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Friends Bar & Restaurant

32 Reads Ave, Blackpool FY1 4BP, England
+44 871 944 3535
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“egg breakfast” (5 reviews)
“roast dinner” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
32 Reads Ave, Blackpool FY1 4BP, England
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast I have had in months😍and only £5.65!! 🌈 !! The service by this man is spot on ! Even the toast was perfect ! I will be back to try that roast dinner !! 😍😍👍🏼

Thank Dale R
bandbmanager, General Manager at Friends Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We have moved to 32 Reads Avenue, Like to welcome you to back soon

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The staff are very friendly . The food is outstanding been in every day this week. Enjoy it so much. Fast food great

Thank Samantha S
bandbmanager, General Manager at Friends Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We have moved but would like to welcome you back .

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We found this by off chance and it's a nice little backstreet cafe with great staff and it's a bonus because it's licensed very clean very nice food and a super superb chef and the waiter was also outstanding

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 7 April 2017

been visiting this little gem for years now, the breakfast is still the best. fresh home cooked food and a friendly chef what more could you ask for.

Thank brenda1063
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Myself and 2 colleagues went here today for our dinner. The food was lovely and they even went out to buy brown bread for my colleague. The two guys were lovely and very welcoming. Give it a try 😊

Thank Gill J
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Well is the third time this year and I was very much welcomed by the staff and the food yet again without standard I really do enjoy the mega breakfast

Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 20 October 2016

i have been going to this cafe since it was the harelquin and it has always been fab until now. we both had a breakfast which was served swimming in oil from the almost cooked egg on the plate, the sausage was vile and barely...More

Thank giggles27
Stevenfriends, Public Relations Manager at Friends Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy your meal it was a shame you didn't inform us of the time you arrive that any problems with sorry to hear that you won't be back to wish you the best of luck and sorry once again

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good Food Great cook place is abit small and congested but the service us great i really like the mega breakfasts here.

Thank Carl M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Me and my family walked in here for breakfast every day for a week whilst on holiday. The staff are very talkative and friendly and I fully recommend this restaurant.

Thank muppet82016
Reviewed 14 August 2016

very friendly place run by Steve & Charles the later being a very entertaining chap with lots of knowledge on how to save money in Blackpool.

Thank alcanBroms
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Reads Ave, Blackpool FY1 4BP, England (Formerly Harlequin Cafe Blackpool)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: +44 871 944 3535
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