Lucardo
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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  • MattStanway
    Bakewell, United Kingdom23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great escape
    Easy to find, warm welcome and great hosting. Me and 3 brothers completed the magic university room with 10 minutes to spare. We would definitely consider going back to challenge ourselves with another room.
    Hello MattStanway, Its great to hear that you had loads f fun with us here at Lucardo! 10 minuets to spare is a really good time for a team of 4 to escape with. Maybe for your next challenge you could try our Space Evader room. You have the full hour to collect as many fuel rods as you possibly can. If you want to make it onto our leader board 33 fuel rods is the number to beat. - The Lucardo Team
    Written 4 April 2023
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    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 March 2023
  • Nicola D
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A fun hour in Manchester
    The escape room was really good fun. The room was set up well with good clues and kept the adrenaline going throughout. Everyone in the group really enjoyed it. We would definitely go again.
    Hello nicoladP8717OU, Thank you for leaving us a review! We're glad to hear that you and your group enjoyed your hour with us, and that we were able to keep the adrenaline pumping throughout. We really hope to see you again for another adventure! - The Lucardo Team
    Written 4 April 2023
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    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 April 2023
  • Simon Scott
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Such a wonderful family time.
    I took my daughters (12 and 10 year old). We dud the University of Magic, and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The staff were wonderful - they were welcoming and helpful. I only the name of one staff member - Sarah, although there was a male member of staff as well. They were both great. My girls were so excited by the room. Really, a brilliant time.
    Hello Simonscott1905, Thank you four such a fantastic review! It defiantly sounds like the University of magic was the best room for you all to play. I will pass on your kind words to Sarah and Marc, they will love to hear that you all loved your time with us. - The Lucardo Team
    Written 6 April 2023
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    Visited April 2023
    Written 4 April 2023
  • Ian A
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great experience
    A great experience. We did the murder mystery escape room. It was fantastic and we all really enjoyed it. Marcus our game host was excellent. He explained how everything worked at the beginning and showed us a video to explain the rules. We managed to escape with 1 minute 26 seconds left on the clock! Definitely want to go back and do some of the other ones. Thank you!
    Hello ianaU1015EJ, Its great to hear that you loved your time with us here at Lucardo. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Marcus because he loves being mentioned on TripAdvisor. It will be great to see you again in another room and with all that time remaining I'm sure you will smash that the next one too! - The Lucardo Team
    Written 16 April 2023
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    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 12 April 2023
  • Liv
    Bolton, United Kingdom51 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Space Evader room
    Really enjoyed Lucardo’s new(ish) Space Evader room - we’ve played all the other rooms and this is one of the best, definitely more immersive than Espionage that used to occupy the space. Phoenix was our host; they were really friendly in the intro and helpful in getting us through the room without feeling like we were being spoon fed answers. The theming of the room was great with all of the puzzles being themed to fit the room and a couple of concepts I haven’t seen very often if at all (in over 100 rooms now that is an achievement). Thank you to Phoenix for getting us through the room to collect all fuel rods, can’t wait for the next room!
    Hello livipop, Thank you for your fantastic review about Space Evader, Phoenix will be please to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. Completing all of the rooms at a location is always really rewarding but that might change soon you there may be something new for your to play... - The Lucardo Team
    Written 16 April 2023
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    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 April 2023
  • Navigator31259785953
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing escape room !!!
    Incredible escape room experience with our amazing and incredibly helpful host Sarah. We did the spaceship room and it was a very immersive experience and different twist on the escape room by trying to complete as many puzzles as possible in the hour. Would definitely recommend to any team size and age range looking for a great day out as well as challenging your puzzle solving skills!!!
    Hi Navigator31259785953, We are excited to hear you enjoyed the Space Evader room so much. Ill be sure to pass on the kind words to Sarah and we are glad to hear that she was able to make your experience immersive and enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon for another adventure Many Thanks The Lucardo Team
    Written 7 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 April 2023
  • Simon W
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really good fun
    We went on the murder mystery escape room. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, the location was fantastic. The room itself was great fun. If anything we found there were too many hints for us and we would have liked to have been left to it a little more. But others may disagree! Would highly recommend.
