Escape for Real
Escape for Real
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10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
About
Portal is the only escape room in Midlands with unique electronic devices and interactive mini-games. If you like sci-fi and want to experience an futuristic adventure, this game is for you! We are very conveniently located in the Interchange Business Park, a couple of miles from M1 Junction 14. There is plenty of free parking any time of the day. For those who look for entertainment at their own place, we have our high-tech break-in units that can instantly turn any venue into a professional escape room!
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Milena K
    1 contribution
    Escape for Real experience
    I have booked my son’s 13th Birthday. Kids had so much fun in the Escape Room. The number of various puzzles and games to solve was great,our host done great job. I am still impressed by her service,she made every child feel inclusive, take part in games, she was lovely! Also the communication before,during and after the party was great. The food quality could be better but pretty much is the same standard as on any other kids venues - Overall it was a great experience and the most important thing is that children left very happy.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 11 December 2022
  • Darren S
    2 contributions
    Really good escape room experience.
    This was great fun. Everyone really enjoyed it. We did this as a group of 5 ages ranging from 16-60. Everyone was able to contribute and no one was left feeling like a spare part. It was challenging without being frustratingly difficult. Well presented and run. I would 100% recommend if you enjoy escape rooms or want to try one out for the first time. They will give you tips over a walkie talkie if you get really stuck so you’re not just left confused and frustrated.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 December 2022
  • CaroleO91
    Olney, United Kingdom2 contributions
    Pirates of Zero World
    Rented the Pirates of Zero World and extra puzzles in the mini chest for NYE (4 adults & 2 teens). Really clever concept but it’s not easy, glad we had access to a few hints and the videos when we got stuck. Also glad we went for the stopwatch option as it took us quite a bit longer than an hour! Great fun and brilliant to be able to do an escape room at home.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 1 January 2023
  • Paul T
    3 contributions
    Escape at Home
    We wanted to do something New Years day but depending on the state of health of our group the night before, we wanted something to do at home! You get the opportunity to do just that with the “pirates of zero world”. You get a very authentic looking treasure chest and quite a few puzzles to work how to get inside the chest and even then that’s just the beginning, as there are further compartments within the chest, locked, you’ve got to get into and each one leads to the next before you can complete the game together with a treasure map! We did have one concern at the end when having resolved the last question a “secret drawer” is supposed to spring open but it didn’t, when I telephoned they explained the game is set in two realities, so it’s random whether you or your counter part gets to see the drawer open, which I thought was a nice twist! It was delivered and collected by a very nice lady Eva and when I spoke to her on the phone beforehand, she was very helpful (as the website was a little unclear as to what options there were when leasing the item eg they said a deposit was needed but never asked for and the delivery charges ( you can collect and return yourself) were a little unclear whether the charges were each way or not, they are for both ways! We managed to resolve it in just under an hour though the advantage is you have the whole day, so if you want to stop at any time to make the tea or walk the dog, you can and just come back to the chest without worrying about the time limit. There are quite a few loose and small pieces as you work your way through, so make sure you have a bowl or something to keep them all in as at the end you are expected to,put it all back the way it was delivered, there are clear instructions how to do this. The cost we felt was reasonable given the cost if you went in person and we would recommend this to those who fancied doing an escape room at home and physical rather than through the internet. The tests are hard, or some are, so it’s not one just for children, you need an adult brain!
    Visited January 2023
    Written 3 January 2023
  • Catherine P
    1 contribution
    Childs escape room party
    A really great experience right from booking to the party. We booked an escape room for our sons 12th birthday. The whole group loved the escape room and really enjoyed the meal after. The games with the meal to win clues to release the party cake was great fun. Would definitely recommend.
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 January 2023
  • KDAS_10
    Cambridge, United Kingdom12 contributions
    Fun family activity
    We had a brilliant time completing the “Portal” challenge as a family at the weekend. You’re immersed in the whole experience as soon as you arrive, and the challenges kept us all entertained for the whole hour. Just the right level of skill required to interest the adults but also engage the children in the group and keep them busy. We all left thinking it was a really fun family activity and would definitely want to do it again.
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 January 2023
  • Beth H
    Leicester, United Kingdom11 contributions
    13th birthday party
    We came for my daughters 13th birthday party. The party was well organised and and communications before hand were good. Because there were a mix of ages I would have had at least 1 adult in the escape room with them if we were to do it again but the children all enjoyed themselves especially the games during the meal. The food was good, we had the adult portions which was all finished by the hungry (pre)teenagers. Thank you to Eva and to the team at ASA cafe.
