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Franchini's Italian Restaurant

Castemartyr Resort, Castlemartyr, Ireland
+353 21 421 9000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (38 reviews)
“bruschetta” (12 reviews)
“linguine” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Castemartyr Resort, Castlemartyr, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a must visit when in the area. Food & staff are fantastic. There is a little play room off the side of the restaurant which is an added bonus if u have kids. Great selection of wine too!! Can’t wait for my next visit!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank milliecork77
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

1st visit and suitably impressed. Welcoming and professional Maitre’D walked us to our table and wished us an enjoyable evening. Restaurant is small but perfectly laid out with an excellent atmosphere. Wine list has excellent selections with good price options at both ends of scale....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChrisAHerbert
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the Italian food in Francinis. The bruschetta and risotto were so tasty!! Excellent service from friendly service and great value for money.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank D L
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I went with my husband and son to dinner here on a Saturday night recently. We thought the food was good but it was not like authentic Italian food. I found the salads to be slightly wilted and the dessert menu was very limited. One...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

EXCELLENT fare. We had our farewell dinner catered to by Francini’s. We had an excellent selection of appetizers, main courses and desserts tha all agreed was excellent. Even more impressive was that the meal was brought around from the restaurant to our function. Every meal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hilfingkicks
Reviewed 5 October 2018

As part of a 5 star hotel, I expected much more from Franchini's. We were celebrating a joint birthday celebration & were hoping for a decent meal. Out of 6 people, 3 ordered pasta dishes ( 2 carbonara & 1 gluten free option). All 3...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank _kelleher_regina
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Booking is essential, but this would be a "go-to" restaurant no matter where it was, even if it was right in the middle of Rome. Chicken in mushroom sauce was the best I have ever had, and the spaghetti with Dublin Bay prawns were great....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nothingbutthebest
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Franchinis. The food and service were wonderful and the staff was very friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If the main restaurant isn't enough,Heres franchini's situated a few yard past the spa.The host and staff are first class,Not just a place for pizza,but an entire menu taking in Italian cuisine.Not sure about the wine? no problem,staff are there to advise.Looking for a light...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Food was delicious. Service was very slow, however staff were lovely to deal with and very accommodating

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kate K
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castemartyr Resort, Castlemartyr, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Castlemartyr
  • Phone Number: +353 21 421 9000
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