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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (210 reviews)
“steak” (58 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, European, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53-57 High Street, West Malling ME19 6QH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a lovely evening with friends. Excellent choice of mussels and Belgian beers. Had a nice table and despite what another reviewer said, we had no other tables close to us, maybe we were just lucky. Staff were excellent, didn't rush us. If you don't...More

Thank dolcevita892
Reviewed 6 days ago

A group of six friends regularly celebrate a past event and this takes the form of a meal with plenty of laughter. We have been to Franks before and have always been made very welcome. The same this time and the food is always good,...More

Thank idlerocks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Wednesday night and quite busy which added to the atmosphere. Mussels large and plenty off them. Cosy feel to restaurant. Would definitely go again.

Thank nmiller5543
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here about 4 times now & the food is excellent along with the Belgian beers too. Book if you visit on a mon or thurs as its their offer of mussels & dessert for around £16 pp, if you like mussels then...More

Thank karensalli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My inlaws chose Franks to celebrate there anniversary, as we have all met up there before. The staff are very helpful and efficient. Menu is made up of stakes and fish and of course mussels, all of which is cooked well.

Thank Trish G
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 15 June 2017 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
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Julia C
1 May 2017|
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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