Franco's  

 
 
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61 Jermyn Street, St James's, Mayfair, London SW1Y 6LX
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Thur 7am-11am; 12noon-2.30pm; 2.30pm-5.30pm; 5.30pm-11pm | Fri: 7am-11am; 12noon-2:30pm; 2:30pm-5:30pm; 5:30pm-midnight | Sat: 8am-11am; 12noon-3pm; 3pm-5:30pm; 5:30pm-midnight
 
PRICES
Under £45
 

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Franco'sThis long-standing Italian restaurant aims to please whatever the time of day. They open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even afternoon tea. Originally an Italian restaurant this eatery has drawn on other influences over the last 60 years and now mixes Sardinian, Sicilian and British influences to its more traditional Italian menu. The green awnings of Franco's can be seen from St James's Street, sheltering the Parisian style cafe tables that line the street. Inside the restaurant the decor is classic and elegant with a more relaxed bar area situated to one side. The day begins at Franco's with a laid back European breakfast. Cappuccinos, pastries and newspapers to ease you into the day. Lunch is a busier affair with daily specials and set menus serving salads, grills and homemade pasta dishes. At 2.30pm they put on an afternoon tea, complete with scones and finger sandwiches. Finally the evening entices early theatre-goers with their special set menu offering three courses for £20. The service is both formal and friendly and the prices are fairly reasonable for the area, it is quite easy to see why this old school style of dining has succeeded for so long.

 

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Green Park Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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Arlington House Pure Parking
 
2 minutes walk
 
Burlington Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  31% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 1 minute from Franco's
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  33% off
St James's Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Franco's
This Mayfair institution is in a 17th-century building hidden down a quiet side street behind The Ritz. Decorated in a smart, traditional style, the mews rooms ... More
 
 
 
The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £170  42% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 3 minutes from Franco's
The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel, is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The hotel puts you in a peaceful ... More
 
 
 
 
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Cafe Murano
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
33 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from Franco's
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Babbo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
39 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Franco's
Mayfair restaurant Babbo - meaning 'Daddy' in Italian - is a where you get a taste of traditional Italian cuisine in a chic setting. Italian delicacies ... More
 
 
 
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Giardinetto Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
39-40 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Franco's
Discreetly tucked away, just off Piccadilly, Giardinetto oozes exclusivity and sophistication. With its frosted glass windows, automated entry system and slick attentive service this restaurant fits ... More
 
 
 
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Wiltons
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
55 Jermyn Street, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Franco's
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Richoux
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
172 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Franco's
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Richoux
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172 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Franco's
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th to 22nd Jun 2019 - Various Times
Franco's, 43 Pall Mall, SW1Y | 3 minutes from Franco's
Portraits of artists that Baselitz identifies with through expressionist painting and printmaking....More
 
 
 
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
Franco's, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Franco's
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
 
 
 
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Franco's, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Franco's
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218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 6 minutes from Franco's
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Franco's
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
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22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 6 minutes from Franco's
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AL | 1 minute from Franco's
Portraits, commissioned and otherwise, are a tradition as old as art itself, with representations made of great men and women for posterity from the time of ... More
 
 
 
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Chris Beetles
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Franco's
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Bowman Sculpture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Duke Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Franco's
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John Smedley Jermyn Street
London > Shopping > Clothing
55 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | Same location as Franco's
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Nigel Milne
London > Shopping > Jewellery
12a Piccadilly Arcade, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Franco's
Fine, modern, own-design jewellery, using 18-carat gold and gemstones. In addition there is a selection of antique fine jewellery from 1850-1950. A catalogue is available on ... More
 
 
 
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Cath Kidston: Flagship Store
London > Shopping >
French Railways House, 178-180 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Franco's
Opened in December 2013, marking 20 years since her first Holland Park shop opened, this Piccadilly store is Cath Kidston's largest shop to date. Located within ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from Franco's
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from Franco's
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 14 minutes from Franco's
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Franco's
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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May Fair Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from Franco's
The subterranean spa within the luxury May Fair Hotel offers a tailed experience emphasising wellbeing and health. All of the spa treatments have been carefully ... More
 
 
 
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 6 minutes from Franco's
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Franco's
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Franco's
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Franco's
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The Rivoli Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Ritz Hotel, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from Franco's
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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Franco's
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
 
 
 
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Funky Buddha
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from Franco's
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from Franco's
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Franco's
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from Franco's
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
 

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Bill Jacklin: Paintings and Monotypes
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

Marlborough Fine Art 2 minutes walk from Franco's

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Royal Academy of Arts 2 minutes walk from Franco's

A large-scale installation that uses recycled materials like cardboard, cement and plaster to create looming forests of structures that respond ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 2 minutes walk from Franco's

A highlight of this year's Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy is an animal-themed 'menagerie' in the Central Hall, with ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 2 minutes walk from Franco's

The world's largest open submission art show, bringing together multiple disciplines such as prints, paintings, film, photography, sculpture and architectural ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2019 

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Drawing on influences from mathematics and science through to poetry and mythology, the artist is known for a highly diverse ...More

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As we build up for the release of The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two on 3rd October ...More

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