Escape rooms, bar and restaurants in Selby, York, Leeds

Welcome to The Escapologist

Bar, Kitchen & Escape Rooms in Selby

The Steampunk themed bar, Kitchen and Escape Rooms that will take you to another dimension. A Machine of Mystery & Mixology. At The Escapologist we allow you to tailor your experience; from escape room genre to difficulty, drinks and food before or after, suited to any occasion.

Escape rooms Yorkshire

Our flagship location in Selby offers friends and family some of the most exciting and immersive things to do in Yorkshire today. Nested in the heart of Selby, near the Abbey, we offer escape rooms, one of the top Kitchens in Selby and a Steampunk themed bar offering drinks for every taste and a superb cocktail menu. Whether it’s a night on the tiles around the Selby pubs, looking for interesting things to do in Yorkshire or planning corporate parties in our function room hire, The Escapologist is a great choice for your next adventure, escape games or otherwise. Bar. Eats. Escape – Yorkshire visit us in Selby visit us in Castleford  visit us in York

Escape Rooms


Where it is part of the experience for you to lose all sense of time and space. We took inspiration from films/TV programs such as Game of Thrones and Pirates of the Caribbean. We think our escape rooms, Mr McGoo’s Chocolicious Emporium and Anarchy of the Seas will give you the far-reaching experience you have been waiting for. Opening April 20th 2019, Spoils of Stormborn. view escape rooms

SnoZone Within, Xscape, Castleford

With our new site situated in SnoZone, Xscape, we know have another 2 rooms for you to experience. Secret Service: Winter Fall and Frozen in Time are 2 more family friendly immersive Escape Rooms. Our new Horror room Insomnia is now open (only for over 15’s). view escape rooms  


Enjoy your food in a relaxed bar & kitchen environment.

As The Escapologist feeds your imagination and hunger for problem-solving, allow us to feed your appetite with a selection of lite bites, a mixture of flatbread pizza’s and tapas to keep you going. All served in one of the hot restaurants in selby offering one of the most unique places to eat near York you’ll find! All our food has been carefully chosen to incorporate the groups for the escape rooms and the general public who just simply want to eat in a characterful space. We have a range of sharer platters such as our meat platter, vegetarian platter through to our quinoa burgers. Encompassing gluten-free dishes and other dietary requirements achieving all expectations for a full experience of Escapologist bar, restaurant and escape rooms.

We have something on everyday!

  • Board Game Night – Selection of board games for you to use and enjoy on site, from Monopoly to What do you Meme?
  • Quirky Quiz and Card Bingo Night Starting at 7:30pm
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Bottomless Lunch Every Saturday and Sunday 12 – 4 (time frames need to be completed within these times) Please ring to find out more details of what is included for food and drink.
  • Events on different dates, keep your eye on our facebook page for updates

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Themed Bar

Steampunk Themed Bar

The key to The Escapologist offering is a unique setting for your visit, whatever you’re escaping from and with. Our Steampunk themed bar, nestled amongst some of the best pubs in Selby, creates an escape from when you step foot inside, a retro-futuristic escape from reality. Think machine, mystery & mixology. With copper tankards and fancy flutes, you have a wide selection of, Ales, Wines, Cocktails, Prosecco, Beers, Spirits. Over 50 Gins available. Literally have something for everyone. You won’t just lose time and space in our escape rooms but in our themed bar. Upon walking into The Escapologist you will not know where to look first, with character chairs and riveted metal bookcases, feature wallpaper and our maze of copper piping and our moving feature wall. Escape the Everyday to the Extrodinary. view Bar