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Francescas

Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HP, England
+44 1229 823383
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (67 reviews)
“half pasta” (11 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HP, England
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1 - 10 of 493 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was, as best, average. I had the pasta. It was ok, nothing I couldn’t have done at home. My friend had the pizza and said it was average. Starters were ok. All in all, it was edible. Portions were large. The service was...More

Thank Marnie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff mixed up the orders a couple of times but very nice food - though didn't expect to wait over an hour when it was pre-ordered.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was nice, large portions and great prices! The only negative was that it was very noisy and time we couldn't hear each other speak.

Thank Victoria A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About 30 of us booked a Sunday lunch to celebrate my granddaughter 18th. We waited quite while for our meal, but it was worth it. We didn't all have the same, but everyone enjoyed it .. I had roast beef and it was gorgeous. I...More

Thank Beth16C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went on the 29/6/17 for me birthday lunch treat never been to Francescas before and was very impressed by friendly staff good service and lots and i mean lots of food was that much took a doggy bag home.even did a candle in a small...More

Thank cumbriat0wny
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Garlic dough balls more like bread with garlic butter on. Pizza passable with some extra chilli oil on to give flavour. Pasta tasteless and boring. Hubbys chicken dish came with a heavy strange sauce and everything served with chips. Not an Italian in sight! I...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The male waiters are a tad intimidating and a little impatient, but efficient enough. I'm always a little suspicious of menus with a huge choice, so I played it safe with garlic mushrooms starter and a Pizza Napoli. The garlic mushrooms were nice, freshly pan...More

Thank BernieJMold
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hurried to our seats from the bar. Very reliably good Italian easy eating. Huge selection of pizza and pasta and reasonable service too!

Thank Alice M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This time it was late Sunday afternoon and we were going to the Forum Theatre. We called into Francesca's for pre-theatre meal. Our taxi driver said that this was the most popular restaurant in Barrow and I suppose we knew that because it was a...More

Thank MikeC2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had already pre booked our table for 6:30pm in happy hour as I no it can get busy especially on a weekend. We were seated straight away in a booth. In our party there were 5 adults and 2 children. Our drinks order was...More

Thank Agiemith9
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Questions & Answers
kayla m
15 March 2017|
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Response from GinClub | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so. It's the usual pasta pizza steak and chicken dishes. Also some fish dishes. Food is cheap and cheerful but nowhere near the standard of Salvannas
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Lesley W
20 February 2017|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Barrow-in-Furness
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 823383
  • E-mail
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