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Franco's

Green Market, Carlisle, England
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (43 reviews)
“sardines” (5 reviews)
“garlic bread” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Green Market, Carlisle, England
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1 - 10 of 456 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I visit this restaurant from time to time, and have reviewed it twice in the past. It's an unpretentious restaurant full of character and conveniently located, with nice ambience and surroundings and good traditional Italian dishes. Staff are pleasant and friendly without being overbearing. I...More

1  Thank sweeney05
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch, and the food was absolutely delicious. It is only a small venue, but it is cosy, and the staff are very nice and give good service. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being busy (which I think is a good sign, mid week in November), they found tables for seven of us at short notice. The staff are friendly and attentive. The pizzas and pasta dishes we had were excellent, and they were able to do...More

1  Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After recently eating here the food was nice. But totally let down by the standard of service. A smile goes a long way. And making the customer feel welcomed should be part of the job. Or when asked for something. Make it a seem less...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very tight slightly cramped venue- however i enjoyed sitting in a busy restaurant . Food was prompt the staff very busy and attentive - i ordered the sirloin steak in a peppercorn sauce medium rare and specified i am very fussy about my steak....More

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Late need ,food found this lovely place.Gluten free advert on board at front, to be fair was not expecting much .I was wrong .Husband happy with pastry alphorno excuse spelling ,son Americano pizza and me gluten free pasta bacon and chilli.All came out happy and...More

1  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found myself in Carlisle looking for food that wasn’t the hotel on a Monday in November- there was franco’s and it was happy hour !! It was busy and the found me a table. The decor is every 70’s pastiche large pepper grinders, Fresco’d...More

1  Thank Scarlettwoman001
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We called in here on a whim, and found what is possibly the best Italian restaurant we have ever discovered. Fantastic food, brilliant service and amazing decor and atmosphere.

2  Thank Lizzie K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Dinner at francos was excellant . Staff were very good . Food was excellent and inexpensive will definately go again .

1  Thank scottishlass6691
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a popular restaurant in the centre of Carlisle. Always good food and a friendly staff. An excellent start to a night out in Carlisle

2  Thank michaeltP884HF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Green Market, Carlisle, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
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