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Canterbury Escape Room

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Such a giggle!

The wife arranged this for us and a group of friends as a belated birthday surprise. Great fun had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
via mobile
Birthday day out

Absolutely love it, went with no idea what to expect but what fun. Makes you think, makes you... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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Canterbury's original escape game, based on the historic Westgate jail. Play in teams of two to five, with friends, family or colleagues in an attempt to escape in under an hour. Celebrate your escape with our beer and champagne packages.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
19 St. Peters Street, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 455435
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All reviews crystal maze great fun no idea what to expect brilliant experience great room staff were fantastic westgate towers well thought out challenges puzzles mental tasks jail progression strengths host prisoners
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wife arranged this for us and a group of friends as a belated birthday surprise. Great fun had by all, finishing the room with a whole 4 seconds to spare! Pitched perfectly and run by an enthusiastic team. We will be back for another...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kieronf121
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love it, went with no idea what to expect but what fun. Makes you think, makes you realise that sometimes things are quite simple. Would highly recommend and would love to do it again(sadly not going to)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nich0lle
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Booked for my 40th and started with a cocktail at the Pound bar, Paul the key master came and got us and he was brilliant!!!! His voice, his manner, it all fitted with experience, he set the scene and we started the game. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank whitstablebeach
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A group of 5 of us booked this Escape Room at the Westgate Towers. I had not visited one before, so wasn't entirely sure what to expect. The gamesmaster was excellent and the game itself had been so well thought out. Challenging but do-able. Used...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barry247365
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Excellent entertainment! Booked this for my son's 16th birthday - the 5 of them had an amazing time! Highly recommended! The Games Master was very good, giving clues when needed and explaining things to me! Great team effort and a thoroughly enjoyable time was had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Emma W
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience for all ages! Paul was a fantastic guide very funny and the escape room itself was brilliant. My favourite part was Paul sitting in his high chair explaining how we did and where we slowed down.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JamesMc1996
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Paul the Gates Master is excellent and really made this for us. Some of us took it very seriously (a bit sweary) and some of us were a little afraid, but in the end it pleased all 5 of us and with kids’ ages ranging...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Faye B
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went and done this escape room this was my first ever escape room so had no idea what to expect,my girlfriend however had done a handful of escape rooms before (since this visit we've done numerous escape rooms). This is one...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I highly recommend this place! I have gone to escape rooms before but this was definitely the coolest! It does not only make you use your mind but your physical strengths which truly tests all parts of you. Went with a group and it really...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Abeer A
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We were a group of 4 and complete novices to escape rooms. We thought it might be a fun evening activity in the Christmas period. Our host was friendly and enthusiastic. He explained it all very well, and after the safety advice and story were...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Rebecca F
26 October 2018|
Response from whitstablebeach | Reviewed this property |
I’d say it is but not young children, it’s quite complex to understand the clues, there is no choice of game, others may have pirate ones and things more suited to kids ? but also it’s based in a pub/ cocktail bar with... More
22 January 2018|
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Response from DodgemsF | Property representative |
Hi! No, there are no actors in our escape room. However, it is atmospheric and may cause participants to 'jump' - as per our FAQs it is not recommended for people who are pregnant or have heart conditions.