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Green Market, Carlisle, England
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Today on my trip to Carlisle I visited Franco's located in the Green Market area of the City Centre for my lunch during my shopping trip where I had their napoletana pizza which was nice and spicy washed down with coke which I really enjoyed. I would return to this place

1 Thank Rachael S
Haltwhistle, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in with husband for a treat while shopping in Carlisle. Good service. Excellent food. Especially the puddings

1 Thank Gillian E
Whitehaven, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were trying to book a table for early Saturday evening on match day, and rang everywhere without success. Everywhere was just fully booked. Eventually rang Francos's, a restaurant none of us had used before. We wanted a table at 6:30 p.m, and initially were told it was possible; but we would have to vacate by 7:30. We told them... More 

1 Thank Bill M
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always always go here, best italian food in town, fast service quality hot food garlic city..mmmmm. tables are a bit tight together but i guess thats the limitation of a very very old building with lots of character. special occasion?? we go there no questions.. enjoy. its benne!!!

1 Thank richard w
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us rolled up, no booking , the restaurant was quite busy, though the staff made us very welcome despite one or two of the group being excitable. The lady waitress was polite and courteous all of the time, the gentlemen was very professional and he definitely knew his stuff- very efficient excellent price and first class service .... More 

1 Thank Andy A
Dover, United Kingdom
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444 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located bang in the ecntre of carlisle, 2 minute walk from our hotel, and obviously popular, so good on our first night (a Tuesday) we went back the next night to try other dishes from the extensive menu. Friendly attentive staff, pleasant dining area and as already mentioned extensive menu. First night ordered a delicious Zuppa de Pesce - fantastic.... More 

1 Thank DesdinovaUK
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here yesterday for lunch. The staff were friendly. The menu was plentiful and the service fast and efficient. I had spaghetti arrabiati and my husband had spaghetti bolognaise off the lunchtime menu with a cheese garlic bread to share. Both were delicious. It was reasonably priced and I would definitely recommend.

1 Thank Jo L
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here for a happy hour dinner during a night out doing Christmas shopping. We got seated upstairs which we hadn't been in before and it was lovely and cosy. The charm of this old building and the tasty food made it the perfect choice. We all enjoyed our meals and will be back again.

1 Thank MelW04
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have frequented this local restaurant for many years and I always order Francos pizza. They are handmade and delicious. The portions are a generous size. The small dishes menu is great if you are not too hungry and want to share. We love it.

1 Thank PipsK
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This place seriously needs to re think a certain member of their staff, he is nasty! Coughing all over the place. I feel sorry for the others that have to work with him. It didn't help that the food was good. I ordered a starter as it was a garlic bread and pizza, No I won't be coming back!!!

2 Thank Alin A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Green Market, Carlisle, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle

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