We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Solaris Centre

New South Promenade - Harrowside, Blackpool FY4 1RW, England
44 1253 478020
Improve this listing
Ranked #26 of 26 Attractions in Blackpool
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Attraction details
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hotels near Solaris Centre

Write a Review

18 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Sorrento, Italy
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Such a missed opportunity but badly run with poor service and awful coffee. This place could be something very special but sadly whoever runs the cafe hasn't got a clue. Never again!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Betws Garmon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Living nearby, for once we went for a little walk and called in the Solaris for a well deserved Coffee. This art deco building is magnificent from the outside, inside well not so clever. Whilst used as a conference and meeting facility the coffee lounge should be busy on a warm sunny autumn afternoon. One can see why it was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
33 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Called in her as I was driving past and wanted a quick snack I had a bacon lettuce on toast and my daughter had a baked potato with tuna mayo topping we both had a soft drink and were served quickly and the service was very good also nice surroundings bright and spacious we will call again .

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Preston, Lancashire
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We live nearby and visit the area fairly regularly as it has a good area for our dog. The drinks and food in the cafe are good but expensive. The staff are not particularly friendly or helpful. The main issue is the gardens. They are in a disgraceful state. They are not maintained at all. The weeds are nearly as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
55 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

My toddler loves visiting the cafe here as it has a toy kitchen and trolley etc. so very child friendly. Nice relaxing environment which is well maintained, nice grass area surrounding it, my toddler loves the planet statues in the grounds. Looks like a nice venue for a course etc. they also have a display about the environment which is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Nice entrance but the rest is like an office centre. Used for meetings seminars etc sponsored by the council. Display of "green" and how it is advanced. Reception desk and cafe area. Cafe as good as some in Blackpool and better that the worst. Good place to get out of the wind at South Shore.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

I went to the solaris centre for a 1 day course,never imagined that the venue was as good,,cafeteria good with low prices and lots of information on hand,

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Finding this cafe was a brilliant thing after a long cold walk in Blackpool. We enjoyed coffee and cake in the warm and will be back. Thanks

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I have been to the Solaris centre with a friend a number of times for coffee and cake. We have always found it to be a relaxing atmosphere,pleasant staff and excellent cakes,which don't seem to have been made in a factory,come out of the freezer or been in a microwave ! Look forward to our next visit soon

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
54 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Popped into the cafe with my dad today prior to leaving Blackpool,treated him to a tea and scone in the cafe, was very nice and not factory bought Nice for a wee afternoon rest

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Solaris Centre also viewed

Blackpool, Lancashire
Blackpool, Lancashire

Been to Solaris Centre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Solaris Centre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?