Breakout Manchester Church Street The Emporium of Magic Escape Game #Review

Breakout Manchester Church Street The Emporium of Magic Escape Game Review: May 2020 #Gifted

Exciting times are ahead for Breakout Manchester, they may have said bye and closed the doors to their original Town Hall site, but they still have two Manchester city centre locations including High Street and the brand-new Church Street site.

Warmly welcomed by the delightful Dave it was good to be back and the whole set up at Church Street is impressive and has been designed with safety in mind.

Spacious, plenty of designated seating areas for you and your team to plan and prepare for your exciting Breakout mission.

Get your team and wands at the ready and be prepared to swish and flick your way out of this spellbinding escape adventure The Emporium of Magic…

Looking for rare magical artefacts, spells and potions, well The Emporium of Magic is the place for you.  Also, if recent rumours are to be believed the alchemist has been mixing a magical potion which will give unlimited magical powers and see the unseen.

Creeping into the Emporium after hours, my team and I look for the recipe, but one problem our break in triggered a spell that has trapped us inside.

Now we had no choice…whip up the potion brew in order to escape, as without it we will be locked within the Emporium forever.

Thumbs up or down, we manged a big thumbs up, as we escaped question is can you!?

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Honest Burgers Manchester are Back #Review

Honest Burgers Manchester are Back Review: August 2020 #Gifted

Honest Burgers Manchester are back, and we could not be happier, as they are the perfect place to chill out, enjoy good company and a brilliant burger.

Welcomed warmly by the team, Jordan and Yohan made sure that our visit was super smooth and full of fabulous foodie yumminess.

Seated upstairs in a balcony booth, we had plenty of room and a good birdseye view to people watch at a safe distance of course!  They even have a outdoor rooftop for when the sun is in full force.

Their new super special California French mustard, fried beef, bacon, double American cheese, caramelised onion, burgers sauce, tomato, lettuce and pickles with a good serving of rosemary salted chips.

The Bacon Plant is a plant-based burger with this isn’t bacon, smoked gouda, shoestring fries, vegan bacon ketchup, chipotle mayo, spinach and pickles served up with their classic rosemary salted pickles.

Go next level and bang on a side of their gorgeous gluten free onion rings and get dipping to your hearts content.

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Healthy Fast Food at Leon Restaurants Manchester Piccadilly #Review

Healthy Fast food at Leon Restaurants Manchester Piccadilly Review: March 2020 #Gifted

The three musketeers, Henry Dimbleby, John Vincent and chef Allegra McEvedy, aka the founders of Leon Restaurants, have combined their wealth of knowledge and skills to take the world by storm with their fab fresh fast food philosophy and started their own foodie revolution.

A light bulb suddenly goes off in your head and you realise how much time you spend travelling and eating on the go.  Fast food need not be unhealthy thanks to Leon and with their stylish and relaxed environment you can enjoy #FastFoodFabulously

Lovely Leon staff at Manchester, including Errol, Chris and the team make your experience warm and welcoming.

The range on food on offer is impressive such as a vegan Love burger with vegan cheese that can also be made gluten free.  A Korean chicken burger again with the Gluten free option.  Why not add on a side of lush Leon baked fries.  There’s also a huge range of sauces so you can get a bit dippy!

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Mother’s Day at Wagamama Manchester St Peters Square #Review  

Mother’s Day at Wagamama Manchester St Peters Square Review: March 2020 #Gifted

The month of March means one thing Mother’s Day…and hopefully some better weather too!

Now, we have a chance to spoil our marvellous Mothers at the wonderful Wagamama Manchester St Peters Square, a vibrant and relaxed city centre hub.

Divine décor with an industrial look provides a cool, contemporary and chic environment.  Peter and his welcoming team make you feel right at home.

Wagamama do an excellent job with dietary needs, such as vegan and gluten free, by providing their allergen matrix on an I-pad which makes life sooo much easier.

Sit back in a booth, relax, refresh and enjoy a freshly squeezed, pulped, poured Fresh orange juice or the vegan positive juice with pineapple, lime, spinach, cucumber and apple.

