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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
 
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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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Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  40% 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
 
 
 
St. James's Hotel & Club London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  24% off
7-8 Park Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Franco's
Naming the St James's Hotel 'and Club' is a clever way of letting you know exactly what to expect from this establishment. Tucked away down a ... More
 
 
 
The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191  26% 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
 
 
 
 
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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
Cafe Murano is not a cafe at all but a restaurant specialising in northern Italian cuisine from one of the country's top chefs, Angela Hartnett who ... More
 
 
 
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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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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
39-40 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Franco's
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172 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Franco's
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7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes from Franco's
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71-72 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Franco's
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from Franco's
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19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from Franco's
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104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Franco's
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Franco's
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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
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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
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