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ASK Italian - Watford

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Market Street | The Former Post Office, Watford WD18 0LG, England
+44 1923 213111
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Generally the meal was OK but no coffee available at the end of the meal and when we presented a voucher at checkout it wasn't accepted.

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Thank Gavin C
Preston, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

My last review was in October 2014, and was pretty critical. Dined here again with friends, who persuaded me that my previous experience was not typical. They were right to a certain extent - but it couldn't have been much worse than two years ago. This time, my food was adequate in terms of taste and quantity - but had... More 

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Thank David B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, every time I've been here the food has been great, the service is fast and the staff a very friendly, the decor is relaxed, whether you are out for a casual evening or a formal dinner ASK will not disappoint, I would really recommend the butterfly garlic prawns as a starter for prawn lovers, it's the best !!!

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Thank Aly V
Bushey, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Visited here last week with my partner and four children. The restaurant itself has been redecorated since my last visit and not sure it is really in keeping – the walls were really busy with bold, clashing paper and the rest of the décor was a bit eclectic but did not quite hit the mark. Having said that it was... More 

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Thank Sellest
England
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109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I feel that Ask in Watford is one of the nicest places for a civilised meal. The environment is good for couples and there are large tables for groups. It is quiet, so you can actually have a conversation over your dinner. Staff were helpful and did not push us to leave. I was catching up with a friend I... More 

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Thank Renatik
Watford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Having lived in Watford for two years I was surprised I hadn't made my way to ASK Italian before. However, after my visit I was left pondering a key question; why hadn't I heard of it before? The food was very delicious; rich and creamy just like Italian food should be. The garlic bread was mouth watering and they had... More 

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Thank fogals
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We had an early dinner at Ask this evening with the kids. Service was good. Did find that gap between staters and mains wasnt long enough. Kind of had the feeling that we were being a little rushed. However kids enjoyed their food. Quality was good and fresh. Nice wine and prosecco. Restaurant wasnt really busy for a saurday. Waitress... More 

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Thank kam372015
Wales, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We called in on the off chance of getting a quick bite to eat. We were greeted by a friendly young man, who was only to happy to accommodate us.. Our waiter was attentive and friendly, even closing a patio door as it was near our table, and we were getting quite chilly. The meal was flavoursome, with our son... More 

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Thank Welshie06
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Thursday late lunchtime, they were still fairly busy but only had two waiters serving. Service was fairly quick, but the dough balls came without dip, and the waiters were too busy to attract their attention. The food was nice, although menu misleading when it states 'a touch of chilli' and I needed creme fraiche to cool... More 

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Thank LDNBBY
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

I dined alone and had the friendliest waiters. Ordered the prawn starter and the mushroom risotto main which I had previously shared and realised the portions are hugely generous. The restaurant was lovely, calm but busy with families and friends and a generally young set of customers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $17
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street | The Former Post Office, Watford WD18 0LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 213111
Description
ASK Italian in Watford 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 Watford menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?