Pier Pressure: Pavilion Perplex

By | March 20, 2019

by Pier Pressure (website)

33 Upper North Street, BN1 3FG

Brighton

2-6 players

Languages: EN

60 minutes

Deaf friendly - contact the venue for detailsπŸΆπŸ‘Ά
The Pavilion Perplex is an escape room game that exudes class! Set inside the Royal Palace in the early Victorian era, this is a sublimely decorated escape room with a wide variety of puzzles and some beautiful secrets and surprises.
Featuring puzzles and games like those found on β€œThe Crystal Maze”, plus many historically accurate facts and period artifacts. Players will have their logic and dexterity skills put to the test to recover the missing petition and save the iconic building.
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Overall rating

Rated between 40 and 45 out of 5

based on ratings from 15 users
combined with 5 pro reviews

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abooth expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 26 Mar 2022 Team size: 2 Time taken: 47 Outcome: Successful escape!

Lots of fun in here - some good hidden gem puzzles. Bit more searchy than the other games at PP.

Wesley Mead expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 18 Mar 2022 Team size: 2 Time taken: 54m Outcome: Successful escape!
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Simon (The Overthinkers) expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 19 Sep 2020 Team size: 2 Time taken: 41:00 Outcome: Successful escape!
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abunai expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
ratsontour expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
Adam Bravery experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 21 May 2018 Team size: 4 Time taken: 39 Outcome: Successful escape!
beautifulimmersivequite easy
One of the best set designs for a room, and pretty good game flow. Wished there was more as we escaped with 20 mins to spare. Really fun room, great in-character hosting and highly rated the pigeon clue system
Tim Cooper expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 4 Time taken: 46:58 Outcome: Successful escape!
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Lise Mortier expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 2019 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!

We were looking forward to try our first room at Pier Pressure Brighton, unlike we first thought, their company is NOT situated on the Pier but instead it's a quick walk up the city center on a very quiet road. Their reception room is great and very welcoming. We were greeted by one of the employees and told to wait for the maid of the pavilion.

This was one of the main point of the reason why I'm putting 5 stars to this room, there is not only a great story behind the room (we are looking for the petition to keep the Royal Pavilion standing despite the Queen trying to demolish it) but Pier Pressure truly play the immersion card with one of the maid showing us our starting room in full character (and not cringy at all like it can be sometimes), engaging with us and making sure that we understood the story and what we are meant to search for. A great great start of a room, we loved it.

The puzzles went along perfectly with the story, each of them bringing a different aspect and engaging a different part of your brain, truly fantastic conception.

We escaped in a team of 2 and even though at times it felt like you could do with more people, it is easily doable with two. We are really excited in coming back next year and trying their other rooms. We were hoping to book their pop up room, The Divide, but even though it was available on the website, they didn't allow us to book by phone when we called for a same day booking: for once that I wasn't organizing something 3 months in advance! If you are over Brighton, definitely go and visit Pier Pressure! πŸ™‚

🦑cipherdelic virtuoso rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Mike S expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
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As any frequent visitor to Brighton knows, the Pavilion is a flamboyant and florid palace constructed with domes and minarets at a time when the British upper classes were infatuated with anything Oriental. The first game from recently opened Pier Pressure is inspired by the building, both its internal decoration and the moment in the 19th century when Queen Victoria was petitioned to sell the building to Brighton town. The storyline is a mildly exaggerated take on this historical incident, givi...
From the grand entrance right to the finish, a visually impressive game with chunky, thematic decoration. Expect a few weak puzzles but not enough to spoil the experience.
Overall, this is a wonderful game; visually appealing with varied and interesting puzzles, and a clever clue system, but on top of that, it just flowed nicely and had a nice clear finale.
We have to save the Brighton Pavilion in this true story inspired escape room from Pier Pressure.

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