Welcome to Franco's Restaurant

A TASTE

OF ITALY

LOCAL TO

YOU  

Established 1992 

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Franco's Restaurant, a small family run business which has been busy satisfying their customers with authentic Italian/Sicilian food and wine for over 20 years in a small village situated in Broadstone, Dorset.

Come experience the finest Italian cuisine in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, serving a traditional Italian/Sicilian menu.

All our food is freshly prepared on the premises with many speciality dishes coming from traditional Sicilian recipes.​

We cater all types of cuisine dishes, from our famous Pizza's to mouth watering Seafood and whilst dining enjoy our finest selection of wines.

At Franco's we can also cater for special parties from Birthdays to Office parties.

To discuss your requirements, please call us and we will be glad to provide you with more information and even offer a special menu should you wish.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Christmas Party Menu NOW AVAILABLE

For groups of 6 or more people who do not fancy a set meal, there is a special discount of 20% off your food from the main menu if you book before 31st October 2019

Deposit required.

Opening Times

Tuesday - Satruday

Lunch: 12pm - 3pm

Dinner: 6pm - 11pm

Sunday - Monday

Closed

 
 

New & TastierMenu

DELICIOUS,

AUTHENTIC,

ITALIAN / SICILIAN

CUISINE

 

Antipasti - Starters

Garlic Bread £3.50
Plain


Garlic Bread with Mozzarella £4.95
with cheese


Garlic Bread with Prosciutto £4.95
with cheese and ham


Garlic Bread Speciale £4.95
with fresh tomato and cheese


Rustic Breads £4.75
with olive oil & balsamic vinegar


Bowl of Olives £3.75


Funghi alla Mammarosa £6.95
Deep fried mushrooms with pâté in breadcrumbs served with garlic & pepper sauce


Funghi alla Bruschetta £6.50
Sautéed mushrooms, parsley, garlic butter, fresh chopped tomato, toasted bread


Funghi Trifolat £6.95
Cup mushrooms in breadcrumbs fried and served with garlic mayonnaise sauce


Funghi al Pepe Sauce £7.95
Cooked in cream pepper sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese & finished in the
oven. Served with toasted bread


Polpette alla Siciliana £6.95
Home made meat balls cooked with tomato sauce, egg, onions, garlic, red wine,
parmesan cheese & fresh basil (Please check availability with the waiter)


Calamari Diavola £6.95
Calamari rings sautéed in white wine, garlic, chilli, tomato sauce and olive oil

Cocktail di Gamberetti £6.95
Prawn cocktail


Pâté Dello Chef £6.95
Special home made pâté


Sardine alla Livornese £6.95
Sardines cooked with onions, capers, chilli, white wine, oregano & tomato sauce

Gamberoni Farciti £7.95
Butterfly king prawns in breadcrumbs fried with garlic butter and wine


Gamberoni Diavola £7.95
King prawns cooked in oven with garlic, chilli, dry white wine, tomato sauce
and olive oil. Served with bread


Gamberoni al Porcini £7.95
King prawns cooked with wild mushrooms, garlic, olive oil & dry white wine


Bianchetti Fritti £7.95
Fried whitebait


CONTORNI (SIDE DISHES)
Insalata Mista £3.50
Mixed salad


Patatine Fritte £2.95
French Fries


Pomodoro e Cipolla £3.50
Tomato & onion salad


Funghi in Padella £3.95
Mushrooms sautéed in butter & garlic


Pane e Burro £1.20
Bread & butter

Pasta

Bolognese £9.95
either with spaghetti, tortelloni, pennette or fettuccine


Napoletana £8.95
either with spaghetti, tortelloni, pennette or fettuccine


Spaghetti Carbonara £10.95
with bacon, egg yolk, cream & parmesan cheese


Spaghetti Vongole £12.95
Baby clams, garlic, onions, white wine & tomato sauce


Spaghetti Franco £11.95
Prawns, mussels, tomato, cream, parmesan cheese and a touch of curry


Spaghetti all’Italiana £8.95
Garlic, chilli, parsley and olive oil sauce


Spaghetti con Polpette £13.95
Spaghetti with home made Sicilian style meat balls cooked in tomato sauce, onions,
fresh basil, egg, parmesan cheese & red wine (Please check availability
with the waiter)


Penne Mozzarella £10.95
Tomato, olives, bacon, basil, mozzarella, cream sauce


Penne Asparagi £9.95
Onions, butter, asparagus, cheese & cream sauce


Penne Diavola £9.95
Tomato, chilli, garlic, olives and olive oil


Penne Casa £10.50
Tomato, ham, garlic, mushrooms & cream sauce

Fettuccine Matriciana £10.95
Bacon, olives, onions, red wine & tomato sauce


Fettuccine Salmone £10.95
Strips of smoked salmon with cream sauce, onion & tomato sauce


