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Franco's

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Old Swan Yard, High Street,, Devizes SN10 1AT, England
01380 724007
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Melksham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Italian - hidden away in the back streets in Devizes. What I love about this place is its family own and not a chain restaurant. The food is freshly cooked to order with a great menu. The decor - whilst it's very traditional Italian looking I feel it could do with a refresh, however this doesn't take anything away... More 

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Thank Sarah C
Stockport, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with to this traditional Italian restaurant my partner and another couple for dinner, the service was attentive but not overbearing, the house wine that was recommended was really good and the pizza was amazing. The other half had fillet steak slow cooked in red wine, mushrooms and pepper that was equally delicious. Would definitely go again.

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Thank David L
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, tiny, restaurant hidden in the basement! It's so Italian you'd think you were in Como. Fantastic menu from pizza, pasta, seafood, cured meats, olives (of course) all prepared, cooked and served by the familia. They really are lovely - worth a visit

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Thank Arty G
Bath, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely simple Italian Food. Unpretentious menu and good value. How refreshing. A friend from London described it a "Retro". Small cellar restaurant traditionally and simply furnished with hand painted murals of Italian country scenes...and of course, a Chianti bottle or two. We took two younger one with us and the staff were simply brilliant in accomodating a fussy eater in... More 

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Thank Joethetaxpayer
Devizes, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

A really authentic Italian restaurant, from pizza and pasta to daily specials of fresh fish and other delights. This is owned and run by an Italian family who are passionate about good food and has become a favourite of ours. Never had a negative experience here.

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Thank Howard W
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

A very welcoming cellar Restaraunt very good Italian staff and authentic Italian food. The Bruscetta was excellent as a starter and the main courses were so varied on type & choice. The 3 different ones we chose were very good. The sweet choice was good too especially the Lemoncillo ice cream and chocolate coconut ice cream. This was followed by... More 

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Thank Dia1baz
Devizes, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I love this place, the ambience and general feel of the place. The food is good and friendly staff. There is always a good variety on the menu. My favourites restaurant in Devizes by far

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Thank julie B
Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

An unpretentious restaurant with decent food and a great atmosphere. Reasonable prices and good service.

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Thank 91DeniseV
Devizes, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

We've been to Franco's a number of times which have been very pleasant but this time was not a great experience. Table was booked for 8.30pm and was seated promptly. Waited for someone to ask for drinks about 20mins later, the waitress got completely confused after ordering 3 bottles of wine. Probably waited another 20mins for someone to take our... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

If you've ever wanted to play out your 'if Gordon Ramsay was here, what would he do next....' fantasy while toughing out a dining experience then Franco's is the place for you. This place ticks all the boxes as being an ideal candidate for a GR makeover - weird location, grubby dated décor, bonkers front of house, scruffy angry chefs,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Swan Yard, High Street,, Devizes SN10 1AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Devizes
  • Phone Number: 01380 724007

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