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“food good service hit and miss” 3 of 5 stars
Review of ASK - Westwood Cross

ASK - Westwood Cross
Margate Road | Westwood Cross, Broadstairs CT10 2BF, England
01843 869 285
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Ranked #61 of 95 Restaurants in Broadstairs
Price range: $11 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: ASK Italian in Westwood Cross is a place for great food and warm service. Think fresh bread made to tear and share. A glass of fine wine worth deserving of your time. Delicious main dishes prepared the traditional way. Everything we know and love about Italian food is served straight to your table. Take a look at our Westwood Cross menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“food good service hit and miss”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Eaten in here a few times and the food is always good but the service can be very hit and miss. Sometimes it is ok and other times it is terrible. You are always able to get a table in here and generally have a good experience if the managers are serving you.

Visited April 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“good local italian”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This is a local restaurant for us and one that we use quite often. The food is always fresh and well cooked and presented. Sometimes chain restaurants fail because the early high standards slip after a while. This restaurant regularly updates its menu and the quality in my experience has always been high with the emphasis on fresh ingredients and good flavours.
Service can depend a little on manning at peak times so that pre cinema diners can build up before a popular screening at the next door multi screen. Usually though service is to be relied upon with friendly well informed staff.
Another feature is the restaurants willingness to make use of discount vouchers which can with a little research save quite a bit. Prices are as reasonable as Italian dining gets in my view but for me it is the quality of the food and the buzz that makes this a first choice place to eat in Thanet.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
“Friday lunchtime long wait”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Went with two friends for a meal around 12.00 on a Friday recently. Very slow service and no apology.. Yet restaurant was not that full so can only assume not enough waiters.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great location and food but spoiled by really slow service.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Third visit to this Ask, early in the evening. Menu was interesting and varied but there seemed to be simply half the staff they needed. Having secluded areas seem to mean the customers are forgotten. Sadly the third time a goodwill has been spoiled by having to get up and ask a member of staff to take the order, clear the plates and even bring the bill. Friendly professional staff - just hardly any of them

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Broadstairs
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Good food and friendly service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Visited on a Saturday night when it was busy. The service was very good and personal, and the food was good value for money.
Staff happily obliged when we asked for a more secluded table.
Will visit again.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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