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Benjamin on Franklin

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) #258 of 1,318 Restaurants in Adelaide $$ - $$$ , , International
233 Franklin St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
+61 130230
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (2 reviews)
“paella” (3 reviews)
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Australian, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
233 Franklin St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here before & the food has been OK. Today I had the Jimbalaya. It was awful, it had no flavour & was very hot with chillies. I eat a lot of spicy food but this was very unpleasant. I informed the waiting...More

Thank Dazza857
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was warm inside when it was cold outside. We ordered bread but they forgot this and brought our mains instead. I had kangaroo and it was nice with carrot and asparagus mix. Hubby had chicken schnitzel with mushroom sauce. Whilst nothing to write home...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Great beer selection and an amazing Gin Menu. Quiet enough from the busy spots and cosy atmosphere. Good place to get you're gin on!

Thank Chrisader
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Friends booked this pub for dinner and to a pub we came expecting pub food but found a menu that told me this was a restaurant with an enticing menu. Momentarily it was. Good start. But alas no, the food that arrived albeit nicely presented...More

Thank TinaAsh
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Been here 3 times over the years, but I think I've finally given up - food is never particularly good (and in the most recent case, it was cold and tough). Nice atmosphere and sometimes good service though.

Thank vacuity86
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A group of friends enjoyed an evening out at Benjamin's on Franklin. Tasty food, friendly staff and a lovely venue made for a top night. We shared entrees, the corn fritters were delicious, for mains the paella was a hit and the ginger/lemon cake for...More

Thank BilferG
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice meal for a group of 4. Good service well presented and tasty food reasonably priced in a well decorated area mixing lots of old with new

Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We spent our visit in the awesome outdoor beer garden which had great atmosphere. Food and drink also good.

Thank Sam_Voysey
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After pedalling around the city for 2 hours the happy pedallers were a bit hungry so we called in the B on F and ordered some pizzas & wedges etc. and the food was really good

Thank mundies65
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We attended a private function in the upstairs part of the hotel. The decor was an eclectic mix of traditional/vintage and new. Very cool vibe. Staff were friendly and service was great. The food, consisting of a variety of finger foods, was delicious and plentiful....More

Thank MichelleLBT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Australian, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Franklin St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 130230
  • E-mail
this pub has had a major overhaul and it is the funkyist place now and very popular with the city types and everyone else. Lots of old lampshades, cut glass hanging from the ceiling, beer garden with 3 great booths including huge retro lights hanging in each, great food, excellent staff and good wine list too. It ticks all my boxes. They seem like a happy bunch of staff which always makes it a better experience for the likes of me
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