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20/04/2019

Alastair Moon’s House at Lock’d

We thoroughly enjoyed our first escape room experience with Lock’d Escape Rooms London (Grandpa’s Last Will – our review here), so when we were invited to come back to review their latest room, “The House of Alastair Moon” we were very excited.
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01/04/2019

Easter holidays discounts at Lock'd Escape Rooms London

At Lock’d Escape Rooms London we love Easter holidays as much as you do, that is why we have special promotion for the whole April: book an escape room for 5 players and bring one more person to play for free. It means the group of 6 people plays for the price for 5. You can see time slots ability and escape room prices on our booking page.
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08/03/2019

4 Places To Get An Adrenaline Rush In London

Want your date to get butterflies when they think of you? Experiences that get the pulse racing are excellent date choices, because they create associations between feelings of excitement and being together.
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12/02/2019

London Escape Room Romance

Whether you’re on your 1st date or 60th anniversary it is always great to get to know each other better!!! Lock’d Escape Room London is a perfect activity for a couple. Just like at the cinema but better, at Lock’d escape room games you can truly be a part of the story, play your own plot and decide the ending. Our escape rooms will have you working together, laughing and playing to each other’s strengths. We will help you create memories you’ll never forget.
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20/01/2019

REVIEW: THE HOUSE OF ALASTAIR MOON – LOCK’D ESCAPE ROOM LONDON

An escape room in London whose story merges dramatically and cleverly into its gameplay, hoorah! Hats off firstly to Lock’d’s The House of Alastair Moon for its thorough and engaging theme. Alistair Moon has been dead for a good many years but the mystery of his death and the dark magic surrounding his mansion live on. Torches in hand, our meek but mighty task was to restore harmony to the Moon magic and escape with some of his gems in our pockets (literally).
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19/01/2019

This winter Lock'd proudly present new and unique escape room “The house of Alastair Moon”

The story of Alastair moon was well thought out and different to any other room I'd encountered before. The puzzles were varied and brilliant in terms of the way they were used to shape the story and also fascinating from a technical aspect.
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16/01/2019

"Can you escape the Lock’d Room?" The House of Alastair Moon escape room review by Deborah Tarrant, London Unattached

Solving the Mystery of the Lock’d Escape Room

Was I really about to take the whole family to be locked in a room with them on a Saturday afternoon for fun? Yep!

We set off for Lock’d Escape Room in Bermondsey which hosts boutique escape room games, and is heralded as being different and the best in London.

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01/01/2019

January special offer for family fun from Lock'd Escape Room London

January is family month at Lock'd Escape Rooms London!!!

A team of up to 6 players, with at least 2 adults will allow all kids under 18 to play for free! So what are you waiting for?! Head on down to Lock'd, an escape room is a perfect family outing! We promise you a magical and unforgettable time!

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26/12/2018

London’s Best Escape Rooms

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23/12/2018

Lock'd Escape Room London wishes you Merry Christmas and Happy 2019 New Year

In the New Year we are looking forward to meeting new team players, whether you are friends, family, a couple, celebrating a birthday, anniversary, a stag do or hen do, come up to Lock'd and make some memories! It's also amazing to see our team players from previous games come back and join us, you are always welcome!

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15/12/2018

ABI IN LONDON: ESCAPE LOCK’D

December is the party season, it’s the time of year we finally catch up with friends and colleagues to end the year on a high. Most of the time catching up with others usually means popping to your favorite pub, bar or restaurant. Let me pitch to you an incredibly fun alternative: Lock’d Escape rooms.
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06/12/2018

LONDON: LOCK'D ESCAPE ROOMS EXPERIENCE

Having lived in London all my life, I'm always keeping a keen eye out for finding fun things to do around the city, and trying out unique entertainment experiences.

I recently experienced Lock’d Escape Rooms in South London with a couple of friends. It was an evening of such fun, mystery and teamwork. I’d happily do it again and wholeheartedly recommend the experience if you’ve never done one before!

