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Franco's at Thorpe Park

#76 of 1,480 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
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4600 Park Approach | Thorpe Park, Leeds LS15 8GB, England (Formerly Franco's Restaurant)
+44 113 260 5580
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Today
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal tonight with the whole family. There were 9 of us and we all enjoyed our evening. Great service and delicious food.

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Thank ClareHolder
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a two sided review: I work in the offices locally and this is a 5/5* for lunch. They do a great variety of sandwiches and salads to take away. The area wouldn't be the same without it! However.. I have been for a "sit down" meal a couple of times and I don't view it as strong as... More 

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leeds
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the most annoying things for me is when, it is all to clear the wait between a first course and a main meal is extended because we are having a few drinks, encouraging of course more drinks. We had garlic bread with tomato as a starter for the group which was ok. I ordered chicken pesto pasta for... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been back to Franco's with the family mainly because it is excellent food and will cater for our party of ten with children and their likes/dislikes. Our booking was for a Sunday at 6.00pm (the restaurant finishes at 8.00pm on a Sunday). I think because it was really busy and because we were a large party, the service was... More 

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Thank magibbins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 2 friends one who uses an electric wheelchair Staff were excellent food superb Highly recommended

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Thank Cheri C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Franco's fairly regularly and it never lets us down. Always good food and great service. A real hidden gem.

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Thank 388neilc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Franco's tonight for a birthday meal. The food was absolutely gorgeous and everyone enjoyed what they had ordered. The night was made by the staff, they couldn't be any friendlier and were so attentive and playful with our toddlers. It's little things like that which make you want to keep going back!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for almost ten years! We drive 20 miles because it's worth the effort. Great staff and great food.

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Thank bigandyhall
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We try to dine here every time I come home, the food is fresh and tasty. The owner often walks around and chats to you. He ensures your visit is an enjoyable one.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at Franco's twice. We only found the establishment following a meeting at offices on the Business Park. The staff are very welcoming. The decor is modern & warm. On both occasions we just had a main course, not aware on our first visit that you are given complimentary olives, breads and dips as an appetiser. The menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$37
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4600 Park Approach | Thorpe Park, Leeds LS15 8GB, England (Formerly Franco's Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 260 5580
Description
Italian dining for all the family, the latest venture by Franco, creator of the Flying Pizza.
Family restaurants since 1969.

Franco's Italian Restaurant at Thorpe Park is now in its fourth year of trading and boasts a first class reputation for good food and friendly hospitality, especially towards family groups with young children. To this purpose Franco has devised a healthy menu sourced from local suppliers to suit diners of all ages. From the best fish available on the local market, to a large selection of familiar Italian pasta, pizza, beef and veal dishes.
There is free parking and lots of room for children to play freely in the forecourt patio garden.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?