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Hell In A Cell

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Scary - challenging but not frustrating and overall great fun

This was an absolutely awesome experience. The puzzels are excellent and really promote good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
stewart d
Scary but not too terrifying

Really enjoyable experience. A good amount of frights without needing to take spare underwear... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edmert1985
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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 4 days ago

This was an absolutely awesome experience. The puzzels are excellent and really promote good teamwork and (if you hope to get out) will have you shouting through the dark to try and piece things together with your group. The actors involved really make the experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stewart d
bs3cb, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Excellent work from a lovely and enthusiastic team. The staff enjoyed your energy but not so much PigFace, you're way too quick for him. Thanks for stopping by with your kind words and sharing the positive outlook with the community. Oink Oink

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyable experience. A good amount of frights without needing to take spare underwear. The anticipation is what really makes the experience fun - you're expecting something at any moment but are still scared when it happens. My first escape room experience and I would...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your title is exactly where we wanted to be, so glad you've summed us up well. Thanks for stopping by with a spot on review and well done on jumping in at the deep end i terms of escape rooms! Sleep easy now

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we were one huge group of friends and family (11 in total) and we barely made it out alive! the experience pulls on all your senses and was so well thought out and planned. It's creepy, dark & so much fun - best experience everMore

Date of experience: January 2019
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Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for stopping by with a review - It's really positive to hear that we were able to give you the best experience with a large group and you definitely had safety in numbers. PigFace thought he'd be sorted for the year when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and 6 friends came along for a birthday get together, there was some inklings of fear as we stood outside waiting to enter. When the game began we all had a fantastic, heart-racing, adrenaline-fueled, problem-solving, team-bonding, entertaining and wonderful time. We loved that dark,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Phil T
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Always love to hear how great the staff are doing and they will enjoy hearing that their efforts are appreciated. Glad you had a great birthday get together and you got your fear on! Thanks for stopping by with a review - much appreciated

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Took my girlfriend here yesterday for our anniversary and she was so nervous at first. Quickly got settled in by staff and team building exercises were amazing! I would recommend this to everyone as it's a one of a kind - thrilling experience. Would have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Simgsr
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Love it that you chose something unique to celebrate your time together and it's great that PigFace & his team did not disappoint. Really appreciate you stopping by with a review. sleep easy now :-)

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Amazing, really scary and great fun. Properly gives you the fear. Really well put on. Glad there were bolt cutters on hand...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank er17489
Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Thanks for stopping by with a review, we much appreciate it and we know what you're saying... So pleased you enjoyed yourselves

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

I came here for a birthday weekend and decided to try hell in a cell as my first escape room, as me and my 2 other friends arrived we arrived we got greeted and briefly explained the rules they made it creepy and so fun,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

It's a great birthday activity in Bristol and so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Thanks for stopping by with such a great review. PigFace is still thinking of you - yes please bring as many as you can, it gives PigFace a better...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

The first half an hour of the experience was truly amazing and really scary! We absolutely loved the start! However, the further into the experience we got the less scared we were. This didn’t help by all six of us hearing the actors talking in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Becci, I did try contacting you to discuss your review but sadly have not had a response. It's really encouraging for us to know that there were certainly great elements of your experience you enjoyed. With regards to the actors talking - whilst they...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved this! Was sooo much! Forget the drinking and eating out. This was the highlight of my birthday weekend. Would love to do it again 😊

Date of experience: December 2018
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Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your positive experience with the community. PigFace will be most thrilled but is a little disappointed you guys were too good for him...this time. Well played

Reviewed 19 November 2018

Booked for a group of four and all thoroughly 'enjoyed' the experience... it was scarier than I was expecting! We were merged with another group of three and a group of two. Haven't been to an escape room before, but another member of the group...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Carl B, Owner at Hell In A Cell, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Kelstar we're most thrilled we exceeded your expectations, thanks so much for sharing that with us. You're right to advise how dark it is and definitely you don't want your Sunday Best on - Can you recommend any good cleaners...?

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TracyM2858
4 October 2018|
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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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JenHFarr
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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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