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“Good, almost as good as France”
Review of Steak Frites

Steak Frites
Ranked #4 of 88 Restaurants in Colwyn Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 22 - USD 22
Description: Steak Frites! is a steakhouse that provides a unique dining experience Inspired by the spirit of old Parisian brasseries, we offer a simple menu where diners enjoy JUST ONE DISH: a green salad and walnuts with mustard vinaigrette followed by steak frites served with a béarnaise sauce made according to Steak Frites!'s secret recipe. With this simple offering, prompt service and informal atmosphere, Steak Frites is an ideal place to enjoy a quick and inexpensive meal with friends, family and colleagues.
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Description: Steak Frites! is a steakhouse that provides a unique dining experience Inspired by the spirit of old Parisian brasseries, we offer a simple menu where diners enjoy JUST ONE DISH: a green salad and walnuts with mustard vinaigrette followed by steak frites served with a béarnaise sauce made according to Steak Frites!'s secret recipe. With this simple offering, prompt service and informal atmosphere, Steak Frites is an ideal place to enjoy a quick and inexpensive meal with friends, family and colleagues.
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is a simple idea and very authentically French. I live in France and there are a few restaurants like this, like the Entrecote in Bordeaux which serves very similar meals and is extremely popular. The steak was very good, chips ok and salad with walnuts nice. It was a big portion, too much for two really. For pudding we both had chocolate mouse which was good, but it would be good if they had creme brulee or ile flotante aswell. The restaurant itself doesn't have much character with plastic chairs and it did feel cold in there. I liked the French graphics on the wall. The service was excellent. Its good for Colwyn Bay to have a restaurant like this so I'm glad its arrived and we will definitely be back.

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1  Thank Graceloves
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Bradley W, Owner at Steak Frites, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review my restaurant and thank you recognizing the French/ Parisian theme and concept. Let me reassure that many hours were spent in designing the restaurant. The chairs in fact were selected because they were designed by world renowned French designer Philippe Starck who became France’s Ambassador of Creativity and Innovation in 2009. The polycarbonate chairs were in fact inspired by the curves and detail of the opulent 18th Century French King Louis XVI armchair. I really look forward to seeing you again - in fact I’m sure you would like to know that at present we have on the dessert menu a stunning crème brulee cheesecake so don't be too long. Kind regards, Bradley

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

A new business and the owner is very charming and trying hard to make it work.And we wish him all the success.
However the steaks x 3 we had were of a very poor cut and chewy with gristle.As they only have one dish we were expecting perfection.Not average or less.You however can have as much fries as you like. Thought steak expensive for what it was.

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Bradley W, Owner at Steak Frites, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2016

Many thanks for taking the time to review my restaurant and let me reassure you that we only use locally sourced fresh Welsh Rib Eye steaks, which many consider it to be the tastiest cut on the cow aka the crème de la crème. I find it astonishing that you find our steak/ concept expensive. £15 for a fresh Welsh Rib Eye steak cooked to your liking, served with unlimited French fries, salad and warm baguette and butter. Many steak connoisseurs would disagree.

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

I've been twice - date night with the missus and a family gathering. Concept is simple, execution is perfect. The level of service, the welcome and of course the food is way above the price tag. A couple of tweaks between visits give even better value. I will return soon.

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1  Thank ceriandcath
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Bradley W, Owner at Steak Frites, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

Many thanks for your kind review it's always a pleasure to have you dine with us - Look forward to seeing you again soon - Kind regards, Bradley

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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I've had loads of steaks but the one that i had hear was by far the best i have ever had, i live in Bangor and wouldn't think twice of travelling to Colwyn Bay!!!

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Bradley W, Owner at Steak Frites, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

Many thanks for the kind review - Look forward to seeing you again very soon - Kind regards, Bradley

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Reviewed 10 December 2015

Have been a couple of times now and I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.. A simple set up which is just what it says on the menu.. Rib eye cooked to perfection just how you want it.. And they get it right for everyone.... Unlimited fries, unlimited green salad (which you really can't get enough of it's really nice). The owner is very welcoming and creates a fantastic atmosphere and nothing is too much trouble for him or his staff.. Go on try it you will definitely want to go again & again

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1  Thank Fionawills11
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Bradley W, Owner at Steak Frites, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

Many thanks Fiona for this review it means a lot to me and the team - Look forward to seeing you again very soon - kind regards, Bradley

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