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Charlie Franks Restaurant

34 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
+44 1752 603959
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant nice atmosphere very chilled and great live music. Defo hidden treasure in Plymouth.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went her for an evening meal with friends we had the ribs and fish and chips very good food but a little on the pricy side!!! sweets were aprox £6 each, and drinks were expensive, service was good and attentive, very good ambience and decor,...More

Thank kwjeva
Tony S, Owner at Charlie Franks Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Kwjeva Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Feedback good and bad is important to us as this will help us refine our offer and service. We have worked hard on the decor and entertainment making Charlie Franks somewhere different for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden gem in Plymouth. Beautifully decorated, excellent service and the steak was perfect. The singer created ambience.

2  Thank Zena G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in for lunch with Mum on her birthday, so we wanted to take her somewhere nice and boy is this place nice. The decor is wonderful, there's a relaxed ambiance and the staff were lovely and attentive, until our mains arrived! The food...More

Thank peculiarpots
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful surprise this place was, never even knew the upstairs was there. What a find, lovely food, and the service from Chloe was amazing, I will go as far to say the best waitress I’ve ever come across. She was even interacting with...More

2  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked this Restaurant up on the internet and thoroughly enjoyed our visit here last Thursday. The food was great, service from staff great. Really smart and entertaining decor. Just wish we lived nearer so that we could enjoy a musical evening there which looks to...More

1  Thank vivkind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for an early meal after work with family. Plush surroundings. Service was certainly not obtrusive and we didn’t feel rushed but if anything it took a while to place our orders. Food arrived quickly though and was very enjoyable. Both myself and my daughter...More

Thank mrsg9992017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit to Charlie Franks so had high hopes sadly not so food was lovely couldn’t fault it the service was poor when we finished the starter we were left with the empty plates for ten minutes and the place wasn’t even that busy .when...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After previously giving Charlie Franks a 5* review for their lunch time special menu (even though as mentioned the portions were on the smaller size) I was disappointed that the evening menu portions were the same size but twice the the price. I had the...More

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Love this place. Food cooked to order in a pristine kitchen. Food always lovely, great fish and chips and love their curry sauce. Staff have been great (love their uniforms). Look forward to Friday lunchtime treat.

Thank Devon B
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Questions & Answers
Haley C
13 May 2017|
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Response from JulieGrigg | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did book as it was busy. You will not be disappointed.
14 April 2017|
Response from Tony S | Property representative |
Hi Jannerbloke we are open 14th and 15th April and closed easter Sunday and easter Monday then we reopen on 18th April. Thanks Tony S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 603959
  • E-mail
Charlie Franks is an exciting new fish and chip shop in the heart of Plymouth. We offer daily specials of freshly caught fish from Plymouth fish market. Great quality food for a great price.
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