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Frankie & Benny's - Southend-On-Sea

18/20 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2NE, England
+44 1702 460732
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
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Italian, Pizza, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18/20 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2NE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was good as usual but there were a few things on the menu that the restaurant didn't have. This was on a Friday at 6pm so there must have been a few annoyed people later on. Service was excellent. We had two friendly waitresses...More

Thank jamiesandilands9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a family meal with the kids and wasn't expecting too much, the welcome was polite and efficient and as we waited for the last two to turn up we had a couple of drinks. The menu is quite good and we had calamari,...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at a few Frankie & Benny's and while not the best, this is just about up to standard. We were seated quickly and drinks orders taken but then nothing happened for a while. We flagged down a waitress who found out that...More

Thank absinthe_boy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3adults 4 children accommodated us even tho they were expecting large booking. Friendly waitress good service food was lovely. Thanks

Thank sunlovingtraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very reasonably priced, cocktails are not cheap but the same as what you expect to pay in most places. We waited over a hour after starters for a pasta, pizza, wrap and chicken dish which wasn't great and disappointed on how long we waited. The...More

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off the front of house staff were friendly enough but appeared to be struggling with just the two of them running round a reasonably busy restaurant at lunch time during the school holidays. We were served our drinks fine, except for some strange reason...More

Thank 407tam41
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here on and off over about the last 8 years and have always had mixed experiences. But tonight was by far the worst. Wasted almost 2 and a half hours just for 2 kids and 2 adult meals! Service so slow and food...More

Thank Annabelle003
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Spoke to staff on the phone to alter my booking and they were very helpful. On arrival restaurant very quiet. Service was good and quick. Food quality was Ok. Nothing special but nothing wrong with it. What left me with mixed feelings is that I...More

Thank sarah1305
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately there is a lot of building work going on the outside of the building, was very quiet in there for 7pm. Service is very good. My partner had mix grill and the steak was a bit tough. Unfortunately the restaurant looks tired so wouldn't...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A supposed lunch time treat for my elderly aunt who had been taken into temporary respite care. My daughter can only eat from the gluten free menu due to a medical condition so we picked this restaurant for the food to be safe for my...More

Thank Sue G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18/20 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 460732
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American Italian Restaurant & Bar. Families Welcome. Book a table and celebrate your birthday with us!
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