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01/11/2018

Lock'd: The House of Alastair Moon

It was immediately clear that Alastair Moon is a definite step forwards, recognisably the same style of escape room design but prettier and more sophisticated than their previous games. That includes much more extensive use of technology. Introducing electronics and maglocks are by no means a reliable way to make a game more enjoyable, but Lock’d have used them here to allow a more varied range of puzzle interactions, including one I’d heard about but not previously come across in a game myself. The extra electronics also allowed some very satisfying visual effects. That said, it’s certainly the strongest of the venue’s four rooms, and has some genuinely cool moments to enjoy along the way.
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30/07/2018

LOCK’D ESCAPE ROOM

The beauty of living in London is there are many hidden gems to have fun, recently I was invited to take on the challenge of escaping a room by finding Grampa’s Will at Lock’d escape rooms in Bermondsey. If you have never heard of escape rooms before let me explain, you and a team of up to 5 players are locked inside a room, you are told the story behind the room and what needs to be done to escape. With a time limit of 60 minutes your team needs to hunt for clues, keys and locks to escape.
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29/07/2018

Lock'd Escape Rooms - Grandpa's Last Will

One thing on my bucket list has always been to take part in an Escape Room so when I got the chance to try out Grandpa’s Last Will with Lock’d Escape Rooms I jumped at the chance. My interest has always been peaked by escape rooms, but not the kind that have you being chased by a zombie, I’m more interested in games and activities that make me think more intricately, working through clues and added to that the pressure of a time limit I was always sold on the idea.
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16/07/2018

An Immersive Escape Room Experience At Lock’d

Back in 2016, when I was at university, my friends and I tried an Escape Room. You know, you are locked in a room and need to solve loads of puzzles to get out, all that in 60 minutes. Well… we did not do brilliantly. And needed a lot of help! So when Lock’d got in touch to give us a second shot, well of course, we took it!

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14/07/2018

FINDING GRANDPA’S WILL

I’d never taken part in an escape room before, so when Lock’d invited me and four friends to take part in their ‘Grandpa’s Last Will’ escape room, I jumped at the chance. Lock’d is a live-action puzzle game where you’re shut into a mysterious room and have to race against time in order to escape the room. Lock’d has three rooms to choose from, ‘Museum Warehouse’, Grandpa’s Last Will’ and ‘Perpetual Mobile’. They’ll also be building a haunted escape room, which I’ll definitely be trying. The rooms accommodates for 2-5 people and costs between £88-108.
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04/06/2018

Lock'd Escape Room London review: "That time I got lock’d in a room…"

So if someone said to you they were going to lock you in a room with a bunch of random clues and puzzles to find and figure out in order to escape what would you say?

Well I said hell yes!

I have wanted to experience an escape room for years now but had never gotten around to actually looking into which ones were available and getting something booked in, but then Lock’d got in touch and invited me and some friends to experience one of their escape rooms. Obviously I jumped at the opportunity and man am I pleased I did!

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10/05/2018

Lock’d, London – Escape Room Experience

Lock’d invited Ms B, me, and two of our friends today to try out one of their escape room experiences. I have to admit that I mainly went along, because Ms B and her friends were absolutely convinced that escape rooms are brilliant.
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06/04/2018

LOCK’D ESCAPE ROOMS – COULD WE COMPLETE GRANDPA’S LAST WILL?

Escape Rooms are certainly one of the most popular pastimes at the moment with so many sprouting up that it can be a bit mind boogling where to go. The premise for most are that you’re locked in a room and you have to solve an array of puzzles and tasks in order to escape, sometimes they’re massive thinking tasks and other times they’re a bit like scavanger hunts.
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03/04/2018

My first Escape Game Experience with Lock’d London

A few days ago I did my first escape game experience with Lock’d London. Enthusiastic about board games with family and friends, I already found the concept so cool ! We had a total immersion in this real-life thematic game with the atmosphere, the room, the music and the scenario, all filled with numerous signs and secrets. Like a live action puzzle game!
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25/03/2018

Small Pleasures March 2018

Yesterday I did something I’ve been wanting to do for forever: finally tried this escape room craze out. The lovely folk at Lock'd London treated us for an adventure in one of their rooms called the Grandpas Last Will.

