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Franks

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Havelock Street, Kettering NN16, England
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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A perfect little taste of Italy...

I've visited this place several times over the years, discovered it in 2002 and have loved it ever since!! It's never changed, and that is the charm. The food is amazing, and reasonably priced. The staff are very friendly, and there is always a good atmosphere about it. Everything you could want... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Anne-McAuley
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Corby, United Kingdom
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English first
Corby, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I've visited this place several times over the years, discovered it in 2002 and have loved it ever since!! It's never changed, and that is the charm. The food is amazing, and reasonably priced. The staff are very friendly, and there is always a good atmosphere about it. Everything you could want from a meal out :)

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Lovely evening spent at Franks, delicious pizza's. Wine and food great value in a great little restaurant with plenty of atmosphere. Will definitely be back!

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Kettering, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We visited with friends and kids on a Saturday evening. We have never been before and we had heard mixed reviews about the dining experience but many people stating that the pizzas were fab. We certainly weren't disappointed with the pizzas. My son had the Carbonara and loved it too. Wine was a good price for a bottle and it... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visit Franks as often as possible, knowing the staff their and other regular eaters makes a pleasant experience not to mention the insanely good food for such good value, plastic table covers to make for a true italian experience, Recommended for everyone.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Another gorgeous meal at Franks on Friday, the restaurant was full and the atmosphere is always so warm and welcoming. The meal was as always top notch and the service was second to none. I would like to give Nancy a special mention as she always gives such a warm and friendly welcome and fabulous customer service. I would recommend... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

After not being able to find an Italian with a free table we decided to try franks as we had heard all our friends raving about it! We weren't disappointed! Such a lovely homely and authentic feel and the staff were really friendly too! I've had a lot of pizza but franks was the best pizza I have had IN... More 

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northants
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went for my birthday, ok the restaurant is not the most poshest, the menus may had seen better days, it's not Buckingham palace, BUT! Who cares !! it has two of the most important ingredients that the best restaurants in London would be put to shame, good quality authentic italian food, just like mamma used to make and atmosphere!!... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Don,t know why anybody can give it negative feedback was in 21/03 the place was full had to turn people away.can,t wait for next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Came here with my girlfriend and her father plus his partner and can honestly say the food is fantastic, the staff are very helpful always making sure you are looked after, it has a really family friendly atmosphere. I had the pizza English that was cooked to perfection and my partner had a steak salad which was beautifully done, haven't... More 

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UK
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236 reviews 236 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have no idea who the clientele are that have written the previous reviews- but the good reviews prompted a visit. Gordon Ramsey would have a melt down if he visited! The menus were tatty and plastic peeling away and think I had better seating in my school canteen! Asked for a bottle of mineral water and was served a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Havelock Street, Kettering NN16, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

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