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ASK Italian - Abingdon

Pulpit House | 1 The Square, Abingdon OX14 5SZ, England
+44 1235 529699
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Ranked #27 of 73 restaurants in Abingdon
Price range: $12 - $22
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: ASK Italian is one of the UK's leading casual dining restaurant brands with over 110 restaurants across the country. We are driven by a passion for authentic Italian food and culture and work with a number of expert friends, including chef Theo Randall, to bring the best of Italian life to the UK high street.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: ASK Italian is one of the UK's leading casual dining restaurant brands with over 110 restaurants across the country. We are driven by a passion for authentic Italian food and culture and work with a number of expert friends, including chef Theo Randall, to bring the best of Italian life to the UK high street.
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

ASK is great for family food: service is kid-friendly and very helpful. Nice staff and the food is pretty good too.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It's a very interesting building and we went here purely because it was close to where my friends work, however, the service was very efficient, the staff were polite and friendly and the food was very enjoyable without being extremely expensive. Definitely a nice place to visit for an occasion

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

I NEVER write reviews but the staff were so fantastic I had to break my own rules. Sun was shining and the lovely smell of the ovens wafted toward you as you walked in. My OAP dad had a little medical emergency and they were blinding. Can't praise them enough-nothing was too much, so calm and kind. I think it... More

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Brit Abroad
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I've been here a few times, but my last visit was so good I wanted to make sure I wrote this review! I've always enjoyed my visits, but it's Ask, nothing special, right? What sets this one apart is the amazing staff. The food and atmosphere are good but the staff, in particular one lady called Sam I think really... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Very nice inside, looks like a converted bank. Service was very nice, we used our tesco club card vouchers, so meal worked out very reasonable. The food itself was lovely and the Olives, some of the nicest I have ever had.

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oxford
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We popped in on a busy Sunday evening & were made to feel very welcome, even though the waiter was rushed off his feet. The décor is clean & pleasant, with a lovely family feel & there is a good range of food on the menu (including several dairy-free desserts - very unusual for Italian!) The food arrived in good... More

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went into this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend. Although the foot was quite good, there was little of it for the money we paid. I considered that the service there was attrocious and would not go there again. I don't mind paying the money, for good service and food. But that is exactly what I want. Ask... More

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We went here for my little sisters birthday and the food was lovely. The staff were really nice and very attentive. I like that ASK often have deals to save you money.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Booked at the last minute for a family meal. Online booking process was easy! And viewing the menus helped us see what was available. Arrived, received a warm reception and given a choice of tables. Menu choice and variety of drinks was good - think all really enjoyed their tasty meals. Look forward to going back for another meal.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

My friend and I wanted an evening of good food and pleasant surroundings and this ticked the boxes. We had the lobster and prawn pasta and it was delicious , desserts were lovely and the rose wine was very drinkable and moreish and very reasonably priced

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