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Can You Escape? Edinburgh

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Amazing!

Me and my Dad went there earlier last week and have to say it was an amazing experience. The owner... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
eva_xxxxx
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great escape room experience!

Four of us played the Space Odyssey room and really enjoyed our experience. We've played a few... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TMR62
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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Can You Escape? Edinburgh is an award-winning escape room experience for between 2-16 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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AE, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my Dad went there earlier last week and have to say it was an amazing experience. The owner was extremely funny,friendly and helpful. Operation Oddesy(idk how to write it) is a must try when you come to Edinburgh. Would love to try out...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Squidward, thank you so much for taking the time to leave such kind words following your time in Operation Odyssey - I'm so pleased to hear that you'd rate it 10/10! We hope to see you and your dad back soon to take on...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of us played the Space Odyssey room and really enjoyed our experience. We've played a few different escape experiences and this had a slight difference which added interest and we would definitely recommend to others. The help was enough to keep us on track...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TMR62
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, We cannot thank you enough for choosing Can You Escape and for taking the time to write such kind words about your experience! It's so fantastic to hear that you'd recommend us and that you'll be back to play Operation Spellbound. See you soon!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We played Space Odyssey as a group of four. We really enjoyed the game which had some new and interesting concepts we've not seen in other escape rooms. Our games master was very friendly and helpful. We managed to get out with 14 minutes to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jane73586
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jane. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed Operation Odyssey and congratulations on such a fantastic escape time! We hope to see you back if you're ever in the area again (and we also have a venue in York if you're ever...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited with a few work friends, what a laugh! Puzzles are well designed and get you thinking! We managed to escape in under an hour but can see others taking a bit longer! Worth a go!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jamiemurray1
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! I'm so pleased to hear that you & your colleagues enjoyed your time with us and congratulations on your escape! Fingers crossed we'll see you again soon. Best wishes Lara

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute knock-out fun and genuinely enjoyed by the dozen people who took part without a single dissenting voice amongst us! Sister Engel (That’ll be Irma to the untrained) was helpful and a bit of a pain in the hoop given the lack of help we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tianavaig4
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! This is such a lovely review - thank you so much for taking the time to write such kind words about your experience. Fingers crossed we see you back soon! Best wishes Lara

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a brilliant session with a group of friends! Abstruse (the Games Master) was funny, accommodating and brilliant. The escape room puzzles were both challenging and entertaining. At one point when we solved a puzzle we all cheered in celebration at how pleased we were!!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Andrew B
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andrew. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with Agent Abstruse! Fingers crossed we'll see you again soon to take on our other mission. Best wishes Lara

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and his friends tackled Operation Odyssey for his tenth birthday party and had an absolute blast. They did find the preamble a bit hard to sit through but once they were let loose into the room itself they loved it and were soon...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ShoreGazer
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such kind words about your son's birthday party with us - this has made our day! I'm so glad the kids had a fantastic first escape room experience and fingers crossed we'll see them again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did Odyssey and absolutely loved it. It was so well thought through and had many original puzzles. There were a lot of puzzles to get through and as a two we were quite slow to start but picked up speed and got out. Our...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alex V
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alex Congratulation on your escape; Operation Odyssey does indeed currently have an escape rate of just over half so you did absolutely brilliantly! I'm so pleased to hear that we're now in your favourites and fingers crossed we'll see you again soon for Operation...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Can You Escape? many times over the years, so this time brought some family members who hadn't done an escape room before. They were apprehensive at first but the Gamesmaster ABSTRUSE was a hoot. He made us feel right at home, got...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Natalie K
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Natalie Wow - what an incredible review! I can't thank you enough for taking the time to write such kind words about us and for bringing escape room beginners to play with you - hopefully they've caught the escape room bug now! I completely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a laugh, birthday prezzie for a mate. It only took me 54 mins before I started shouting at the wife to shut up. Ha Give it a go you will not regret it. The guide absolutely brilliant as well, Oscar material.More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martinellis1966
LaraCYE, Manager at Can You Escape? Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review - I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Escape rooms are indeed quite a high-pressure environment but we're sure everyone was a valuable addition to the team...More

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John C
June 16, 2018|
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Response from LaraCYE | 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!
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karenlw20
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
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Suzyguti
October 18, 2016|
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Response from Y4484EGemmad | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. There is one room which takes 10 players I think.
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