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Charlie Franks Restaurant

34 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
+44 1752 603959
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (27 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a surprise party. Food is nothing special for the price you pay. Apparently they source locally grown food, yet I swear my mushrooms came out of a tin. My husband had to ask what soup it was as there was no taste...More

1  Thank wendy d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Monday for my brothers Birthday meal, we were greeted warmly by the lovely waitress India. Drinks order was taken promptly and all bought out quickly, India even asked if we wanted the children’s meals bought out with the starters which was fantastic....More

Thank Moo2277
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this past Saturday following many recommendations and the reviews and what can we say, we were not disappointed. Upon arrival, we were asked if we wanted to go straight to our table or if we wanted a drink in the bar, which is...More

1  Thank Kelli-Marie1988
Reviewed 4 October 2018

A group of 3 couples went here to celebrate a birthday. On arrival in the cocktail bar it was a lovely atmosphere and I had the apple mojito which was excellent. We were then shown to our table in the restaurant. The decor is great...More

Thank Nicky W
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Thought I would give it a try as walked past it often enough. Actually the food was great so cannot knock the quality etc. Got home and thought that compared to similar establishments it was a bit pricey. Checked receipt and would say that I...More

Thank Nick0506
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

After reading excellent reviews from here and from our friends who accompanied us, we thought we’d try CF’s for my wife’s belated birthday meal. I can see why this place gets such good publicity! Deceivingly, you walk through the fish & chip shop on ground...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Surprised once inside, amazing décor. warm greeting at the entrance. Pleasant surroundings.Service was excellent, nothing to much bother and very knowledgeable about the menu. Very friendly staff. Live music, not over powering. Food was hot and served promptly. Various dishes sampled and all very tasty....More

Thank David C
Reviewed 6 September 2018

6 of us visited Charlie Franks last Saturday night for an evening meal and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the experience. Excellent friendly and informed staff, good selection of food and wines, and very pleasant cocktail list. Entertainment from highly talented and experienced singer with...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Went for a pre birthday dinner. As you walk in the ambiance hits you. I've never experienced such a place. The staff are helpful and friendly. And the food was amazing. It was very busy but that added to the atmosphere. And the girl singing...More

Thank lynebbs
Reviewed 24 August 2018

My sister booked this place as they thought it was very good. Our whole experience was amazing. The place looks lovely and they had a guy playing saxophone which was nice. We started with a couple beers and moved on to cocktails. The barman (sorry,...More

1  Thank MartynForshaw
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Jonathan D
7 September 2018|
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Response from peculiarpots | Reviewed this property |
I would think this restaurant is not dog friendly.
Haley C
13 May 2017|
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Response from Grigg122 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did book as it was busy. You will not be disappointed.
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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