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The Pump and Truncheon

13 Bonny Street, Blackpool FY1 5AR, England
+44 1253 624099
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (31 reviews)
“real ale” (18 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly
13 Bonny Street, Blackpool FY1 5AR, England
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Real ales, a real fire, a range of malt whiskies and proper floorboards! Music is only in the background and there is plenty of room to sit comfortably to enjoy a relaxing pint or more. Very close to the towe and the main drag, just...More

Thank YetiandTeach
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We visit Blackpool every year, and we were both always great fans of this place. However not for the first time we have concerns over this place going down hill. The main issue apart from the fact that it needs a good refurb (particularity the...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great to find a pub like this in Blackpool. Relaxed, great staff, clearly a real ale bar but still a good range of other beers, friendly punters and the odd mutt wandering around on a crisp hunt. What more could you want out of a...More

Thank mickeastlake
Reviewed 7 November 2017

great little pub. very friendly staff and dog friendly too. more pubs should follow their example and open their doors to dog owners

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The pump and truncheon was recommended as best pub friendly pub in Blackpool. Can't say if it is as we only found one other but this one was our favourite. Don't be put off by the outside appearance - it is warm and welcoming inside....More

Thank MNB60
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely beer and looked like a good range of ciders. There's a discount for CAMRA members. Very pleased to find this hidden gem.

Thank Vicky H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Lovely, friendly pub. Great atmosphere and some unique ales and ciders. Right by the market for some shopping and a roaring fire to defrost by on a cold day. Some lovely old stuff to look at on the walls, pizza at fair prices and a...More

Thank TinaH1988
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great old pub which is full of character and a short walk from the main promenade in Blackpool. The drink prices were very reasonable. We were there on a Saturday evening and stayed for the band playing who were great - The...More

Thank SuenA2014
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had a brilliant afternoon at This cracking pub yesterday, Great knowledgable Bar Sfaff , quality ales , and a top band on to round off the day Well Done ❤️❤️❤️🍷🍷🍷👍👍👍

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Sat here right now and little gem might be over used on the reviews for this place but there is no better way to describe the place! Sadly it is a miserable wet and weather warning windy night but even so we are the only...More

Thank coheed08
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Carolyn M
13 October 2018|
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Response from GaryGuard | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know the current situation as I don't own one. I remember seeing them there some years ago though.
18 June 2018|
Response from WandaSnow | Reviewed this property |
Children and dogs visit. 7pm is cut-off time for kids.
22 October 2017|
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Response from ALASTAIR369 | Reviewed this property |
Think that they only do Pitzas!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Bonny Street, Blackpool FY1 5AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 624099
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Real ale and food pub
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