Barely a minute away from the Preston Railway Station, Forum is located on the sophisticated Winckley Street. Being the most sought-after venue for evening drinks and dinner, the trendy establishment has a lively ambiance. With multiple areas for you to have a good time in, the venue packs a private area and a chandelier-adorned upstairs lounge bar. Get ready to be served some of the fanciest cocktails, as they feature up to seven hundred spirits, including sparkling wines and champagnes! But what truly makes this a must-visit bar is the delicious food served here. The modern British fare features everything from gourmet sandwiches and salads to lasagne and pies. Their scrumptious Aberdeen Angus burgers are a must try. The venue is also available for private and corporate hire seven days of the week. Perfect for your next private party!
A premier concert venue, located in the heart of Preston, 53 Degrees is a life of music in the city. The dynamic venue is not only host to some of the biggest music performances in Lancashire, it's also features comedy acts, club-nights and more. It's divided in two distinct venues, with a 1500 capacity on the ground floor and a 400 capacity club upstairs. Voted as the 'Best Campus Venue' at Live UK Music Awards 2010 & 2011, the venue is a favorite with everyone from locals to students of University of Central Lancashire and tourists too. The venue hosts club-nights where top DJs spin the nastiest beats, from R&B to hardcore and house music to techno. The bar area serves you all the pitchers and cocktails you need to cool-out to after rocking out to smashing music numbers. A groovy night is guaranteed!
A cool and hipster place which serves delicious burgers and amazingly crafted cocktails, Bootleg Social is a good place to be. This place is designed stylishly with exposed brick walls and simple decor furniture and there is a stage for live music performances as well. Hangout with your friends here and enjoy a cold glass of beer with a delicious burger which is served in huge proportions all the while watching a live music performance.
Viva Blackpool is an award-wining show bar hosting a variety of events, all of them celebrating the spirit of the town of Blackpool. Cabarets performed at Viva Blackpool are one of the most popular events that take place here and the shows are almost always sold out, hence booking tickets well in advance is recommended. In addition, the venue is pulsating with concerts as well as theater performances throughout the year. Comedy nights and solo gigs take up rest of the space on the venue's calendar. Viva Blackpool is also an ideal spot for private events, these include wedding receptions, conferences and even children's parties.
The Prince Albert pub on Wigan Road in Westhead is the quintessential, unpretentious village pub with limited but wonderful ales on the menu. The interiors although simple are comfortable and add to the casual appeal of the place. The food is pretty delicious considering the prices that are charged for them. Sundays are special, drop in to have a great time!
A quaint little pub on East Street, Volunteer Canteen is one the locals swear by. Its old-world charm is what draws people in, and has them returning time and again. The 'Volly', as it is fondly known, is the perfect place to enjoy a your drink in peace; no TVs, and absolutely no jukeboxes blaring loud music! Traditionally British, this is a place that offers you fantastic ale at even better prices.