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Lucardo

Virginia House 5-7 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester M4 5AD, England
+44 161 425 2580
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Immersive experience

This place has to be one of the best escape rooms I’ve done. The theming, staff (actors) where well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chris B
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Good fun

Tried The Dream room. Staff were all extremely helpful and friendly. Will definitely return soon to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kate C
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
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“escape room” (292 reviews)
“great fun” (153 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Virginia House 5-7 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester M4 5AD, England
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+44 161 425 2580
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has to be one of the best escape rooms I’ve done. The theming, staff (actors) where well above my exportations. Really recommend coming here we made it out if the wizards room. One of my groups biggest disappointments would have to be it...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tried The Dream room. Staff were all extremely helpful and friendly. Will definitely return soon to try another room. Parking wasn’t the easiest hence 4 not 5 stars

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great room, well thought out, magic Mike was great, was there when needed! And escaped with time to spare! Bonus

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LucardoMCR, Manager at Lucardo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi emmafen2017, Congratulations on escaping from Lucardo Manchester's The Dream escape room, it's a tricky one! Magic Mike will be ecstatic to hear that he helped well! Many thanks, The Lucardo Team

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a good place! Did the University of Magic room with two friends. It was really well thought out, with a good level of difficulty. Our guide, Pickle Rick, was brilliant and gave great clues with the right level of help but without making it...More

Thank Becky M
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LucardoMCR, Manager at Lucardo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Becky, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a wonderful 5 star review, Pickle Rick will be delighted to hear that he added to your experience playing Lucardo Manchester's University of Magic escape room! We look forward to locking you up again...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great time for everyone, I went as part of a double date with my girlfriend and some friends, we did the university of magic room brilliant. The staff are really friendly and will banter with you making the experience more enjoyable.More

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LucardoMCR, Manager at Lucardo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi smiler, Thank you for choosing Lucardo Manchester for you escape room experience, we are delighted to hear that you had a brilliant time playing University of Magic! It's always nice to hear that the staff improved your time here as well! Many thanks, The...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ive been to Lucardo before and had a brilliant time so when I was presented with a room booked as a Christmas present I was thrilled. Even more so to find out it was the University of Magic. I'm not a massive HP fan but...More

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LucardoMCR, Manager at Lucardo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi pwllgmm, We love to get players returning to play another of Lucardo Manchester's escape rooms so we're delighted to hear that you did just that. We like to think University of Magic (or any of our rooms) make a great Christmas present! Its brilliant...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must do in Manchester with friends and family! Amazing designed rooms that left you with a memorable experience!

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LucardoMCR, Manager at Lucardo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Jing, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review. Here at Lucardo Manchester we are delighted to hear that you had a brilliant time! Many thanks, The Lucardo Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun game with a few clever puzzles that took a bit of effort to solve, and were satisfying. The room design was very immersive and well-thought-out, with cool authentic props and red herrings, and the period music was a lovely touch. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done escape rooms before but the University of Magic one caught our attention straightaway when we first heard about, being Harry Potter fans, and we thought it was worth travelling to Manchester for, booking 6 months in advance! We weren't disappointed. Orlando gave...More

Thank sticky11
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LucardoMCR, Manager at Lucardo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi sticky11, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a brilliant 5 star review, we're absolutely delighted to hear that the 6 month wait was worth it to play Lucardo Manchester's University of Magic escape room! Orlando will be really pleased to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Professor Emma was amazing both in character and out. It was my first escape room and we thoroughly enjoyed every second of it. It's definitely one for those who enjoy the witch/wizard universe aswell as want to dabble in the art of potion making. Emma...More

Thank Becky R
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LucardoMCR, Manager at Lucardo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Becky, Wow what an amazing 5 star review, Emma will be ecstatic to hear those kind words! We love it when a player has a brilliant time whilst playing their first escape room here at Lucardo Manchester so it's fantastic to hear that you...More

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MissParachute
29 May 2018|
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Response from Jodie P | Reviewed this property |
They play background music. It’s not too loud but I’m sure they could turn it down if you ask
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4 February 2018|
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No not at all
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Zoe D
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Yes it is a mental rather than physical challenge
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