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Frankie & Benny's New York Italian Restaurant & Bar

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Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village Rhydycar Leisure Centre | Rhydycar, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1UT, Wales
+44 1685 729890
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very busy afternoon but I have to say it was very good , the food was as ordered, hot and extremely good ,the staff worked effectively and without fuss , well done . Never been to this resteraunt before but enjoyed it more then nantgarw or newport .

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice meal of pasta and pizza but how can they charge nearly £3 for a tiny portion of coleslaw thats bland and dry.

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117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy F&B's, especially the variety of food on the menu Usually the restaurants are noisy, sometimes too noisy, but I put up with it to a point. This particular restaurant, tends to be a little quieter than others that's why we keep coming back, always good food, pleasant staff, and good atmosphere. This last visit I think was... More 

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Thank Aelodnewydd
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

went here before the cinema wasn't too confident about food after reading reviews but was pleasantly suprised. my wife and I both had the 2 course for just under £10 each we had different meals and tried each others but I must admit everything was very tasty and proper size portions

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Thank Wayne B
Newtown, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Three girls had pizza which left them all very sick after! We are all from different areas and schools so it wasn't just a bug.......we had met in Cardiff at a gymnastic competition. The girls could only eat half the pizza as it didn't taste nice - we complained and had them for free, but after they were all sick... More 

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Thank joannemorgan1
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner came here on a date and it was really nice. The staff where friendly and helpful, we didn't have to wait long for our food and the food itself was really good. The restaurant itself was clean and tidy. Would go back.

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Thank Kieran W
Llangynidr, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a chain pub so despite eating in 2 in london and this one in merthyr , they are pretty much identical the food is not to bad the staff are above average if sparse and usually rushed , but the prices ... o the prices this is not a fine dining experience and where as their is money... More 

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Thank Lyndon E
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Free parking. Husband had meatballs and spaghetti which were very tasty and served with bread sticks. I had chicken and prawn alfredo which had a nice sauce (let's face it... pasta has no taste...) but not many prawns or chicken. Got bored halfway through, ate the meat and left most of the pasta. I think for that price it should... More 

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Thank TraWill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We visited for breakfast on a Sunday. Wasn't too busy, quick service and lovely yummy food!!! Service was polite and they were helpful and happy to be there.

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Thank Marie_Allen22
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Booked ahead of time. Arrived early and it was pretty quiet for a Sunday lunch time. Ordered two burgers and two unlimited refills of latte. First latte arrived before the meal and was hot, meal arrived after about 20 mins or so. It was ok, burger well cooked and pretty thick, as a result it was not juicy. The coleslaw... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village Rhydycar Leisure Centre | Rhydycar, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1UT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 729890

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?