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Bar Italia - CLOSED

Castle Street, Liverpool, England
+44 151 236 3375
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
6 Feb 2015
“Bar Italia, No More!”
12 Oct 2014
“Welcoming staff”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Castle Street, Liverpool, England
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Reviewed 7 February 2015

Visited early Friday evening and found that the restaurant was closed. Have since learned that Franco has closed it for good. It was always good Italian food , service and atmosphere that I enjoyed about his restaurants. His first restaurant I visited was at Hoylake...More

Thank OldBear
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

After having a bad experience in brazilian restaurant we decided to come here for late dinner. And we weren't disappointed! Food was fantastic! And the staff.. was just amazing. Monika (judging by the name on the bill) was very helpful and attentive. She even came...More

Thank Egle R
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We have dined at this restaurant for more than1 0 years and still consider it to be the best Italian food in the UK. Franco the owner and Saun his chef cater for most culinary needs. Nothing is too much trouble. The staff are well...More

Thank Hurdley_9
Reviewed 6 March 2014

if italian is your thing this is a must try got to be the best in liverpool and franco makes each and every person feel that they are so special he is a great host been lots of times lunch and night times food fantastic...More

Thank jean h
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Very good night, atmosphere was amazing, one of the more traditional Italian restaurants in Liverpool, very busy inside but still great service and great food! molto buona

Thank Louisw04
Reviewed 8 August 2013

went for an italian thought this place was very expensive and wasnt busy we were the only ones in with 3 other people, menu expensive for what we got had chibatta with cheese was more like posh cheese on toast then had steak with pepper...More

Thank 00000000001
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Had a wonderful meal here with 3 friends last night, Warm and welcoming service, huge choice of menu took us ages to decide but no pressure. Food was lovely. The only thing I found a little odd was some of the dishes are not priced...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 15 July 2013

On a recent weekend in Liverpool we were recommended Franco's on Castle Street, as my wife and I love Italian food. Not the Ask or Bella Pasta type, but real Italian food. We were not disappointed in any way. The service was excellent, the ambiance...More

1  Thank canning
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Just fabulous - really great meal - took the whole family for a birthday celebration and we were treated like Royalty. Can't think of a better place to eat in Liverpool

Thank pangrazie
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Franco's Bar Italia really is a stand out in this day and age of poncy, pretentious restaurants! To start with, the owner Franco is truly one of a kind, a wonderful old 'scousified' Italian who oversees everything and makes you feel truly welcome. The menu...More

3  Thank Emma P
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Liverpool, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool>  > Central Liverpool
  • Neighbourhood: Central Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 236 3375
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