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“Not our cup of tea”
Review of Manchester

Manchester
Ranked #548 of 780 Restaurants in Blackpool
Description: The Manchester Family Bar serves food daily from 10am until 9pm daily. There are fantastic views overlooking the Blackpool Promenade and Seafront. We have a FREE children's soft play area with ball pond. 7 TVs and a big screen projector show all the sporting action live and we have great value food and drink with daily deals. There is kids colouring and books to keep the little ones entertained and we have bottle warming facilities available. Available for private bookings and functions free of charge.
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Description: The Manchester Family Bar serves food daily from 10am until 9pm daily. There are fantastic views overlooking the Blackpool Promenade and Seafront. We have a FREE children's soft play area with ball pond. 7 TVs and a big screen projector show all the sporting action live and we have great value food and drink with daily deals. There is kids colouring and books to keep the little ones entertained and we have bottle warming facilities available. Available for private bookings and functions free of charge.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we first walked in it didn’t seem so bad. Ordered a drink and went a found somewhere to sit to have a rest before walking back down the prom to our hotel.
All the tables were dirty, so we sat at one and moved the glasses left on it to another table. “They’ve obviously been busy earlier” I thought - we weren’t bothered at all and assumed that as it was now quiet (there was us and 2 other tables only) that the staff would be round to clear the tables soon as there was a couple of them on and it was pretty quiet.
It soon became apparent though that they weren’t interested in cleaning up, and I wondered if the glasses had actually just been there all day and it hadn’t gotten that busy after all.
The menus were all sticky, the tables dirty, and one of the tables in there had a family on with 2 teenage girls just a bit older than my kids (who are 13) and they were necking Smirnoff Ices back like there was no tomorrow and there’s no way they were even close to 18.
It just seemed a bit off - so we finished our drinks and left and went somewhere a bit livelier and a bit cleaner.

Thank Sera P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rock solid venue for a good meal and a nice drink, can be busy at times but is always worth the wait, dine in the sun at the top of the steps and drink in the view!

Thank christos1970
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well I wasn't expecting the bouncers on the door to outnumber the punters in the bar when we arrived around 10.30pm on a Saturday night. The beer wasn't great, the floors were sticky and the atmosphere was akin to the moon allegedly.

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Thank Brian7392
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ManchesterBlackpool, Manager at Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Brian,
Thank you for taking the time to leave your review.
Our door team numbers are in line with Police guidance, and taking into consideration local events.
We constantly review these, and I apologise if you felt it was excessive on the night.
I am very sorry that you did not enjoy drinks on the evening and that you were not happy with our standards - this is not what we expect to deliver to our customers.
If you would like to discuss this in more detail, please contact us at manchester.blackpool@stonegatepubs.com
Once again, I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit and we hope that if you decide to visit us again, it will be a better one.
Thanks again
The Manchester, Blackpool

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Went here yesterday for late lunch, second time we have visited this place. 1st time was great. Well 2nd time awful. When we arrived the place was almost empty should of know then as last time it was heaving at that time of day. We ordered our food and drink was given 1 drink and told had to wait for others as larger needed changing. When the food came well what can I say? Not a lot. Our friends pudding came before her food. When her food did eventually come after we had finished our food her 3yr olds refused to eat it as one said his chicken looked like poo. I got the manager who said it was supposed to look like that :( really?? We got money back for 1 kids meal. Don't think we will ever go back. Bar staff was not a nice girl either very rude :(

Thank denise6479
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ManchesterBlackpool, Manager at Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback.
We try to make sure that every customer has a great experience and I am very sorry that this did not happen on your visit.

Our food is cooked to Company specification and I am very sorry that you found it unacceptable.
We will discuss your feedback with the team to try to ensure that this does not happen again.

Once again, I am very sorry and I hope that if you return you will enjoy visit.
Regards
The Manchester, Blackpool

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We loved listening to the music lots of cassics from the past mixed with more modern good place to share a brew and warm up for the night or go to pre match if you are off to the footy.

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Thank Penwyllt
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ManchesterBlackpool, Manager at Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback - we are delighted that you enjoyed the music and we hope to see you again soon.
Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your visit more enjoyable next time!

Regards
The Manchester, Blackpool

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