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Address: 44 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY, England
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+44 1253 649155
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 02:00
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Good venue

This is a nice bar with a good atmosphere and great drag queens. Only downside for me is the drinks are a little pricey compared to some of the other bars. Worth a visit if... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrew W
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usually I love The Flying Handbag, but tonight was a different story. Last night of my break away with a very good friend and it turned into a nightmare. A lass I was talking to and was going to introduce to my friend, her brother kicked off and stopped me from introducing this girl to my male friend, he then... More 

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Thank CMCrehan
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place needs gutting and starting again! It's dirty, the toilets are shocking with water dripping through the roof whilst stood at the urinal which isn't pleasant. The drinks are way over priced, plus it's in plastic glasses which I cannot believe - there seemed to be plenty of managers working the night we were there, why don't they roll... More 

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1 Thank Sandy T
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time in the handbag, always have a ball. Carmen is an absolute blast an makes you howl, aswel as being beautiful. A much better place than the dive next door which is kaos! Definitely worth a visit to the flying handbag if your around.

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Thank jade d
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice bar with a good atmosphere and great drag queens. Only downside for me is the drinks are a little pricey compared to some of the other bars. Worth a visit if you're in Blackpool but if you're watching the pennies maybe just drop by for one.

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Thank Andrew W
Stevenston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited the bar after a show and it was a great end to the night friendly staff great atmosphere first time visiting it but will go back

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Thank David B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We danced we screamed we laughed we cried- great atmosphere, DJ Carmen spins the discs and creates a perfect atmosphere X

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Thank RuPaulRobs
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great pub, Friendly staff, :) prices were bit high on some drinks, but a good night and demo worth a visit.

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1 Thank Mathew H
Chester
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

OK, so this place offers some keenly priced drinks and has broad appeal to a mixed crowd. I was there with my partner and a friend on New Years Night, the place was busy but not jam packed. I need to point out that the gents toilets are a complete and utter disgrace and are unfit for public use. On... More 

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2 Thank Dermndaz
Bury, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times, it's a good little bar, never too busy and always get entertainment. Great music and great price on drinks too.

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Thank DanielSmithh95
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

If you want some adult humour and are broad minded this is the place for you. We had a great night in here on Friday with resident DJ Carmen, great sense of humour and hospitable. We will be returning. Thanks Carmen you were great Lesley

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