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Franco Manca Reading

Bridge St | The Oracle, Reading RG1 2AT, England
+44 118 995 2086
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (52 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$
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LOCATION
Bridge St | The Oracle, Reading RG1 2AT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok pizza . I was happy with my selection moz and basil , others in our party not so much. Ok friendly service. Not very exciting decor but overall a pleasant lunch.

Thank Vsm09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the tomato, basil and mozarella. There were 2 shrivelled basil leaves. I paid for olives on top of that for £1.30 which is quite expensive!! So I was really disappointed to have received only 5 olives, just ridiculous.

Thank Abzzg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for my friend bday dinner. I was hoping as “italian restaurant “ will have great pizza. Well not. Cheap food, but not very good. I left half of it on plate. But staff was great. Joking with us, having fun.More

Thank MonikaK9164
Franco M, SA at Franco Manca Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Monika, I am sorry to read that you were not impressed with our food. We are always trying to improve and would love to hear your feedback better. Please, would you be kind enough to contact us directly at socialmedia@francomanca.co.uk so that we can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's such a shame because the menu sounds fantastic, the ingredients are great, but somehow our pizzas took nearly an hour to arrive, during which time we got asked if we'd like dessert or just the bill, presumably because they assumed we'd already eaten as...More

Thank madhippo
Franco M, SA at Franco Manca Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi madhippo, I am really sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your experience with us. We really appreciate your feedback and would love if you could contact us directly at socialmedia@francomanca.co.uk so we can discuss it further? Thank you for your time

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe is not Italy, but nearly there. They try to present an authentic Italian pizza, and the result is not that bad. Much better than close competitors, but still we are talking about a franchise and not a family business.The service is good, waiter was...More

Thank Ramagrass x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We almost went somewhere else today but Cookie, our waitress convinced us to stay and showed us the menu. We had a fantastic time and the food was delicious. Lucy and Cookie looked after us so well and we couldn't have had a better experience!

Thank bd20082018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the first time with the family having been a regular at the Chiswick branch in a previous life. Franco Manca is just the best pizza in my opinion, and the menu for kids is great value too.

Thank Alastr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Franco Manca regularly, one of the best pizza places in Reading. The pizzas are really nice and authentic and the prices are more than reasonable. The apple juice and tiramisu are to die for too. I really enjoy eating there. The only problem...More

Thank ClaireF2190
Franco M, SA at Franco Manca Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write us about your experience in Reading. I am saddened to read that we failed to deliver a friendly and efficient service we strive to achieve at all times. We really appreciate your feedback and would love...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The service I received was so quick which is bad because I ordered a pizza which they called “chef special” and they bring in 1 minute after I ordered :) so It wasn’t that special though but not too bad. Staff was friendly anyway. Just...More

Thank Talip Y
Franco M, SA at Franco Manca Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Talip, Thank you for taking the time to write us about your experience in Reading. As I’m sure you know, our sourdough pizzas are baked at very high temperatures (500 degrees Centigrade) in just under a minute. The slow levitation and blast cooking process...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been treated badly by one of the staff, we asked if there we could make a reservation tonight for a table and he said (very rudely and seemingly annoyed) that no reservations could be made and that you had to show up and queue...More

Thank Monica P
Franco M, SA at Franco Manca Reading, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Monica, We’re so sorry about the experience you had in our restaurant, we’ve been trying to contact you via the email address you left on our feedback page however it doesn’t seem to be working. Would you be able to contact the restaurant manager...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge St | The Oracle, Reading RG1 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 995 2086
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