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ASK Italian - Sheffield

8-10 Cambridge Street, Sheffield, S1 4HP +44 1142870133

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

Staff very friendly. Food very nice and reasonably priced

Shaun Campbell 15 April 2015
from Sheffield

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Opposite Sheffield City Hall on Cambridge Street, ASK Italian Sheffield serves authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of the city centre. The sleek, contemporary restaurant offers a haven of calm in the bustling Fargate shopping district.

Driven by a passion for authenticity, classic Italian food and culture shine through at ASK. The ASK Italian menu reveals both classic and modern Italian flavours with special ingredients like lobster, king prawns and slow-roasted Tuscan classic pork belly porchetta, whilst Italian Luganica sausage features in the fresh pasta dishes. Choose one of the crispy stone-baked pizzas with a great choice of toppings, or create your own from the wide range of ingredients. Sweet-toothed diners can indulge in a selection of decadent desserts, including a gooey chocolate amore and the apple cinnamon pizza dolce.

With an obsession for soulful Italian food and ingredients, ASK Italian restaurants showcase Italian cuisine at affordable prices. There is a popular kids menu, and premium award-winning Italian beers are available alongside Italian wines and soft drinks.

Sheffield ASK Italian is a 5-minute walk from Sheffield Winter Garden, and a 7-minute walk from Sheffield Cathedral.

ASK Italian - Sheffield

8-10 Cambridge Street, Sheffield, S1 4HP

Contact +44 1142730073
Reservations +44 1142870133

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Customer reviews for ASK Italian - Sheffield

3.8 ((((* (based on 38 reviews)
76% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • child friendly (20)
  • large parties (20)
  • romantic (15)
  • dinner (12)
  • entertainment (11)
  • lunch (8)
  • business (7)
  • trendy (4)
  • luxury (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • private dining (2)
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  • breakfast (1)
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  • ((((( by from Northants

    Great location, great food, great service, friendly staff.

  • ((((( by from Sheffield

    Staff very friendly. Food very nice and reasonably priced

  • (**** by from Sheffield

    I would not recommend Ask restaurant we waited quite a while for our started which was mushrooms which we quite enjoyed but the started which was tubes of pasta with a very small amount of strips of chicken and mushrooms it was very dry and bland,nobody came to ask us how our meal was so very disappointed will not return

  • ((((( by from Pontefract

    All good. Speedy service. Meals excellent. Staff very polite and friendly.

  • ((((* by from Sheffield

    Airy and modern setting. Good service. Good range of fresh Italian dishes - pizza, pasta and a wider variety too. Good desserts.

  • ((((* by from Sheffield

    On two separatre occasions the food was not cooked adequently on one order both times. On both occasions the food was not cooked enough.
    However, on investigating the Manageress really went out of her way to make amends for the situation.... both verbally and financially

  • ((((( by from Sheffield

    FABULOUS!!! Absolutely wonder food, staff and atmosphere! :) I used my Tesco club-card boosts to get vouchers! and is was so lovely! :) we went for dinner about 5.30pm on a Saturday, which was perfect as it was just empty enough that we could have a lovely conversation and still be able to hear. After about 6.30pm got a little noisy, but was still a wonderful atmosphere. Would definitely recommend xx ***** A++++++

  • ((((* by from Sheffield

    The food was really tasty, I recommend the seafood Risotto!

  • (**** by from Sheffield

    Not usually one to complain but I felt I needed to complete this to let other potential customers know. We booked this restaurant fro a pre-concert dinner as it is 2 minutes walk from Sheffield City Hall. I booked for 6.15pm and we arrived promptly. We advised the waitress when she gave us our menus that we were due at a concert at 7.30pm - plenty of time - and we had a two course meal voucher. The restaurant was fairly busy and they took our order very quickly. 40 minutes later we chased our starters which arrived 5 minutes later and then the main course still had not arrived by 7.15pm. The staff apologised but the chefs were not really busy and there were insufficient waiting on staff. The asked if we wanted our food cooking or if we preferred to go. We had been at work all day and we starving and the food arrived about 6 minutes later which we had to scoff down! The restaurant staff told us just to leave without paying and get off as soon as we were ready - this gesture was a little OTT to me as we had had about £20 worth of drinks and although the service was appalling it was quite obvious that the staff did not care one iota about the business or indeed how to run a restaurant - this is our second poor experience at this venue and we will not be repeating the experience. Please be warned if you are eating here as it is convenient before your show you need to allow about 3 hours for king prawns cooked in garlic and a pizza! It is such a shame as the restaurant is modern and fresh with a good menu and great location for the theaters and the food was great when it arrived - but it was just a disaster from start to finish in terms of the staffing. I assume this is a chain rather than a franchise and if all other restaurants in this chain are run on a similar basis they will not be around for too much longer.

  • ((*** by from Sheffield

    The 3 course books table deal is value for money but the customer service let the experience down. We were asked which table our party of 4 would like which was a good touch. However when sat down the man (I think manager) was unaware we were having the above deal. We told him and he took our menus away. After waiting 5 minutes, we asked another waiter (who was brilliant- Connor I think) for menus to order drinks. He came back with the correct ones. We ordered but our drinks took 20 minutes to arrive (needed to ask again) Food was ok. Bill came and was incorrect as individually calculated. Asked again as on above deal. Shame - it could have been better.

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