Franks, on The Bays on the outskirts of Cheddar, is a restaurant of some distinction. Their menu – which changes every 6 weeks – is inspired by British cuisine, but informed by modern European cooking. They have been in operation since 2003 and in their time, they have built themselves a reputation for fine dining, fine wines and a dedication to local Somerset ingredients, all in a formal yet welcoming setting.
Somerset is an area that produces superb ingredients and, at Franks in Cheddar, they make the most of them. They’ve been in operation since 2003 and have garnered themselves a reputation for excellence in both cooking and wines. From their location on The Bays on the outskirts of town, they draw in customers from far and wide, and the have built themselves a cadre of regulars: so much so that they change their menu every six weeks, to ensure that there is always something new on the menu.
West Country specialities feature heavily on the menu at Franks. Draycott Blue Cheese, with which their figs are stuffed, is made in Cheddar itself, and their deep-fried Brie is from Cornwall. Their weekday mains change regularly, but their Sunday lunch is consistently available, and features Somerset beef alongside local vegetables. This restaurant on The Bays in Cheddar is a dining destination for foodies from all over the South West, so make sure you book a table in advance.