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Frankie & Benny's New York Italian Restaurant & Bar - Norwich

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Wherry Street, Norwich NR1 1WZ, England
+44 (0)1603 617206
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Decent, reliable and friendly place

A decent choice of New York style Italian classics. The staff always seem a little rushed off their feet, but still manage to be attentive. Probably not the best food you'll ever eat, but a good stand-by for lunch. MLS

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Went for breakfast here around 9am. Friendly and welcoming staff. Great choices of breakfast from budget to luxury plus free coffee or tea refills. Fast service, tasty food and no quibbles about the refills. Very good would recommend.

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Long Sutton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went late one afternoon. Restaurant was quite empty yet our food took forever to arrive. Without even complaining a member of staff come over noticing our delay. We were given nearly the whole amount off our bill. Very friendly people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely meal, food was amazing, brilliant atmosphere with lovely staff! Definitely recommend waitress Lauren! Extremely polite and jolly, a pleasant surprise :) Overall extremely impressed and definitely recommend!

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Norwich
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My husband and I decided to go out on a busy Saturday night, we hadn't booked a table so had to wait about 20 mins which was fair enough as we hasn't booked, but we had a drink at the bar so that was ok. When we did get our table, the waiter guy was very attentive and looked after... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

A decent choice of New York style Italian classics. The staff always seem a little rushed off their feet, but still manage to be attentive. Probably not the best food you'll ever eat, but a good stand-by for lunch. MLS

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Well I chose from the many restaurants along the waterfront Norwich Frankie and bennies as I've eaten at Frankie and bennies before in other areas. I was met in the usual way at the entrance once some one noticed me standing there. I have seen other Frankie & bennies full to the brim and had to wait in the bar.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Visited yesterday with my 4 year old daughter a friend and her three teenagers; we went for the lunch menu which appeared to be good value at £9.45 for 2 courses. The service was slow, they weren't busy so no excuse! The starters were ok nothing special not particularly hot when delivered. I had the Philly burger, it was tasteless... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I went to Frankie and Bennies for the first time yesterday, we had actually gone to riverside for the all you can eat Chinese opposite but as it was bank holiday they saw fit to put the price up by £6 per head (alot when it is normally £6.99!), but I saw F&B had a lunch time menu for £6.95... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Brilliant meal. Always find Frankie and Benny's to be a good meal out! Staff were attentive and food was delicious! Walked in on Saturday eve and it was easy to get a table for two!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited Frankie and Benny's and ordered the Philly sandwich and a steak. The Philly sandwich had 4or 5 small pieces of steak in it, I can't imagine this being served in the USA there would be a riot and the steak dish ordered was not tender but on the tough side. Service was good and pleasant but it highlighted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wherry Street, Norwich NR1 1WZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1603 617206

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 37
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

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