7 Great Pubs to Visit Whilst Holidaying in Blackpool

7 great Blackpool pubs!

With summer in full swing and many of us opting to stay at home to get our dose of sun, sea and sand this year, there’s never been a better time to make the most of everywhere on the doorstep and celebrate the season with a drink in hand. 

Whether you’re catching up with friends or visiting for a family staycation, everybody knows Blackpool is the place for sandy shores, Pleasure Beach and amusement arcades – so come rain or shine, look no further for the best pubs to visit this summer…

1. Castle Hotel – 28 – 32 Central Drive, Blackpool, FY1 5PZ

Blackpool pub - the castle
The Castle

After a day of seeing the sights of Blackpool, The Castle Hotel is a must-visit destination. With a relaxed ambience and refreshing drinks on tap, this traditional pub is a great place to settle down and grab a refreshing beverage in the sun.

The venue is spread across two floors to facilitate sports screens, pool tables, dart boards and functions rooms, guaranteeing no one will miss any sporting action!

To book a table, visit: https://www.greatukpubs.co.uk/castlehotelblackpool/party-booking

2. Dutton Arms – 441 Promenade, Blackpool, FY4 1AR

Blackpool pub - dutton arms
The Dutton Arms

When in Blackpool, you have to walk the famous Golden Mile – but let’s face it, you might need a pit-stop along the way.

Located on the South Promenade, The Dutton Arms is the ideal location formr a refreshing drink and bite to eat. With tasty breakfasts and plenty of delicious pub grub classics on the menu, customers will be stuck for choice this summer. And with plenty of deals to get your mouth watering, why not try a burger and drink for just £7.79, or even a tasty sub, with chips and a soft drink from £5.99.

To book a table, visit: https://www.greatukpubs.co.uk/duttonarms/party-booking

3. The Manchester – 231-233 Promenade Blackpool, FY1 6AH

Blackpool pubs - the manchester
The Manchester

With fantastic views of the seafront from the beer garden, this family friendly pub is a great place to sit back and enjoy a pint or cocktail on a summer’s day. With plenty of offers on lunchtime classics, customers can get their hands on burger, sandwiches and drinks at a fantastic price.

If you’re struggling to keep the kids entertained, The Manchester boasts a Blackpool-inspired ball pool and mini kids’ arcade – they’ll be amused for hours!

To book a table, visit: https://www.greatukpubs.co.uk/manchester-blackpool/party-booking

4. Reflex – 193 – 197 Promenade FY1 5DL

Blackpool pubs - the reflex
The Reflex

This award-winning retro bar and club is located on Blackpool’s world-famous promenade, perfect for those looking to add a bit of ‘party’ to a staycation. If you love a blast from the past, Reflex is the place to go for the best 70s – 90s tunes.

Led by the best DJs, guests can dance the night away or even hire their own booth to bring the party!

Reflex has a drinks menu to suit every taste and hosts a wide range of fantastic offers – the brand-new Malibu Rum Watermelon Sugar cocktail is a lovely and tasty summer refreshment! 

To book a table, visit: https://www.reflex-bars.co.uk/blackpool/party-booking

5. Slug & Lettuce – 8-14 Queen Street, Blackpool, FY1 1PD

Blackpool pubs - slug and lettuce
The Slug and Lettuce

Located on Queen Street, this beautiful bar is the centre of the town’s vibrant night life.

Perfect for celebrating all occasions, Slug & Lettuce is the go-to place for a morning coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even a good old knees-up!

The stylish birdcage booths and modern dining areas are great for party bookings – but if you’re really looking to add some glitz and glamour to your getaway, why not try the amazing Cocktail Masterclass experience?

Customers can choose from plenty of tasty summer-inspired cocktails:

  • Cherry Blossom
  • Raspberry Sundowner
  • Blackcurrant Bubbles 
  • Watermelon Sugar
  • Tropical Spritz

To book, visit: https://www.slugandlettuce.co.uk/blackpool

6. Walkabout – 1-9 Queen Street, Blackpool, FY11NL


This Australia-inspired bar is the best place to grab a chilled drink whilst away in Blackpool. Enjoy tasty Aussie dishes, refreshing cold pints and fantastic sports on the large HDTVs.  

What’s more, Walkabout is hosting a fantastic summer of offers! With two cocktail jugs for £15, two shots for £12 and two bombs for £6, customers will be stuck for choice. If it’s food you’re after, you can tuck into your lunch and a soft drink from just £5.49.

To book, visit: https://www.walkaboutbars.co.uk/blackpool

7. Yates – 13/15 Market Street, Blackpool, FY1 1ET

Yates North

Yates is in the heart of Blackpool’s town centre and is a great destination for a staycation.

Whether you’re looking for a spot of lunch whilst shopping, or a drink to cool off in the summer sun, Yates offers it all! And with 15 screens a huge projector, customers can catch all of the sporting action from the comfort of their seats.

Guests can choose from plenty of tasty meals, but the deals at Yates are second to none. Why not try a juicy burger and drink for £7.99, or how about a sandwich, chips and soft drink for £5.99?

To book, visit: https://www.greatukpubs.co.uk/yates-blackpool

As ever, thanks for reading, we do hope this has given you a little inspiration for your trip to Blackpool but if you want some more….. we did a BLOG on the best family pubs in Blackpool and also a Youtube of a virtual pub run around the centre.

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