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ASK Italian - Oxford

5 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AT +44 1865364054

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  • ASK Italian - Oxford - Oxfordshire
  • ASK Italian - Oxford - Oxfordshire
  • ASK Italian - Oxford - Oxfordshire
  • ASK Italian - Oxford - Oxfordshire
  •  - Oxfordshire
Main course: £9
Food spend: £19

Very good service with excellent food, definitely recommend eating here.

Vicky Veale 20 June 2017
from Oxford

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Close to Trinity and Exeter Colleges, ASK Italian Oxford serves a range of traditional Italian food in the heart of this historic University town.

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.

Opposite the New Theatre, and within a 4-minute walk of the Oxford Playhouse, Oxford ASK Italian is perfect for a delicious pre or post-theatre meal.

ASK Italian - Oxford

5 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AT

Contact +44 1865726850
Reservations +44 1865364054

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4.4 (((() (based on 81 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (37)
  • child friendly (26)
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  • (((** 3 July 2017 by Cathy from Oxford

    Service was excellent, friendly and efficient. Surroundings were nice, quite a nice ambience too. Food from the 'bargain' set menu was disappoInting, especially as I made my main course choice based on what I really wanted for dessert - which they then told me they ran out of. Adult portions were plentiful, but bruschetta too vinegary, and fettuccine way too soft. Food looked as though it had been thrown on a plate. I ordered a salad as a main and was offered balsamic and oil to pour over as a dressing, but didn't fancy this after my over-vinegared bruschetta. So I was surprised to find the salad didn't have any other sort of dressing, which made it all a bit dry and uninteresting. The sea bass from the main menu did look nicely cooked, and went down well. Children got a bit of a mixed meal - there was only one starter on the menu, and the portion was a bit mean, although it did come with veggie sticks. Their pizza was a good size,though. They asked for the chocolate pizza for pudding, which was a full-sized pizza covered in melty chocolate and strawberries. Sounds great - though the grown ups ice creams, which again were not very generous, melted while we cut the pizza up into reasonable chunks for the kids to tuck into. I ended up with the unmemorable tiramisu- it was ok, but not one I'd go back to the restaurant for. In the event the chocolate went all over the table, making it totally impractical as a dessert. This was a family lunch and it was great to catch up with grandparents, so I didn't complain at the time as I didn't want to spoil the occasion (we'd already asked them to turn the music down - which they did willingly, we were sitting under a speaker and could hardly hear ourselves speak at one point), but I would not return to this restaurant based on the food.

  • ((((( 20 June 2017 by Vicky Veale from Oxford

    Very good service with excellent food, definitely recommend eating here.

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Abigail Boisot from Oxford


  • ((((( 30 May 2017 by Chris Gillick from Oxford

    My friend and I use Oxford Ask occasionally, usually when we go to the theatre. This visit was the busiest I have even seen it but the service was brilliant - our waitress was friendly, efficient and very pleasant (sorry but I didn't get her name). Everything took a little longer but that's to be expected when it was so busy. Food as usual was good - no complaints at all.

  • ((((( 21 May 2017 by Peter Rulton from Reading

    Excellent service choir food

  • ((((( 18 May 2017 by Graham Phillips from Abingdon

    Lovely decor. Good position in Oxford. Fabulous staff and wonderful food.

  • ((((( 7 May 2017 by Lynda Parker from Oxford

    Can't thank Camila and the staff enough for making our daughters birthday special. The service was superb especially as we were a group of 14. Thank you all so much

  • ((((( 3 May 2017 by Mark Pearce-higgins from Oxford

    The restaurant was quiet, but it was a Tuesday night. The staff were attentive without being intrusive and patient when we were still deciding. The food was good and met expectations.

  • ((((( 25 April 2017 by Tim from Bicester

    Good service, alternative staff Enjoyed the food dishes chosen

  • ((((* 21 April 2017 by John White from Oxford

    Very good. 7 of us had a variety of items off the menu which were speedily served. One problem that didn't affect us was that for the last few days they had no internet connection so all bills had to be paid in cash.

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