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Frank's Restaurant and Mussel Bar

53-57 High Street, West Malling ME19 6QH, England
+44 1732 843247
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (205 reviews)
“steak” (58 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Seafood, European, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53-57 High Street, West Malling ME19 6QH, England
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1 - 10 of 363 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I cannot recommend here highly enough. The staff were excellent, including asking if we were happy to pay the 10% optional service charge added to the bill. Drinks - a really wide range of beers and wine, and staff were more than willing to bring...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm normally in a wheelchair. The restaurant is easily accessible, and the staff arranged for me to have easily-accessible seating without me having to ask. It was a mussels night (Mondays and Thursdays), when they offer any of their mussels dishes, plus a dessert, for...More

Thank LittleBlackDuck
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went with my husband and son to Franks on a very hot Saturday evening. The restaurant was air conditioned and had a ceiling fan. Very good menu making it difficult to choose what we wanted. Very generous portions. For mains my son had mussels and...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for first time as heard plenty of good things about Franks. Was not disappointed with so many different combinations of mussels cooked in variety of sauces. Plenty of other dishes if mussels are not your thing. Staff were very attentive and friendly - good...More

Thank Paul337
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here last night for the first time although the family member with me had visited many times before. Lovely menu of both normal a la carte dishes plus the separate mussel menu. I chose the Belgium Congo Mussels and they were as fresh and...More

Thank Aubrey W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here as we were in the area. Its only a small establishment but very friendly. The menu does contain a lot of mussel dishes but it does exactly what it says on the tin! Given that you shouldn't eat mussels when theres isn't...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband came here on a Thursday evening. They do a deal...£16 each for mussels and a dessert for free. I had the green Thai mussels and they were amazing, tasted so good. My husband had a cider one which he loved. They...More

Thank Hollie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived at Franks we were made welcome, at first we were put on a table under a fan which was rather chilly, we asked to be moved which wasn't a problem, the staff were friendly and efficient, the food was amazing...More

1  Thank PaulaB88874
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really don't like to give bad reviews. It has to be very bad to do this. Firstly, I can't believe all these great reviews are genuine. All the bad reviews echo my recent experience here completely. I will list... - Tables so close together...More

Thank JaneIsobel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family of 8 to celebrate a birthday - we were seated straight away, there was a lovely busy atmosphere even though it was only a Wednesday night. We ordered a selection of starters - the crispy brie and squid were lovely....More

Thank Jessica R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Julia C
when do they realise staff have to be treated with respect
2 May 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from madeleine2194 |
(Should add he doesn't seem like a pedophile I do think that might have been an exaggeration but was still hilarious)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53-57 High Street, West Malling ME19 6QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 843247
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