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The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Couldn't recommend enough...

4 of us did the egyptian room, and loved it. Very well built, very immersive, and enjoyable. It's... read more

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Adam D
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PITy there was only 3

My partner and I have been trying to find time to do these rooms now for a little while, and this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The Escapement is a live action escape game. Complete challenges, find secret passages, solve ciphers, riddles & puzzles in order to make your escape! 3 Rooms to choose from - Egyptian Exodus, Pirates of Polaris & The Pit! Here at The Escapement...more
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65 Northdown Road | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2RJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

4 of us did the egyptian room, and loved it. Very well built, very immersive, and enjoyable. It's certainly not a room to do if you're new to escape rooms. Was challenging but still good fun. We were running really late but the guys were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner and I have been trying to find time to do these rooms now for a little while, and this week we finally got to make it happen...It was worth the wait. After having to try and pick which 2 we wanted to do...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great time had by all. Mixed ages from 25-55 all on a hen do. Chaps were great made it very fun. Really well done out rooms and time flew. Can't recommend it enough.More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RebeccaF290
jadineg2019, Host at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi RebeccaF290, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! All 3 of our escape rooms cater to a wide range of ages and abilities to ensure that everybody has the most enjoyable experience possible! You all did extremely well and were...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really well thought out and themed escape rooms - the best I have ever been to anywhere in the world. Nice touch is that they let you go over the hour if you need to. Our host Jadine was fabulous.More

Date of experience: September 2019
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jadineg2019, Host at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi nicolatJ2507JR, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! What an honour that we've taken the top spot on your escape room list! We always allow our games to finish-it tends to be rather disappointing if you don't get to see...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked this as we wanted something exciting to do with my sister and brother in law who are home from New Zealand for a holiday. Couldn’t have found anything better to do it was fantastic. 10 being high I rate this as 10 +++++. We...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were very excited to try all 3 rooms here and so we got our team together to tackle them all in one day. To start with we were warmly welcomed and then the fun started. The rooms were totally immersive, had some excellent ‘wow’...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank anniea12345
Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked this escape game a few months in advance for something to do while away in Margate. Was 100% the highlight of our weekend, so much so we ended up booking the second escape room for the morning we went home. Had a great laugh...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience, staff are fantastic. Can't wait to try out the other rooms, would highly recommend this placeMore

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mandymoo1985
jadineg2019, Host at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Mandymoo1985, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We're so glad you had such an enjoyable and immersive experience! Recommendations are incredibly useful to us so thank you very much, we can't wait to see you return to take on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for the first time yesterday (4 of us), was greeted with tea and very welcoming, happy staff. We did the pirate room and had a brilliant host, the lovely Jadine. I was unsure if it would be the sort of thing I'd enjoy,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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jadineg2019, Host at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Alison G, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! Congratulations on taking on your first ever escape room (Pirates of Polaris)-you all did brilliantly and performed as if you'd played many an escape room before! A lot of first-timers can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a group of 11 of us so we were split into two teams. Our room Exodus, was so much fun, it was challenging but not so much you feel lost with Really good flow. The staff were really lovely and attentive. When we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kate B
jadineg2019, Host at The Escapement - Margate Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Kate B, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! You were all absolutely brilliant in Exodus! The puzzles in all 3 of our rooms are perfectly balanced between challenging and fun to ensure the best experience possible for players of...More

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TamsinMB
July 5, 2019|
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Response from lewish387 | Property representative |
Hello TamsinMB, You are not typically locked in an escape room as escaping is not usually the goal. It’s all about story telling and theatre, the door you go in with is not normally the door you leave with. That first door... More
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667gracep
June 15, 2019|
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Response from lewish387 | Property representative |
Hello Grace P, Yes they are, you will need to call to arrange on 01843 449908. We always suggest smaller teams because players get to experience more of their adventure, but can easily accommodate larger teams if... More
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kf1232018
April 25, 2019|
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Hello kf123018, We welcome children at our venue and help them become active members of any escape room team! We only allow children under 16 as long as one of the players is an adult, over 21. Our three experiences are... More
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