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Francesca's Italian Kitchen Christchurch

149 Gloucester street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Open seven days. 11am til late for dinner

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About Francesca's Italian Kitchen Christchurch


Enjoy the exciting flavours, aromas and hospitality of Italy
At Francesca’s Italian Kitchen we are passionate about authentic Italian cuisine and hospitality. We only use the freshest produce and the finest quality local and imported ingredients. Our chefs specialize in Italian cuisine and prepare every dish with careful skill and a love of Italian cooking. To accompany our food, we have a wide selection of beverages to enjoy. Our wine list includes many local NZ and Italian wines and we offer an extensive range of craft beers, spirits and cocktails. We are proud to serve Allpress Coffee.

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Excellent food and friendly service

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

when I booked my reservation online, requested a candle with dessert for my guests birthday. Didn't happen. Otherwise, all was great.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

My new fav and recommending to all my friends

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Great food and wine. Service was prompt and professional. Have been a few times and will be back.

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Visited On Monday, 15 April 2019

We had a lovely evening, definitely found one of our favorite restaurants.

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Visited On Monday, 15 April 2019

The restaurant was really busy in the early evening but our booking was 8pm and it was starting to clear by then. Although there were a lot of people the noise level wasn't too bad, the staff were friendly and the meal was fantastic!

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Visited On Monday, 15 April 2019

We had the most amazing meal ever, the beef cheeks were melting the merino lamb pasta was pure perfection and the tiramisu well that was the best desert I have ever tasted. we look forward to coming back soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Amazing experience: best Italian in Christchurch. Lovely food and excellent service. Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Great meal thanks. Service was so fast. Thanks.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

1st time and fell in love! What a lovely space. My pizza was perfection!!! Been craving more today! Keep up the great work guys!!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

A very nice place for a couple's dinner. The food is very good and not your everyday Italian restaurant. It is a bit more high-end but definitely worth the visit.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

As previous diners we recommended and accompanied a group of nine to Francesca's. The restaurant is well set up for larger groups, food is authentic and delicious and the staff delightful. Both the menu and wine list pricing is at the top end.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Great friendly service. The polenta fries were amazing & so was the gnocchi & pappardelle. Half carafe of Chianti topped it all off nicely. Will definitely be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Great Pizzas and fast service! It was my second time here and I'll definitely come back :-)

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Our favorite ChCh restaurant, delicious food, friendly staff and worth mentioning again, Great food!

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Really enjoyed a great meal with friends.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Food was great but mains took so long to arrive.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Beautiful duck main course, 4 cheese pizza was stunning, lovely Shiraz, was a little cold, kept my coat on

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Great dinner theater combination.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Lovely food and great service. Really enjoyed everything

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

The food was all great thanks. The gnocchi were light and fluffy, absolutely delicious but it would be nice to have a little less of the beef cheek and a little vegetable. My companions really enjoyed theirs too which was Pasta Norma and Antipasto Platter eaten as a main. The wait staff was really attentive and friendly so full marks to her.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

I'm really glad I found about about this restaurant. My best friend and I went before a performance at the Isaac Theatre Royal, which is next door. We had two side dishes and an anitipasti platter. The only reason I'm not giving them five stars for the food is because I haven't tried their pizza or pasta dishes yet, but I will go back. Their staff is friendly and attentive without being annoying. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Monday, 08 April 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Seemed to take a long time between entree and mains but the pasta was fantastic

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Food was divine, the potato skins absolutely scrumptious.

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