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Port Brae, Peebles EH45 8AW, Scotland
+44 1721 720510
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food at Franco's is excellent, without a doubt they serve truly authentic Italian food and some of the best pizza I have eaten outside of Italy. The staff are welcoming and friendly and I am looking forward to going back. Suitable for a romantic dinner or family friendly too.

Thank Niall M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Francos is a Peebles institution as is the main man Franco himself. It's a very welcoming restaurant that's great for groups. They also deliver.

Thank M87654
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding food, wine and service. Great value for money. Highly recommended. Even Sophia Loren would be impressed.

Thank Stevie42London
Burntisland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Franco's. Looked on trip advisor on our way down to Peebles for somewhere nice to have lunch and came across this little gem. Lives up to it's good reviews, not sure about the very few negative ones (some people just won't be pleased) and we are fussy. My partner spent a number of years living in... More 

Thank Lee F
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this place for a second time and again we were met with a friendly greeting and great food. For a Monday evening it was busy, Good wine and good food we will most definately eat there again.

Thank Norrie9032
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We have been traveling to Peebles from San Francisco for 12 years now and one of our first stops is always Franco's. Not only does Franco define the word hospitality with his friendly greeting and his pleasant service but he is from Sorrento and the food is authentic, fresh and always perfectly prepared

Thank jeffrey n
Chester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I have visited this restaurant many times over the last 10 years or so and a warm welcome, great atmosphere, top quality food and wine is guaranteed. Franco is a natural host, always attentive and will recommend the most delicious Italian wines I have ever been fortunate enough to taste. If you're in the Borders and near Peebles then I... More 

Thank Jinnie_G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Visited Francos Sun 13th and Thurs 17th November 2016 and received the usual warm welcome form Francesco and Luciano. The food and drink is always excellent at this restaurant, with a varied traditional menu and the opportunity to try out delicious specially selected wines. If you want a really good authentic Italian meal, in pleasant friendly surroundings when you are... More 

Thank Iain G
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very nice food and service and good atmosphere in the restaurant. Would go again if in peebles again.

Thank Kim G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

My Wife and I had Dinner in Francos on a Friday Evening in November. The restaurant itself is located within a quaint Building which shares a nice Pub (the Bridge). The décor is OK, if a little basic. The Menu had the usual items you can expect in an Italian restaurant. The wine selection is good and reasonably priced. The... More 

Thank Craig G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Brae, Peebles EH45 8AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Peebles
  • Phone Number: +44 1721 720510
Quaint Italian restaurant - simple menu, well executed.


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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?