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Frankie & Benny's - Colchester image
Frankie & Benny's - Colchester image
Frankie & Benny's - Colchester image

2 for 1 at Frankie & Benny's - Colchester

Frankie & Benny’s 2 for 1 on starters, mains and desserts every day of the week; only with your tastecard membership.

Welcome to Frankie & Benny’s! Bringing together the best of New York and Italian cuisine and providing tastecard members with big flavours and massive choice at great value, the restaurant chain is a must-visit should anyone find themelves in close proximity to one of their exquisite, American diner style restaurants. Whether it's for a juicy chicken burger or an Italian classic like pasta and succulent meatballs, they have something for everyone!

Frankie & Benny's have been a much loved, restaurant of choice of many for over 20 years and offer families a place to go for a fun, comforting meal where diners can enjoy some well-deserved, chilled out family time. They cater to all tastes, appetites and dietary needs with a fabulous Gluten Free menu, a wondrous collection of vegetarian dishes and, for those that feel like a lighter bite, there are a host of smaller, healthier dishes available.

Delve into one of their mouth-watering Freakshakes, or grab a beer with friends and enjoy a real home-from-home meal in style with Frankie & Benny's.

Important Information

Please Note: The tastecard discount is for 2 for 1, 7 days a week, across starters, mains and desserts. The tastecard restaurant deal is valid on breakfast items. Extra toppings and add-ons are not included in the offer, but may be purchased at usual menu price. Festive Dishes, Sharing starters, sharing mains, sharing desserts and sides are excluded from this offer. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Frankie & Benny’s vouchers, discount codes, deals and offers. There is no need to book ahead, but do mention when being seated that you intend to use your tastecard. The cheapest or equivalent dish of each course from each menu section will be discounted from your bill. Set/fixed price, lunch menus, kids menus, takeaways and delivery are excluded from the deal. Each tastecard is only valid for 6 people. The tastecard discount is not available on Bank Holidays or on Celebration Days including, but not limited to, Valentine's Day, Mothering Sunday, Father's Day, etc. The following Frankie & Benny's restaurants are excluded from the tastecard offer: Manchester Printworks, O2, Wembley, Victoria Place, location in airports and train stations.

