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Franco's

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Green Market, Carlisle, England
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Reading, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been travelling all day arrived in town late and needed something to eat, found this place, food was ok service was good.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On Saturday 11th March, Franco's at short notice willingly accommodated 13 of us for a meal. Service was quick, food was amazing and everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed the food and service we received. It is certainly on my list to return and sample another dish. Our group had a mix of pizzas, pasta dishes and Lasagne. We had... More 

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guisborough
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308 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They quickly found a table for eight in a very busy restaurant on a Saturday lunchtime. The service was excellent and the food delicious and well presented. We had ordered a variety of food including pizza, pasta, salad, jacket potato, risotto and chips. No complaints and the prices were reasonable.

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1 Thank Couple10
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a table for a Saturday (early evening) at Francos, table was ready in an already busy restaurant. Very impressed by the attentive staff, the house wine was quality and our main courses, pizzas and pasta were excellent. In fact one of our party said it was one of the best pizza he had ever tasted. The atmosphere is quite... More 

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2 Thank serena128
Hampton
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145 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a busy night but the staff were still friendly and helpful despite being obviously overworked. The clientele was very varied, and I think that some of them didn't really care what they were eating, as long as it was food. I had spaghetti with meatballs and it was very disapointing, very concentrated tomato sauce that tasted more... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Today on my trip to Carlisle I visited Franco's located in the Green Market area of the City Centre for my lunch during my shopping trip where I had their napoletana pizza which was nice and spicy washed down with coke which I really enjoyed. I would return to this place

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1 Thank Rachael S
Haltwhistle, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Called in with husband for a treat while shopping in Carlisle. Good service. Excellent food. Especially the puddings

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Whitehaven, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were trying to book a table for early Saturday evening on match day, and rang everywhere without success. Everywhere was just fully booked. Eventually rang Francos's, a restaurant none of us had used before. We wanted a table at 6:30 p.m, and initially were told it was possible; but we would have to vacate by 7:30. We told them... More 

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1 Thank Bill M
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

always always go here, best italian food in town, fast service quality hot food garlic city..mmmmm. tables are a bit tight together but i guess thats the limitation of a very very old building with lots of character. special occasion?? we go there no questions.. enjoy. its benne!!!

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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Six of us rolled up, no booking , the restaurant was quite busy, though the staff made us very welcome despite one or two of the group being excitable. The lady waitress was polite and courteous all of the time, the gentlemen was very professional and he definitely knew his stuff- very efficient excellent price and first class service .... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?