Frankie and Benny’s, Littleover
In the quaint suburban village of Littleover, only a short drive from Derby city centre, Frankie and Benny’s is a fun and well-loved restaurant with a number of outlets across the United Kingdom. With a truly extensive menu of New York-Italian inspired food, offering dishes from breakfast until late, the restaurant is hugely popular with families and groups of friends, offering a fun, lively atmosphere in a uniquely themed setting.
The restaurant itself is cosy and stylish, nostalgically decorated in a 50’s Italian-American style, with dark wooden furniture, bright plush diner-style booths and classic family photographs adorning the walls. The restaurant is popular for family meals and group get-togethers, with a lively atmosphere and food to satisfy every taste. The scene is set by the restaurant’s excellently put together soundtrack, with plenty of 50’s favourites such as Dean Martin, Nat King Cole and The Beach Boys.
The menu is packed full of delicious Italian-American favourites, including pastas, pizzas, burgers and plenty of specials. To start choose something simple and flavourful such as caprese salad with fresh cherry tomatoes, mozzarella and basil, tossed in olive oil, drizzled with a balsamic glaze and served with warm garlic ciabatta on the side. The burgers are a top choice for visitors with favourites such as the F&B special Black Pepper Mayo – Cajun spiced with crispy grilled bacon, fresh baby gem lettuce, tomato, red onion and dill pickle, topped with a special black pepper mayo sauce and served on a toasted sesame seed bun with house fries and tomato-chilli relish on the side. There’s plenty of choice for vegetarians too, offering dishes such as the Veggie Feat Calzone, stuffed with a selection of vegetables and topped with a rich Neapolitan tomato and herb sauce.
Students can enjoy a NUS discount here. Please contact the restaurant for more information.
A fantastic restaurant in a popular location, Frankie and Benny’s, Littleover is a great destination for families and groups of friends if you’re looking for simple and delicious Italian American food.