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ASK Italian - Colchester

16 North Hill, Colchester, CO1 1DZ +44 1206899154

((((* Italian
Main course: £9
Food spend: £19

Amazing ! Really really good

Zoe Bradbury 24 February 2017
from Colchester

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Housed in a period building in the town centre, ASK Italian Colchester serves delicious Italian cuisine within a 6-minute walk of Colchester Arts Centre and the Odeon Cinema. The restaurant also boasts a pretty garden, perfect for al fresco dining on a sunny summer's day.

Inspired by the Italian way of eating, ASK Italian celebrates mealtimes as an opportunity to connect with one another around the table. Start with a perfect-for-sharing antipasti board from the ASK Italian menu, and enjoy signature dishes from fresh pasta to crispy stone-baked pizzas with a great choice of toppings. And because there's always room for dessert, diners can indulge in a selection of beautiful desserts including the chocolate Etna, served with plenty of theatre.

ASK Italian restaurants showcase Italian cuisine at affordable prices, with allergen information on hand if ever you need it, plus a fun kids menu. Premium beers, including Sicily's most famous craft beer, Messina Bira, are available alongside Italian wines, cocktails and soft drinks, like a refreshing craft lemonade.

The family-friendly Colchester ASK Italian is just an 8-minute walk from historic Colchester Castle.

ASK Italian - Colchester

16 North Hill, Colchester, CO1 1DZ

Contact +44 1206366379
Reservations +44 1206899154

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Customer reviews for ASK Italian - Colchester

4.1 ((((* (based on 69 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (42)
  • lunch (34)
  • romantic (32)
  • child friendly (31)
  • large parties (30)
  • business (19)
  • al fresco (13)
  • value (13)
  • entertainment (10)
  • luxury (9)
  • private dining (8)
  • trendy (7)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • views (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • ((((* 22 March 2017 by John Burrell from Colchester

    Atmosphere, layout of restaurant very good , food excellent, we had a young person with us and she was treated very kindly. Service was a little slow because the place was packed and there didn't seem to be enough staff on duty , those that were were very busy, smiling and apologetic about the small waits we had. Overall a very enjoyable evening and we will return.

  • ((((( 24 February 2017 by Zoe Bradbury from Colchester

    Amazing ! Really really good

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Kerrie Clewley from Colchester

    We went for my birthday and it was really lovely, from the very polite, friendly staff to the delicious food. All excellent

  • ((((( 13 February 2017 by Andrew Wilson from Colchester

    12.30 table ... quite empty so choice of tables, we did mention that we only had about 1 hour, which the staff were happy to rally around and make sure we were served as soon a possible lovely as always at Ask ... service as mentioned quick and efficient ...good value for money ...and will go again. Thanks

  • ((((( 18 November 2016 by Trevor Durrant from Mannintree

    Staff very friendly .Food first class.

  • ((((( 16 November 2016 by Nicolas Kokolski from Colchester

    We arrived and were warmly welcomed and shown to our table. Actually, we were given a choice which pleased my wife as she likes to sit in a warm spot. The waiting staff were alert and attentive without being intrusive.
    As we had already made most of our choice for food by looking online, ordering didn't take too long. And happily neither did our antipasti. We were given us just enough time too have a quite conversation before it was served. The main course arrived promptly, in fact we were perhaps a little slow and it arrived before we had finished the first course. That was not a problem, it was kept warm for us until we were ready. That is an important point; too many times we have gone to a restaurant, wanting to spends some quite time together only to be rushed through our meal because they want to get in as many diners as possible.
    We were offered dessert but the portions were such that to have eaten anymore would have made us both feel overly full and spoilt the evening.
    All in all a very pleasant experience.

  • ((((( 17 October 2016 by Helen Sherman from Colchester

    Popped in for quick lunch with friend before going on to an appointment . Staff lovely , food really nice , cannot fault .

  • ((((* 5 October 2016 by Caroline Barnes from Colchester

    Great speedy service to accommodate our theatre trip and late arrival due to traffic problems. Good food. Thank you

  • ((((* 13 September 2016 by Mrs adrienne Lee-cutts from Colchester

    Well presented quality food

  • ((((( 26 August 2016 by Penny Crudgington from Colchester

    First visit and we will definitely be back. The food is delicious, as is the homemade lemonade, the staff were very attentive and we even managed to eat Al Fresco as it was such a beautiful evening. We all had a guess at what the bill would be and I am delighted to say it was considerably cheaper than we had anticipated.

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