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68 Central Drive, Blackpool FY1 5QD, England (Formerly Harlequin Cafe Blackpool)
+44 871 944 3535
07:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

i have been going to this cafe since it was the harelquin and it has always been fab until now. we both had a breakfast which was served swimming in oil from the almost cooked egg on the plate, the sausage was vile and barely warm, the toast had barely seen the toaster. infact all in all the breakfast was... More 

Thank giggles27
Stevenfriends, Public Relations Manager at Friends Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy your meal it was a shame you didn't inform us of the time you arrive that any problems with sorry to hear that you won't be back to wish you the best of luck and sorry once again More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good Food Great cook place is abit small and congested but the service us great i really like the mega breakfasts here.

Thank Carl M
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Me and my family walked in here for breakfast every day for a week whilst on holiday. The staff are very talkative and friendly and I fully recommend this restaurant.

Thank muppet82016
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

very friendly place run by Steve & Charles the later being a very entertaining chap with lots of knowledge on how to save money in Blackpool.

Thank alcanBroms
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

What can I say the minute I walked in with my 2 daughters we were made to feel welcome , children were given colouring pictures and pencils and were asked if we were enjoying our stay , we all enjoyed it that much we went back the following morning as the hotel we were staying in was supplying a not... More 

Thank Vicky F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Super staff and service .clear and next to town. Little nice place. Mega breakfast is out of this world. So yes I will be back thank you to Steve and Charles

Thank geffpye
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Breakfast absolutly amazing excellent value for money steve does all his home made pies and roast dinners. Charles such a happy and friendly guy you are treated more like family than custmers even if its you first time visiting. I highly recomend the place

1 Thank Tonyfenton68
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Breakfast value for money.staff are friendly. Breakfast lasted us the majority of an active and lively day in the 'pool

Thank lauRawr and Jay Bear
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

What a nice family friendly place. Warm welcome and very clean place. Chef and manager was so help full and I give it 10 out of 10. Very happy will be telling friends . Cold beer too.

Thank Samantha S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We ate, drank and had a really good time at this restaurant. Both bar manager and chef, catered to my family's needs and wants. A 5 out of 5 clean, friendly place, we ate and drank there, every day for 8 days. I really recommend this restaurant come bar .

Thank mandanfamily

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Central Drive, Blackpool FY1 5QD, England (Formerly Harlequin Cafe Blackpool)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 871 944 3535
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?