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The Albert and The Lion

Promenade, Blackpool FY1 4RU, England
+44 1253 743690
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“busy pub” (17 reviews)
“curry night” (14 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Promenade, Blackpool FY1 4RU, England
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here before we had a walk down the prom to see all the Illuminations, was very busy and all tables were full but most of the people were just having drinks, tables were all dirty and felt like you were sitting on top of...More

Thank Hails1605
Julie W, Manager at The Albert and The Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

your correct we have taken your comments into consideration and for the remainder of the illuminations we placed a table system in place and a staff member meeting and greeting which worked wonders, thanks for your comments and we hope you visit again.

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Very busy and hard to find a table, most of the people in there were not even eating. But the food was at our table within 15 mins and did the job. Probably wouldnt bother again thoughMore

Thank Mikhail1605
Julie W, Manager at The Albert and The Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

thank you for the comments we had discussed this in a team meeting and decided to put a staff member at the door to meet and greet the customers and help find tables and advised other customers that were only drinking to use the vertical...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016

We've eaten there before, so we went straight in without checking reviews. Big mistake. First the good points, everything was very clean, including the toilets. The beer was local, and very tasty. Staff were friendly, but we noted they didn't come round to ask if...More

Thank HeatSeekerWrexham_UK
Julie W, Manager at The Albert and The Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

thank you for your comments, the chips are consistently fresh as we use so many especially this time of year. we will defiantly keep an eye on this one. the door lock did get broken and a contractor was called to this, but time of...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Having been a regular at Wetherspoons for years and have given good and fair reviews in the past ,I visited this establishment on Wed 12th October 2016 we had been on the Monday night and had the new Mediterranean lasagna (lovely) however ordered the new...More

1  Thank Celia M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

can get very busy and its a bit of a scum to get served so get 2 rounds in saves time, they serve food till late 10 45 pm and the food is good , it can be different on different nights it depends who...More

Thank 773MarkW
Julie W, Manager at The Albert and The Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

thank you for the review, we hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 12 October 2016

went as a group of 3 2 of us had mixed grill it was great, 1 had chicken with bacon and bbq sauce on very dry, staff very polite, we sat at table 20 underneath it was full of peas and chips from the last...More

Thank PETERCRIS
Julie W, Manager at The Albert and The Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

thank you for the review, we do try and keep on top of the floor but sometimes it can be extremely busy we do miss it the odd time, again thanks for the review your comments will be passed on to the team

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely wetherspoons and food and drinks bit pricey than normal but still cheap In Blackpool three floors top two offer great views of the lights. A must see when visiting blackpool and read the history on the wall.More

Thank Leanned22
Julie W, Manager at The Albert and The Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

thank you for the review we are a 1 bar operation at the albert and lion, so I think you may of got us mistaken with the newest member of wetherspoons on the coast, the velvet coaster, im glad you enjoyed your visit this is...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Not much to say about a Spoons but it was pretty busy and they did initially forget part of our meal. But if you're looking for cheap and cheerful food you could do a lot worse.

Thank James P
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were tempted to go in the place twice, but both times our arrival coincided with a load of police cars turning up to sort out trouble. If you feel the need to visit a Wetherspoons, the Velvet Coaster down by South Shore is a...More

2  Thank AJBlews
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Called here for breakfast,whic arrived really fast..good staff,can always trust Wetherspoons wherever you travel..good value

Thank Susan W
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Response from yorkieborn | Reviewed this property |
I believe its 11 pm.
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yes, it is bookable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:30
Monday
08:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:30
Thursday
08:00 - 23:30
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade, Blackpool FY1 4RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 743690
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