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Francos

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Port Brae, Peebles EH45 8AW, Scotland
+44 1721 720510
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peebles
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely meal yet again cant get better Pizzas than here in Francos great value for money with a lovely atmosphere...Service with smiles

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Thank caledoniaPeebles
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Francos last night. Nice wee restaurant- pity about the food. Bruschetta was burnt on arrival lumped with tomatos. No garnish/herbs. The two main pasta meals very bland no taste felt like something was missing. Could have done with herbs to touch more garlic.

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Thank Foodforthought1972
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Francos is a friendly Italian restaurant above a pub that is right by Peebles' main bridge over the Tweed. The menu is authentically Italian and the food was well cooked. The proprietor and staff are friendly and welcoming, and overall we had a fine evening that was booked at quite short notice. This was in April so perhaps the Borders... More 

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Thank Hamiltonstovare
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read the reviews I thought this restaurant was going to be good. However, it was disappointing. It was cold, cramped and very rushed. The food was below average. The starters we had were OK, but the pizza was nothing special at all. The 'smoked sausage' was clearly straight from mattersons.....! And the pizza base was nothing special. The pasta... More 

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Thank phil h
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly, attentive staff greeted us and made us feel welcome from the start. The antipasti is a cracking starter at good value too. Calzone was filling, with a balanced base that wasn't too bready (like many calzones). My partner had the cannelloni, which was well seasoned and again filling. All in all the authentic Italian cuisine and service showed the... More 

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Thank ForkBP
Chesham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps we simply picked the wrong menu choices. Wife and I both had great starters - avocado assemble for her and stuffed mushrooms for myself -but main dishes just not that good. Pizza, whilst seemingly home fired, was too dry and lacked quality toppings - nothing really standout special really - whilst my sirloin steak with noodles and sauce, was... More 

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Thank iain t
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great steaks with peppercorn sauce, best meal we have had in Peebles. Friendly and welcoming, great family restaurant.

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Thank Catriona C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stoped in here for Pizza. As a frequent visitor. I can honestly say it's the best pizza you can get. Also great pasta dishes and brilliant specials. The owner Franco always extends a warm welcome. His staff are very polite & attentive. Great food, great service & warm friendly atmosphere. What more do you want? A must visit when your... More 

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Thank Graeme S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying in the Macdonald Cardrona hotel last night. The hotel restaurant was full so we decided to go into Peebles. Francos was only a short taxi ride away. We called quite last minute to book a table for dinner for 5 of us and luckily they had a space! I am very glad we ended up dining here.... More 

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Thank Nicola K
Peebles, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us out for a family meal and we all really enjoyed it. Portion size and quality were both very good and excellent value for money. Nice atmosphere too. Only slight negative was that the risotto was advertised as king prawns but they were more like regular pranks as opposed to king prawns. Won't stop me going back though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, 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
Description
Quaint Italian restaurant - simple menu, well executed.

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