    Hi 395simonw, We are glad to hear you had an amazing time in Virginia House and enjoyed the theming of the room . It's good to hear that our staff made your time at Lucardo fun and hassle free . Thank you for your feedback regarding the amount of clues given, We will be sure to share your feedback to the staff. We hope to see you again for another adventure. Many Thanks The Lucardo Team
    Written 7 May 2023
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    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 April 2023
  • ash t
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom70 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun at the Orphanage.
    We thought that we’d try another room at Lucardo as we’d had great fun the first time we visited. We chose to visit “The Orphanage!!!” what a great choice too!! There were good puzzles to solve in the room and the atmosphere was set by the creepy surroundings and the interactive members of staff. There were parts that my partner and daughter were to say a little scared, 😂😂 we managed to solve all the puzzles to get out and live to tell the tale. We reckon that The Orphanage is probably the best room that we have escaped from due to the atmosphere set within. We would definitely recommend giving this room a go if you dare. 👍🏻👍🏻
    Hi 157asht, We are glad to hear that you had a great time in The Orphanage and also enjoyed the last game you played. We are glad to hear that the staff were welcoming and helped immerse you in the room. Its good to hear you where able to successfully escape with your life even if a few of you were a little scared. We are glad to hear that The Orphanage was one of the best escape rooms you have tried. Hopefully we will see you again soon for another adventure. Many Thanks The Lucardo Team
    Written 7 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 1 May 2023
  • Josephine J
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic time at the orphanage
    Superb from start to finish. The location is well signposted and easy to find. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, and were clearly enthusiastic about what they do. We played the orphanage; brilliant set design and atmosphere, the puzzles were well thought out and fitted with the theme. Clues were at our discretion which is something I really liked. Great game, great people, great venue - can not recommend enough 😁
    Hello josephinej693, Its great to hear that you loved every moment with us here at Lucardo! We cant wait to have you again in another room of ours. May I recommend the prison. Challenging and immersive I'm positive you'll love it just as much as the Orphanage. - The Lucardo Team
    Written 12 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 May 2023
  • Chris S
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience
    Absolutely loved this. We were in a group of six and did the abandoned orphanage. A couple of our group don't like scary stuff and screamed a lot but it was so much fun. None of us had done an escape room before and the staff couldn't have been helpful. Really enjoyed it and will be back.
    Hi chrisstrike1980, Thank you for leaving us a great review about your time in the Orphanage. We're glad that you lived to tell the tale and that the staff were helpful! We hope to see you again soon for another one of our rooms. Maybe you could see if you can dodge the guard in 'The Prison'? Kind regards, The Lucardo Team
    Written 8 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 31 May 2023
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Clare M
Manchester, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
We had a fab time, not sure how good we were but Ellie our host was brilliant, great fun on a wet Saturday afternoon. I would definitely recommend the experience.
Written 3 March 2024
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Stuart B
Penrith, UK1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Had a brilliant time trying to complete the space themed escape room. Our host Matt was brilliant but unfortunately we only managed to retrieve 20 of 44 rods. Great fun though.
Written 2 March 2024
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Hello there Stuart B, So glad you enjoyed your time scavenging for fuel rods in our Space Evaders escape room. We'll be sure to pass on the message to Matt that you appreciated his marvellous hosting abilities. Come back again soon!
Written 3 March 2024
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Layla
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Best escape room i have been to, staff was nice and welcoming.
The escape room was a good laugh and fun 10/10 would recommend and deffo would go again!! Shout out to our host Ellie she was AMAZING!!
