If your taste buds
are tired of battered fish and hot dogs, branch out during your
stay in Blackpool by heading to one of the many restaurants serving
something a little different. Whether you fancy Chinese, Thai, Indian,
Italian or Afro-Caribbean, there’s an eatery for you in Britain’s
premier seaside town.
For Chinese head to the Magic Lantern Chinese Restaurant [map]
on Coronation Street, which offers authentic Oriental cuisine
made from the finest fresh ingredients.
The award-winning Michael Wan's Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant
on Clifton Street is another favourite for tourists and local alike.
This place has been established for more than 40 years and has won
the Gold Award for best food in the North West.
If Thai spices are more your thing then pay a visit to the Payathai
Thai Restaurant [map]
on St Annes Road, an enchanting restaurant with a wooden bridge
over a waterfall. The staff here are all kitted out in traditional
Thai uniform and you can even order a takeaway to be delivered
to your hotel.
Those looking for Indian cuisine will not be disappointed as there
are plenty of curry houses in central Blackpool, such as Spice
of India [map]
on Queen Street and Terry's Balti House [map]
on Clifton Street, which both serve authentic food in a friendly
For plate-smashingly delicious Greek cuisine then book your
table at Giggis Tavern [map]
on Church Street or for traditional Italian dishes head
to La Fontana Restaurant [map]
on Clifton Street, Blackpool's premiere Italian restaurant.
If you’re looking for a party atmosphere then try Lagoonda
on Queen Street, a relatively new Afro-Caribbean restaurant
serving dishes such as jerk pork and fruity curry in a buzzing environment.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach also has its fair share of eateries including
the cool Coasters American Diner and Bar [map],
where seating is provided in the form of a dodgems and waltzer rides.
The restaurant offers a good choice of Tex-Mex dishes and
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