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Address: 44 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY, England
Phone Number:
+44 1253 649155
12:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00

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Excellent as always just one issue

The handbag is excellent and so are the staff on the whole except for the odd highly strung moments! The only issue is the toilets they are actually vile the men's are un... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alex C
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The handbag is excellent and so are the staff on the whole except for the odd highly strung moments! The only issue is the toilets they are actually vile the men's are un acceptable I am shocked you are not getting public liability claim after public liability claim the floor is very slippy

Thank Alex C
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All ways have a fabulous night in this place, but after my visit last night I don't think I will be returning the female door staff calling me a vile person, she does not know me nor was I doing anything wrong! If this place does not want customers then keep her on the door

Thank Scott P
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Usually I love The Flying Handbag, but tonight was a different story. Last night of my break away with a very good friend and it turned into a nightmare. A lass I was talking to and was going to introduce to my friend, her brother kicked off and stopped me from introducing this girl to my male friend, he then... More 

Thank CMCrehan
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This place needs gutting and starting again! It's dirty, the toilets are shocking with water dripping through the roof whilst stood at the urinal which isn't pleasant. The drinks are way over priced, plus it's in plastic glasses which I cannot believe - there seemed to be plenty of managers working the night we were there, why don't they roll... More 

4 Thank Sandy T
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing time in the handbag, always have a ball. Carmen is an absolute blast an makes you howl, aswel as being beautiful. A much better place than the dive next door which is kaos! Definitely worth a visit to the flying handbag if your around.

Thank jade d
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52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice bar with a good atmosphere and great drag queens. Only downside for me is the drinks are a little pricey compared to some of the other bars. Worth a visit if you're in Blackpool but if you're watching the pennies maybe just drop by for one.

Thank Andrew W
Stevenston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited the bar after a show and it was a great end to the night friendly staff great atmosphere first time visiting it but will go back

Thank David B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We danced we screamed we laughed we cried- great atmosphere, DJ Carmen spins the discs and creates a perfect atmosphere X

Thank RuPaulRobs
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great pub, Friendly staff, :) prices were bit high on some drinks, but a good night and demo worth a visit.

1 Thank Mathew H
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

OK, so this place offers some keenly priced drinks and has broad appeal to a mixed crowd. I was there with my partner and a friend on New Years Night, the place was busy but not jam packed. I need to point out that the gents toilets are a complete and utter disgrace and are unfit for public use. On... More 

4 Thank Dermndaz

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