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Benjamin on Franklin

) #252 of 1,310 Restaurants in Adelaide $$ - $$$ , , International
233 Franklin St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
+61 130230
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (2 reviews)
“paella” (3 reviews)
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Australian, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
233 Franklin St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Had the fish pie which was delicious, service was great and could not fault. Loved the heritage decor mixed with modern decor. Will be back!

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

On Thursdays there is some sort of "special" on chicken wings, and it is a really good deal. We were visiting Adelaide, and we were taken to this restaurant by our son and his wife. Another couple, (friends of our daughter-in-law) also joined us. We...More

Thank Alex280546
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We have eaten here before & the food has been OK. Today I had the Jimbalaya. It was awful, it had no flavour & was very hot with chillies. I eat a lot of spicy food but this was very unpleasant. I informed the waiting...More

Thank Dazza857
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

It was warm inside when it was cold outside. We ordered bread but they forgot this and brought our mains instead. I had kangaroo and it was nice with carrot and asparagus mix. Hubby had chicken schnitzel with mushroom sauce. Whilst nothing to write home...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Great beer selection and an amazing Gin Menu. Quiet enough from the busy spots and cosy atmosphere. Good place to get you're gin on!

Thank Chrisader
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Friends booked this pub for dinner and to a pub we came expecting pub food but found a menu that told me this was a restaurant with an enticing menu. Momentarily it was. Good start. But alas no, the food that arrived albeit nicely presented...More

Thank TinaAsh
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Been here 3 times over the years, but I think I've finally given up - food is never particularly good (and in the most recent case, it was cold and tough). Nice atmosphere and sometimes good service though.

Thank vacuity86
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A group of friends enjoyed an evening out at Benjamin's on Franklin. Tasty food, friendly staff and a lovely venue made for a top night. We shared entrees, the corn fritters were delicious, for mains the paella was a hit and the ginger/lemon cake for...More

Thank BilferG
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice meal for a group of 4. Good service well presented and tasty food reasonably priced in a well decorated area mixing lots of old with new

Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We spent our visit in the awesome outdoor beer garden which had great atmosphere. Food and drink also good.

Thank Sam_Voysey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Franklin St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 130230
Description
this pub has had a major overhaul and it is the funkyist place now and very popular with the city types and everyone else. Lots of old lampshades, cut glass hanging from the ceiling, beer garden with 3 great booths including huge retro lights hanging in each, great food, excellent staff and good wine list too. It ticks all my boxes. They seem like a happy bunch of staff which always makes it a better experience for the likes of me
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