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Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand, Dining bars
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Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were travelling through Pukekohe and wanted an early meal. The staff were excellent, responsive and efficient with orders. The menu offered a good choice and I selected the lamb rump. Food was fantastic and reasonably priced. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined in for midday meal. Staff were friendly, courteous, and cheery. Drinks arrived quickly, and the meals soon after. The meals were absolutely fantastic. I was surprised to see how great they were. The meal sizes were reasonable, and the meat dishes melted in our...mouths. Sooooo tender. Beautiful. We will definitely be coming back here.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 19 March 2024

Food is cooked to perfection and the presentation is beautiful There is casual seating and more formal seating to suit your preference Great selection of drinks especially Whiskey

Review collected in partnership with www.restauranthub.co.nz
Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 29 February 2024

The menu seems to have changed so instead of my normal gnocchi dish I ordered the vegetarian gnocchi dish instead. My friend got the Mac attack pizza. Both were delicious. I want to eat that gnocchi every day haha. Soooo good!! Staff are nice too...:)More

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 26 February 2024

Good food. Very busy night but prompt service and handy to home. Parking could be slightly difficult on a busy evening

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 15 February 2024

Used to come here semi regularly for a particular meal, sadly tonight was likely the last time. Unfortunately did not know the menu had changed as there was no mention of it on any social media and the online menu had not been updated so...was disappointing to find out my favorite dish was no longer available - I understand menus can change and have no issue with this but thought that it would have been advertised on socials/the website for future diners. I instead ordered the clams off the new menu which sounded nice but was not told it wasn’t actually available tonight and only found out when a bowl of mussels was brought over instead. Nothing else on the new menu caught my eye as it seems all of the staple menu items have had drastic changes with no options of substituting sides for other existing ones. My partner’s steak while tasting nice was well overcooked and not worth a nearly $50 price tag for a small scotch. Pretty disappointing as we have always loved Franklins and were looking forwards to a nice Valentines dinner only for it to be a bit of a let down.More

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 9 February 2024

Excellent service. You didn’t feel rushed to order. Meals weren’t expensive. All round nice place to eat.

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 10 January 2024

Had a lovely dining experience last night - The garlic pizza was an excellent starter to share and the Calamari was a huge serving. We enjoyed ourselves a lot and will be back again.

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 9 January 2024

We took 30 of our staff to Franklins for our Xmas function in December. We pre-ordered as we knew this would help the restaurant cater for a big group at such a busy time of year. Staff were so friendly, food came out very quickly,...hot and delicious. It was a great experience all round : )More

Review collected in partnership with www.restauranthub.co.nz
Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 7 January 2024

We had visitors from the UK and twelve of us sat down to dinner, 8 adults and 4 children. The service was very good as it was a little hectic with so many of us but the staff managed well. The children had various kids...meals and all enjoyed these and ate them all up....bonus for kids.....they get their pudding served at the same time...yum. We adults all enjoyed our starters and main meals and the meals were served promptly .There is quite a good drinks list also. Three of us managed dessert which were delicious. We have eaten several times at Franklins and have always had excellent service and food. I would highly recommend if visiting or living in Pukekohe.....try the Franklin bar and eatery....you won't be disappointed.More

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 28 December 2023

I first visited The Franklin Bar for my work xmas lunch and I chose the Lamb Rump for lunch. Oh my god that was soo lovely so I knew I was going to go back there again and so I decided to take my mum...with me next visit. Once again the lamb rump was excellent. The service was great and was always on hand in case we needed drinks or anything. Compliments to the Chef & staff, will definately be going back again.More

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

Nice food ,staff and settings. Like a number of other eateries no coffee is served which strikes me as strange. Perhaps it is to not encourage staying a long time after the meal... . xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2023

staff friendly food well presented and tasty Efficient Tidy & clean restaurant in the conservatory & Bar area

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2023

To be honest couldn't fault the food and the extensive whisky list is a good point of difference. Only criticism was that we weren't asked if we wanted more drinks when we should have.

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 3 December 2023

Had lamb and roast butternut pumpkin risotto, was lovely but pumpkin bits were different sizes so sone were hard and not quite cooked. Took it home in take out dish, hoping to enjoy again for lunch 😋

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Franklins Bar And Eatery. Pukekohe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5