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Address: Promenade | Town Centre, Blackpool FY1 1NE, England
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+44 1253 621452
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Went to see the Elvis Competition

What a good afternoon out ,We have been looking foreword to it since we went last year, 14 Elvises doing three song each,The only thing the spoilt it was they wouldn't let my son... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been coming here 11 years - the first half hour is just ok - the rest is rubbish - same old white socks routine, same old mobile phone routine, same old taking the mickey out of everyone for a cheap laugh, no new jokes, joey does a lot for charity, fair enough, but his routine is old, outdated and repetetive.... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

been to the merrie england many times and always a great atmosphere. never any trouble and drinks are reasonably priced everyone out for a good time and always get one

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Boring, sad outdated so called comedian. If i could give minus stars i would. Save yourself a visit and pass by this village idiot.

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Broxburn, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

when down for 2 gigs that weekend the merrie England we had the the hall at the back p of the pub on the sat nite and sunday afternoon

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Thank Julie P
Darwen Lancs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

What a good afternoon out ,We have been looking foreword to it since we went last year, 14 Elvises doing three song each,The only thing the spoilt it was they wouldn't let my son in as you had to be 18, they let him in last year and he was only 10 then , he loves Elvis, he ended up... More 

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1 Thank LeeDarwenLancs
Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

If you want good entertainment and a laugh Joey Blower is as mad as they come , been coming for years and he is as daft as ever .Plenty good entertainment in Nov pub singer finals and Elvis finals all in all not a bad place for a good time.

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Thank robert c
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Cracking weekend here, absolutely brilliant competition. Was a bit of a free for all trying to get seats but overall definitely recommend for a night our. Joey blower is hilarious and we'll worth watching.

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Thank Kelly F
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We attended return to gracelands from the start and have always had a great time. This year however we were asked to pay six pounds per session eighteen pounds in total per person come on a budget so couldn't attend all really merry England you have never charged before disappointed with the management

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Nicola00036, Public Relations Manager at Merrie England Bar, responded to this review

Hi Linda, It's great to hear you have been coming to Return to Graceland from the beginning! This is the first year we have had to charge for the event - to put on a whole weekend of entertainment, including all prizes for the contestants, it just wasn't viable for the business to continue to offer free entry I'm afraid.... More 

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

we went to Return to Graceland 2 years ago we could not make it last year but we are returning this November 26th and 27th with a bus load of 20 of us for this fantastic event which is organised so well. We are really looking forward to it .

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Thank Kath B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Only sad thing I can say about this bar is I didn't find it sooner in my holiday. I spent with the kids last 2 nights of my holiday in there and the staff are really good but mostly the entertainment was fantastic will deffo be going in this pub when go back to Blackpool next year. My mum agrees... More 

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