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14/03/2018

Lock’d Escape Rooms

Last week, four friends and I visited Lock’d escape rooms in Bermondsey. Escape rooms are a lot fun, they are live-action puzzles which are timed and can be challenging. You enter a room, the door shuts and you’re trapped, you then have an hour to find clues and solve the puzzles to escape from the room.
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03/01/2018

Escape games in London

It's a lock in! Visit one of these London escape games to see whether you're a puzzle pro or a clue klutz
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27/10/2017

Things to do, Games and hobbies

The white breezeblock building this three-game operation is set in doesn’t exactly scream ‘fiendish magnificence’. But there’s a trio of surprisingly well thought out games here...
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19/06/2017

UNLOCKING THE BEST ESCAPE GAMES IN LONDON

Many British gameshow watchers who remember the 90’s will smile fondly when The Crystal Maze is mentioned. This game show followed a team as they tried to retrieve a collection of crystals through time constrained puzzle games in a wide variety of themed rooms. The craze has been rekindled as the game show is set to be revived for the television whilst a version is available for people to book in London. These games have become a great team building exercise, either for parties or work dos, and have sparked a range of variations of locked room puzzle games. For guests at the Montcalm Chiswell Street who’d like to try something different on their visit to London, then one of the many locked room games in the city may be for you.
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22/05/2017

London's Best Escape Games by Londonist

Bermondsey's Lock'd seems a lot more family-friendly than some of the more sinister experiences we've covered in this piece. With experiences such as 'Grandpa’s last will' where you're set to task searching through an old man's front room, this is something of a gentle and jolly game.
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16/02/2017

TOP 15 ESCAPE GAMES IN THE UK!

There’s a new craze sweeping the nation: the escape game! What does it involve? Basically, you’re locked in a mysterious room with your friends and have to find your way out by solving puzzles, cracking codes, and working those little grey cells…
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01/02/2017

HSBC Student Exclusive Offer - Lock'd

Lock’d is a live-action puzzle game unlike anything you’ve experienced before. You walk into a mysterious room. The door shuts behind you. And you’re trapped. Racing against the clock, you have one hour to do a task that will set you and your team free. During your trip, Lock’d will intrigue, entertain and delight you with complex puzzles, vivid stories and fascinating challenges.
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31/05/2016

Lock’d: Perpetuum Mobile

Ah, the scientist’s laboratory. The friend of the escape room reviewer; I can confidently predict there will be a Bunsen burner, a lab coat and a periodic table. Well, I got two out of three right this time!
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20/03/2016

Locked in a room to discover I'm stupid: Lock'd London Review

You may not have heard of escape room puzzles, or you may be a locked-in-a-room junkie already...
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15/05/2015

Intellectual craze 'escape games' spreading across London

Challenging people to find a way out of locked rooms is a booming business in Europe and Russia. Now the craze is spreading. RBTH's Lara Kalashnikova reports on the Russian businessmen who have opened a new escape game in London.
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07/04/2015

Escaping Lockd’s fabulously fiendish exit rooms

In short, Lockd combines both my love of puzzles with my ongoing quest to find cool things to do in London.
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03/04/2015

Escape games: why the latest city-break craze is being locked in a room

People play computer games and spend more and more time online. Now they’re realising it’s more fun to try these games in real life.
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03/04/2015

London's latest game craze is being locked in a room with puzzles

I’m at Lock’d, London’s newest room escape game venue, and one of hundreds opening in cities all over the world. For the uninitiated, room escape games are immersive experiences where players are voluntarily locked in a room filled with cryptic puzzles that have to be cracked. They’ll all be on a theme: for example, I’ve just “broken into a museum” to recover some ancient artefacts.
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22/02/2015

Now open in London: escape rooms Lock’d

The site has one room open at the moment, with two further rooms planned.