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Frank's Bar

19 Bedford Street, Norwich NR2 1AR, England
01603618902
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Ranked #36 of 643 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
Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

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 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Norwich
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

What is there to say about this place except the food is consistently fresh, varied, vibrant, great value for money and damn good! Served by knowledgeable extremely friendly staff for whom nothing is too much trouble. Make sure. You go!

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Hampshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

....yet quirky, ever so slightly 'alternative' and excellent value. Don't know what he does with his slow roast tomatoes, but they're addictive. Wish we had a Frank's bar in our home town. The range of food on offer is impressively eclectic and if this is 'shabby chic' it is delightfully free of pretension. Give it a try - we'll be... More

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Near Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

When I stayed in Norwich a few years ago, this was my favorite spot for a relaxed meal or simply to meet with friends. So when I returned last week for a conference, this is the first place that I brought my gf for lunch immediately after we dropped our bags at the hotel. I'm happy to say that Frank's... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Really great spot! Got to sit outside and watch the lightning with a lovely cup of tea at 12! Nice place for breakfast too! Funky artwork. Great service! Even had a girl come out to us to take our order in the rain!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I got served a tough, raw piece of stewing meat, called flatiron steak?staff not interested and even admitted the meat was raw,I will not rerun and advise them to get a cookbook

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We came here for a few late night drinks and nibbles and had a great time. Totally cool and chilled out vibe for all ages, will defo go again, great friendly staff:))

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Tasty food, interesting drinks choices and friendly staff made this a good choice for our pre theatre meal.

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