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The Great Escape Game Sheffield

3-7 Sidney Street | Avec Building, Sheffield S1 4RG, England
+44 330 311 4683
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Good Escape Room

We managed to book a room last minute; the website was confusing, so we had to ring up and speak... read more

Reviewed today
Maddy C
Gets the brain working

Although this venue is a little tired and could do with some TLC it's not a bad way to spend an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike W
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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The Great Escape is Sheffield's first real life escape game. Here in teams of 2-7 you have to work together to solve the clues and puzzles to escape! Can you escape within the given time? Are YOU up for the challenge?
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3-7 Sidney Street | Avec Building, Sheffield S1 4RG, England
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+44 330 311 4683
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Reviewed today

We managed to book a room last minute; the website was confusing, so we had to ring up and speak with the staff to check that there was a room free. The staff was warm and polite, when we arrived the place seemed pretty dead...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this venue is a little tired and could do with some TLC it's not a bad way to spend an enjoyable couple of hours. You get locked in to a series of rooms and have to solve clues to escape. It's time limitedMore

Thank Mike W
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The Great Escap... L, General Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Mike! It is an old building but the games remain amazing right!? Our Generation 2 site has a bar and kitchen and is much more aesthetically pleasing. We also have more games! Fancy something scary? Try our latest room: Run. If you dare..... Thank...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poor from start to finish.i had read all reviews and was really looking forward to going.we went as a family of four and after watching the England game was on a real high we soon lost that when we walk through the door ,staff...More

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The Great Escap... L, Manager at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I'm sorry to hear your experience was not as you expected. We were training new members of staff on Saturday as front of house and bar which is why they were not at are usually standard of hospitality and were still learning prices. Run...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to Gen2 twice now, and both times they were running around 40 minutes late. It seems they don't allow enough time for each team to escape and the resetting of the rooms. Either that, or they are just trying to get more money...More

Thank blueintheface808
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The Great Escap... L, Games Master at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, We are extremely sorry that you were disappointed with your experience at our Generation 2 site. Unfortunately, games running late often occur when previous teams have damaged the room or when the previous team have arrived late for their game. We constantly endeavour to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us just did the new 'Run' escape room and it was absolutely amazing! The puzzels, visuals and sound effects way surpassed my expectations. Im used to visiting escape rooms that are located in an old office room with a few bits of furniture...More

Thank heather b
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The Great Escap... L, Gamesmaster at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Heather, we are so glad you and your brothers enjoyed Run! We try very hard to make our rooms fun and different, so your review means a lot! We can't wait to see you again soon :) The Great Escape Game Sheffield

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tones of fun. Great for team activity. Can be enjoyed by almost anyone. Would certainly go back. Also good for friends or family.More

Thank Farai M
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The Great Escap... L, Games Master at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thanks so much for your 5* review! We are super happy to know that you enjoyed your experience here at The Great Escape! We have plenty more rooms for you to take on, including our new game 'Run'. Thank you again, hopefully see you...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Really enjoyed the game, was a good challenge and very well thought out. Disappointed that there is no prize for actually escaping, a t-shirt or something would have made it all the better.More

Thank Kirsten L
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The Great Escap... L, Gamesmaster at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thanks for the review Kirsten, and well done on escaping !Of course t-shirts for every winning team would be too costly, but each escapee receives a certificate on completion, if you didn't get one, please feel free to let us know and we can write...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We went to do Homicide 2.0 as a group of 4 (two couples) and had a great time. We have done many other games and found this one a good challenge, got out with just 2mins to spare. I don’t think the scare rating is...More

Thank Keeley B
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The Great Escap... L, Gamesmaster at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hi Keeley, thanks for the great review, we are glad you enjoyed the challenge of the room. What, in your opinion, would have made it scarier? We love to hear your feedback. Thanks again, and we hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here, the staff were really accommodating! Loved the mix of escape rooms, video games, board games, food and cocktails!More

Thank babzmabz
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The Great Escap... L, Games Master at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thanks for the 5* review! We're thrilled that you loved your experience at The Great Escape Game and are pleased that you enjoyed all that we have to offer! Please feel welcome to come back again any time and try your luck at one of...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Excellent game - challenging. We were a party of six so you need a few people to help escape. Staff very friendly. This was our second game and we shall definitely be going again especially for the new game that is coming soon !!!!More

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The Great Escap... L, Games Master at The Great Escape Game Sheffield, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hi Stephen, thanks for the 5* review! We are delighted to hear that you had such a great time and we're glad that you enjoyed your first escape game with us so much that you came back for more! We are now taking bookings for...More

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lindsayepworth
16 April 2018|
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Response from The Great Escap... L | Property representative |
Hello, We would recommend the Mad Scientist for a group with children, its fun, still a challenge but not to hard, and not scary at all! Thank you
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Chloe G
2 December 2017|
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Response from The Great Escap... L | Property representative |
Hi Chloe, If you can bring a push chair for your child, you are playing a game in our Generation 1 site and it's in the week. We can adapt the games so they are suitable for the whole family. We hope this answers your... More
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Lilly-mae L
28 November 2017|
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Ours went on a few days after.they took a few photos and posted one as there is usually quite a few on
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