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going downhill

Visited for drinks on a Saturday night, the bar is split into 3 areas and having been on many other... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2018
Preston, United Kingdom
I enjoyed it

Only stayed for one night, room was very comfortable. There was some noise from a nearby disco but... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 Dec 2018
“going downhill”
17 Sep 2017
“I enjoyed it”
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

Visited for drinks on a Saturday night, the bar is split into 3 areas and having been on many other occasions I was disappointed to find the middle area which on previous occasions had had a DJ and dancing didn’t and was just an empty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scrumpets
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Only stayed for one night, room was very comfortable. There was some noise from a nearby disco but not enough to keep me awake.Downstairs is a bit basic as befits a bar but the service was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was fine.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AlexWembley
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Came here quite late on Friday night, everyone was very drunk and just trying to cop off with each other and the bouncers would not let you outside with drink even though they were already people outside with glasses. The music was terribly old-fashioned and...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Found this spot by chance, up a lane off the main and busy thoroughfare. A little sunny square shared between two pubs, the other being the Victoria. Staff of the Commercial were very helpful in bringing out a table and chairs as the other tables...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank twinservices
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I have been going to The Commercial for a number of years now and I have never experience a bad night here! Staff are always friendly and helpful, and nights out there are always the best with the best Dj's (John the owner never fails...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Stumbled on this boozer on a Friday night. It is hidden away but i was drawn in by the music. The pub has a large courtyard where there was a marquee set up for a band. It was poplar with the locals. The beer selection...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank wetherbyjim
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went last night and what a mistake, ordered G&T's which were vile and in hot glasses. The whole night was however marred by the door staff who refused to let my husband back in and didn't allow him to let the rest of the group...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

They don't let people in, in fancy dress/people having a good night. He gentleman behind the bar threatened to "knock us out" because we asked to speak to the manager. The Commercial used to be a great venue but myself and my 15 friends will...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Damien M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very friendly staff, sociable customers, all the right ingredients for an entertaining visit. Also shows sports in the bar.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Captain_Condor
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We called in after we were given a flyer in the street . Sunday lunch £13 per person including a drink .. Pint or glass of wine. Was able to sit where ever we liked the girls behind the bar were helpful we had the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Angela S
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