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Port Brae, Peebles EH45 8AW, Scotland
01721 720510
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the worst meals i have ever had.the food was of a poor standard and nothing was freshly prepared.The ribs were out of a packet the chips were frozen.The service was also poor with poorly informed staff.Will not be returning.

Thank 967nickyb123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Francos. We just had the one course as we weren't especially hungry but we enjoyed it and the wine which was on "special" was outstanding. Franco is a friendly host so overall it was a v good experience and we would go back.

Thank patmcauley67
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A little bit of Napoli in the Scottish Borders! Terrific food and ambience here - the melitzana parmigiana is a firm favourite, as are the pasta dishes. The best brick-oven pizza you'll taste in the Borders - and further afield I'm sure! Francesco is a charming, committed, and well-loved host. It is no surprise that the restaurant has been so... More 

Thank bizzyasabee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really disliked the food, the service was terrible. First ever Italian I've been too which didn't use herbs in its food. Told the owner that his food wasn't very good, and he wasn't even bothered. I tell people to avoid this place.

1 Thank Danielle S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a newcomer to the area we had takeaways on two occasions, it was my birthday and was treated to a meal there by my brother in law along with my wife. The starters was ok but the mains where dreadful, my my calzone was overcooked and hard, was offered a new dish by as my family was eating I... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Treat yourself to a true Italian dining experience in Scotland! This restaurant has everything we love about dining out. Wonderful atmosphere, stupendous food and very special and friendly service. We have made Peebles a must, stop over during trips to the Scottish Highlands and it is mainly to go back to Franco's restaurant.

Thank Linda L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice Italian. Food was good and would go back. If your looking for fairly priced good Italian food this is for you.

Thank Jasmin D
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had my heart set on eating in this place but I could not find a menu or pricelist on the net.. When I checked out the menu I seen Penne a la Lorna my signature dish I was looking forward to trying this but never thought for one minute this Pebbles restaurant would be busy on a Saturday night...... More 

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

A great wee Italian restaurant housed in a pretty quaint building in the heart of Peebles. The table we were offered was so romantic and the food was superb, large portions and very reasonable prices. Great service, very warm and friendly staff. Family run for 20 years I believe. Highly recommended.

1 Thank patricia362016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Monday we were greeted with a warm welcome and seated in this lovely wee restraunt. A very traditional Italian restraunt with a warm friendly atmosphere and freshly cooked tastey meals yummy at a reasonable price. This venue is well worth a visit if in Peebles.

Thank Norrie9032

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Brae, Peebles EH45 8AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Peebles
  • Phone Number: 01721 720510
Quaint Italian restaurant - simple menu, well executed.


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