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Franco's

Old Swan Yard, High Street,, Devizes SN10 1AT, England
01380 724007
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Ranked #17 of 65 Restaurants in Devizes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We were a party of 6 on a business trip, bit of a wait but the staff were really friendly and the restaurant absolutely packed with a great atmosphere! We had spaghetti, pizzas, chicken, fish - all the food was amazing - would definitely go again !

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have had lots of great meals here and atmosphere is generally good too. Last meal though we had steak which was fab but came with a very small amount of veg-2 small slices of potatoe and a small amount of cauliflower so no colour. We were actually still hungry afterwards and don't have big appetites anyway! We will go... More

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A welcome change from the standard chain Italian restaurants. Good food in a restaurant with a 'homely' decor and reasonable prices. We had a bit of a wait for food but it was worth waiting for.

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Caloundra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a couple of meals here, something different each time. The pizzas are huge for 1 person, we shared with a starter/salad and struggled to finish. Prices were reasonable. Lovely staff, good service and ambience most appropriate fora touch of Italy.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The restaurant was recommended by our Hotel and I'm pleased to say that my wife and I had a fantastic evening. We were a bit taken back when you walk through the door and down into the small but traditional restaurant. The service was 1st class without being in your face every five minutes, we ordered a starter to share... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Visited this lunch time, we had been told to book as our friends who had previously been said it was frequently very busy. Today we were the only customers however the service was still attentive without being overpowering. We ordered 4 different dishes which arrived together, well presented and most importantly hot. Thank you for helping to make our lunch... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Run by a proper Italian family, Francos is a charming warm restaurant with a nice atmosphere. When we arrived, we witnessed people being turned away because they were full, which just goes to show how popular the place is! The room was smaller than I expected, but cosy, traditional and a bit eclectic. We had a meal with our family... More

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Calne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The only occasion we visited, the coffee was luke warm and the food (various sandwiches) was so greasy that we felt quite queasy for a long while afterwards.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We really enjoyed the food. It was well cooked and super tasty. The atmosphere was definitely lacking. It felt quite dated, and s little cafeteria-y, which is why I've rated it a 3. If the atmosphere was a bit better it would have been a 4. The staff were very friendly and hekpfuk. Overall an enjoyable evening!

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Franco's is a delightful experience. The family came originally from Sicily and the atmosphere and food reflect this. Upstairs is a coffee shop, where they also sell home made bread - possibly the best I have tasted - and take away slices of pizza, with really good, strong coffee. Downstairs is the restaurant - delicious pizzas and a variety of... More

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