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Alcotraz Penitentiary

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THE BEST NIGHT EVER!!!!!!!!!

There was a group of 10 of us in total. It was my fiance's suprise birthday present, he had no... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dem1231
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What a wicked night!!!

So our friend found out about this little gem and we went as a party of 8 (all couples) on Saturday... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There was a group of 10 of us in total. It was my fiance's suprise birthday present, he had no idea. It was the best night ever!!!!!!! We had the 4pm slot on the 11th November 19. The warden and guard were absolutely brilliant!!! They...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 friends from Glasgow enjoyed our two hour experience. The cocktails were great although not everyone in the group enjoyed them and you didn't have the option to swap or change Great concept- staff/actors were very engaging and remained in character. Little activities which were...More

Thank Melodie C
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Inmate Melodie, I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! It seems you visited on a busy prison night. It's great to hear inmates leaving in such great spirits and I'm sorry the prison staff seemed to lack a bit of communication that night. Inmate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So our friend found out about this little gem and we went as a party of 8 (all couples) on Saturday night. It's located about a 10 minute walk from Shoreditch train station and is located actually on Brick Lane but NOT the curry end...More

1  Thank Sarah P
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Inmate Sarah, Wow what an amazing telegraph this is! You would have made a great prison writer. Shame about your escape from Alcotraz! However it's great to hear inmates leaving in such great spirits. Also well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here fr a surprise birthday treat for a friend and we LOVED IT!! Hats off to the guards, other prison staff who do the cocktails and esp the Warden. So many giggles and they nicknamed our mate 'Pineapple head' had us in stitches.......More

Thank JodieR1981
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Inmate Jodie, I heard about the escape of the infamous Pineapple Head from Alcotraz! Thanks for spreading the world, I look forward to meeting the rest of your gang behind bars! It's great to hear inmates leaving in such great spirits. Also well done...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grown up daughter and I were put into prison last night having travelled up from the south coast just for to go there. It was well worth the trip up, hilarious and my cheeks were hurting from laughing. The guards and warden stayed in...More

1  Thank Joanna M
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Inmate Joanna, I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! You travelled a long way just to visit Alcotraz. It's great to hear inmates leaving in such great spirits. Also well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden, that's...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended Alcotraz this evening with a friend. Had such a laugh & the whole experience was lots of fun from start to finish. The guards & prison warden are hilarious & it was a great experience - would thoroughly recommend. The mixologists were amazing...More

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Inmate. I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! It's great to hear inmates leaving in such great spirits. Also well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden, that's not an easy task! I’m glad it made your imprisonment...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

omg litrally wet myself the whole time!! the best thing I have ever done and would recommend to anyone! we had the bottomless offer and was very worth it- they could make Bellini's and also add different syrups and juices if your not the biggest...More

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear Inmate. I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in bottomless liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. That is some rare skill! I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

My friends and I came here two Saturdays ago and had the most amazing time. The warden and prison guards never broke character and were hilarious. We went as a group of 7 but really only 6 will fit in one cell so don't go...More

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Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear Inmate Clarke, I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I trained those long 'serving' inmates well at mixing up the hooch for prisoners. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

I took my sister here for a birthday present and we were both a bit apprehensive upon arriving at this place. However, the second we stepped through the door it was absolutely brilliant. The actors were superb and very quick-witted which worked with the whole...More

1  Thank Alex C
Clyde-Cassidy, Manager at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Alex, I’m very sorry to hear about the hiccups you experienced during the night. This feedback is not the usual for us, therefore we have acknowledged the concern and will make a necessary actions to ensure staff at the venue are aware. The immersive...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I came here a few days ago for my hen do and i had such an amazing night. Wardons were brill Cocktails were very lovely Did not want it to end Thank you all for a great eveningMore

Thank lisa w
Clyde-Cassidy, Inmate at Alcotraz Penitentiary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Inmate Lisa, I heard about your escape from Alcotraz! Well done on smuggling in your liquor and keeping it hidden from The Warden. I’m glad it made your imprisonment that little bit sweeter. Y’all would have made one hell of an addition to my...More

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Emma L
18 August 2018|
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Response from Clyde-Cassidy | Property representative |
Hello Emma. You are posting very publicly about alcohol inside Alcotraz. Luckily for us the Warden is not a fan of technology so we should be fine discussing the operation. The Guards of Alcotraz have found a way to get a... More
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Navid R
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I'd bring your own mixers just in case! They do have some but to be sure bring your own.
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