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Empress Grill Room

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Winter Gardens | 97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HU, England
01253 629625
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

A smart restaurant within the Winter Gardens. Good menu, a little different. Good for a quite dinner.

Thank Ansell C
Kinross Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Having had a bad experience here last year, my partner and I decided to give the Empress Grill another try and we were glad we did. The service was efficient and the staff very pleasant and polite. The food was excellent and was modestly priced Well done everyone, you all did an excellent job.

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Chonburi, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We book to see Blood Brothers and decided to book the show and dinner, I must say after booking I did think it was probably a bad idea booking the dinner, after all it was in the Winter Gardens restaurant, we arrived and the restaurant staff escorted us to our seats, past us the menu and asked if we would... More 

Thank David G
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

I visited the Empress Grill as part of a Theatre and Dining deal and was bitterly disappointed. When we arrived we were taken to our table by a waitress who was disinterested and was unaware of my gluten intolerance even though we had contacted them several times. I had no choice of what I wanted to eat, it was just... More 

Thank Kerrie W
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

A beautiful room, good service an interesting menu and well cooked food. What's not to like? Really a lovely way to start an evening,

Thank teep0t
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Previous reviews are variable but my experience was very positive. The food was wholesome and tasty with just enough choice for a venue within the enclosure housing a convention for thousands.

Thank carolsKent
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Where do I begin? Restaurant wasn't open when we arrived, but once it did there was no problem being seated. We were a bit confused with the menus some dined off Xmas special, we were told we couldn't. Placed our orders off the main menu. Food was just ok , we were told the mash was frozen therefore opted not... More 

Thank charlene p
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the resturant in good time,we were shown to our table and given menus, waitress then left us without asking if we would like a drink while deciding what we were going to order.After about 15 mins another member of staff came to take a drinks order, we ordered and we're told no draught and only Heineken lager... More 

Thank David N
Skelton-in-Cleveland, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The food choice is limited however we opted for sirloin steaks (two of us) which were very nice as were the accompaniments. The staff were very friendly too which always makes things more pleasant. My only issues were minor...only bottled Heineken available when I asked what beers they had and no steak knives which had apparently been lost haha.

Thank Wayne R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Came here for my boyfriends birthday meal saturday! Food was amazing hot and cooked to perfection! Waiter abit snotty said it was to up market for free wifi but then they didnt even have their own toilets 😂😂 found this amusing but apart from that i recommend

Thank Michala B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $47
European, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winter Gardens | 97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: 01253 629625
Newly opened cool restaurant in Winter gardens complex in Blackpool that needs to be discovered by Blackpools home and tourist audience.The Empress Grillroom is linked from the www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk .Does not appear to have its own website address

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?