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5 Rodney Street, Wigan WN1 1DG, England
+44 1942 248668
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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5 Rodney Street, Wigan WN1 1DG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used this Italian restaurant so may times over the years that I have lost count. We must have had 20 to 30 meals here and you would expect at least one average or disappointing experience. The truth is that we have NEVER had...More

Thank tonybreen987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and i visited Franco's twice in the space of one week and both times the staff were amazing. Very friendly and always with a smile. The food was also quite good.

Thank dghalwash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last time I was in here was in handcuffs (happy days)but I must say the food has improved a lot the food now is fantastic service great nice place for a meal won't be long before I'm going back there

Thank scollops2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our Christmas works do, there was 19 of us. We were quickly seated as we arrived. The starter arrived promptly, I had the leek and potato soup, which was really tasty!! Then for mains I had the lasagne, which I was...More

Thank Jlea2013
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My daughter and I try to meet up here mid week each month to 'catch up'. Atmosphere is relaxed and the food excellent.Staff are friendly and the proprietor is everything you would expect from an Italian restaurant owner who loves his job.

Thank Crockett166
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner went here the other day. He ordered the bbq ribs for starters and I had the Caesar salad. We both opted for the calzone pizza for our mains. I must admit our starters were lovely. The main on the other hand...More

2  Thank pacer25
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Repeat visit Always spot on at Franco's good service and healthy portions Very nice fillet mexicana cooked perfect Very clean with plenty staff on hand would recommend a visit

Thank stinkernstinker
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here on a Sunday night and dined off the early bird menu which is between 4 and 7. It was quite busy but there is no need to book at this time. We had 3 courses off the early bird menu which has...More

Thank jellied1875
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant whilst staying in Wigan on business. What a find! Food excellent, nice atmosphere and good friendly and attentive service. I had the prawn and salmon starter which was sublime. The chicken dela casa was delicious with the a perfect blend of flavours...More

Thank jamesdavidson3
Reviewed 7 May 2017

What can you say about Franco's? Another fantastic meal tonight. I am a bit boring as I always have the lasagne - but it is the best I've ever had and always is. Friendly welcoming staff, a good choice of menu and the early bird...More

Thank Pamela W
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2017|
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Response from Francosrestaurant | Property representative |
Access is by stairs, however we do have tables downstairs. Please give us a call if you would like to make a reservation, as downstairs tables do get booked in advance particularly at the weekend. We will try our best to... More
Lorna S
6 November 2015|
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Response from Francosrestaurant | Property representative |
The restaurant is located practically in the centre of a public car park. it isn't owned by the restaurant but it is open 24 hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Rodney Street, Wigan WN1 1DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 248668
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