Fettuccine Alfredo £9.95
Ham, cheese, mushrooms & cream sauce


Gnocchi Primavera £10.95
Potato & egg pasta with spinach, gorgonzola cheese and cream sauce

Lasagna al Forno £10.95


Cannelloni Vegetariana £9.95
Filled with ricotta cheese & spinach


Cannelloni di Carne £10.95
Minced beef, spinach, egg, mushroom, tomato sauce, bechamel sauce


Riso allo Scoglio £13.95
Rice with mixed sea food in a tomato sauce, white wine, garlic, parsley


Risotto Contadino £10.95
Rice with Italian pork sausage, butter, onions, mushrooms, parmigiano cheese
and tomato sauce


Risotto Bosco £9.95
Rice with mushrooms, butter, onions, garlic, tomato & parmigiano cheese


Risotto Asparagi £9.95
Asparagus, butter, onions, cream sauce & parmesan


Tortelloni Alfredo £10.50
Ham, cheese, mushrooms & cream sauce


Half Portion of Pasta £7.95

Pizza

"Our Pizza dough and bread is freshly made on the premises"

Margherita £7.95
Tomato, mozzarella & oregano


Inglese £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella, ham, pineapple


Boscaiola £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella, egg, mushrooms, onions


Napoletana £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella, onions, capers, anchovies


Fiorentina £10.95
Tomato, mozzarella, bacon, spinach, garlic


Pisana £10.95
Tomato, mozzarella, mushrooms, capers, onions, anchovies, salami, peppers


Pazza £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella, mussels, mushrooms, black olives, anchovies, garlic

Piemontese £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella, ham, mushrooms


Vegetariana £10.95
Tomato, mozzarella, onions, mushrooms, artichokes, peppers, black olives


Franco’s £10.95
Tomato, mozzarella, asparagus, ham & sliced egg


Veneziana £10.95
Tomato, mozzarella, mixed seafood


Diavola £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella, salami, chilli


Dolcelatte £10.95
Tomato, dolcelatte cheese & ham


Calzone £11.95
Folded pizza with any filling you wish

Carni - Meat

"All served with vegetables of the day, French Fries or Mixed Salad"

Pollo Volcano £16.95
Breast of chicken topped with dolcelatte cheese, spinach with cream & tomato sauce


Pollo Tirolese £16.95
Breast of chicken covered with parma ham, mozzarella & rosemary cooked
in white wine


Pollo Matriciana £16.95
Chicken breast with butter, brandy, bacon, tomato & onions


Pollo alla Milanese £16.95
Pan fried chicken breast in breadcrumbs with parmesan cheese, garlic, salt,
pepper and parsley


Pollo Alla Crema £16.95
Pan fried chicken breast in dry white wine, mushrooms, green pepper corn,
cream sauce


Filetto alla Griglia £19.95
Grilled beef fillet steak


Filetto Reale £21.95
Beef fillet steak cooked in brandy, onions, sliced mushrooms, garlic, dry white wine,
olive oil and french mustard


Filetto al Pepe Verde £21.95
Beef fillet steak flamed in brandy, green peppercorn and cream sauce

Bistecca alla Griglia £17.95
Grilled beef sirloin steak


Bistecca Diane £18.95
Sautéed sirloin steak with onions, brandy, mushroom, mustard & cream


Bistecca alla Zingara £18.95
Sirloin steak cooked in red wine, peppers, onions, mushrooms, chilli & tomato sauce


Bistecca alla Mediterraneo £18.95
Sirloin steak pan fried in olive oil, garlic, red wine, sun dried tomatoes and
fresh basil with a touch of chilli

Bistecca al Barolo £19.95
Sirloin steak sautéed in Barolo wine, wild mushrooms, onion, garlic and
cream sauce (Please check availability with the waiter)


Vitello alla Crema £17.95
Veal flamed in brandy and cooked in a mushroom and cream sauce
(Please check availability with the waiter)


Vitello alla Milanese £17.95
Veal escallops cooked in breadcrumbs (Please check availability with the waiter)


Medaglioni di Manzo £21.95
Medallions of beef fillet flamed in brandy with dolcelatte cheese & cream sauce

Pesce - Fish

"All served with vegetables of the day, French Fries or Mixed Salad"

Pesce Spada £16.95
Swordfish marinated and grilled


Pesce Spada alla Siciliana £16.95
Swordfish cooked with dry white wine, garlic, mussels, capers, olives, tomato & herbs


Trota Afogata £16.50
Trout cooked in garlic butter, sage, prawns, mushrooms, lemon juice & white wine


Salmone Leopardi £16.95
Salmon steak cooked with dry white wine, saffron, spinach, onions & cream sauce


Gamberoni al Cartoccio £17.95
King prawns wrapped in foil & cooked with garlic butter, white wine,
mushrooms, lemon & sage


Sea Bass all’aqua Pazza £19.95
Oven baked with extra virgin olive oil, red onions, black olives, garlic,
cherry tomatoes, fresh basil & wine

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