Frankie. Bar & Eatery’s Stunning New Location is a Must-Visit Destination in Geelong

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Frankie. Bar & Eatery’s Stunning New Location is a Must-Visit Destination in Geelong

Words by Talia Rinaldo

"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well." - Virginia Woolf

In the heart of Geelong, where culinary innovation meets a chic atmosphere, there’s a new chapter unfolding at the renowned frankie. Bar & Eatery.

Since its relocation to 26 Malop Street five months ago, this Pan-Asian fusion hotspot has been making waves, captivating locals and visitors alike with its irresistible charm and delectable offerings.

Keep up with the latest food and booze news across the region here.

The move marked not just a change in address but a significant upgrade in the dining experience. The beloved ground floor housing a bustling restaurant and bar, complemented by an elegant upstairs function area, perfect for those special occasions.

If you haven’t already experienced the magic of the new frankie., allow us to paint a picture for you: A spacious two-level venue, exuding an air of contemporary elegance and warmth. Step inside and you’ll be greeted by plush leather couches, soft rose-gold accents, and ambient setting for lingering over Saturday night drinks or romantic evening dining.

But fear not, loyal frankie. enthusiasts, while the venue may be new, the essence remains unchanged. Ross Blackam, the visionary behind the brand, affirms this sentiment, “We have outgrown our current location and when an opportunity presented itself to expand our premises, we jumped at it.”

It’s not just the ambiance that sets frankie. apart – it’s the food. Oh, the food. From the moment you take your first bite of the signature Golden Balls or the finger-licking Popcorn Chicken, you’ll understand why frankie. has become the talk of the town. Each dish is a celebration of flavour and creativity, crafted with care and precision by the talented culinary team. You can’t go wrong with the steamed prawn dumplings and the pan-fried pork and chive gyoza, both served with delicious accompanying dipping sauces. Or go all out with the Kingfish Ceviche, the Wagyu beef meatballs, or the classic crispy cheeky chicken.

And let’s talk about the cocktails. With over 30 handcrafted concoctions to choose from, each more tempting than the last, frankie. elevates the art of mixology to new heights. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic tipple or a daring innovation, there’s something to tantalise every palate. We recommend opting for the Espresso Martini, or try the Clover Club if you’re into gin.

But what truly set this perfect pastel restaurant apart is its commitment to inclusivity. With a comprehensive dietary needs menu, catering to vegans, gluten-free diners, and those with allergies, everyone can dine with confidence and joy. It’s this dedication to hospitality that has earned frankie. its status as a must-visit destination in Geelong’s culinary scene.

Perhaps the most enticing offering on the new frankie. menu is the Bottomless Lunch. Held every Friday and Saturday, this indulgent experience invites guests to enjoy 1.5 hours of divine drinks and fabulous food for just $89 per person. It’s the ultimate way to treat yourself and your loved ones to a memorable dining experience.

So, what are you waiting for? Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply someone who appreciates good food and great company, frankie. Bar & Eatery is a destination not to be missed.

Frankie. is located at 26 Malop Street, Geelong. They’re open Monday to Saturday from 12pm to late. Find out more here