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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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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We used to eat here every week, in fairness a few years ago, tried to relive the old times & take the kids, I can only say we were very, very disappointed, service was awful, staff really couldn't be bothered, I appreciate it was busy, however when our son (an Olympic rower and world champion) arrived late and unexpected the... More 

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Thank Si D
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Monday evening and it's packed. They're queuing out the door to get in. The food is great. The service is the same. The value for £ is outrageous. If you can, go there. We will be back.

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Thank MikeTCheshire
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was tasty authentic Italian food. Staff were attentive, lovely and very welcoming. There is nothing I can fault about the restaurant. Would recommend to anyone, would've happily payed over double the price of the bill.

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Thank Alex C
england
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food and outstanding customer service that doesn't seem to exist in most other establishments anymore! beautiful décor and huge tasty portions, I couldn't believe the prices on the menu for how fab the food was, far too cheap! I even left a personal item behind which after contacting the restaurant they not only replaced but posted this out to... More 

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Thank aprilwilliams88
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault this place. Excellent food everytime I've visited. If you don't want to wait avoid peak times as it gets very busy . Highly recommend.

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Thank Mark M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no doubt that the food here is really good (husband thinks it's the best Italian in Newcastle) and it's really cheap...... but the waiting can be ridiculous! I've been here loads of times and the shortest I've ever queued for a table is half an hour with the longest being nearly two hours!! It is so popular I... More 

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Thank AdvisorJoanna
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still the best Italian restaurant I've been to, and I've been to a few. I'd recommend cheesy garlic bread and garlic king prawns as starters. Then something fishy. It's all good. I've been coming here for nearly 15 years and still love it.

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Thank Darren M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with work colleagues and it did not disappoint. It was very busy for a Wednesday night, you can not book so have to queue for a table, but they do serve drinks while you are waiting and the wait time was only around 20 mins. Prices are very reasonable and the portions are generous. You can also have... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Francesca's for over 10 years but have never visited in the evening. It was an odd experience to say the least. From the waiters bickering with each other to spareribs that were clearly overly microwaved to being served peppercorn sauce on the side in a soup bowl. The food wasn't at all of the usual high... More 

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Thank Hazel R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live round the corner from here and can't get enough! Although no booking allowed and participating in a hefty queue often, it is well worth the wait. Authentic Italian dishes served by Italians and for around £6 a dish! The food although not incredible, is still very tasty and you usually get around 2 portions on one plate -... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?