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4 Colne Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1PX, England
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4 Colne Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1PX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was such a lovely thing to be able to offer a really good Italian meal to my family today. We were a large group of very mixed backgrounds and Franco and his team delivered a fabulous meal with great service to us all. The...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Always been on my mind to try, and so impressed. Service wonderful. Lovely staff so helpful. Had a bottle of wine, main meal and desert. All very nice, not rushed and relaxed. Just moved to area, will only eat in family owned resturants, this is...More

Thank alistair75
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard good reports of this restaurant so thought we would give it a try. Food was excellent steaks cooked just right. This is an extremely busy restaurant so a good atmosphere. The only negative for me would be that I felt slightly rushed....More

Thank TreeR27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely evening with family, very friendly fine surroundings nothing is to much trouble very good menu, pasta dishes as you would expect for Italian, but also a full menu of other dishes plus large specials menu with a lot of fish dishes you would be...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Without doubt, the best restaurant in the area Brilliant service and brilliant food - there is really nothing more that can be said!

Thank Colin G
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We ate here on Saturday evening. There was a warm welcome from the staff. The food was of a high quality and the warm potted crab salad highly recommended. Although the main courses were very good the highlight for me was the cheese board with...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Franco's is definitely a civilised oasis in a land of fast food and convenience. From being seated at the bar before being led to the table, pre-ordering the appetisers so they appeared as we sat at the table, to the freshly made food, to the...More

Thank unclebazman
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

As always it is a treat to visit Franco's the staff are very attentative and the quality of the food top notch and the generous potrions are an added bonus!! Thank you for a first class meal, see you soon

Thank christopher g
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Booked a table here on a Saturday night (13/1/18) for 2, I have been here before so know the food is good. On arrival was greeted by a someone who was more concerned about if I had booked or not, she struck me off the...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Came here for New Year’s Eve with daughter and soninlaw, for the second year running. Could not fault the atmosphere, the welcome, the service or the food. Every course was superb, well cooked and plenty of it. Thoroughly enjoyed the night, including the bagpipes!

Thank Carol D
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December 10, 2017|
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Response from Bruttissimo | Property representative |
Yes we do
February 26, 2017|
Response from Hasib R | Reviewed this property |
they open from lunch time to till dinner
Barbara W
November 10, 2016|
Response from Bruttissimo | Property representative |
Sorry fully booked
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Colne Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01255-42-66-47
A very good Italian restaurant in Clacton. All food prepared and cooked on the premises. Plenty of seafood including lobster and sea bass. Staff extremely friendly and looked after us very well. Highly recommended.
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