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Address: 44 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY , England
Phone Number: 01253 649155
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12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Hen Party

Very busy, great music, toilets not so good & in need of repair. Music was brilliant really good mix, it is a gay bar, but was full of people from all walks of life. Only downfall... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Liz M
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy, great music, toilets not so good & in need of repair. Music was brilliant really good mix, it is a gay bar, but was full of people from all walks of life. Only downfall was the smoke machine on the dance floor, it was so thick you couldn't see your hand in front of your face, regardless on... More 

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1 Thank Liz M
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an absolute ball here good staff nice people good value for money and fantastic atmosphere would definitely recommend to any gender and relationship status and a great drag dj fantastic!

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1 Thank Kirsty K
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed it here although it is a gay bar it's a club and bar and had a lot of straight men in which was good for me! A great mixture of people and a good mixture of music. Fun and friendly atmosphere.

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2 Thank Sapphire2829
UK
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Paid £2 to get into what is basically a run down pub, then paid £20.80 for two double G&T's and two shots. Don't waste your time or money.

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Thank oliver12-01
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

pudsley makes us feel so welcome, always plays the best mjusic and as a great sense of humour to, always a good night when pudsley is in

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1 Thank Christine D
ayr /scotland
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the flying handbag a few times now and what a lovely place it is staff and entertainment are fantastic a must place to visit anytime your in Blackpool

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1 Thank 25strider
Darwen, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

used to be a good night and you could but it moved a few years ago and not been until june this year since it moved was not of good of a night and the old one had a few floors where you could either listen to music or relax

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Thank johnyates417
Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for a friend's Hen weekend. If you go to a gay bar then you know exactly what to expect and we weren't disappointed. So much fun, and Carmen the drag queen DJ was amazing. If you're happy to be offended then you'll love it. She was brilliant and made the night exactly how we wanted it to... More 

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1 Thank ClaireSteps5678
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited The Flying Handbag on a number of occasions, all I can say is that's it's lost its mojo. We used to have a great time in there. Booze is pricey and served in plastic glasses. The toilets are diabolical. We just avoid the place now. The Flamingo next door has gone the same way.

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1 Thank Hia741
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical gaybar, nothing amazingly special about it but worth a visit if your near there. Drag queen is fun, nice airy place and good measured drinks! The toilets are disgusting which seems to be a theme on here, staff are nice and its ok as a pre drink bar

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