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Alcotraz Penitentiary

212 Brick Lane, London E1 6SA, England
+44 7729 981828
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Can’t wait to go back again!

We all had so much fun here at Alcotraz! From start to finish, it was much better than we all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bretley89
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Hen Night

We came to this in the evening. After the day event...It was a fun night but to be honest could... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
traveller6174
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Inspired by Hollywood Movies and TV that have brought to life America’s most infamous prison, Alcotraz is London's first immersive theatrical cocktail bar. When convicted to Alcotraz, guests, or more appropriately, inmates, are taken into an exciting world of mischief as you smuggle-in liquor to be used to make delicious, bespoke cocktails. You won’t find a set menu of drinks here…after all, it is prison! Our working inmates of Alcotraz create a range of tailored cocktails every night based on the liquor you bring and your tastes. Just make sure the Warden doesn’t catch you... Luckily, our Guards are on your side and have creative ways of hiding contraband.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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212 Brick Lane, London E1 6SA, England
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+44 7729 981828
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all had so much fun here at Alcotraz! From start to finish, it was much better than we all expected! The cocktails were delicious! Thanks!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this in the evening. After the day event...It was a fun night but to be honest could have been a little cheaper as the only thing you pay for is the show. They put on whilst you are there. It last 1hr...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply excellent. The guys who work there stay in character and are simply hilarious. We made friends with other inmates too although an hour an 45 minutes is just not enough LOL maybe 2 hours :) They select random inmates who have broken prison rules...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a hidden gem. We travelled to London via train and it's only a 10 minute walk from Liverpool Street or a 5 minute Uber ride! We went here as 2 couples and we had a great time. We had a cell for...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went bought tickets to Alcotraz on 08/06/18 as an alternative to a night out and we were impressed! We arrived for the 2130 slot and were greeted at the door by one of the ‘guards’ who explained the various procedures in...More

Thank Emma P
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

100% brilliant, from the moment you walk in to the moment you walk out. The actors were fantastic and never once broke character irrelevant of what came their way. This was brought as a birthday gift and did not dissapoint. Would definitely do again!

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What a clever idea ! Looks like a prison and the staff do an AMAZING job of keeping in character and making you laugh and smile with their acting . What this place will suffer from is repeat offenders! (Repeat custom!) You start by "smuggling"...More

Thank Darren M
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Alcotraz is a must visit for anyone who lives in London or is visiting London! I went with two other girls and we had such a good time. You stay in the ‘prison’ for 2 hours and the whole experience is hilarious! You take your...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We came on a girls night last night and it was such brilliant fun; we all wished we could have stayed all night instead of just the 1 hour 45 minutes. The staff stayed in character the whole time and were fantastic; especially Warden Gordon...More

Thank PaulineNorris
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

I have been to Alcatraz and LOVED it and so I thought this would just be a poor imitation of it Boy was I wrong! You smuggle drinks in, you get put in a jumpsuit and into a cell. The actors are amazing and never...More

1  Thank Xcloose
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You give the bar man your spirit and the make the most amazing drinks with them! God knows what the put it in it but all 4 of us were pleasantly surprised
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