Sir Charles Napier (Blackburn) Reviews
Newest Review: ... the main place in the whole of Blackburn to offer Rock music on tap without fear of discrimination or idiots completely destroying the environment. My, how times have changed in those 9 years... The current owners, Mick and Rosa, have been in the Napier for a number of years, and are both welcoming and polite, and have redecorated the pub, giving it a new lease of life. While it won't blow your mind, it is certainly the sort of environment any metal-head or rocker will appreciate. An electric jukebox replaced the old CD one, and a pinball machine and Fußball (table football) is sure to keep you busy, and if not, there's a beautiful pool t... more
Customer Sir Charles Napier (Blackburn) Reviews (3)
by Ken Smith - written on 04/07/12
Steve Winstanley, who built up the pubs reputation, must be spinning in his grave, it's awful (when it's open) compared to what it used to be like.
by - written on 10/02/09, updated on 13/10/11 (Very useful, 160 readings)
The Sir Charles Napier in Blackburn. Located well within the centre of Blackburn is a public house that caters primarily to what is considered by many as the "alternative lifestyle". Known as a Rock and Metal pub, it has been one of Blackburn's most successful pubs for many years. During my days in college, the Napier was my preferred place to hang out and socialise, due to it being the main place in the whole of Blackburn to offer Rock music on tap without fear of discrimination or idiots completely destroying the environment. My, how times have changed in those 9 years... The current owners, Mick and Rosa, have been in the Napier for a ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/03/01, updated on 14/03/01 (Very useful, 726 readings)
Aaah, the warm glow of contentment. The fuzzy feeling inside that you get when watching re-runs of Band Aid and the crowd roaring furiously. Hearing your favourite band spoken kindly of by John Peel on national radio. Walking through the doors of the Napier on a cold Friday night, and hearing Rainbow or Metallica echoing down the stairs. Let me explain, if you will. The Napier is a traditional pub in the small provincial town of Blackburn, in Lancashire. It has something of a reputation in the area, being arguably the best rock pub this side of Manchester. This reputation, I would argue, is more than deserved. For the three years I have been going there (which ... Read the complete review
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