Francesca's Italian Kitchen Christchurch

149 Gloucester street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Open seven days. 12pm-3pm for lunch, and from 5pm 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 Grater Good vegan products and Allpress Coffee.

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Very dissapointed in the GF pizza. Was undercooked - cheese barely melted. After asking for it to be cooked more we were told that it would be at our own risk as due to the oven the GF bases burn quickly. Wouldve preferred to know this beforehand and I wouldve ordered pasta. Pizza was lukewarm and mushy.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 May 2021

I really enjoyed the ambience of the restaurant. We were able to easily engage in conversation with our guests over dinner. Everything was perfect. Would love to dine again.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 May 2021

The best tiramisu

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Visited On Thursday, 06 May 2021

My wife says the bruschetta could/should have been hotter. Otherwise, excellent as usual.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 May 2021

All 6 of us had a wonderful evening with delicious food and great service. Hard to beat!

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 May 2021

Good food, good service, good value

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 May 2021

Francesca's is absolutely my favourite Italian restaurant in Christchurch. Always blown away by how delicious the food it! Can't wait to come back

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 May 2021

Delicious food and great casual, but smart atmosphere. I took my children and they thought the spaghetti bolognaise was the best they had ever eaten! Staff were great too.

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Visited On Monday, 03 May 2021

Our waitress was amazing, we were all highly impressed with the level of service we recieved

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Visited On Friday, 30 April 2021

Amazing as always

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Visited On Thursday, 29 April 2021

Good to see a few new items on the menu. Look forward to the smoked salmon starter being reinstated!

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 April 2021

The food was great,Margarita pizza , not quite as good as I remember it but still good, everything else was devine, thank you

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Hugely impressed. Fantastic night out. Incredibly good range of GF options especially for an Italian restaurant.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Fantastic to see vegan options

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Food was delicious. Excellent service.

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Visited On Monday, 26 April 2021

We loved that there was no or very little music going. We could talk to each other without yelling. Please keep that feature. It make you unique

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Visited On Saturday, 24 April 2021

Marino Ragu is the best

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Visited On Sunday, 25 April 2021

Always love coming here. Food is delicious.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 April 2021

The best porcini mushroom risotto EVER. Definitely worth a try!!!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 April 2021

First time visit. We will return soon.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 April 2021

Francesca's has become one of our favourite Christchurch restaurants. This latest visit reminded us why. Great service, wonderful food and perfectly made Kir Royale. And a complimentary birthday cannoli to round out the evening. We will be back.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 March 2021

Ordered the same meal as my last visit, wasn't as good

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Many thanks for a very pleasant evening. The complimentary bubbly to help us celebrate our anniversary was an unexpected but very much appreciated surprise. Great service and delicious food. We will be back. John

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Left waiting 70 minutes from arrival till our meal. When we questioned if there was a problem over over our order, the waitress was surly. We were so shocked . She didn't apologise far the delay and in the meantime many around had been served their meals. The food arrived and the Clams appeared under cooked and bread not focaccia but untoasted ciabatta. We were poorly treated. We did complain to manager and he didn't believe his staff would behave like that. PS. The week before we had an excellent meal at Francesca's Wanaka which is why we went to the Christchurch restaurant.

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Visited On Monday, 19 April 2021

The staff are lovely and the food was delicious as always

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