During 1989, Joe Robertson formally of Newcastle and now operating extensively in London acquired the premises of Maxim’s de Paris on Panton Street, Leicester Square, comprising 15,000 sq ft of extensive licensed area which was refurbished at considerable cost into the famous Buz Bar and Franks Cocktail Bar.

Franks Bar

Frank was a real person and had previously been manager of Berlins Cocktail bar in Newcastle and senior cocktail barman at the Meridien, Piccadilly.

Joe Robertson Franks Bar
Franks Bar internal Bar
Franks Bar seating area
Franks Bar Wine Bottles
Franks Bar Internal