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 29 January 2023
  • Stormy92
    53 contributions
    Great escape!
    We’ve done a few escape rooms and this was one of the best. It was intuitive and logical. It had some good special effects too. Eva, who hosted it, couldn’t have been more helpful beforehand and on the day. We were a group of 7 people and it’s difficult to find anywhere that can accommodate that number together. There was plenty to do for 7, and we didn’t get in each other’s way. Recommended.
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 January 2023
  • JK
    1 contribution
    11th Birthday Party with a difference!! loved it
    My son had his 11th Birthday here with 5 of his friends, they all loved it. The host was really helpful and guided me through the best options to ensure my son had everything he wanted for his party. The boys had a lovely time. It was good to see them working together cracking the clues. I can't recommend this place enough. Absolutely brilliant for a kids party, Thank you.
    Visited January 2023
    Written 3 February 2023
  • Keren S
    4 contributions
    Portal was a fun challenge
    The Portal escape room has an unusual set of puzzles in that they're all electronic. As a group of 4 we liked that to some extent we were able to work on multiple puzzles simultaneously to begin with. It was fun and we'd go back to do other rooms at Escape for Real
    Visited February 2023
    Written 13 February 2023
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Samantha L
1 contribution
Nov 2023 • Friends
Amazing birthday party for my 14 year old daughter and her friends. They were really pleased to succeed and escape
Written 4 December 2023
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Lakshmi P
3 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
Lovely party! Great fun for the 11 year olds! Eva made it exciting and helped when necessary. Thank you.
Written 3 December 2023
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Sumit G
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Oct 2023 • Friends
Escape for Real delivered a fantastic kids' party experience! . The communication leading up to the event was excellent, providing us with all the necessary details and ensuring a smooth planning process.

Escape for Real delivered a fantastic kids' party experience! The communication leading up to the event was excellent, providing us with all the necessary details and ensuring a smooth planning process
The highlight, undoubtedly, was the experience itself. The children had an absolute blast! The activities were engaging, and the atmosphere was filled with excitement. Eva, in particular, deserves special recognition for her outstanding management of the kids. Her enthusiasm, creativity, and ability to keep the children entertained showcased a level of expertise that made the event truly memorable.

It's evident that the team at Escape for Real is dedicated to creating a fun and well-organized environment for kid. Thank you for making our event so special.
Written 28 November 2023
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loutoad
Newport Pagnell, UK22 contributions
Nov 2023 • Friends
A brilliant escape room with a great mix of challenges!
They were also fantastic when we had to reduce our group size due to an emergency, they offered a refund for the difference, which was so welcomed!
Written 26 November 2023
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Emily S
1 contribution
Nov 2023 • Friends
My daughter celebrated her 13th birthday with four friends at escape for real. They had an amazing experience in the portal escape room followed by games to unlock the birthday cake. The girls didn't stop talking about it for days afterwards, would highly recommend!
Written 25 November 2023
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Pele C
3 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
This was a fantastic experience for my twin girls' 14th birthday. Eva was a brilliant host. The girls and their friends loved the escape room and were surprised and jokingly embarrassed by the special game involving photographs of when they were younger. The biggest surprise were the after escape room party games, they had such fun and were talking about it all the way home in the car. They enjoyed their party food of chicken nuggets and chips (much better than the frozen stuff we have at home they said). Finding the venue and parking was extremely easy and Eva is a great communicator with all the helpful emails she sent prior to the experience.
Thank you so much Eva and Escape for Real. I whole heatedly recommend Eva and Escape for Real. Thank you so much for the great party.
Written 13 November 2023
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East L
1 contribution
Nov 2023 • Family
We had an amazing time at Escape for Real and would thoroughly recommend it. Definitely our favourite one so far.
Written 6 November 2023
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Jo A
Milton Keynes, UK85 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
The best Escape room we’ve experienced, having been to three others in Milton Keynes!We came here as part of my son’s 18th birthday celebrations and it was perfect - we escaped with 3 mins 38 on the clock! We chose the special game option which was a nice touch and the hosts enthusiasm really added to the experience.
Written 5 November 2023
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Louisa M
6 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Really fun escape room! We escaped! There is a minimum 100 character limit but I can't say much else without spoiling it - definitely worth a visit :)
Written 14 October 2023
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Lead Yourself t
1 contribution
Sep 2023 • Friends
The games were original and inventive, a brilliant afternoon’s entertainment. I loved every minute of it and was sad when it was over. Kept you guessing from first to last. Would go again in a heartbeat.
Written 18 September 2023
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Escape for Real is open:
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  • Sat - Sun 10:00 - 21:30