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Flying Handbag

44 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY, England
+44 1253 649155
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Fantastic

Can’t beat going to the flying handbag, fantastic atmosphere, good looking male bar staff, music... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony G
via mobile
A friendly and reasonably priced place

The Flying Handbag is a bar that caters to the LGBT and is located aptly on Queen Street in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daryl T
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
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44 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY, England
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+44 1253 649155
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t beat going to the flying handbag, fantastic atmosphere, good looking male bar staff, music and the entertainment are out of this world. Special prices for drinks too. Always visit here whenever I go to Blackpool.

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Flying Handbag is a bar that caters to the LGBT and is located aptly on Queen Street in Blackpool. Located about a ten minute walk from the Tower, the bar is part of the Gay Scene and can be spotted by its rainbow flags....More

1  Thank Daryl T
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I don’t think I have even been here when all the cubicles in the ladies are fully functional. No toilet paper, flooded toilet and no soap are just the norm. The floor in the bar area is filthy and sticky. If you’re ok with filth...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the toilet ...worst toilet ever..mentioned to the bar staff .who was very rude ..said we are busy ...work for the nhs are very aware of the importance of hygeine..vomit and sanitary towel on the floor .explained this to the bar staff and not interested...More

1  Thank Davemac03
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Room for dancing, not too crowded, good selection of drinks, mixture of table sizes - good for socialising. DJ was a bit much for me, sense of humour was a bit flat and unoriginal, verging on offensive at points. It’s got a good set of...More

Thank Gemma C
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Feet stick to the carpet Broken toilets and flooded Flat beer Enviroment very impersonal Dirty and grumpy Broken furniture Lack of pride Bar staff average Pay to enter a "pub" - why it's 2018 not 90's even then it was a joke Furniture broken Why...More

2  Thank Damian J
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

decent place staff are nice can get a decent pint there very clean and the drag dj is good too been here a few times never had a bad night

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

the seating area does seem large and impersonal especially if not busy like friday night. drag queen who is DJ was very funny and kept the party going as much as poss. plenty of hen parties seem to frequent the place. plastic glasses are i...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I suppose a wet Sunday in April is not the best time to visit, and therefore I may have a jaundiced view, but it was hardly anything to write home about. The place was pretty empty so there was no atmosphere. I would like to...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

been here several times over the years and as always the entertainment is fantastic, sunday afternoon with Amber is always great for a laugh, with cheepish drink and great banter. Service from the bar staff is a bit slow but thats only because theres never...More

Thank dbdeano
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Normally has a stripper
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£1 on Fridays and £2 on Saturdays
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