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Franco's Restaurant

7 Station Approach, Broadstone BH18 8AX, England
+44 1202 601166
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good18%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Pizza
££ - £££
7 Station Approach, Broadstone BH18 8AX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a meal for two last night and was less than impressed. My partner had mussels and some of the shells were empty. The waiter brought over two lots of starters that weren't even ours and continued to take food to the wrong tables....More

Thank Jenniferclarketobe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As always Franco always make you feel very welcome. Food was great , waiters very engaging and join in to help ensure you have a great time. Franco put some music on at the end so we and other guests could have a boogie to...More

Thank johnmadgewick
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Called in for a business lunch and had the special, £3.99 for half a pizza and salad, there is also a pasta option and the salad can be swapped for chips. The special menu also offers pasta or risotto also with salad or chips. There...More

Thank AngieP49
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Meeting up with some friends for lunch on a Saturday. Decided to book a table at francos for 7 and a high chair for 12pm. Turned up bit early so waited for our friends. 12.10,door was locked. So we phoned up to be told they...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Whilst staying at a nearby B and B prior to travel on a ferry from Poole harbour we had evening dinner at Francos, on recommendation of the accommodation owner and were not disappointed. The food excellent and service friendly and prompt. Although the mains were...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Visited a few times for lunch, really good value menu. Food was nice and fresh, waiter attentive and food served in good time. Would recommend for a value for money meal at lunchtime - good alternative to a sandwich or burger! Quite a quirky place...More

Thank itsnotaboutthemoney
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A dish costing £8.95 . In all two prawns cut into small pieces if that ? Ask where the prawns where ? Got some sarcastic answer from a very arrogant owner. Over priced over rated oh and chips (not mine ) that resembled McDonald's. Meal...More

Thank Dreamcatcher35
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A group of 8 adults ate at Francos. i had been before and recommended a visit. We were treated well. Decent wine list. Lots of choice on menu as well as several options for the specials of the day. Waiter was friendly. Food very tasty....More

Thank lizmg71
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A good place to visit if you want a change from the branded restaurants. There is a big public car park opposite for the designated driver. The place is small and snug, but comfortable. The service was with typical Italian enthusiasm. It's a mixed menu...More

Thank Jude064
Reviewed 9 August 2017

have not been for a while .but the meal that 5 of us had last saturday was amazing .the new chief is brillant .1st rate starter s followed with the best steak ive had this year .very well done all . thank franco for a...More

Thank stephen c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Station Approach, Broadstone BH18 8AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Broadstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 601166
Franco's Bar & Restaurant - Serving Fine Italian Wines with Traditional Italian & Sicilian Food, from Pizza/ Pasta to an extensive A la Carte menu, not forgetting Franco's Specials Board - just like Mamma used to make !! The perfect location for a Special Mediterranean Night, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
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