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The Auctioneer

235-237 Lytham Road | South Shore, Blackpool FY1 6ET, England
+44 1253 346412
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“beans” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
235-237 Lytham Road | South Shore, Blackpool FY1 6ET, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to use this pub a lot but the menu needs to cater for children no child’s menu and no vegetarian options. When I asked if they did a vege option was told fish I personally wouldn’t class fish as vegetarian. Staff lovely the...More

Thank octavia10
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Very disappointing meal , chips so dark , obviously cooked in dirty oil, side of mushrooms swimming in old oil, burger like a bit of Carpet underlay but crispier, 2 meals with 2 sides just under £20 ,so not that reasonable for something so inedible

Thank susanp0well1
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this on Saturday 10th was disappointed with it , since the last visit it had changed owners and taken over by someone else and a different name. The pub was a dive, the food was absolutely disgusting, the mash potato was like wallpaper...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We used to love going to this pub when it was run by Wetherspoon's, but it has gone downhill badly since being sold. The staff seemed utterly disinterested and unprofessional. The real ale selection has shrunk (always a bad sign!) and the limited choice of...More

Thank abarthman
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We visited here to see if the improvements have been ongoing since our last visit , and not only are they visible , but very noticeable throughout. Staff also informed us the improvement plans are ongoing throughout the winter months, which is good to hear....More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Very clean, cheap beer, unfortunaley the entertainment for new years night not very good, no draught beer new years day but meals were vey good & reasonably priced would definitely go back

Thank EDJ25
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Has just changed ownership, was previously Wetherspoons, so menu not as varied as it used to be, but will probably get more established, the chicken burger was more like a whole breast very filling and tasty.

Thank juliajoynes47
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Just back from a long weekend in Blackpool arrived Thursday called in for something to eat & I drink as to early to get into hotel 4 cups of coffee and 1 bacon sandwich and 1 sausage sandwich lovely crispy bacon just how it should...More

AuctioneerBlackpool, Manager at The Auctioneer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for such a lovely review we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and are looking forward to your next visit at easter.

Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was in the auctioneer today for my breakfast after returning from a trip down south, I thought I would go in and have a day in Blackpool and as the last time I was in Blackpool I used this pub every day for breakfast,...More

1  Thank Glesgaandy
AuctioneerBlackpool, Manager at The Auctioneer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

I am so sorry you had such a bad experience here there was quite a problem going on and the staff did try to keep things going the best they could whilst trying to fix things but unfortunately you the customer suffered I do understand...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

I ordered breakfast at 11.12 am. NO filter coffee available (although advertised)/ Barman made me coffee from machine. I noticed service very slow on adjoining table where a party of about 15 with children were not being given their meals together - ie. most had...More

Thank Meganne17
AuctioneerBlackpool, Manager at The Auctioneer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

I am sorry you had a bad experience over your breakfast sometimes things happen that are beyond our control and unfortunately this was the case but the staff did try to keep business running as best they could whilst trying to rectify the problem. Please...More

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6 October 2016|
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Response from Lianne S | Reviewed this property |
It was earlier this year February time I think the hotel owner told me where I was staying
2 February 2016|
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Response from daz T |
No it isn't a new company has taken over
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235-237 Lytham Road | South Shore, Blackpool FY1 6ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 346412
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Pub well known for our vast range of cask ales background music and live entertainment from 9pm Fridays and Saturdays. Monday - Sunday 9am till midnight Food Served 9am - 9pm Daily. Children until 9.30pm.
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