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Frankie & Benny's Didsbury

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Wilmslow Road | Unit 5a, Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre, Manchester M20 5PG, England
+44 161 446 4140
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a big fan of Frankie & Benny's, I like the style of the restaurant and I like the menu. I popped in here after bowling with my 2 lads on Sunday and whilst the service was great and reasonably quick the quality of the food was really disappointing. My eldest son had pizza and whilst he said it was... More 

Thank PeteMcManus
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've always loved visiting Frankies and Bennys in Didsbury, but this particular time was outstanding and it's all down to our lovely waitress! Always offering to get us more drinks and checking that everything was up to scratch! I think her name was Victoria! So thank you for making myself and my family feel welcome and looked after! :)

Thank Sarah D
Corby, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dessert was expensive for the size of portion, we shared a banoffee basket which was beautifully presented and tasted delicious but we expected more for £5.95! Drinks are refillable but it wasn't immediately obvious, our server told us it was. Coffee was nice and hot, I enjoyed the Latte but I am no connoisseur. Server was friendly but with too... More 

Thank Sue A
A TripAdvisor Member
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After the starters they cleared the table and didn't replace the cutlery. They brought the mains and didn't even check. I was waiting around waving at waiters for a while trying to get a fork for my steak. By the time I got the fork the steak was already getting cold. But the taste didn't make up for it. It... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Half an hour to be served with a drink to be told no Pepsi , dirty cutlery, further 40 minutes for starter followed by 40 minutes for mains, no cheese on the cheese burger then to finish it off a long black hair in my sons food! Honestly never had a meal like it and a very very disappointing end... More 

1 Thank Jodie A
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
142 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Weirdly I have never liked eating at F&B's until last November 24th when we visited the Printworks restaurant. This meal was excellent with fabulous service and I changed my mind. Today we visited East Didsbury and had another great experience. The restaurant was heaving with family's just out the adjacent cinema so there was noise of excited children but it... More 

Thank Simon T
Stockport, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Felt very sorry for our waiter who had to tell my wife a) she couldnt have the Christmas menu as she hadnt prebooked (said nothing about that on the christmas menu left for us at the table, why put it there at all without t's and c's written on it then?) ; b) she couldnt have a cocktail as they... More 

Thank CB001_11
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Pre movie meal, nice staff, Christmas music (in november) far too loud, asked for it to be turned down, which it was, until it was turned back up to deafening... Ordered Mozzarella Garlic Bread, which was nice, but at nearly a fiver should have been. Italian Meats pizza, (why such a poor range of pizza? most of them come with... More 

Thank RondoNarko
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The food is not the same as it used to be a few years ago. Tasted like processed or frozen food. Great service anyway.

Thank Oren14
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I can't remember the name of the name who was waiting on us but I'm pretty sure it was Simon , the guy is literally the only thing saving this place !!! He's amazing ! The cake and ice cream stupidly small but hay hoo it was a cheap 3.65 for hot drink and cake so you can't moan I... More 

Thank Haseena K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: Wilmslow Road | Unit 5a, Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre, Manchester M20 5PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 446 4140

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?