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Francesca's

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Manor House Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2NE, England
+44 191 281 6586
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Might have to queue but worth it! Great quality at a great price. How Italian food should be. You would not be disappointed

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Thank Phil H
Newcastle upon Tyne
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went twice in December, the menu has been the same for years and thats the attraction. Always good food, great atmosphere and very reasonable. Garlic prawns are a must, the fish mains are always tasty as well. Whatever you get you will be satisfied. We just keep going back, usually once a month. We know what to expect and are... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a popular restaurant with students, families, and groups. It is reasonably priced, cheap and cheerful. But quite frenetic with fast turnover of tables,a no reservation system just queuing and not relaxing.The food is good and I particularly like that you can order a half pizza with salad.I wish more Italian bistros offered this as a full pizza is... More 

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Thank amnesiacpair
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant restaurant , great food, great service , great value and always leave full, def a must try if never been.

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Thank jbag83
newcastle upon tyne
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been meaning to go here for a long time as always hear great reviews. Went last night and it didn't disappoint. Restaurant busy but managed to get a table, it had a great feel about it, I had cheesy garlic bread and tuna pizza, both great, my partner had potato skins and pasta. She agreed food was lovely. Half a... More 

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Thank nealdown1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

never thought i would give francescas 3 ,it has always been 5 stars ,today although far from bad pizza not up to usual standard,ravioli pasta more like soup ,even the staff normally happy & cracking jokes were subdued ,going back next week hopefully a one off.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

visited here and was blown away by the amount of food for such little money, and it was all of such good quality too. friendly staff and an authentic feeling setting. will definitely be back!

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Thank 123eml
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Ate at Francesca's again last night - we arived just after 6 and were able to get a table straight away - but only just! Fresh crusty bread with butter kept us going as the waiter took our order. We were able to see meals being served - they all looked delicious. Soon ours arrived - and as usual it... More 

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Thank john e
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Food was average, staff never smiled and looked miserable no customer service, bread rolls brought out no side plates knife used on buttering bread then placed on the table as no plates then had to use it for my main as not given another knife. Would not recommend and won't be going back food average but with so much choice... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This place is unbelievable. Even the mention of it sends shivers down my spine. Fantastic authentic Italian restaurant, great atmosphere and even better food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$37
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manor House Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 281 6586

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?