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All 61 Merthyr Tydfil Restaurants

Frankie & Benny's New York Italian Restaurant & Bar

Rhydycar Leisure Centre | Rhydycar, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1UT, Wales
01685 729890
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a nice restaurant and food was good. Found service to be a little slow but overall nice. We went in evening so menu was a little expensive but if you go at lunch time the menu is much cheaper. The children had colouring packs and balloons and good kids menu would go again!!

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Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Having had a couple of bad experiences with this restaurant in the past I decided to give the breakfast a go (at the request of my kids). To be fair, the service was reasonably quick and the quality of the food was okay. I am very unlikely to become a regular dinner guest there after the previous bad experiences but... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

6 of us ate here last night the restaurant was about half full & seemed plenty of staff working all of our food was hot well presented & tasty as expected you got exactly what you ordered but for some reason the length of time in between courses seemed very long ? which made the meal drag on a bit... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I go here all the time for both breakfast treats and an hour out with both my family and date nights with my wife. Never had a bad service and the food is always at a high standard. Will keep going there as long as its open which I hope will be for a very long time.

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Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

First time visiting a F&B and mum and I both decided to have the spaghetti carbonara with a side of garlic pizza bread. The creamy sauce was lovely an had a good flavour. The garlic bread was very tasty and we didn't have to wait long at all. For dessert I chose the chocolate honeycomb waffle which was very good... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Came here with a group of us one night after staying on the leisure park at a near by hotel, first impressions when looking through the menu was can i actually afford to eat here? i thought frankie and bennys was a chain restaurant so would be fairly priced, was i wrong! cheapest thing on the menu was £10 for... More 

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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've been to this particular one 3 times in the last 8 months, twice with my partner and once to show my parents and brothers the Frankie & Bennys experience. Love love LOVE the food and struggle to pull myself away from my favourite starter, the garlic mushrooms in a creamy sauce, phwoaaar. We normally time our visits to these... More 

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merthyr tydfil United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

excellent atmosphere, food good value, the staff were excellent. the staff could not be more friendly and helpful, even though it was busy

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I went in a cold November, after a fun day of Biking. Thought I'd grab food before watching a film. I opted for 'Pulled Pork Potato Skins' and Spicy Meatball Calzone from the 'world famous' Frankies and Bennys. To call the PPPS disappointing would be an understatement, it had the tiniest amount of pork and came lukewarm (an thats being... More 

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Wales
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We regularly eat here as my grandson .. a picky eater but will demolish a whole meal here .. and we just like it anyway !! our latest visit was for said grandson's 8th Birthday, 4adults and 4 kids.We were seated separately ..but close enough to keep an eye... The staff treated the kids like 'grown up' customers allowing their... More 

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Address: Rhydycar Leisure Centre | Rhydycar, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1UT, Wales
Phone Number: 01685 729890
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Merthyr Tydfil

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