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Hell In A Cell

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Scary.... but funny when you survive & look back!!

It was our team of fours seventeenth escape room and this is definitely one of my favourites! It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PaulaW2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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The most terrifying but amazing experience

If you’re in two minds about this, do it. We completed hell in a cell as part of a hen weekend. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Spaghetti27
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Voted Number 1 Horror Escape in Europe! Hell In A Cell is a Live, Horror Escape Game Experience held in the underground prison cells of Bristol's old crown court building.Think Crystal Maze meets The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Fun, Exhilarating...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was our team of fours seventeenth escape room and this is definitely one of my favourites! It was brilliant. After watching the video and winding each other up in advance we were quite nervous! We escaped with a few minutes to spare. Great actor...More

Thank PaulaW2013
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow you guys have been busy if this was number 17 and we're very chuffed to know we rate so highly from an experienced team. Thanks so much for stopping by with a kind, positive review. Hope we've given you plenty to talk and laugh...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you’re in two minds about this, do it. We completed hell in a cell as part of a hen weekend. We had no experience of escape rooms so were actually clueless about how it all worked but still managed to get our heads around...More

Thank Spaghetti27
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Haha - yes we'd love to be able to give you the highlights on film, I'm sure it'd be great to watch as you screamed and jumped your way through! What a lovely review you've left, thank you so much. It really helps people who...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best experiences I’ve ever had! We travelled from south Devon just for this- well worth it! A bit of advice- make sure you’re team don’t scare easily and can still use their brain under pressure.

Thank Megan T
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Not sure PigFace has the legs to chase you all the way home but he will definitely be thinking of you Megan. Thanks for taking the long journey here and we're so pleased you enjoyed your time in PigFace's lair. Sleep easy...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t usually write reviews but this was outstanding. We were a stag group, no experience of escape rooms. Very helpful with a booking issue. It’s a great team activity with a brilliant scary atmosphere. You get hints whispered to you if you’re rubbish at...More

Thank David M
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is great to hear David, thanks so much for sharing your positive experience. Glad you all had a good time and hope it set you guys up for drinks and Rugby. Best wishes to you all for an excellent wedding to come.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience! Really interesting to see people's real fears and how they dealt with it me included!! Carl reassured us all on what to sort of expect without ruining the experience as there were 2 deaf people with claustrophobia and one youngster who...More

Thank MrsDVernon
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, PigFace really isn't a clean living guy so if you get stuck with him down there you definitely don't want your Sunday Best on... I'm really pleased you took on the challenge of HIAC and didn't let your fears and hearing disability stop you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I've never visited an escape room before, this was a great introduction for my friends and I. Booking for the evening only added to the anticipation and tension. Staff were friendly and did a great job of setting the mood. Won't give any spoilers,...More

Thank ButterfieldDiet
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Straight in at the deep end for you then - you swam well and made your way out! Always great to hear the staff are looking after everyone on behalf of PigFace and helping set the tone to create a tense atmosphere down there. Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time as Hell in a Cell! The setting is fantastic and very well laid out. I must have jumped 100 times. Great escape room so well worth a visit.

Thank MagicMan222
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey so pleased you loved it. 100 times must be a record - but you made it out so all good. Thanks so much for stopping by with a review :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this escape room as it was scary!! You will have so much fun! Only downside - I have done quite a few escape rooms and this one is a bit pricier.More

Thank MujdeH3
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for checking in with a nice review and your honest feedback. We are pricier than other escape rooms for sure. However we're cool with that as we're confident we deliver an immersive, unique experience that you just can't get elsewhere. Our costs of delivery...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group of 8 and enjoyed every terrifying moment. It was scary and funny at the same time. Set up was great, the whole thing is very clever, well done guys 👏👍 Ps....we didnt escape so can someone tell my mom I...More

Thank mandyj407
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You managed to get some reception on your phone to send this message out!!! Well done, you best hide that away before PigFace comes back or you'll not be in contact with any of your family again. Maybe we could arrange for your mom to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing time, we came as four players having bought out the room and still escaped. It was super fun and we totally want to do it again with the rest of our friends.

Thank Charlotte B
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Most pleased you had an amazing time with us and PigFace is most happy you have more victims lined up for him to take care of. Very good of you to stop by with a review - Are you still sleeping with the light on?????

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TracyM2858
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Response from Paula W | Reviewed this property |
No touching, but they do creep around and scare the holy crap out of you. The chainsaw bit will get your adrenalin pumping too!! It's pitch black down there, other than for some tiny flashlights you can find! Honestly, it's... More
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Jenhg
22 March 2018|
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Response from Winston1960 | Reviewed this property |
We went as a group of 4 and were divided, but never alone. The actors do not intentionally touch you.
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