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WE5 Cafe

17 Squires Gate Lane | South Shore, Blackpool FY4 1SN, England
+44 1253 298615
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“soup” (17 reviews)
“braised lamb” (3 reviews)
“chops” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Squires Gate Lane | South Shore, Blackpool FY4 1SN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i have been going to we5 on a weekly basis for over a year, the food is of good standard & price, but on my last visit we found ruth to be very rude and bad mannered, and other staff look petified i havnt returned...More

Thank jotown73
Reviewed 5 days ago

Last visited this cafe 18 months ago, it is exactly the same, very friendly staff, excellent food and excellent value for money. As I have already said, The best little cafe in Blackpool.

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for Sunday Lunch, 3 courses for 4.95 amazing value for good food. The soup was celery that day and delicious and you have a choice of mains and desserts. Highly recommend. Many others were regular locals and it would pay to book as all...More

1  Thank 19Lucy14
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the we5 cafe a few times now and cannot fault the place food is lovely at a price that you can't complain about the staff are nice and friendly I would recommend reserving a table to avoid disappointment

1  Thank Northeastmick
Reviewed 9 September 2018

My partner and I have been dining at this well established cafe for over 10 years and have always found the staff and management friendly and helpful. The food is excellent and exceptionally reasonably priced. A Sunday 3 Course Lunch is under £5.00p unbelievable value....More

1  Thank linh0w
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We have eaten here a few times now , and always excellent service , friendly staff and lovely tasty food and brilliant value for money , I love the home made soups especially, will be going back very soon.

1  Thank Annette D
Reviewed 8 July 2018

My friend was amazed at the lovely fresh hot food we had, I go in there quite regularly with my husband, who they know as Tommy the Tram man, the Tram depot is near to the cafe, so we call in for tea when I...More

1  Thank Diane P
Reviewed 25 June 2018

As other patrons have commented, one staff member is quite off hand in her dealings with you and can be rude, as though you are a nuisance rather than a valued customer. The other staff member, somewhat smaller is very friendly and at times appears...More

4  Thank trebron02
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We called in tonight friday (22 june) at 7.10 pm to be told from the far side of the cafe WE ARE SHUT by a lady did not come over to us, went its says open till 8pm

3  Thank smartie54
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Visited Friday 1st June as a party of 6 including our two grandsons. As usual the food was excellent. We started with cauliflower soup and were not disappointed. Our mains were the Friday "special" of braising steak and this melted in the mouth. We finished...More

1  Thank superwhites3
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Questions & Answers
15 December 2016|
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Response from we4abroad | Property representative |
Most wheelchairs fit through the door, the cafe area is all ground level. Unfortunately the toilet isn't a disabled facility and access from the dining room is down a few steps. However it is on ground level from the back... More
Anne-Marie D
1 September 2016|
Response from we4abroad | Property representative |
It is advisable to book on a Sunday, we are usually very busy. Telephone 01253 298615
David B
30 July 2016|
Response from we4abroad | Property representative |
We are open from 9.30am until 8pm, everyday except Tuesday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$4
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Squires Gate Lane | South Shore, Blackpool FY4 1SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 298615
  • E-mail
Family-run cafe restaurant serving home-cooked English cuisine. Waiter/Waitress service by friendly staff. Very affordable prices meals from £2.95, Three Courses £4.75, breakfasts £3.50, Tea 60p and Coffee 70p. Children's menu, gluten free and vegetarians catered for. Parking is available, the number 7 and 11 buses stop outside the restaurant and the tram depot is a short walk away.
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