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Modern Fables Escape Room

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5 out of 5 stars
Modern Fables Escape Room

Time Out says

5 out of 5 stars

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Modern Fables isn’t just an escape game but a borderline immersive experience. You’re told that you’re heading to a bar called The Escapist to help out due to the owner’s disappearance.

On arrival, you walk into an eerie warehouse space where black-and-white films flicker over candlelit room. A slightly unsettling barman appears, takes you into a recreation pub and unnervingly gives you the story of the mysterious vanishing of the landlady, while 1940s jazz crackles from a radio. You’re left alone, you find a secret door and suddenly you’re plunged into the mystery around the owner’s disappearance, taking you through a series of inventive challenges and impressively built sets whose dedication to a consistent backstory is a cut above most other London efforts.

Is its location a bit off the beaten track? Yes. Is it also one of the most well-thought-through escape games that London’s seen in a long time? Also yes. Other escape games take note: the bar has just been raised.

Modern Fables Escape Room says
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Modern Fables is an award-winning escape room destination located just off Broadway Market in Hackney, east London. We produce exciting, enticing, nerve-jangling adventures that will create those fond memories your friends or family wont forget in a hurry.

With our roots in London, we are a proudly independent company that shuns conformity. We design and create our experiences in-house with the aid of talented theatrical artists to bring you originality rarely seen in escape rooms. We focus on creating experiences we love rather than relying on bought-in games and stale clichés.

We set ourselves apart from other escape rooms by creating intriguing stories that immerse you right from the very beginning. You’ll meet odd characters who set the scene, immersing you in a story that feels like an adventure – not just a set of puzzles. By the way, our characters will never make you feel uncomfortable or force you to sing and dance! Unless you want to of course…

Escape to another world with Modern Fables.

Details

Address: Second Floor, Regents Studios
8 Andrews Road
Rollins Street
London
E8 4QN
Transport: Cambridge Heath
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