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Frank's Bar

19 Bedford Street, Norwich NR2 1AR, England
01603618902
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Ranked #34 of 639 Restaurants in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $19
Cuisines: European, English, Mediterranean, International
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Frank’s Bar is a cafe-bar in central Norwich. We have filled our bar with good food, top drinks, marvelous music and general chilled-outness. We’re happy for you to enjoy Frank’s Bar in a range of different ways, whether it be with a coffee, glass of wine, tasty meal, or cheeky nibbles we’re really quite flexible. We like to make Sunday’s special as well by offering a fantastic Sunday Breakfast menu (served from 11.00 - 6.00) and a classic afternoon film (screened in the back room) along with the usual selection of great coffee, good papers to peruse and general loveliness.
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English first
Hampshire, UK
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127 reviews 127 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We got the last available table, but we hadn't booked and it was about 8 o'clock on a Friday, so we were just glad to get in. The service was very good and the staff were very friendly and hardworking. The beer was very good as well. The food was a bit of a let down though; OK but no... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I go here quite often, it's open quite late and the service is always chipper. Lots of stairs make late night drinking challenging and the lack of loos are the downside. Food is good, modern and well presented (love the mugs) and it caters well for vegetarians. If you are visiting Norwich it should be on your list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

If you want a cheap buzzy and great evening then you can't beat Frank's. Save me some sardines though!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A bit of a regular at Frank's. The food is very nice, good coffee and drinks selection, and lovely little venue. Just a great place to meet with friends!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It was the first time I've been to Norwich and my friends took me to Frank's bar as they were raving about it and their pancakes with bacon and maple syrup. The bar itself lived up to the great reviews from my friends! Such a fab find in Norwich with an incredible food an drinks menu catering for the meat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My return back to UK after 6 years, so lovely to see the positive changes to Norwich in regards to food and beverage especially this lovely little bar in the heart of the city. Good selection of drinks and fantastic quirky artifacts that make the decor interesting and unique. I especially like the sight that says: "Soup of the day...GIN"... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have often popped in here with friends late night for a nice glass of something and some nibbles, if you can find yourself a seat then it really is always a treat. The mix match of furniture, low lights and buzzing atmosphere is fantastic. I have been to eat here during the day too and I was pleased with... More

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Dropped in for a let lunch . We shared a platter of local cheeses and bread . The food was lovely with very generous portion sizes . I love quirky little places rather than chains . My friend and I really enjoyed our lunch .ambience was good and the staff very good . No complaints at all.

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Kings Lynn
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Went to have cocktails (after reading the many positive reports on trip advisor) with my family for my daughters 21st but as one daughter was only 14 she was not allowed in the bar even though she would only be drinking soft drinks. Other family groups please be aware!

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Had a lovely lunch on a hot summer's day. Not super cheap but good quality grub. And some funky cocktails if you fancy!

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Additional Information about Frank's Bar

Address: 19 Bedford Street, Norwich NR2 1AR, England
Phone Number: 01603618902
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
Average Prices: USD 5 - 19
Cuisine: European, English, Mediterranean, International

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