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.
I'm a huge fan of Francesca's in Wanaka. The Christchurch restaurant does not disappoint. The best italian in Christchurch.
Again, another great night out. Food was great and service was wonderful....can't get enough of those AMAZING potato skins!!!
The standard at Francesca’s Kitchen always remains high in all aspects. I had monkfish which was really delicious. It was still in my mind the next day. We will continue coming here as it is a place where you know it will be a good time.
Fantastic food iand attentive, friendly service, made for a relaxing and enjoyable dinner for wife and me. The Polenta Fries and canollli are a must haves!
Great food, quick and really good service
Delicious Italian food full of flavour and great wine menu to match. Staff were attentive to our group and catered to our requests.
Enjoyed a lovely meal at Francesca’s Italian Kitchen. Beautifully presented tasty food. Good, friendly service. Pleasant atmosphere, if a Lille cool with the air conditioning. Would not hesitate to return or recommend.
Excellent experience - took my Italian mum there who loved it (always a good sign) - in particular raved about the desserts!
Great Food, Excellent Service and made our special night that more special with some complimentary champagne for our engagement 😁🎉
Overall we enjoyed our dining experience. The platter had a very small amount of cheese and the pizza wasn’t as delicious as we expected. But the gnocchi and desserts were divine.
Francesca's prompt, friendly service, delicious food and divine tiramisu are three excellent reasons to keep coming back. Thank you for a great dining experience Francesca's!
Francesca’s never disappoints! This is one of my favourite places to eat, the food and service are always excellent.
Always love coming here. Great food and service... many thanks
Totally authentic & delicious
A very pleasant dining experience with excellent food and service - will definitely be back!
Lovely food, very yummy and delicious
The starters were lovely, beef carpaccio and potato skins. The gnocchi with the cheese sauce was lacking in flavour compared to when I have had this previously. It seemed watered down. The margarita pizza was again lacking in tomato flavour and the base was just limp, previously would have said best margarita in the city.
Nearly the perfect compliment of 5's which is usually the case but in terms of service, i have rated at 4 purely because we had to keep asking for drinks rather than being approached.
A huge thank you to the staff of Francesca's Kitchen who helped us celebrate our daughter's 30th birthday with friends and family in style. Amazing food and attentive service means we will all be making a return visit :)
I think the atmosphere could be a a bit warmer; this might be helped with changing the lighting or putting more artwork on concrete walls. Standard good service expected of a restaurant, but could always be more homely!
Great ambiance. The smells from the pizza oven, really stimulated the appeptite. We had a lovely meal, portion sizes were perfect, allowing for 3 courses to be enjoyed. It was a great meal, definitely worth a visit. We will definitely visit again.
Had a devine meal with friends we had travelled in Italy with (and on a foodie tour no less) This meal was right up there with some of the nicest fare we ate overseas. The beef cheek gnocchi was a highlight.... and you can’t beat your polenta fries. Grazie for a lovely evening.
Fantastic meal lots of comments on the lamb Rafi Many thanks
Great food ! Love going to Francesca’s !