Clue HQ Coventry: CSI: The Panic Room

By | March 20, 2019

by Clue HQ Coventry (website)

Watch Close, CV1 3LN


2-6 players

60 minutes

This morning, a wealthy businessman was shot dead while inside his personal Panic Room. Local authorities are stumped and you have been drafted in as a member of the Criminal Liaison Unit (C.L.U.) to investigate the scene of the crime.
Armed only with your evidence kit, the crime scene and a database of over 500 potential suspects– it’s up to you to solve the case before the murderer gets away. Can you stop their escape in less than 60 minutes?
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Overall rating

Rated between 30 and 35 out of 5

based on ratings from 3 users
combined with 2 pro reviews

Player reviews

Anonymous rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
James Bloodworth experienced says:

The story of Danny Badd continues but this time you are trying to find identity of a murderer.  This is probably the most tech-filled room I've done at ClueHQ, there's a lot to do but there's also a lot of red herrings to sift out.  We ran out of time as there was too much to do in the latter stage, if we'd had one more person I think we'd have won.

Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
reviewed in Manchester
Scotus0 experienced says:

No Need to Panic...

My second visit to Clue HQ as they did a good value '6 play for £60' offer.


Find out who managed to kill a wealthy businessman inside his personal Panic Room.


They were very discernible; it was easy to see what you had to do and when. Although there were one or two difficult physical puzzles, it would have been too easy without them. Most involved a fair bit of working out, but as a team of six, this was no problem, especially as we could split up.


Not great. It was techy-looking and appeared very similar to Detonation, just with different props/equipment in there. Although the victim is described as a businessmen, the 'body' looked like a young chavvy teenager (I'm sure he was wearing trainers).

Final Comments

It wasn't a particularly exciting escape experience. A team of six was too big- take about four people.

Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5

Reviews by escape room review sites

An impressive looking game that showed Clue HQ are more than just a bunch of padlocks in a room. A few too many rough edges left me feeling disappointed but excited for what they might produce in the future.
CSI is Clue HQ Harrogate’s latest offering and although the format is available in other Clue HQ venues, this space looked like a labour of love 

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