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Franks

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Havelock Street, Kettering NN16, England
01536482089
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Corby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time we have eaten at franks.food good cooked to order.resturants needs investment.soft drinks small glasses.cash only

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Thank dawnyslack
Corby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Amazing authentic Italian restaurant offering hand made stone baked pizzas. Situated in the heart of Kettering makes Frank's in Havelock Street a hidden gem. Third generation in the same family is an outstanding achievement.

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Thank Kathleen S
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

It was a revelation to find this traditional, family owned & run back street pizzeria in a Northamptonshire town. 3 generations on, after 46 years, the same family are still running this restaurant with love and passion. The menu is limited, the building could be smartened up but hey, most eating places in the UK today are run by chains.... More 

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Thank martingstraus
Northamptonshire
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Franks is a blast from the past. Feels like you have gone back in time. Food always lovely and reasonably priced. Staff very friendly Love the outdoor area in the summer. Feels like you could be abroad. Absolutely love it there.

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Thank bensonsmum
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I haven't had service & food like this in my home town in a very long time! Me and my friend who I met whilst backpacking Asia meet up occasionally for a catch up, told him I'd take him to a restaurant I've heard so much about but in 22 years of living in kettering I had yet to visit.... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Always knew Franks was in town, somewhere in the warren of terraced houses that I never really had need to go near. We decided to try it last week for the first time, we were both craving a wood fired pizza and there are no others in town anymore :( All I can say is that we were delighted! Our... More 

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Thank mustbesuzy
South West England, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We tried this place based on tripadvisor reviews. It's weel estabilished but pretty hidden in a back street with no parking.. The building itself is a converted end-terrace which could do with some tlc. On the plus side the food was ok and the prices were reasonable and also the portions were good.

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Thank travelprof1
Kettering, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Although not the smartest restaurant in town, it certainly does the most authentic pizza. Log fired pizza oven is the proper way to cook pizza. The food, pastas, salads and sweets were in good portion sizes. The prices are fair for an Italian eatery. Recommended!

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Thank Jon P
Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening for a family birthday, we did book first which I would always recommend to do, as it gets so busy. The pizzas are really good, although the menu is small, you can always choose your own toppings and create your own. We all shared a huge plate of antipasto which was fresh cold salami,... More 

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Thank Sarah7463
Northampton, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

A group of three adults and two children approached with some trepidation as the decor outside and in leaves something to be desired. The menu is not vast but the staff are pleasant enough and the food was delicious. We had garlic bread on a pizza base to start, then pizzas and spaghetti carbonara for mains. The salad was cheap... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havelock Street, Kettering NN16, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: 01536482089

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?