response from angrybarry | Reviewed this property |
nothing in the venue itself but several really nice bar/restaurants just outside to sit and have drinks or food
Ying M
28 July 2017|
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Response from BlueSam73 | Reviewed this property |
That should say simple solution!
Oskar M
11 January 2017|
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Response from tom d | Reviewed this property |
i realise this is an old thread, but for anyone else looking for an answer to this question, let me give you an emphatic one. Lance of Longinus is great. The celestial chain is abysmal!!!