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.
Wonderful italian food in a great environment. Like many others ideal for a pre theatre meal. Suggest you book in advance as they were having to turn people away also allow at least 90mins to enjoy :-) Delighted to see they are also in the entertainment book too. Thanks guys
Great pre show dinner for 2 - will be back
We had a wonderful night - your staff are a credit to you - attentive without being intrusive, friendly and enjoyable to interact with. The food was amazing - we can’t wait to come back and try different things! The gnocchi was melt in the mouth divine - best we’ve ever had! And the desserts were out of this world! We had an amazing experience Thank you so much. Christine & Rick
Fantastic food - best pizza we've had in a long, long time. Great service! Will definitely come back very soon!
A delicious meal as always :)
Really enjoyed our evening there. Staff friendly and helpful, food fantastic. We'll be back
Enjoyable evening, prompt service, friendly service staff
Just a thought .. we waited 15 plus minutes before anyone came to wait on our table .. at least a glass of water served immediately with we apologise we are extremely busy at present ...short staffed Etc .. but will be with you as soon as possible ..otherwise enjoyable and will return..
Francesca's were so accommodating for a big group of people for my 30th birthday. Fitting in a group of 20 was no problem, the set menu was delicious and we had the option of just ordering from the main menu if we preferred. The food was out quickly to the whole table and everyone raved about their dishes. The team were so helpful and even served up my birthday cake for dessert. Thank you!
We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Francesca's, food was delicious and excellent friendly service from all staff.
Excellent food and amazing staff!!! Not sure how you manage to serve great food with a smile so efficiently... we all made it to the show!!
Not as impressed this time. Drink order was incorrect. Followed by one wrong starter so everyone else finished their starter before mine arrived which lead to rushing all of our mains. Had to leave before finishing to get to the theatre in time. But nothing offered in compensation because of huge queue of everyone trying to pay to get to the theatre on time. Food was good though. But won't be returning. I thought an hour would have been ample time to dine before going to a show. Obviously not. Won't be back
We had a lovely meal on Tuesday the 25th. The service was excellent, extremely professional, friendly and polite. The food was delicious. Great experience and I will be back - love Francesca's Kitchen.
Thanks for a great meal and ambiance, and thanks for being able to fit everyone in when we had more guests than expected turn up. Food was awesome, staff were fabulous will definitely be back
I am a frequent business traveler to CH. I appreciate when you can squeeze me in for a quick singles meal before your rush.
we had an enjoyable dining experience with great food before a show at The Isaac Theatre Royal. We turned up with 2 less in our dining party, due to unforeseen circumstances, which was accommodated without hassle.
The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere and style. The staff are friendly, attentive and helpful. The food was really nice and so were the drinks so it was an overall great night with friends and I would definitely go back again.
Great friendly service and delicious food, portions were smaller than expected but absolutely yummy would definitely dine there again!
very good food, service very nice, lovely evening !
every dish great. dependable. great acoustics can have a conversation. could have stayed all afternoon!
Always excellent. Service and staff are always lovely. Decor and surroundings are cool. Food is yummy and it’s my favourite Aperol Spritz in Chch.
Great food, friendly staff and relaxing atmosphere. Would highly recommend the beef cheek gnocchi and polenta fries.
Excellent food & service, The Porcini risotto & Tiramisu were amazing! Thanks for a great night!
Absolutely wonderful evening