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Dog & Partridge, Blackpool Central, Blackpool

265 Lytham Road
Blackpool
FY1 6ET
Phone: 01253404047
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John Barras (Spirit Pubs)

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Al Bundy left this review about Dog & Partridge

Standard pub. The place has various areas to sit and one of the rooms housed a snooker table. There was one real ale which was GK IPA. Not the best pub in Blackpool but certainly not the worst.

On 20th May 2017 - rating: 5
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Pub SignMan left this review about The Dog & Partridge

Located just a short distance from Blackpool South station and the Promenade, this is a smart, two room John Barras pub. You enter via a small porch with some nice decorative glasswork in the doors, into a spacious opened out front bar with a dark wood servery running down the left hand wall. The room is broken up somewhat by a few awkward looking structural pillars, but is further sub-divided by a series of pleasingly arranged benches, some of which have high backed partitioning screens, creating something approaching intimacy in what is essentially a large open space packed full of various seating options. There were plenty of TV screens throughout the room showing two different football matches between them and the pub was doing a roaring trade prior to a fixture at the nearby Bloomfield Road stadium. A stained glass Dog and Partridge window can be found on the back wall, which, judging by the passageway to the right, used to partition the rear room, but now has a large opening cut into it, allowing you easier access from the main bar and rendering the passageway useless. This rear room is dominated by a snooker table in the centre of the checkerboard floor, but has some nice long curved banquettes in the corners, as well as the obligatory collection of trophies an lists of local snooker league fixtures on a noticeboard. The walls in this room have unusual modern marble effect tiles in place of the original wood panelling, although I did note one or two panels still in place. The décor is rounded out by some framed sports themed photos and a couple of Blackpool FC 'half and half' scarves. Windows on the right hand side look out to a functional walled patio area that won't win any horticultural awards, but does the job for the smokers if nothing else.
Sadly, and perhaps a little surprisingly, there was no ale on the bar, so I found myself sampling a pint of the keg Greenalls Mild which went down well enough but was no substitute for the real stuff. There were plenty of staff on duty and they were very friendly and dealt with the football crowd efficiently.
This is quite a nice pub that seems to get a lot of the basics right but is surely missing a trick by having no cask ale available. Whilst the atmosphere in here was much better than in the neighbouring Wetherspoons, I doubt I'd return unless they sorted out at least one handpulled ale.

On 20th March 2014 - rating: 5
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Peter Rydings left this review about The Dog & Partridge

Very nice place never changed much over the years very busy its a mans pub darts dominoes and snooker and sky sports very few ladies in but what me and the wife did notice there was no bad language just the odd word well worth a look in

On 12th January 2014 - rating: 10
[User has posted 948 recommendations about 917 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Sam Millar
Blackpool South, 0.11 miles, 2 min walk (show)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach, 1 miles, 19 min walk (show)
Squires Gate, 1.92 miles, 37 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Dog & Partridge, Blackpool
20th May 2017, 14:58
Review submitted by Al Bundy
 
20th May 2016, 19:49
Picture submitted by peter ashworth approved

Pub Details

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  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 01 February 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Darts : Yes last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Hot Food : No last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 12 September 2014 by Dave McNally
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Pinball : No last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Pool Table : Yes - Snooker, not pool - last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 23 June 2014 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : No last updated 20 March 2014 by Pub SignMan
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