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The Layton Rakes

) #124 of 592 Restaurants in Blackpool $ , British,
17-25 Market Street, Blackpool FY1 1ET, England
+44 1253 743710
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (16 reviews)
“roof terrace” (22 reviews)
“steak night” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
17-25 Market Street, Blackpool FY1 1ET, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Meal was alright just tasted wetherspoons which is okay really. Enjoyed the cosy atmosphere and found staff (maybe manager with beard) on 1st floor very friendly. Other customers were entertainment enough tbh.Was sorry when it was time to go as enjoyed people watching from first...More

1  Thank Truthfulady1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Selling point seems to be that it offers a rooftop terrace for alfresco cheap lager, but apart from that it's a normal Wetherspoon.

Thank Damian T
Reviewed 1 week ago

this placewas modern from the outside but was very dark on entry . good pint of john smiths for £2.49 .

Thank chris1953jr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for a evening meal and ordered useing the new app. This is great no queueing just order and wait. This is where the service stopped. On delivery our doom bar pints we were told if we want more it was quicker to go...More

Thank mysteryvisitor1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A three story W/spoons with a roof terrace. Reasonable but not large selection of real ales. Quieter than the Lion and Albert. Beer was good, eventually after the first dead pint. Second was excellent. Food? No tomato soup, nor any other; tough if you are...More

Thank StewKent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here as a family for a few drinks and a bit to eat and to our delight, there was a fab open terrace on the roof, the food is what you would expect cheap and cheerful but the atmosphere was great and the...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this wetherspoons online when the albert and lion was far too packed. Its nicely hidden away and has 3 floors of seating including a terrace bar. The food service is very quick and there is a bar on each level. Does get busy...More

Thank hollebrock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't fault it, standard weatherspoons foods decent most of the time, good prices and good selection of ales and beers.

Thank Jasperluke
thelaytonrakes, Manager at The Layton Rakes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your great review. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Trying to dodge a quick shower we popped into The Layton Rakes for a drink, it was very busy downstairs but we found a nice clean table upstairs in the window with a lovely view of the surrounding area, we ordered our drinks from pleasant...More

Thank happycustomers_10
thelaytonrakes, Manager at The Layton Rakes, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for your fantastic feedback, We are glad you had a great experience and we hope to see you again soon, Hopefully for a bit longer next time Regards Management

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a few hours one night as they had bud light on tap. We then went back for breakfast the next morning and for £5.20 you can't go wrong! Free refills on coffee too

Thank bobberlicious
thelaytonrakes, Manager at The Layton Rakes, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit enough to return. We hope to see you again on your next visit

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Lauren F
Does this resteraunt have tellys which will show the rugby?
4 October 2016|
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Response from Suffolkpool | Reviewed this property |
yes it does
Can kids go up to the roof terrace at night (after nine)
31 August 2016|
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Response from thelaytonrakes | Property representative |
Afternoon, yes children are allowed on the roof terrace at night providing that they are supervised. The licencing hours for children are until 11pm Sunday-Thursday and 10pm Friday-Saturday
does it accept contactless
15 March 2015|
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Response from thelaytonrakes | Property representative |
we do accept contacless on all 3 bars
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-25 Market Street, Blackpool FY1 1ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 743710
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