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Can You Escape

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Brilliant Fun :)

We visited on the 12th January, had never done an escape room before and thought it was fantastic... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Operation Odyssey

This was so much fuuuun! Such a cool theme, we really got immersed in the experience with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Can You Escape Ltd. Is a live room escape experience for between 2-10 players based in the heart of Edinburgh. Use your brain, creativity and teamwork to solve a series of puzzles and challenges and escape the room...Can you beat the clock?
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
5 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AE, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
+44 131 510 1158
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited on the 12th January, had never done an escape room before and thought it was fantastic. Captain Quill you were brill, Cadet's Crisp and Bru signing off 👌

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leannee4989
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was so much fuuuun! Such a cool theme, we really got immersed in the experience with the excellent help of Captain Quill who really made the whole thing so much better! We escaped two seconds too slow to make it onto the top three...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really great visit to these escape rooms. The member of staff we worked with was fantastic- he explained every thing really well and in a humorous way. The room itself was great- I've been to a few escape rooms now and this one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katniss_EverdeenHG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having completed three rooms yesterday we were hungry for more so found Can you escape. We were greeted by Commander Hawthorne who was lovely and enthusiastic. She explained all the dos and donts - then we set about our game trying to repair the escape...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kate B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just played Odyssey at Can you escape - we were met by Commander Hawthorne who explained everything and was very enthusiastic which added to our experience. The game play was good with some different styles of puzzles both observational and more tactile. The game itself...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SiMilnes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went recently to do the spellbound escape room with a group of people from my university. Had never done an escape room before and wasn't expecting much, but the puzzles were really fun. Was all made even better by Quill, leading it and being generally...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank choufumei
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We can as a group of three a couple of weeks ago and had a brilliant time. We work at another escape room in town (Escape Hunt) and really loved our visit. Our games master was brilliant and the experience was very immersive. The puzzles...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 720josephineo
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Completed this escape room this evening with a group of friends. This room has a wide range of interesting puzzles and provides everyone with something to do. The whole experience was very enjoyable. The experience was enhanced by Captain Quill. She was excellent in playing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jrcruise
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

The escape room - operation spellbound - was brilliant! Irma was our gamesmaster and was brilliant at creating a fun atmosphere. I would say if you have a choice, to do the space one as I enjoy esd that more, but both are high quality...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ruthjq25
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Great fun and difficult enough to be challenging and satisfying. The games master was incredible. Highly recommend 😊

Date of experience: November 2018
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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighborhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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John C
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Lara B | Property representative |
Hi John. It depends on the day - if we don't have any advance bookings and we're open, then yes! However, we'd highly recommend booking in advance through our website as we can't guarantee we'll have space. I hope this helps!
January 12, 2017|
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Response from Alastair W | Property representative |
Hi there, thanks for your enquiry. We can take up to 16 people in one go. We have had largers groups in previously and we split them into two teams and half of them go to the nice pub next door and then switch over... More
October 18, 2016|
Response from Y4484EGemmad | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. There is one room which takes 10 players I think.