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Franco's

Green Market, Carlisle, England
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (42 reviews)
“garlic bread” (22 reviews)
“spag bol” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Green Market, Carlisle, England
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1 - 10 of 414 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great dishes, pizza ai carciofi, spaghetti with polpete. Very professional service and the previous reviewers are right, it's a great place to stumble in to after a long train journey from London living on a train sandwich diet.

1  Thank Barebonestraveller
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in for an early dinner after a long journey up from London. I had the Sardine starter & he had the Calamari & Mussels... A taste of the sea & amazing. For mains he had the Steak (perfectly cooked) & i went simple with...More

1  Thank Sian S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is highly recommended the food was delicious and service friendly, lovely atmosphere and deco topical Italian.

1  Thank bkathybooth
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited on 19th July 2017 as one of a group of ten friends. We arrived at 6pm. The service was friendly and efficient, and the staff were attentive. The food was first rate. We ordered garlic bread which was perfectly prepared. I personally had...More

1  Thank Alphaeus1917
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great evening at Franco's looking out over the Market Cross. This evening there was a school graduation night being held at the Crown and Mitre so it was great to see everyone dressed up. Definitely recommend getting a window seat. For dinner...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked thru Quandoo booking system on a busy Saturday only to be phoned by the restaurant and informed that they were fully booked. Had cancelled another booking based on the fact I had email confirmation. Was told booking system new and they had incorrect info....More

Thank Jaci14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and i used to come here regularly and it was always a beautiful meal with fantastic service great staff etc. What happened francos? The waiter was rude he basically just took the order served the food which was not great. We had the...More

Thank Michelle G
Carole E, General Manager at Franco's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very sorry to hear you were not happy with your last visit to Franco's , I think i am the lady you described , I wasn't in the night you came in and a few of our regular staff were not in either...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a very hot Monday primarily to get out of the sun!We had never been before.We were quickly shown to a table and our drinks order taken.The waiter was very patient as we dithered over the menu!My daughter is a fussy vegetarian...More

1  Thank maukatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a late reservation and they were really helpful in fitting us in an already busy restaurant. The food was served quickly and was very tasty. The choice was really extensive and everyone was delighted with the meal they chose. The deserts were varied...More

1  Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent a fortnight walking the Cumbrian Way we ended up in Carlisle. Our celebratory meal was in Franco's where the food and atmosphere were great but the head waiter was what made our evening stand out. He was helpful and sociable and quickly dealt...More

Thank Carole R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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