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Le Gros Franck

€€ - €€€French
57 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1NT, England
+44 1223 565560
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (9 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
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French
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
57 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1NT, England
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch. The food is set out in a counter. I asked if I could have the beef without the rice but some veg. I was told very rudely that that would be £3.50 extra. I could have some plain salad but...More

Thank SKD73
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We went here for breakfast, which the both the menu and the sign outside said was served until 11.30. Although it was only 11.10, when we asked the server rudely told us that they weren't serving breakfast, didn't apologise and rudely told us to choose...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Passing and went in to have the eggs benedict, which was excellent. I enjoyed my visit and if I get the opportunity will definitely return.

1  Thank CulbinSands
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is just amazing. The staff is super friendly, the prices are really cheap for Cambridge, and oh my god the food is good. Especially those damn ribs they do, holy hell! I wish I could give more stars!

1  Thank Filipe T
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I've been here several times over the years. In the past it's been generally quite good with a mix of food off the board, hot meals and salad at lunchtime. Recently we went for lunch - the steak et frites is gone, so is the...More

1  Thank Refdef
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here once a month for five years plus. For the last three visits the standard of service, food and attention to detail has gone down quite significantly. A couple of visits ago, the person serving was not able to clearly describe...More

1  Thank Sandyrew
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Nothing French about this place.... Went for lunch - staff and ambiance nice enough - food was pretty disappointing. It's basically a buffet of pre-cooked meals in a bain-marie (I guess that's French). I guess if it's what you're expecting it's ok, but if not...More

Thank on-_y_-vas
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Really want to like this place as my kid attends the French school down the street, but over a few visits have found it to be a bit disappointing overall. One time I asked for a cafe creme and the server looked confused and bewildered...More

2  Thank SketchyConrad
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Have been coming to this cafe for so many years! Such a nice place to quickly stop in, from walking from town to the station or vise versa. Their bagettes are a perfect little thing for lunch or if you are feeling hungier then their...More

1  Thank rubymarste
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I stopped here for lunch with a few friends, some of us had delicious cheesy crepes and others had wonderful hot baguettes, great for a chilly day. The portion sizes were generous and the service was fantastic. I love the touch of the French radio...More

1  Thank Rose L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 565560
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