Frankie: The alluring restaurant bringing Asian-inspired feasting to one of Geelong’s most beautiful venues

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Frankie: The alluring restaurant bringing Asian-inspired feasting to one of Geelong’s most beautiful venues

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Escape from day-to-day hustle and bustle at one of Geelong’s most beautiful venues, where a moody setting and pan-Asian fare make for a great weekly meeting place.

For years now, this elegant restaurant has been all about sleek lines and a trendy vibe. With wooden floors, intricate high ceilings, large windows, all polished leather, beige leather couches, and soft rose-gold accents, matched with comfy plush chairs, a neutral bar, and stunning art, Frankie. boasts an ambient setting for lingering over Saturday night drinks or romantic evening dining.

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Emanating a rich and welcoming ambience suited to smart casual dining, Frankie is elevated further by the exceptional menu on offer. Spanning all parts of Asia, the result is a stunning feast that will transport your tastebuds to cloud nine, welcoming the summer season in the very best way.

The ever-evolving menu features fresh local and seasonal produce, such as housemade dim sims, Korean fried cauliflower, crispy pulled pork spring rolls, Japanese-style crispy popcorn chicken and flash-fried local squid to keep the hunger levels at bay. We recommend ordering the steamed prawn dumplings and the pan-fried pork and chive gyoza, both served with delicious accompanying dipping sauces.

For something more hearty, try the slow-cooked beef cheek curry, Bang Bang chicken fried rice and vegetable yellow curry. Add rice, Asian greens and a selection of bao buns and you’ll be reminiscing about this place for years to come.

Best of all, Frankie’s drinks menu brings the heat all year round, featuring wines from local and national wineries, and gorgeously garnished exotic cocktails, courtesy of the award-winning staff. Crafted on-site and featuring a mix of traditional cocktail classics and Frankie’s own concoctions, there are 30 delicious cocktails to choose from. Opt for the Espresso Martini, or try the Clover Club if you’re into gin. 

The perfect pastel diner, if you’ve got a classy black dress hanging in your closet or a suave suit looking for a night out, this is the place to show it off. 

Frankie. is located at 9-11 Malop Street, Geelong. They’re open Tuesday to Sunday. Find out more here