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Frank's Bar

19 Bedford Street, Norwich NR2 1AR, England
+44 1603 618902
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“hummus” (26 reviews)
“spicy chips” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Bedford Street, Norwich NR2 1AR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Met up with a lovely lady that I've recently met, and she suggested Frank's. I hadn't been here for years. It was a nice warm day so we sat outside in the cosy courtyard. We decided to order a ciabatta each, I got chicken dukkah...More

Thank kathywalsh84
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The espresso martinis at franks bar are simply amazing!! The food is ok as well-but the upstairs seating area always smells of food which is a bit unpleasant

Thank SundayPlaying
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seating is too close together. Obnoxious staff. Owners are obviously trying to make it feel cosy but it just comes across as twee and a bit naff. There are much nicer places to be in Norwich with bags more natural atmosphere.

Thank LEM7476
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked behind Jarrold's, Frank's Bar is a must for anyone in Norwich. Quaint and tiny, this intimate cafe and bar packs a punch. I really enjoyed the selection of tea in the afternoon and cocktails in the evening. All round decent place.

Thank Lyra S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here for a celebratory brunch and had the chorizo and egg breakfast on sourdough which was absolutely beautiful! Ate it up with the gorgeous homemade ketchup (I assume it's homemade at least) - between three of us we had half the bottle!! We...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I came here. We bought bar food with a cocktail each and was lovely. Have been twice now.

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Somehow couldn’t find place I had booked Saturday night. Walked around and we eventually found this bar,eatery. We felt very relaxed here and enjoyed the atmosphere. Food was good and a friendly service.would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank g0ldfish666
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Wondered into this little beauty & thought we would give it a try, straight away we were greeted & shown a table. I noticed that despite it being a small place it had great character & was very cosy. All the staff were so helpful...More

Thank Kady L
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

A group of 6 of us went to Franks for hangover breakfast and it was amazing. They have a selection of veggie, vegan and meat breakfasts, all lovely and well stocked. Vegetarian bfast included, eggs (of your choice), beans, toast, halloumi, mushroom and tomatoes, potatoes...More

Thank kirkerska
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Went in for a drink on a recommendation of another bartender as it opens quite late, went in and were quickly sorted two glasses of Argentinian Malbec and a sharer of hummus, olives and bread. A very nice place to enjoy a quiet drink.

Thank TheHappyGecko
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January 7, 2018|
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Response from FranksBar | Property representative |
Hi, the Sunday Breakfast menu is served 10am until 6pm on a Sunday. After that there are nibbles on offer (like the Frank's Bar platter, olives etc) but no main meals I'm afraid.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:30 AM
10:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Bedford Street, Norwich NR2 1AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 618902
  • E-mail
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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