Subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Dishes from a set menu & subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service Christmas menus includes 3 courses from the selected menu plus a choice of a Glass of Prosecco - 125ml, 330ml bottle of Peroni or soft drink (excluding non-alcoholic cocktails). A glass of Limoncello - 50ml is included with the Super Festivo menu. Alcoholic beverages not available to anyone under 18 years. Menu selection is correct at the time of print and may be subject to minor amends. Tables of 8 or more will require a deposit of £5 per person to secure your Christmas booking and are subject to an optional 10% service charge.
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.
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- afternoon tea (6)
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- breakfast (4)
- business (22)
- child friendly (42)
- dinner (68)
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- lunch (51)
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12 October 2019
The staff were very friendly and helpful, a gluten free menu was given to a member of our party and the plate came out with a gluten free sticker so the food wasn’t mixed up! The food was lovely and well worth the money, overall a very pleasant experience.
15 July 2019
Always good food here, never had a bad meal and the staff so warm and friendly
26 October 2018
We were greeted warmly and invited to sit where we wished. As it was a dank and dreary evening we aimed to sit by the fire.
22 October 2018
It took 3 attempts to get a glass of water. Wrong starters given which were over cooked and burnt. We had 1.5 hours for lunch but main meal didn't arrive until 15 mins before we were due to leave. Bill wrong. It didn't reflect taste card.
18 September 2018
gorgrous food, curteous service
12 May 2018
Great vegan menu and really polite staff although we came in quite late. One thing - if they could maybe cut the aubergine more in the pasta or at least take the skin off as it makes it a bit unappetising :) Can’t wait to go again :)
28 April 2018
I visited ASK on Saturday 28th April. I wasn’t very happy with my food, it looked nice but was tasteless, I had PENNE AL POLLO DELLA CASA, which was didn’t have any taste of mushrooms or white wine in at all.. was tasteless & no flavour even when I added salt & pepper. My friend had the spaghetti carbonara and she also said hers was tasteless. I wouldn’t recommend going back here... quite expensive for tasteless food....
8 April 2018
Service was very good we had a table of 7 and food was bought out all together
27 January 2018
Good! Good with the children. Staff friendly & food was nice
21 December 2017
A great choice for an informal lunch with my 10 and 13 year olds. Pizza always goes down well, followed by ice cream of course. My only gripe would be the size of the salad I ordered. The bowl seems to be getting smaller and smaller - fortunately I could fill the gap with my children’s pizza crusts.
Star Deal - Super Festivo Menu - 3 courses plus a drink and limoncello £24.95
Festivo Menu - 3 courses with a drink for £19.95
Super Festivo Menu - 3 courses plus a drink and limoncello £24.95
Lunch Set Menu - 2 courses for £9.95
Weekend Set Menu - 3 courses for £15.95