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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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All reviews frango pizza steak garlic bread penne three course meal pasta dishes prawns potatoes chicken the early bird menu italian meal excellent atmosphere great value for money cooked to perfection cannot fault lovely food
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent atmosphere such good staff always have a smile on there faces the food is faultless and great selection of drinks Franco is a lovely man very hospitable and if you want to make a night of it Premier Inn at the back..

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was great, however this place does the best Amarone i have ever tasted. Nice atmosphere and superb prices. Great for groups too.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a party of three people, Food was good and portion sizes where generous, service was good but some waiters who where young lacked the experience as it was quite a while before our tables where clear of empty plates and empty glasses at...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 4, 2019

We were recommended to visit by a business partner who on own admission hadn’t been for about 9 months. Early warning signs of what laid ahead were from the taxi driver who said ‘It’s not what it used to be’ On arrival after booking, told...More

Date of visit: December 2019
4  Thank Camper662054
Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

We found this place as the result of an impromptu decision to eat out after a matinee at a nearby venue. When I called to ask if they could fit us in they were very helpful and also gave us some ideas for the closest...More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank 934StephenH934
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Working in Wigan for 2 days and wanted something really nice to eat..I challenged them to do a great seafood linguine and they didnt disappoint! The garlic prawn starter was plentiful and so tasty. The entrance environment when you arrive is a little strange( bit...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

We enjoyed our meal at Franco's. The restaurant was packed on what we expected to be a quiet Tuesday night and we soon found out why it was so busy. No frills but good portions, hot plates, tasty food well cooked. There was a large,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 5, 2019

Visited here yesterday as it was my sons birthday,have to say Franco was very helpful and accommodating I had sent several messages beforehand and always got a prompt reply, There was 15 of us altogether and I have to say we all thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank marishwigan
Reviewed August 17, 2019

The food was less than average, the staff actually looked as though they didn't want to be there either. On top of that, to be charged nearly the price of a bottle of a certain Brandy for one glass was outrageous, it has never been...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Chrissie H
Reviewed August 14, 2019

This is the first time we have been to Francos and the food was amazing! My cousin was staying with us from London so we thought we would try it after hearing some great reviews. They take your order in the bar area before you...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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June 29, 2017|
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Response from Francosrestaurant | Property representative |
Access is by stairs, however we do have tables downstairs. Please give us a call if you would like to make a reservation, as downstairs tables do get booked in advance particularly at the weekend. We will try our best to... More
Lorna S
November 6, 2015|
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Response from Francosrestaurant | Property representative |
The restaurant is located practically in the centre of a public car park. it isn't owned by the restaurant but it is open 24 hours.
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