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Frankie & Benny's - Colchester
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Hossain said
" Very good service
Nice people
Good food"
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Fred said
" Really friendly staff, great food for a reasonable price"
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Paulsarah17 said "Always Good
Always enjoy it here friendly staff...nobody laughed (too much) when I stacked it by the kitchen"
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DLM said
" Good food and great service"
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Linda said "greatest the waiter; disappointed food
... we went for birthday celebration... simple food took ages to come and burnt then great staff..."
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"Loud
Restaurant is as expected American Italian not sure about new menu miss some of the old classics..."
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Lillah said "Please Don’t Waste Your Money
The service was slow and very unprofessional. The food was greasy and we found two fibres in our..."
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" Nice pasta dish, meat balls and penne. Could have been better if there had been a little more..."
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Nick said "Good family meal
Good food, excellent service and a great price using tastecard."
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PAUL said "Poor!
Food quantity & quality is rapidly going down hill. Menu choice now also very limited with..."
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Green said
" Very nice."
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Mrs said
" Food very poor,not served as described on the menu
Spicy chicken pizza not spicy at all and..."
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VIVIANA said "Great Bbkfast
Brillaint breakfast and coffee. Highly recommended."
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Andrew said "Frankie And Bennys Stanway
Excellent service, our waitress was really on the ball
Food was very mediocre, over cooked..."
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Claire said "Great Food And Service
Was very supposed that I could use my taste card on 241 across the main menu starters deserts and..."
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" Great food and very friendly staff."
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Theresa said
" Lovely meal, friendly staff, food lovely, good value for money"
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Pauline said "Dinner
Used my Tastecard this evening. Lovely friendly restaurant. Pleasant clean surroundings with..."
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" Nice friendly restaurant"
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Ockeysrus.com said "Excellent all round
Everything was very good and as expected.
The only down side was we were surrounded by..."
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Tracey said "First Time Users
Waitress Zsuzsi was very friendly. Even after saying we would be using a Tastecard we were not..."
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  • Hossain said:
    " Very good service
    Nice people
    Good food "
    Posted 3 months, 14 days ago...
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  • Fred said:
    " Really friendly staff, great food for a reasonable price "
    Posted 5 months, 10 days ago...
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  • Paulsarah17 said: "Always Good
    Always enjoy it here friendly staff...nobody laughed (too much) when I stacked it by the kitchen "
    Posted 9 months, 24 days ago...
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  • DLM said:
    " Good food and great service "
    Posted 10 months, 5 days ago...
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  • Linda said: "greatest the waiter; disappointed food
    ... we went for birthday celebration... simple food took ages to come and burnt then great staff managed to change the ordered food, still come burnt.. grumpy mum and poor kid, really dont wanna say this but unlijely will go there again.
    Tnx to the waiter to make the birthday at least a bit good. "
    Posted 10 months, 25 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • "Loud
    Restaurant is as expected American Italian not sure about new menu miss some of the old classics ie fishcake .
    Staff very friendly but slow but Int was children’s tea Time . Music was to loud not background music hard to hear my wife talk "
    Posted 1 year, 20 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Lillah said: "Please Don’t Waste Your Money
    The service was slow and very unprofessional. The food was greasy and we found two fibres in our food that we couldn’t even tell what it was. The tables were mismatched. Really disappointed and won’t be going to this restaurant ever again and wouldn’t recommend it at all. "
    Posted 1 year, 2 months, 4 days ago...
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  • " Nice pasta dish, meat balls and penne. Could have been better if there had been a little more sauce, it was a bit dry. "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 3 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Nick said: "Good family meal
    Good food, excellent service and a great price using tastecard. "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 27 days ago...
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  • PAUL said: "Poor!
    Food quantity & quality is rapidly going down hill. Menu choice now also very limited with many former favourites missing... is this chain in financial difficulties? Used to like F&B... time to go elswhere! "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 28 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Green said:
    " Very nice. "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 7 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Mrs said:
    " Food very poor,not served as described on the menu
    Spicy chicken pizza not spicy at all and burnt around the edges
    Risotto bland and served with broccoli and not courgettes as described
    Asked for fresh ground pepper was not readily available had to wait for some to be found
    Glass of Wine served was off, but was replaced
    Ordered beer had to ask again before it arrived
    Not a great experience "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 14 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • VIVIANA said: "Great Bbkfast
    Brillaint breakfast and coffee. Highly recommended. "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 11 days ago...
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  • Andrew said: "Frankie And Bennys Stanway
    Excellent service, our waitress was really on the ball
    Food was very mediocre, over cooked chicken . . .
    Would try again . . .
    Everyone has a bad day "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 2 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Claire said: "Great Food And Service
    Was very supposed that I could use my taste card on 241 across the main menu starters deserts and main dinners all 241 staff was lovely and food was excellent would recommend for family’s nice place to go "
    Posted 1 year, 9 months, 17 days ago...
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  • " Great food and very friendly staff. "
    Posted 1 year, 9 months, 29 days ago...
