Dining & Bars

Bars & pre-shows drinks

For shows and events in The Opera House one of the bars will be open for pre-show and interval drinks usually in the The Galleon Bar or the adjoining Theatre Bar. For larger events in The Empress Ballroom the dedicated bars within the venue will also be open as appropriate.

The Empress Grill Room

The Empress Grill Room is a fantastic restaurant for diners situated within the Winter Gardens, The contemporary interior of this restaurant contrasts delightfully with the dramatic surroundings of the building and is ideal for pre-theatre dining. Click here for a typical menu

The Mazzei Cafe

During the day, visitors to the Winter Gardens Blackpool can take advantage of the relaxed atmosphere of The Mazzei Cafe, situated off the Floral Hall and opposite The Empress Grill Room. Serving light lunches, afternoon tea and snacks including panini's, home made cakes and a selection of sandwiches, The Mazzei is the cafe to be seen in.