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Franklins Cafe Bar - CLOSED

87 Main Road | Ogmore by Sea, Bridgend CF32 0PW, Wales
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
16 Jun 2015
“Stunning location, average food, terrible service.”
17 Sep 2014
“New ownership”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, British, Vegetarian Friendly
87 Main Road | Ogmore by Sea, Bridgend CF32 0PW, Wales
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

I've visited here with friends and family twice in the past year, both times just for coffee and a snack, but both times on a busy Saturday afternoon (which may be the part of the problem). Whilst it's a lovely place to sit outside and...More

Thank DavidJey
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Sad to say won't be visiting again. Lovely decor, menu shows potential but the service, welcome & coffees were disappointing. The owners were taking it in turns to walk their dog! Wouldn't have minded waiting if their had been a smile or eye contact. Home...More

Thank Nuey1962
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Used to love Franklins - now under new management and our first experience was awful. What was a lovely friendly neighbourhood cafe with a friendly welcome and good fresh food has now become pretentious - what looks like an extensive menu (always a warning sign...More

1  Thank JoannaCymraes
Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Now renamed !! Not franklins anymore! Ian & Hilary from the Laleston inn now run this lovely venue so expect the same high standard of food! Called here for lunch last week while out walking - popular with cyclists and walkers plus passing trade, we...More

1  Thank cariad6
Reviewed 6 May 2014

First up I read that this Cafe is under new ownership, so our visit might have been effected by teething problems and fingers crossed that it all gets sorted - because this Cafe really has a lot of potential. Firstly the service was very slow...More

Thank BBMalky
Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

Not as good as it looks but it's in early stages. It will hopefully get better. It takes ages for your food and drinks and boxes all over the place.

Thank TheEpicReveiwer
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We stopped by on Bank holiday Monday and the food was excellent. The roast beef & Horseradish baguette was absolutely beautiful. We also had the curry which was really good. Unfortunately we were left waiting quite a while for our drinks to be brought to...More

1  Thank RapaNui27
Reviewed 4 January 2014

This is a lovely small cafe overlooking the sea. We visited for breakfast and very luckily managed to get a table without phoning ahead. I have been since though and was unable to get a table - we were advised by the staff to ring...More

Thank FarmanC
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Went for a breakfast before walking in this area and really enjoyed the experience. Staff friendly and quirky crockery. open all year and all day!

Thank pamskelding
Reviewed 6 October 2013

The service was as reported, welcoming, accommodating and enthusiastic. My family took vegan/vegetarian options and were well pleased at the meals served to them. From that perspective this establishment cannot be faulted. However, as the only meat eater in the group I can only report...More

Thank Arrem
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  • Address: 87 Main Road | Ogmore by Sea, Bridgend CF32 0PW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Bridgend
01656 880661
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