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Address: Duke's Path, Arundel BN18 9AP, England
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+44 1903 889821

One of Sussex's most unique, intimate and cosy live entertainment venues....

One of Sussex's most unique, intimate and cosy live entertainment venues. Located in the historic Arundel Town Hall prison cells guests are greeted with a friendly welcome and fully licensed bar. Arundel Jailhouse hosts a wide variety of event including live music, live blues, comedy and murder mystery dinners. A great evening out with friends and if you're lucky enough you can get yourself one of their unique "VIP" cell booths! Arundel Jailhouse is also available for private and corporate hire.

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Arundel Blues at the Jailhouse

Unique venue. It is the old holding cells for Arundel Magistrates Court emerge it used to sit. Very intimate venue terrific atmosphere.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Martin W
Arundel, United Kingdom
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Arundel, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Unique venue. It is the old holding cells for Arundel Magistrates Court emerge it used to sit. Very intimate venue terrific atmosphere.

Thank Martin W
Rustington, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a evening of laughter, the Comedy night at Arundel Jailhouse is worth a visit. Some very good comedians entertaining us, unfortunately there were a couple of drunk women who were not only rude but kept talking over the comedians. Luckily they left half way through. Despite this still an excellent night.

Thank Mrs_Bezza
Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My partner and myself went to the Murder Mystery Night. As there were only two of us we had to sit with other people. We were lucky as they were all good fun. The actors were very good and tongue and cheek. Very entertaining and having it in the old jailhouse makes if even more appealing, The buffet is ok... More 

Thank Christine M
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We recently went to the Murder Mystery Night at the Arundel Jailhouse. It was my mum's 60th birthday, and my parents 40th anniversary, so we were hoping for a special evening. We were not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and accommodating of the huge birthday cake I had brought with me. Our group of 12 were all seated together,... More 

Thank Kate R
Worthing, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

For a different type of social event, this is really good. The murder mystery evening is really well delivered by 3 actors with great skills in acting, customer interaction and sense of humour. Don't expert 5 star food or a well stocked bar but just have fun. The staff are really good as well and have a sense of humour... More 

Thank AlanBeazley
Horsham, UK
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We, a group of 13 work colleagues and friends, had booked months in advance to visit the jailhouse murder mystery evening. Upon entering the jailhouse various other groups were assigned tables. Two of which were a group of men whose sole aim seemed to be to get even more drunk and make as much as noise as possible. The consequence... More 

Thank MattCSenior
1 review
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

What a great evening we had. The warm welcome to this quirky place was just the beginning of a very enjoyable experience the Jailhouse has a great atmosphere and it's very cosy and we felt very comfortable you have to appreciate where you are and go with it. The staff are fabulous, the actors funny if a little bit risqué... More 

Thank buntrum
South East England
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We recently had the pleasure of visiting the jailhouse for the Murder Mystery Evening. Never having done a murder mystery before we were open minded about what would unfold. Got say we were more than than delighted with everything from the warm welcome when we arrived, the ambiance of the jailhouse, which is, what it is ...the vaults of a... More 

Thank millymollymandy1
Worthing, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A good evening out in a location that fits the theme. Hard working and friendly staff and actors who do their best to make you enjoy the whole evening. The buffet is of excellent quality and choice considering there are no chefs or a kitchen there. There is a nice starter of duck pate or vege choice then a multitude... More 

Thank lesleymoore60
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We went with a large group who hadn't been to a murder mystery night before. Firstly we couldn't all sit together as there were about 15 of us but thankfully the staff were very accomodating and allowed us to move the tables so we could. The actors were great and I loved the innuendo in the script. It says on... More 

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