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“Foodies before playing”
Review of Franco's Gabbiani - CLOSED

Franco's Gabbiani
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Description: Authentic Italian Seaside Restaurant with mainly al fresco dining specializing in thin-based wood fired pizzas, authentic pastas, mouthwatering seafood, slow-cooked lamb shank and spectacular veal dishes.
Restaurant details
Description: Authentic Italian Seaside Restaurant with mainly al fresco dining specializing in thin-based wood fired pizzas, authentic pastas, mouthwatering seafood, slow-cooked lamb shank and spectacular veal dishes.
1 review
“Foodies before playing”
Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Long time Joburg residents in Ballito for well deserved break... And what a break!! You will come to Ballito just for this food! 5/5 5/5 5/5 5/5 5/5...: it does not matter what the criteria ... It is a 5/5!

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Thank Sonja H
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21 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
1 review
“It's Amore”
Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Superbly authentic Italian food ! Franco's Cucina Italian situated at 16 Compensation Beach Road is top class! If you haven't tasted Franco's you haven't tasted italian

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Durban, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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“Wonderful meal !!”
Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful meal with good wine and great company! Atmosphere - perfect ... food - fresh, authentic and presented with passion ... Service - superb! Will be back !

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“fantastic pizza”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

The best pizzas south of Italy, extensive selection and great variety... Prawn and chicken with fresh avo on top ...simply delicious...

Visited February 2014
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Ballito, South Africa
1 review
“Authenticity”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

A lovely intimate experience. I was pleasantly surprised by the great food and value. The owner was really attentive to us too, and all the tables infact! One of the best meals and evenings out I can remember in a long time! Thank you!

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank jason b
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