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  • Theresa said:
    " Lovely meal, friendly staff, food lovely, good value for money "
    Posted 1 year, 11 months, 2 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Pauline said: "Dinner
    Used my Tastecard this evening. Lovely friendly restaurant. Pleasant clean surroundings with music not too loud for a change. All two courses that we had were very nicely served and delicious. Plenty of parking. "
    Posted 2 years ago...
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  • " Nice friendly restaurant "
    Posted 2 years, 5 days ago...
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  • Ockeysrus.com said: "Excellent all round
    Everything was very good and as expected.
    The only down side was we were surrounded by noisy kids. But that was for only 15 mins before they all left and to be honest it was only a slight problem and the overall experience was fine. "
    Posted 2 years, 8 days ago...
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  • Tracey said: "First Time Users
    Waitress Zsuzsi was very friendly. Even after saying we would be using a Tastecard we were not made to feel awkward. She explained how the bill itemised the savings as we were unsure. Time taken with us with no pressure. This is the first time we had used the Tastecard, very impressed. "
    Posted 2 years, 23 days ago...
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  • Hossain said:
    " Very good service
    Nice people
    Good food "
    Posted 3 months, 14 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Fred said:
    " Really friendly staff, great food for a reasonable price "
    Posted 5 months, 10 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
    rating summary.
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  • Paulsarah17 said: "Always Good
    Always enjoy it here friendly staff...nobody laughed (too much) when I stacked it by the kitchen "
    Posted 9 months, 24 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
    rating summary.
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  • DLM said:
    " Good food and great service "
    Posted 10 months, 5 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Linda said: "greatest the waiter; disappointed food
    ... we went for birthday celebration... simple food took ages to come and burnt then great staff managed to change the ordered food, still come burnt.. grumpy mum and poor kid, really dont wanna say this but unlijely will go there again.
    Tnx to the waiter to make the birthday at least a bit good. "
    Posted 10 months, 25 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
    rating summary.
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    Ease of tastecard use
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  • "Loud
    Restaurant is as expected American Italian not sure about new menu miss some of the old classics ie fishcake .
    Staff very friendly but slow but Int was children’s tea Time . Music was to loud not background music hard to hear my wife talk "
    Posted 1 year, 20 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
    rating summary.
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  • Lillah said: "Please Don’t Waste Your Money
    The service was slow and very unprofessional. The food was greasy and we found two fibres in our food that we couldn’t even tell what it was. The tables were mismatched. Really disappointed and won’t be going to this restaurant ever again and wouldn’t recommend it at all. "
    Posted 1 year, 2 months, 4 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • " Nice pasta dish, meat balls and penne. Could have been better if there had been a little more sauce, it was a bit dry. "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 3 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Nick said: "Good family meal
    Good food, excellent service and a great price using tastecard. "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 27 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • PAUL said: "Poor!
    Food quantity & quality is rapidly going down hill. Menu choice now also very limited with many former favourites missing... is this chain in financial difficulties? Used to like F&B... time to go elswhere! "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 28 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Green said:
    " Very nice. "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 7 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Mrs said:
    " Food very poor,not served as described on the menu
    Spicy chicken pizza not spicy at all and burnt around the edges
    Risotto bland and served with broccoli and not courgettes as described
    Asked for fresh ground pepper was not readily available had to wait for some to be found
    Glass of Wine served was off, but was replaced
    Ordered beer had to ask again before it arrived
    Not a great experience "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 14 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
    rating summary.
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  • VIVIANA said: "Great Bbkfast
    Brillaint breakfast and coffee. Highly recommended. "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 11 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Andrew said: "Frankie And Bennys Stanway
    Excellent service, our waitress was really on the ball
    Food was very mediocre, over cooked chicken . . .
    Would try again . . .
    Everyone has a bad day "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 2 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Claire said: "Great Food And Service
    Was very supposed that I could use my taste card on 241 across the main menu starters deserts and main dinners all 241 staff was lovely and food was excellent would recommend for family’s nice place to go "
    Posted 1 year, 9 months, 17 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • " Great food and very friendly staff. "
    Posted 1 year, 9 months, 29 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Theresa said:
    " Lovely meal, friendly staff, food lovely, good value for money "
    Posted 1 year, 11 months, 2 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Pauline said: "Dinner
    Used my Tastecard this evening. Lovely friendly restaurant. Pleasant clean surroundings with music not too loud for a change. All two courses that we had were very nicely served and delicious. Plenty of parking. "
    Posted 2 years ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • " Nice friendly restaurant "
    Posted 2 years, 5 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Ockeysrus.com said: "Excellent all round
    Everything was very good and as expected.
    The only down side was we were surrounded by noisy kids. But that was for only 15 mins before they all left and to be honest it was only a slight problem and the overall experience was fine. "
    Posted 2 years, 8 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Tracey said: "First Time Users
    Waitress Zsuzsi was very friendly. Even after saying we would be using a Tastecard we were not made to feel awkward. She explained how the bill itemised the savings as we were unsure. Time taken with us with no pressure. This is the first time we had used the Tastecard, very impressed. "
    Posted 2 years, 23 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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