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244 Preston Rd. | Alston, Preston, England
+44 1772 782454
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
244 Preston Rd. | Alston, Preston, England
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Reviewed June 21, 2016

I've been going here for years and it never fails to disappoint. Service is always great, everyone is so friendly always make you feel welcome. Love the pizzas, pastas and garlic bread. Would 100% recommend to everyone

Thank dee p
Reviewed June 15, 2016

What good value for money here at Francos! Special deal on a Monday ! We had two starters a main dish each and two beers £30 and of course garlic bread!!! All tasty hot and well served! You can choose where you sit and the...More

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed June 9, 2016

We have lived in the area for over eight years and have passed the restaurant many times and it always looks busy so thought it must be good, how wrong could one be. We were pushed for time so decided to get a takeaway in...More

7  Thank jbrown206
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Visited our local restaurant this evening for a quick meal. I opted for prawns and crayfish spaghetti starter which was delicious. Then shared a buffalo mozzarella and Italian broccoli pizza. Absolutely yummy! Management and staff always pleasant and tonight was no exception.

Thank Lynnerawly
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Called in after a day out and had a pleasant meal here. The staff were friendly and it was good value with the Tuesday £5.50 deal on pizza and pasta. The mozzarella garlic bread was really delicious. My spaghetti dish (chicken, mushroom, cream and tomato)...More

Thank Jayne S
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is on the roadside between Grimsargh and Longridge, the food is good the staff are friendly and this place is packed to the rafters most weekends, it is family friendly and reasonably priced. Worth a visit .

Thank medzPNE
Reviewed May 26, 2016

The first impression is a rotten front door which makes you want to turn around. Welcome was very good and the service was excellent. We had pizzas, pasta and risotto, All were hot, tasty and cooked well. Atmosphere was good too. Negatives were the entrance...More

Thank TreeH49
Reviewed May 25, 2016

I don't expect a fine dining experience when attending a restaurant like this but at least when you go out for Italian food you kind of expect that the basics are done well. Sauces were tasty but the spaghetti was over cooked. Al dente is...More

Thank jlighty
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Franco's is one of our favourites for early evening eating with our grandchildren. The two courses for £9.95 offers a choice of 5 starters and any pizza or pasta - Wednesday to Friday before 7pm. The food is good and the atmosphere congenial, and children...More

Thank RogerB254
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed good, simple food here over many years. However, there seems to be a strategy in sourcing ever cheaper ingredients. The overall experience is ok and prices are modest. For example, the tartare sauce served with the squid was unpleasant last time we...More

Thank HamiltonDerby
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Preston Rd. | Alston, Preston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 782454
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