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“First visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Franco's

Franco's
Green Market, Carlisle, England
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Ranked #58 of 259 Restaurants in Carlisle
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“First visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

Staff were very welcoming, once we were seated (crammed in a corner) and given menus had to wait nearly 20mins before our orders were taken drink order included (only 8 other people in the restaraunt most of which were eating meals). Had to ask waitress more than once for more drinks, food was fantastic atmosphere was a bit bleak (possibly just time of day) the decor in here is very authentic. This isn't really a resteraunt I could imagine visiting with small children as the seating downstairs is very cramped.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“A lovely restaurant in the heart of Carlisle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

On a visit to Carlisle at the weekend im very glad that we went to Franco's for lunch. I ordered the lasagne and was given a decent sized bowl of it which tasted great (even more so with additional cheesy garlic bread), i had banana pancakes for desert and that was fantastic aswell. There is a large amount of choice on the menu and one of the reasons we chose to eat here was the fact that they can serve gluten free pasta if desired. I thought that the prices were reasonable considering the quality of the food and the atmosphere which was very friendly (due to the staff) and the art on the walls.

I would highly recommend a visit"

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Zabbar, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Another nice meal.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

A nice meal at Franco's. Staff was go nice and friendly. Pasta is very good. Will definitely go back!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Carlisle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Fantastic food and staff!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

we went as a large group for new years eve and had a brilliant night. The food was delicious and the service fantastic!

Visited December 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Mediocre food, good service.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Went today at lunchtime with my mum. Food was mediocre. Not bad, just nothing to sing about. Service was very good, however.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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