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Solaris Centre

New South Promenade - Harrowside, Blackpool FY4 1RW, England
44 1253 478020
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Ranked #48 of 58 attractions in Blackpool
Type: Educational Sites
Most recent review
- Oct 6, 2013
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Betws Garmon, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
31 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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 .

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Preston, Lancashire
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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

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kangercol
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103 reviews 103 reviews
51 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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.

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preston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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,

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cumbria
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
41 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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

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Edinburgh
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

At 4pm we went to get connected to the internet. Nobody on reception. Eventually given a token for a weeks free internet connection, but not directed to where to use laptop. Went to the cafe area anyway to get a coffee whilst working. Eastern European staff member didn't know where to plug into power. Finally got set up and did... More

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