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billericay high street, Basildon, England
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Been here loads of times and the food is consistently good. What is under parr is the attitude of some of the welcoming staff. so many times I have decided on teh off chance to eat here and even when the place is less than half full I am asked if I have booked!! Its annoying and on teh last... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Food ok but... It's what you would expect from a chain restaurant. Service was not all that. After our last experience there we found it a little expensive.

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Thank Tim S
Billericay, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Food and service were good, however, my major issue was with the chairs. Ok I'm quite big but the chairs were uncomfortable to sit on as the top of the legs were proud of the rest of the seat. Trivial maybe but will think about going back again.

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Thank Forgelizard
Wickford, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I love the Ask chain and enjoy eating in their restaurants and this is no exception. Good food,Great service and a very lively( if somewhat noisy in the conservatory area) atmosphere. Ask to be seated in the main building if you are not keen on the noisy environment. A great place to spend a very pleasant evening.

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Thank R0bbie78
Roaming the World with work
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Fast food, slow service, cold salad is best as it does not pretend to be hot. My friends rave about it so have tried it now on three occasions. Reheated boiled rice and cold veg. Never again. Mind you if you like KFC then this is the a posh version. Nothing like real Italian food.

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Thank Fredo80
Billericay, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Went for dinner with a group of friends. The friend who had booked had asked about using Tastecard, told this was fine. There were six of us with 3 Tastecards. When we arrived and went to confirm our use of the cards we were told we could only use one per table, not sure why when if we had booked... More 

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Thank Denise M
Colchester
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It's a chain restaurant so it's going to be fairly standard. It's a good safe bet for dinner. Decent food and friendly staff. Toilets are a bit pokey and up some steep stairs.

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Thank Peter T
Brentwood, England, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had a table booked for 7.45 on a Friday, so we expected a busy restaurant What we didn't expect was far too many tables, I had to keep scooting my chair in to allow people to pass, my entire families chairs were touching the backs of other chairs which became tiring after a while. The restaurant wasn't staffed for this... More 

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Thank Harri S
Basildon, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

We went in there without a booking midweek, good reception, good service, food excellent though not keen on the olives. Will go again soon.

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Thank vangerover
Billericay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had money off vouchers but the dish we wanted had a key ingredient missing as they had run out. Not keen on the new décor with tomato tins as flower vases I had to hide the one on our table! The staff were friendly enough and the food tasted ok but would have been improved with the missing ingredient.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: billericay high street, Basildon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon

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