Written 27 February 2024
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Hello laylas943, Thank you for leaving us this fantastic review. We are thrilled to hear that we are the best escape room you have been to and that you all had a wonderful time. Ellie will also be pleased to hear that she helped to make your experience amazing and we will be sure to pass your kind words onto her. We hope to see you in another one of our rooms in the future. Perhaps you could see if you have what it takes to escape from 'The Prison'? -The Lucardo Team
Written 1 March 2024
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Chris G
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
This is the second time we have visited and it was amazing. We were greeted by our escape room supervisor and she was mint.

The room was well organised, great atmosphere and challenging.

Would highly recommend this to anyone in a group of 4.
Written 26 February 2024
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Hello K3337KNchrisg, Thank you for leaving us this wonderful 5* review. It's great to hear that this was a return visit and that you all had an amazing time. We will be sure to pass your kind words onto your game host who I am sure will be thrilled that you found the room challenging and enjoyable. We hope to see you in another one of our rooms again soon! -The Lucardo Team
Written 1 March 2024
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Angela J
Chesterfield, UK8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Family
Fourth visit. Did the Derailed room. Really well done, innovative, immersive and good fun. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We had a great time thank you!
Written 25 February 2024
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Hello 230angelaj, Thank you for leaving us this fantastic review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed our newest room 'Derailed' and that the staff made your experience even better. We hope to see you soon for your fifth visit! -The Lucardo Team
Written 1 March 2024
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Andrew M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
I highly recommend Lucardo! Their rooms give more of a challenge than other escape rooms.
Space evader also gave a twist compared to usually escape room, dividing your time between set rooms to collect rods. Was very fun !
Written 24 February 2024
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Hi D8975ZLandrewm, Thank you for your lovely review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed playing our Space Evader game. If you fancy another game with a twist, why not check out our newest room, Derailed? We hope to see you again soon to provide another 5* experience. Thanks, The Lucardo Team
Written 25 February 2024
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Relax264964
Belfast, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Really good value for money, friendly staff, could tell a lot of effort had been put in to the room, was well thought out, difficult enough and got a fright from time to time doing the orphanage room, definitely recommend
Written 24 February 2024
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Hi Relax264964, Thank you for your review! We are so pleased to hear we were able to provide you with a 5* experience! We hope you had fun in The Orphanage (despite the scares!), and look forward to seeing you again soon. If you're looking for another adrenaline rush, why not try our Prison escape room and see if you can outrun the prison guard? Thanks, The Lucardo Team
Written 25 February 2024
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DD M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Played the Space Evader Escape Room - it was excellent! So many puzzles and a wide variety of them too, wonderful set design, and the staff were great. Highly recommend!
Written 22 February 2024
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Hi 656ddm, Thank you for your review! We so glad to hear you enjoyed your time aboard The Flagship Discovery in our 'Space Evader' room. We will pass your compliments over to the staff as I'm sure they will be happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself as well :) Hopefully we will see you soon for another adventure. - The Lucardo Team
Written 22 February 2024
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ellie n
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
such an amazing experience me and my friends had such a good time! the staff were incredible and made the experience so much more enjoyable, i would definitely go again!
Written 21 February 2024
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Hi 889ellien, Thank you so much for leaving us a review! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we will pass your compliments over to the staff who I'm sure will also be glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself. Hopefully we'll see you soon for another adventure! - The Lucardo Team
Written 23 February 2024
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Neil G
Bury, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Another great escape room from Lucardo. We have been to their site in Rawtenstall a few times but this was our first visit to the Manchester rooms. As with the rooms at Rawtenstall, they have really thought about the puzzles and the rooms - having done a number of escape rooms with a number of operators, they are by far the best operator that we have come across.
Written 21 February 2024
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Hi 28neilg, Thank you so much for your kind words, and we are thrilled we were able to provide a 5* experience for you! We hope to see you again soon to play another of our rooms. Thanks, The Lucardo Team
Written 25 February 2024
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  • Sun - Sat 09:30 - 21:00