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Frank's Bar

19 Bedford Street, Norwich NR2 1AR, England
01603618902
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Ranked #42 of 649 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
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

First visit here following recommendation in The Observer. Brilliant find. Obviously very popular and a little bit of a wait for a table. Food is excellent and well priced. Good selection of drinks. Staff friendly. Overall a good atmosphere, relaxing place to have lunch.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to this popular Norwich bar, at the invitation of our 28yr old son. In spite of being the "older generation", we thoroughly enjoyed the buzzing atmosphere, at 1830hrs, the well kept beers, and the excellent value bread/hummus/olives/dipping oil platter. Also the waiter service. Will certainly return again. Final verdict, a little bit of hip London in Norwich.... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were there on a late Friday night. It's quite a cool place with a good vibe. The cocktails and the food (we had sort of snacks of humus, bread, olives, goats cheese balls) were very good even if a bit pricey. The atmosphere was good. We were only 2 at a large table and were asked if we wouldn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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174 reviews 174 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Just as much fun as it was when we first went in there the second day of it being open. The food choice has grown and has several gf options, the merlot is brilliant and was our food..... Here's to the next six years ... Well done team

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

After searching reviews for various places to eat around Norwich, I'd decided on franks for dinner with friends. I was slightly dubious from the last review that was left, however on having a fabulous dinner this evening I can only think they were on another planet! Staff were attentive, ambience was relaxing, food looked delicious and tasted even better! A... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I had the worst breakfast ever. If i was on my own would of left. I ask the staff if they could do something about my swimming pancake in so much syrupand they ignore me all along. I spend £16 and did not even eat it. The staff refuse to deal with complains. Arrogant, young and cocky. I will not... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Never disappoints; the food menu is excellent and the cocktails are delicious too. Would highly recommend.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Really like the vibe here. Good beer, excellent platter with home-made humous, service friendly, attentive and unobtrusive. You'd be welcome whatever your age!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had Pigeon. What can I say ? Bad presentation, Looked awful tasted worse Chef obviously needs lessons. Absolutely will NOT be returning.

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Hampshire, UK
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129 reviews 129 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

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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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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