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Franco's at Thorpe Park

#81 of 1,494 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
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4600 Park Approach | Thorpe Park, Leeds LS15 8GB, England (Formerly Franco's Restaurant)
+44 113 260 5580
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been regulars at Franco's for years now. It never fails to deliver. We called in on a hectic Easter Monday early evening, and we're squeezed in. The mixed olives, tapenade and breads come out first. They are excellent. A decent portion of these is enough when you get going. The three of us then shared a pizza croccante.... More 

Thank sb4132
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We've been going to Franco's for a couple of years now and try to get there on a monthly basis. Why? High quality food at a genuinely competitive price with a vibrancy you'd expect from an Italian restaurant. Our children love coming here, the staff always make a huge fuss of kids as well as finding the time to ensure... More 

Thank alexgeorge3902
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a few times now, can't get the memory of the seafood pasta off my mind it was soooo Good! Great fresh vegetables too, real Italian cuisine done perfectly. Smart casual so you are always OK to come to Franco's, it not posh, just brilliant food in a clean comfy environment with a friendly ambiance. Free parking and pace... More 

Thank PeatSR
York, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went as a big family group (10) to celebrate my mother's birthday - ages ranged from 4 to 86. Adults chose from standard menu, kids from children's, plenty of choice. My seafood pasta was delicious, v generous portions and they happily provided "doggy bags" for any take-homes. Lovely touch at end when they brought in a profiterole with candle and... More 

Thank CSFYork
York, England
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb italian food - lunch service in the deli or restaurant or evening meals. Always excellent with great service in the restaurant (can be a bit surly in the deli but who cares when it tastes so good?

Thank Cathy C
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eaten here on many occasions but never at lunchtime. Ordered off the main menu the food was brilliant as always. Cannot fault this place.

Thank Jean M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not visited here for a long time as it is not normally a cheap visit. However we returned recently for a family occasion and you do actually get what you pay for. The place was packed, but we were shown to our table immediately, drinks were ordered while we studied the menu and studied is the correct term as you... More 

Thank TheWhiteShirt
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just celebrated my fiancé's birthday. It was an amazing meal. Lovely food. The staff were very good. Nothing too much for them. Lovely atmosphere. Ideal for large parties and events

Thank Claire B
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always made to feel very welcome at this restaurant the owner and his staff are very attentive. Food is very well priced and stunning.lots of flavour and the ricotta ravioli is especially tasty Its always busy which in my opinion is a good sign

Thank Daniel A
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Came for meal as stayed nearby. Not the best area of the city but gorgeous meal, amazing service, friendly and welcoming staff. Delightful owner and Franco Jnr his son equally charismatic.food very good authentic Italian. Would love to return if in the area

Thank Daniel C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4600 Park Approach | Thorpe Park, Leeds LS15 8GB, England (Formerly Franco's Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 260 5580
Italian dining for all the family, the latest venture by Franco, creator of the Flying Pizza.
Family restaurants since 1969.

Franco's Italian Restaurant at Thorpe Park is now in its fourth year of trading and boasts a first class reputation for good food and friendly hospitality, especially towards family groups with young children. To this purpose Franco has devised a healthy menu sourced from local suppliers to suit diners of all ages. From the best fish available on the local market, to a large selection of familiar Italian pasta, pizza, beef and veal dishes.
There is free parking and lots of room for children to play freely in the forecourt patio garden.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?