Best Escape Rooms In London

Stuck in a pitch black room with a zombie? Trapped in a horrifying toy shop? No, these aren't plots for a new horror movie but some of London's best escape rooms. Taking over the city and for good reason; with a whole range of imaginative scenarios, brainteasers and teamwork-building skills, they offer a great alternative to your normal night out. Whether it's a hen do, stag do or work party, we've got some great suggestions for escape rooms to put you to the test...

Last updated on 7th September 2022


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This Kings Cross venue claims to be London's longest-standing escape room, with state-of-the-art set design, thrilling missions and a plethora of games to play. Step into an espionage-inspired experience with just 60 minutes to break free. 

If you're looking for a challenge in the city, then check out Camden's Mazer Zone. Whether you want to save the world or steal a precious jewel from a Hatton Garden safe, this immersive escape room experience will you solve riddles or crack codes to complete the tasks.

Immersive Gamebox

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Do you and your mates want to try an escape room with a technological twist? Cue Electronic Theatre, an all-new immersive gaming concept where you'll solve puzzles, crack clues and become part of a video game all in an attempt to win challenges.

Taking the idea of an escape room to thrilling new heights is the official Sherlock live game, which will have you play detective and piece together clues from the stars of the hit BBC drama. One of the best escape rooms in West London, it's a riddle-filled cocktail making experience.

AIM Escape

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A premium escape room experience in the heart of central London, AIM offers an unparalleled adventure combining technology and immersive theatrics to really add extra thrills to your visit. Think you've got what takes? Assemble a crack team and take on one of the four puzzles.

The best escape games in London? Utilising the latest gaming technology, DNA VR lets you explore and solve four exciting rooms. You can use one of their virtual reality pods or their free-roaming area and work together with your mates in a whole new world at sites across the city.

Electric Gamebox offers immersive group gaming in Wandsworth. Escape to another world and mine for Martian minerals, save the Royal family or be tested by aliens. This place uses state-of-the-art touch screens, projection mapping and more to give you an unbelievably real experience.

@ Chelsea Funhouse on Various dates from Friday 30th September 2022

A thrilling concept in the heart of Chelsea, The Bletchley is an immersive bar that puts your code-breaking skills to the test. Using WW2 Enigma machines and Sherlock's power of deduction, you'll work with expert mixologists to convert your results into cocktail ingredients and complex recipes. 

Locked in a Room

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With not one but 13 London escape rooms, Locked in a Room is one of the largest experiences in the capital. Depending on the size of your party you can book several of the rooms and race not just against the clock but also against the other groups.

@ Ninth Life on Saturday 19th November 2022 and 3 other Saturdays

Taking place at Ninth Life in Catford, The Hunt For The Smoking Caterpillar is a thrilling escape room experience with mind-bending tasks and hilarious immersive actors. Step into a bonkers re-imagining of Alice in Wonderland, where literally anything can happen.

If you're on the hunt for an escape room for 2, look no further. Questo is the romantic-themed open-air game that'll see you playing out as if you were the main characters in a film, with picturesque settings, challenging clues and unexpected interactions.