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5 Rodney Street, Wigan WN1 1DG, England
+44 1942 248668
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't expecting it to be so busy on a Tuesday. I arrived just after 7 and was suggested I go to the bar and have a drink while they sort a table for me. The early bird three course special is available all day Tuesday and it really does pull in the people. I had Bruschetta, Franco's Penne Pasta (which... More 

Thank TheCorm
Wigan, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went here for my wifes birthday thee was about 18 of us we pre ordered the meals and service was very good every 1 enjoyed the food

Thank Colin N
Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I ate there on the evening of the 3rd of March. We stumbled across the restaurant as it was quite near the Premier Inn at Wigan City Center. The staff were friendly, bubbly and very efficient and took care of our every need. Would definitely recommend you to try it here and we will definitely be back... More 

Thank Yvonne W
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for my birthday and 6 of us ate from the set menu. Food and service were acceptable but nothing special and the restaurant got quite noisy towards the end of our meal. I wouldn't rush back.

Thank Michelle M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times over the years and have never been disappointed. whether it be a group of family or a romantic meal for 2 it has it all! The food is stunning.

Thank Mark A
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I happened into Franco's for lunch on a Friday. They aren't open for lunch on most days, but they are on Fridays. The garlic bread Vesuvius was especially delicious as a starter, though it was more of a pizza than bread. He had a chicken breast in a mushroom cream sauce with vegetables and fried potatoes. I... More 

Thank TeknoBear
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a very short walk from Wigan Central Premier Inn. It was nice to find the restaurant full of atmosphere and the menu was typical Italian with some interesting choices as well as the old favourites. We hadn't booked but only had to wait for about 10 minutes. The food then arrived quickly and was delicious. Recommended.

Thank BillfromKent
Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was 3 min walk from the premier inn and ideal for meal with my son after long drive. Friday night was busy with mix of couples and larger parties. Walked up and seated 20m later after drink at bar. Food was decent Bruschetta arrived in seconds pre-prepared but tasty nonetheless Calzone and Spaghetti Bol also good. Not a fine... More 

Thank TheWeedsFamily
Wigan, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal, as ever it was great food and a great atmosphere. Well worth a visit if your looking for something new to try.

Thank Darrendt
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great night as always. Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and good food. Hope to be back soon Great value for money.

Thank judeP24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Rodney Street, Wigan WN1 1DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 248668

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