United Kingdom Journals

UK bits and bobs

A travel journal to United Kingdom by rufusni

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Frankie & Benny's

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Restaurant | "below average chain"

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I was staying in the nearby Premier Inn but was without a car and having just got out of a taxi from the airport didn't want the hassle of getting another one. So I decided to walk down to the main road- that is Newport Road a few minutes from the hotel. Now this is out of town shopping - so big stores, car dealers, bathrooms etc are in the area- so not a wide selection of interesting places to eat. I saw a little bit down the road a Frankie and Bennys. Now it is a chain restaurant which tends not to be my favoured option but I was starving- no dinner the day before and an early start to the airport meant by lunch I was ravernous, and really could not be bothered going any further.There we...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on February 24, 2013

Frankie & Benny's
372A Newport Road
Cardiff, Wales CF23 9AE
029 2052 3480

Premier Inn Cardiff (Roath)

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Hotel | "Quiet because its in an industrial estate"

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Business trip meant finding a hotel close to the conference venue. The ones suggested obviously had increased their prices considerably as they got booked up, so I started to do my homework and found this hotel - it was closer than some of the suggestions and much cheaper. I decided it was for a few nights I would try it, I needed somewhere to lay my head for a few hours as I knew the conference days would be long so I had no need for great facilties.The plan had been to rent a car because of the location but a problem with my driving license ruled that out, so I headed out here in a taxi. Its in one of those light industrial estates - so fairly quiet. Its really quite well hidden away fro...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on February 23, 2013

Premier Inn Cardiff (Roath)
David Lloyd Leisure Centre - Ipswich Road
Cardiff, Wales 23 9