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Ice Village Manchester Ice Tiki Bar and Ice Cavern #Review

Ice Village Manchester Ice Tiki Bar and Ice Cavern Review: November 2019

The Ice Village Manchester has an exciting new adult addition to this year’s program including the tropical Ice Tiki Bar with ice themed sculptures.

Ice Tiki Bar

Don one of the thermal capes and enjoy the many photo opportunities. Warm and welcoming the Tiki team are on hand to make sure your Tiki experience is on point.

Super staff member Sarah was more than happy to take a snap or two for guests which was nice to see.

The experience includes one themed cocktail in a cool ice glass.  They also offer a mocktail choice too appropriately called the Manc-ini which was delicious.

Feel the South Pacific vibes and chill out…literally in this cool ice themed paradise.

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Escape Reality Manchester Auron Return from Space Escape Game #Review

Escape Reality Manchester Auron Return from Space Escape Game Review: November 2019

Over at Escape Reality Manchester things are getting out of control, in a good way of course, as they are now spinning you off into another dimension.

Prepare you and your team of space cadets for an out of this world experience, Auron Return from Space.  It is 2035 and the team mission is to explore Mars.

Warning, warning, weather warning; an unexpected and fierce dust storm has impacted on the expedition and immediate evacuation is required.

The mission commander thought we had died, so made the decision to leave Mars without us, so now it is a race to escape, as with only 60 minutes to go time is not on our side.

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Lucardo Manchester The Prison Escape Game #Review

Lucardo Manchester The Prison Escape Game Review: September 2019

A moody Manchester afternoon, location Virginia House, to take part in The Prison, NEW for 2019, an exciting, interactive and immersive escape game experience.  Including not just a full background story, but a continuing story development throughout your game play.

My gang of dodgy and underhanded criminals are down for being banged up into a Category A prison facility in Manchester after allegedly committing a series of crimes…of course we are innocent…well we like to think we are haha.

After a little convo and persuasion our connections on the inside are going to stage a riot providing the ideal opportunity for use to escape and get back to what we do best – crime!

With limited time, you need to deceive, lie and bribe to get out of this scumhole…getting a prison on side would be a good start, but that scum is hard to turn.

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Breakout Manchester Captured A and Disturbed Escape Games #Review

Breakout Manchester Captured A and Disturbed Escape Games Review: September 2019

Manchester High Street, just a hop, skip and a jump away from the Manchester Arndale shopping complex, is in an ideal city centre location.

Captured

Becci our lovely games master, made her introductions and it was time to let game play commence.

Team and I just going about leading our regular life’s suddenly find ourselves locked in an abandoned basement with no obvious route of escape – captured!

Some people are ungrateful to be alive, the idea of the game creator and his sinister game play.  A creepy feeling takes over, as a video begins to play… if you don’t want to play well you will die, so make sure you use your 60 minutes well or your life will come to an end…

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Malmaison Manchester Hotel #Review

Malmaison Manchester Hotel Review: July 2019

Located just minutes away from Piccadilly train station, in a bustling and vibrant hub, this boutique Manchester city centre hotel is a must stay while in the city.

Transformed from an elegant 19th century warehouse, the Malmaison hotel is chic, contemporary and characterful.

On arrival, through the revolving doorway you re met with this super cool and quirky bit of tech, an amazing digital display with moving goldfish!

Executive Rooms

Executive rooms are super stylish, with muted colours and Manchester themed artwork to provide an ideal space for a business trip or city leisure break away.

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Breakout Manchester High Street Facility X and Forsaken Escape Rooms #Review

Breakout Manchester High Street Facility X and Forsaken Escape Rooms Review: July 2019  

Breakout Manchester, located on High street, is an exciting escape experience, so prepare to find clues, solve puzzles to unlock padlocks and hopefully be victorious and Breakout!

Bobby and the team of game-masters, welcomed us warmly, as always, gave us our brief and got us ready to play the game.

Facility X

Myself and my team had a once in a lifetime opportunity, to partake in a conference held by the renowned Dr. Andrews.  A well respected Dr. within his field whose scientific research work is recognised throughout senior medical circles.

However, things started to go wrong when rumours about Dr. Andrews being in hiding have since resulted in him going mad.

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