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Cocktails At Frankie And Bennys

Thursday, 25 October 2012

by Adele



When the lovely people at Frankie And Bennys asked me if I wanted to try some cocktails from their new cocktail menu I was happy to oblige!
Those that know me & have followed my blog for a while will already know how partial I am to a few cocktails!

On Saturday night, we headed to our local Frankie & Bennys. There was a great buzz about the place, as it was really busy - I always love walking into somewhere with a good atmosphere!



Cocktails
There was a broad choice on the cocktail menu, from seasoned favourites like the Cosmopolitan, to new cocktails like the Espresso Martini. All cocktails were reasonably priced. Mocktails (non alcoholic) were also available.

 My absolute favourite cocktail is a Mojito, so naturally I started with a Mojito as for me, this would be the ultimate gauge on how good the cocktails were.
Unfortunately, it missed the mark slightly, mainly as the flavour was just one-dimensional, I could only taste the lime, not the mint, the sweetness from the sugar or the alcohol.

Other cocktails we tried were the Bramble (Bombay Sapphire gin, fresh lemon juice, sugar and Chambord black-raspberry liqueur) & the Strawberry Daiquiri, which in my opinion were much better made.



Food
We also had an enjoyable meal. If you don't know Frankie & Bennys, it's a no frills Italian/American eaterie with an American diner feel to it, serving pizzas/pasta/steaks/burgers etc.

The food was good & wholesome, in fact the portions were really plentiful so I could only manage 2 courses. Ian had a gorgeous Sticky Toffee Pudding with vanilla ice cream for dessert.








Despite how busy it was, we received excellent service both at the bar & during our meal!

Thanks Frankie & Bennys for a fab evening!

Have you ever eaten at a Frankie & Bennys?

Have a fab Thursday Lovelies

nb: although this is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own

32 Lovely Comments:

Rebecca said...

I only have one word - YUM!

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M.E said...

I'm very picky with cocktails as i think it's pretty hard to find the perfect balance... most of the time they are too sweet, too watery or too alcoholic... so I stick to bubbly ;););) Love your outfit for the night and it seems like you guys had a great time :)


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Jennifer said...

It looks like you had a fun time!

xo Jennifer

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Popcorn, Pugs & Peonies said...

Sounds like a great place, but any place that wanted me to come taste their cocktails would have my seal of approval.

*Erin!

Anouka said...

I have never been to any Frankie and Bennys but would love to! The food looks great and I love mojitos. xo

Sola ante el espejo said...

Very cute!!
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Sara said...

Absolutly adorable atmosphere!!!
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Francesca Romana Capizzi said...

No and I'd love to get an invitation ! Wow, great place!
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Kim said...

Looks like a fun night out, food looks DELISH!!

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Fabrizia said...

That dessert looks so delicious!
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dimitri said...

Looks like a great moment and it's a very nice place. The food looks so delicious.
Nice photos.
Have a lovely day.
xx

YeamieWaffles said...

I actually adore this post so much Adele! It's awesome to see you and the husband out having so much fun and enjoying a great dinner! I love Frankie and Benny's like absolutely adore their food and although I'm trying to be teetotal currently I'd break that for a nice cocktail any time of the week, love these photos although I'm sorry the Mojito disappointed!

AnGeLiZeD said...

oMg!! u guys look sOOo good together!! and all that food is making me hungry!! Do follow me at http://makeupbeewithcrazyme.blogspot.com

Raquel Jiménez Bisuteria said...

Parece un
lugar muy agradable.
Besos

Raquel

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Rianne said...

wow very nice place and the food looks so jummie!!

tiny dancer said...

Looks like a great time! The food looks fantastic :)

Tasia

TheTinyHeart said...

I think it's funny that it's an American style restaurant but we don't actually have Frankie & Bennys here :) That strawberry daiquri looks yummy!!

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

How fun! You guys look fabulous! Too bad that the mojito wasn't right but glad to hear there were other yummy choices. I'd like to try this place. Too bad they don't have one here in the states.

Hope you're having a fabulous Thursday! xoxo

Floortje said...

Really love your blog dear!
Keep posting, you do it great!

XO

Diana Dazzling said...

So beautiful!
Love your blog! I follow you now, wanna follow me back? =)

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lebensstilblog said...

There is one in my town but I've never been. I think I should!

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Milna Mandusic said...

Looks like a fabolous evening!

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letizia said...

beautiful smile Adele! I can tell you're very happy, that's cool to see, oh and mmmm I would love to taste that mojito now!


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La borsa di Mary Poppins said...

very nice post!!Your blog is so lovely! I'm thinking, if you want, we can follow each other! It would be great!!
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Silvia said...

It looks an amazing place!!! Love it!

sophie said...

wow. you are so pretty and i like your smile.
we would like to follow each other? :)

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Levi (tlnique) said...

That looks great! Sounds like you had a good time ;) Love your necklace!

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Melle lunettes said...

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Milex said...

too perfect to be true

Alba said...

Yum!!

xoxo

RosyRilli said...

I forgot how much I love mojitos. Thanks for reminding me!!! :)

Fashionistable said...

Cocktails and lovely food. Perfect combination. Xxxx

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