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Casale Franco

Papagayo Centre 74 | Top Floor, Dorada Beach side of Centro Papgayo Shopping Center, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 96 49
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (403 reviews)
“arancini” (9 reviews)
“artisan bread” (24 reviews)
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Grill, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Papagayo Centre 74 | Top Floor, Dorada Beach side of Centro Papgayo Shopping Center, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having read the reviews on trip advisor we ate here one night on our recent holiday. We were a family of 2 adults and 2 young children. The setting is really lovely and the decor and ambiance is gorgeous. Staff were pleasant and accommodating. We...More

1  Thank Sinead O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Franco makes a great pizza and calzone. If you are a pizza lover I recommend going here. Plenty of other options for none pizza lovers too.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't get excited about pizza too much but this restaurant has quite possibly made me the best pizza I have ever had. The dough was unbelievable and ingredients all fresh and good quality. There is also a great selection of other food all prepared...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wowzer - this place is good. We are total pizza snobs & wee longing for a delicious sour dough base with some scrumptious toppings. We found it here with bells on! Unbelievably good. Delicious salads & meat too. An all round delicious experience. Make sure...More

1  Thank Christine A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well staff are friendly food is fantastic poction sizes are big and the price is good beer is good would recomend a meal here if you like pizza you cant go wrong

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a choice based on reviews. I just wish It had lived up to the whole expectation. We arrived to the very typical British looking complex and found a table straight away. We opted for outside as it was a lovely night but...More

Thank Amylee2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So reading the reviews standards seemed to be set quite high so my expectations were of the same. Needless to say from arrival to leaving the setting service and food were top notch. Special mention has to go to the meatballs my 4year old daughter...More

1  Thank Hunter17411
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a bit of hidden gem - lovely sun-trap roof terrace overlooking the sea, friendly service, excellent kids menu, and quite honestly some of the best Italian food we've had outside Italy (not something we expected to find in a beach resort in...More

1  Thank Okie2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit to Casale Franco. Turned up at c7 and got the last table which wasn't reserved (clearly a popular venue). Found the service attentive and friendly and prices very reasonable by playa Blanca standards. Location is good - atop the fairly ugly Centre Papagayo...More

Thank Zeus_Smith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out of this world completely authentic Italian pizza. Think Franca Manca but better and more generously portioned with toppings so fresh and unctuous . Franco is the most amazing pizza chef which can be seen by the way in which the pizza comes mounded with...More

4  Thank W128
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Charlotte C | Reviewed this property |
Definitely is walkable
lynsey w
9 July 2017|
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Response from Derry_Snorkel_Boy | Reviewed this property |
Bus is the best option for going into town from your location - you can choose where you want to get off and walk to Casale Franco (which is consistently good). I'd suggest a taxi back which will probably be around €5
sally w
19 March 2017|
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Response from Derry_Snorkel_Boy | Reviewed this property |
A friend and his son who are both gluten intolerant have eaten in Casale Franco in the past - I think they just explained their requirements when discussing the menu and ordering.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 24
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papagayo Centre 74 | Top Floor, Dorada Beach side of Centro Papgayo Shopping Center, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Playa Blanca
  • Phone Number: +34 928 51 96 49
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A new venture from the same team that ran one of London's iconic Italian restaurants.Boasting Lanzarote's only wood-fired oven you can enjoy a variety of home-made Artisan breads, Pizzas, as well as wood-roasted meats and vegetables. We also make our own fresh pasta daily, and have a wide selection of home-made desserts. Our beautiful terrace has some of the best sea-views that Playa Blanca has to offer, and together with spectacular sunsets, and a chilled candlelit ambiance, it is simply the perfect place to relax and enjoy your evening.
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