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Flying Handbag

44 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY, England
+44 1253 649155
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Ok for a quick drink

Tried out this place on my recent trip to Blackpool and I wouldn't rave about it at all. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hfen85
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London, United Kingdom
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No sparkle

Called in for a drink and it was our most expensive round in any of pub visits in Blackpool. I took... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pearlGloucester
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Gloucester
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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“dj carmen” (41 reviews)
“gay bar” (11 reviews)
“drag dj” (9 reviews)
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44 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY, England
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+44 1253 649155
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tried out this place on my recent trip to Blackpool and I wouldn't rave about it at all. Very expensive drinks, place looks tired and the toilets were disgusting. Didn't stay long and wouldn't really recommend.

Thank hfen85
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for a drink and it was our most expensive round in any of pub visits in Blackpool. I took my house double gin back as I could not distinguish it was gin and could only describe it as neat alcohol. The place is...More

Thank pearlGloucester
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really love this place for bank holiday weekends such a laugh and good cocktail prices go once a yr on bank holidays and always start off and finish here

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Me and a mate visited Saturday 30/12 place seems get more worse every time you visit toilets smell like no other, bar staff to busy chatting to serve to you, and to be charged £10.35 for two drinks when my local clean busy city center...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

we saw the new year in at the handbag and it was an excellent night. Dj Carmen was at her best and made sure everyone had a great time and as usual played the best music. The bar staff were as usual very friendly and...More

Thank russell-vaughan
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Run down, in desperate need of some renovation, clearly the company that owns it are on the downers ! Years ago the Blackpool venues were the best in the north west, this venue is an absolute disgrace, the staff look as downtrodden as the venue,...More

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Drinks reasonably priced. I was at the bar about 10 minutes after the karaoke started and someone was singing "I did it my way" by Frank Sinatra. I felt like the place was about to close. I had to ask the barman if it was...More

1  Thank Tigeriffic69
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times but today was fantastic, Campy Galore was absolutely amazing, she had everyone happy. Plenty of banter from her. Will definitely want to see her again. X

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Flying handbag looking very tired and weary like the majority of its clientele unfortunately.quite rude staff ,gastapo on the door demanding a pound for entry on an evening a joke.mens toilets a disgrace .my advice ...wipe feet on way out .

1  Thank lambshead1972
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

What the hell has happened to this place ? I'm actually very sad !! This place used to be brilliant .. now Extortionate drink prices , rude staff , toilets are a disgrace , simply after the pink pound!! Shame on you Handbag .. total...More

1  Thank Scotsbro
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Kevin E
1 October 2017|
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Response from chrissyd91 | Reviewed this property |
Normally has a stripper
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Audrey J
14 April 2017|
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Response from Alex L |
£1 on Fridays and £2 on Saturdays
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