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“Overpriced”
Review of Le Gros Franck

Le Gros Franck
Ranked #296 of 691 Restaurants in Cambridge
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Overpriced”
Reviewed April 12, 2013

Ridiculously overpriced. £28.50 for a starter, dessert & glass of wine??? The food was basic bistro fare, nothing special. Avoid.

  • Visited April 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good, traditional French fare”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

I've walked past this restaurant many times but never had dinner there. By day it is a cafe which I've never found super appealing, but by night it's transformed! It has a standard menu but also a long list of specials, and a short wine list (by the bottle only). A two-course meal from the set menu is a reasonable £15 but once you venture off this it is a bit more pricey. For the three of us, each having main and dessert, plus a nice bottle of wine the bill was about £100 (including service). Not ridiculous but not cheap either. The service was excellent - the waiter was attentive without being intrusive, even though we were the second-last table to leave. I'm sure I'll be back.

  • Visited March 2013
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cambridge
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Worth a revisit.”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

We ate here last week after friends had given us a tip off that it was great food. We feel it was average food if not a little expensive for what you got. But all in all we had a lovely time. Great sevice. We will give it another go

  • Visited February 2013
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New York City, New York
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Decent options for lunch”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

The pastries are quite good, more than the savory dishes I would say.

The dinning room downstairs is convenient just not the most comfortable.

If you have a sweet tooth, it is worth a visit.

Visited December 2012
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“poor service”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

I have had takeaway coffees from there in the past and thought I'd try their food.
The food was OK, I had a chicken pie with salad which wasn't amazing but what you'd expect from the price. The ambience is very French Cafe/bistro - hectic, cluttered and a bit sticky and grubby.
My major gripe was being shouted at by the lady who took my money, she ordered me to go and get a table and snatched the money from me without a 'please' or 'thank you'. I understand that they were busy, but it seems all she was interested in was my money in her till!!!

  • Visited January 2013
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