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Laughing Donkey Family Bar

Promenade | Blackpool Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1BB, England
+44 1253 629600
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Completely different

Sat here as I type wondering what's happened! Some bloke playing songs and that's it ! Where's the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Proper Blackpool bar.

Love this place. Just the type of bar you expect to visit in Blackpool. Makes me feel like a kid... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
Hayley H
via mobile
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Promenade | Blackpool Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1BB, England
+44 1253 629600
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat here as I type wondering what's happened! Some bloke playing songs and that's it ! Where's the kid's entertainment and games! Where are the fab kid's DJ's? So sad. This is no longer a family bar, it's just a bar that allow kids in...More

Thank DaveMet
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Just the type of bar you expect to visit in Blackpool. Makes me feel like a kid again. Parents sat with a half a lager and kids running round enjoying the entertainment. You get what you see and that's what I like...More

Thank Hayley H
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

No idea how to serve people!slow and ignorant, knew I was waiting but totally ignored me and served other people first and when questioned didn't even look bothered. Never be back!!!!!!

Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple times with my daughters the pier is abit dated but the laughing donkey bar is good, at night kids entertainment was great with dancing and games, this was a single parent holiday for me and It really helped for things to...More

3  Thank Laurad2404
Reviewed January 7, 2017

The Laughing Donkey Family Bar will never be the same again, due to revamp of it we are gonna be losing the awesome D.j.Jiilie pepper loved by kids and adults we have got a petition to try and get management to change there minds because...More

3  Thank CharleneWard63
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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Took my family in to watch the football last night,we got settled and was enjoying our selves watching the football having a drink,the wife went to the bar the next time for the same drinks and was charged a completely different price to what i...More

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed October 23, 2016

21st Oct 2016 poo on the walls in the ladies absolutely foul good bar and atmosphere moody bar staff tho you would of thought id of asked them to give blood to me not a pint a.machines for kids in there aren't plugged in and...More

Thank kerrie k
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We popped in here just for a heat after walking the length of the promenade and ending up staying a while. DJ Jillypepper is fantastic with the kids and my 5 year old certainly had a ball, he didn't want to leave. Great atmosphere and...More

Thank -traell1-
Reviewed October 12, 2016

big bar on the pier a little dated but it does have sky sports and bt sports so all football shown.expect to pay around £3 for a fosters

Thank Graham F
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Went to the Laughing Donkey in September 2016. I had a bitter shandy (as did the wife) and then after a pint of Woodpecker. The woodpecker was ok but the bitter shandy tasted just of soda water so I took them back and ask if...More

1  Thank Honest O
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
does laughing donkey sell food
September 3, 2016|
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Response from lynne p | Reviewed this property |
No, but there is a place that does great burgers with fried onions, fries etc on the pier.
We are coming to blackpool mid week next week will there be entertainment's on for the kid's ?? If so what time does it start thanx in advance x
August 20, 2016|
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Response from Debbie J | Reviewed this property |
Best bet is look on Facebook for dj jillipepper , she will be able to tell you as we were there over weekend
What time does the children entertainment start?
July 29, 2016|
Response from casinoshark | Reviewed this property |
The children part is after the quiz starts around 9pm.. Most seats are gone by that time so always best to get in just before quiz to try get seating Hope this helps you x