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Sands Venue

Palatine Building Promenade, Blackpool FY1 4TQ, England
+44 1253 625262
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Brilliant but don't eat there!

Brilliant show, we decided to order food whilst watching the show big disappointment!!!!! The pasta... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mishmash1979
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Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Legends

Last night we went to the Sands, and as we attend at least 3 times a year,once again we were not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kennethwalklate
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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The Sands Venue, Blackpool, offers a unique and sophisticated blend of first class live entertainment in Blackpool and top quality cuisine! This sensational gem located on Blackpool Promenade (just seconds from The Blackpool Tower) recreates the feel of the forties and fifties with starlit ceiling, candlelit tables and stylish décor. Taking you back to those wonderful variety nights with outstanding service and exquisite food. Prepared to be indulged! The Venue also boasts a wonderful Champagne Bar and Fine Dining Restaurant on the top floor featuring magnificent sea views and a special seafood and sushi bar! Also a licensed Wild West Diner on the ground floor.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Palatine Building Promenade, Blackpool FY1 4TQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brilliant show, we decided to order food whilst watching the show big disappointment!!!!! The pasta was dry and cold not worth the money also my mum had the sands fish lettuce burger it was rock hard the fish couldn't be cut up, complained and got...More

Thank mishmash1979
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are glad you enjoyed the show and hope will return. I am disappointed to hear your food was not of the quality we pride ourselves on. I would be interested to follow up on your comments and have a few more details. This will...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Last night we went to the Sands, and as we attend at least 3 times a year,once again we were not disappointed. Last night the acts were,Elvis ,Any Winehouse, Tom Jones and Michael Jackson. Obviously they were tribute acts,but, they were very good. The best...More

Thank kennethwalklate
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so happy that your experience was enjoyed on this occassion and support the Venue and the show with your regular visits. We believe we host a great value package for the whole evening. We keep our prices affordable for the whole family providing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Awful awful experience with this venue. Getting into the place and getting to our seats was such a nightmare, couldn't enjoy the show after that. Took about 45 mins getting from the front door to sitting down with a drink, ended up missing the first...More

1  Thank Laura H
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Very surprised that it took you 45minutes to sit down with a drink. The show starts promptly at 7.30pm and we do suggest guests to arrive inbetween 7 and 7.15pm to get to their seats comfortably. The show will only start once the last couple...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I was looking forward to seeing this show after seeing King and Queen of Rock and Roll last year on Central Pier, but was very disappointed! The venue was a perfect layout, and we had fab seats very close to the stage,...More

Thank Carol D
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I am sorry tio hear you were disappointed and surprised that 21/4 hour show was not enough for you. Having 4 artists appear in one show, of great calibre and prodfessionalism, is a hit with the majority of people and has a loyal following of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst staying in Blackpool we decided to see what was on the Saturday evening, initially we wasn't going to book as it was a band we had never heard of, The Koo Ka Choo Band, anyway after the thought of wondering aimlessly around Blackpool doing...More

Thank CYMRU-DRAGONS
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely and descriptive review. We have passed on you excellent comments to our kitchen team regarding the food and they are thrilled that they didnt disappoint you on the evening. We will pass on your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this after seeing reviews and was not disappointed. Food very good, well presented and hot. Drink prices fine for what what it is. Glam rock group good. Shame on the overhead projector they showed a couple of Gary Glitter songs to a gasp/boo from...More

Thank Iain B
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We will pass on your kind comments to the kitchen team regarding your excellent comments on your food. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent food and entertainment for a reasonable price and we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went to the Sands Venue for a 70/80's night plus a meal & it was an Excellent choice. The 3 course meal was lovely, totally exceeded my expectations & the entertainment was superb. We ate well & happily danced & sang all night & our...More

Thank Mogdaw
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We will let everyone that worked on the evening of your kind review and everyone involved will be delighted that you left such positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Great venue, superb entertainment with good staff serving food and drink. Fantastic group of musicians playing 70's and 80's music. Standard of entertainment high enough to enjoy if not taking too seriously. Pre ordered 3 course meal was very good. Great value for money and...More

Thank Brian F
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. GlamMantics are on all throughout the year and take part in our summer season if you are ever interested in coming to see them again. We will pass on your positve comments to all the front of house staff...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Visited this venue on a Saturday night for the Abba Tribute Act which I had previously booked on the internet prior to my Blackpool visit for five days. The venue is first class and the bar has a first class wine listing. I did not...More

Thank ALASTAIR369
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thankyou for your kind comments and appreciate that your visit was of a first class one. We look forward to your return and sampling the meal with the show. Your comments will be passed on to our staff.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great place and very clean, the serving staff were very friendly and attentive without being overly intrusive. Re Take That Tribute band were great, very polished and got everyone involved. Now the bad bit, the food was not great, fish was dry and very small...More

1  Thank Michael G
Sands V, Manager at Sands Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your recent review. Thank you for the glowing review Re Take-That and we will pass on your kind comments to their management team. I'm sorry you feel your meal wasnt up to our usual high standards and we have passed on your...More

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147Joan
Are there seats available show only on March 25th Thank you
24 February 2017|
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Response from Sands V | Property representative |
Hey, yes there are plenty left! :)
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Pipnlyn
Hi I would like to know can you just go and watch a show and have drinks or have you got to eat as well and can you pay on the door please
16 February 2017|
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Response from Annbaxter60 | Reviewed this property |
Can watch show and buy drinks. Eating is optional. Able to pay on the door
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Peatfild
What do you get when you book a VIP box?
19 November 2016|
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Response from amanda m | Reviewed this property |
just extra space really unless you are eating up there we usually go on a special night with a big group, we brought our own glow sticks etc. it's just a really good night I've never been disappointed with my nights out here... More
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