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“Lovely Enjoyed Every Minute” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tower Ballroom

Tower Ballroom
Blackpool Tower complex | Promenade, Blackpool, England
01253 622242
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Owner description: Ornately decorated dance hall and theater is known for its Mighty Wurlitzer organ, which is played for dancing and for concerts and special events during certain times of the year.
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“Lovely Enjoyed Every Minute”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Enjoyed watching the dancers and listening to the wonderful music every body seemed to be having a great time, shame we never stopped for afternoon tea but will visit again and have tea next time

Visited February 2013
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High Peak
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“Danced the day away”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I have always wanted to dance at the Tower ballroom, and after having lessons in ballroom dancing decided to have a go. I was a bit overawed by some of the dancers as they were so brilliant, but once on the magnificent dance floor it didnt seem to matter that you were not up to their standard. It was a lovely day and hopefully I will soon revisit.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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“nice to see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

i always love to go in and watch the ballroom dancers.they are worth watching Mabye a bit of an uplift and this could be grand again

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Blackpool, England
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“For the worst cream tea in Lancashire, this is the place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Please excuse typing mistakes, as im using a smartphone and you need fingers the size of matchsticks.

I have always loved the tower since a child. As a resident of Blackpool now, i bought a amerlin annual pass to enjoy regular visits. I am so disappointed what they have done since merlin tookover the running of the tower. It is all glitz, 'essex' chavvy and blingy now and not what it used to be. The exhibitions are gone. The aquarium gone. The cafe is now a burger bar. Hideous.

Biggest complaint is the cream tea. One hardly buttered sandwich with a slice of prepacked processed cheese (the poor so called vegetarian choice). The accompanying salad dressing I have fed better to my rabbit as a kid. It was basically the fried up scraps out of a processed bag of leaves. The scone was small and so hard, you could knock it on the table and it didnt even dent or crumb. The cream, was a small jampot portion size pot of UHT cream which had no taste at all. The tea was very thick and tangy strong. When i asked for some water to dilute it, a grumpy, untidy looking woman behind the counter stated there was an extra charge of 40p. She said 'you cant expect us to give out free water for tea' and was utterly uninterested or courteous. It was by far, the very worst afternoon tea we've ever had. Dont even bother with it. I am in the process of demanding my money back from them, it was that bad and a complete waste of time and money.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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“Excellent to sit chill, or dance .”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

I love watching the dancers And listening to the fabulous organ music. It's Free. But you can only view from the gallery area. You need to purchase a ticket, if you wish to watch downstairs. A must see relaxing attraction.

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