Worldwide icon-chevron-right Europe icon-chevron-right United Kingdom icon-chevron-right England icon-chevron-right London icon-chevron-right Archimedes Inspiration

Archimedes Inspiration

Things to do, Games and hobbies Bermondsey
5 out of 5 stars
(1user review)
Archimedes Inspiration escape game

Time Out says

Be warned: this ‘fully automated' escape game is not for novices. On my visit (one month into their existence) a grand total of zero people had ever escaped within an hour, although they do give you extra time to finish. It’s also a real gear change compared to most other London venues of its ilk. This tale of helping a woman find her long-lost brother involves no padlocks at all. It’s heavily logic/maths-puzzle centric, with very little searching of the room involved and rather than your team splitting up to discover and solve puzzles in mini-groups, there's only one puzzle at a time to solve before you can progress.

Basically, it’s not quite the usual adrenaline-packed race against time you’d usually expect from an escape game. The ‘fully automated’ bit means that contraptions unlock automatically rather than anyone in another room pushing a button, which, while clever, makes very little difference to your playing experience. But there are some very cool touches involved: the room features nice gadgets, clues are delivered via a Whatsapp-style app on an iPod touch they give you and if you’d like, you have the option of joining them in the control room to watch your team-mates play rather than actually trying to crack the puzzle yourself (probably more one for repeat visitors). For anyone who loves a fiendish thinky-thinky problem, this is probably the escape game for you. But be prepared to be heavily challenged. Alexi Duggins

Read more about London's best escape games



Address: Unit 002, Block K
Tower Bridge Business Complex
100 Clements Road
SE16 4DG
Transport: Tube: Bermondsey
Do you own this business?

Users say (1)

5 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

5 / 5

Rating Breakdown

  • 5 star:1
  • 4 star:0
  • 3 star:0
  • 2 star:0
  • 1 star:0
1 person listening

Absolutely loved it! Went as a group of 4 that has played a few escape rooms now and we all had a great time. Their game, Kill MAD, is so different to other games we've played! There is an interesting story that develops throughout the game making it more than a puzzle room. Liked how some puzzles forced everyone to work together and how they spend their time to provide feedback at the end. Highly recommend!

Snap up exclusive discounts in London

Time Out's handpicked deals — hurry, they won't be around for long...