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Le Gros Franck

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57 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1NT, England
+44 1223 565560
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08:30 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:30 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 17:30
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 as she drew my attention to the list of 'normal' coffees. Although a chain restaurant,... More 

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1 Thank SketchyConrad
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 hot food selection always has such delious looking things that are alway different and mouth... More 

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1 Thank rubymarste
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 playing in the background. I definitely recommend!

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1 Thank Rose L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Learn by your costly mistakes. Awful Breakfast, undercooked Hashbrowns Greasy plate with Soggy Mushrooms and imo Traditional English Breakfast does not have rubber 'German hotdogs overcooked Sausage' in it!!! And..........anemic toast which is a major no no.

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1 Thank Lee D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

LGF has been one of Cambridge's gems for the best part of 20 years. These days I tend to more frequently go to its sister restaurant, but yesterday I dropped in for a quick lunch with a friend. The service was friendly and the food as ever delicious, plentiful and enormously portioned. I can recommend the chicken with goats cheese,... More 

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Thank DJH747
Wisbech, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Quite expensive I felt. Outskirts of town, shouldn't command overdone prices. However, the food is good, the service is adequate. But the front door doesn't close properly, and the staff made no effort to shut it. Too, a staff member cleaned tables with a pungent substance whilst people were eating.

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1 Thank mgfj20424
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

More quality than quality but good choices (cafeteria) if you choose carefully. The beef bourguingnon was a bit too sweet but the ribs were good. More of a student vibe than a high end restaurant.

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Thank mt499
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and the lasange is usually a meal with a rich sauce, full of mince beef and pasta strips and excellent. Today 4th July it was absolutely aweful. It felt you were just eating tasteless pasta with hardly any beef mince and a dreadful sauce. I am going to write to the proprietor... More 

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1 Thank Sarah C
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Never expected to find such a nice place for breakfast. Best coffee I've bought in ages, The plum tart was as good as many I've sampled in Germany

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Thank Topcat024
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant/cafe several times since I first discovered it. It has become a local lunch time favourite. It has such a lovely atmosphere. It is like a cafe which serves from a menu as well as several hot cooked meals and salads, pulses, drunks and cakes. To date I have tried their stuffed peppers, vegetarian lasagne, fish... More 

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Thank Meena M
Legrosfranck, Owner at Le Gros Franck, responded to this review

Hi Meena, Thank you for your lovely review and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?