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“Desperately needs decorating !” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ask Italian - Saffron Walden

Ask Italian - Saffron Walden
Price range: $9 - $16
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: ASK Italian in Saffron Walden 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 Saffron Walden menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Desperately needs decorating !”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

Having been using ASK since it opened in Walden, the restaurant has hardly been touched it now tatty and in places dirty, a shame as a great location and lovely, lovely staff. The pasta dishes I think are poor and small in size, the pizzas, risotto and salads are lovely and much better quantity. Take a voucher as there is always a deal to get money off. The sizzling prawn starter is great as is the chicken risotto. Avoid half terms as normally full of noisy children and the restaurants acoustics are not great.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Davebes64
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English first
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“It's good value and fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

Pizza's, pastas and some nice Italian style specials.
Low skill but clever kitchen - really good value.

We love the waiting staff and we go a lot!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank gary c
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very average”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

The service was slow and the atmosphere is completely different since they did away with tablecloths and modernised the place. It's echoey and there is the annoying noise chairs scraping the floor all the time. It's more like a canteen and it's not pleasant for an evening meal. If you go early evening it is usually full of noisy children. Okay for a lunchtime bite and food is usually good quality.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Saffronsue
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great takeaway service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

Phoned up for a takeaway ordered pasta dish garlic bread and a pizza, they said it would be ready in 15 mins and when we arrived it was ready for us and all tasted lovely will be visiting again very soon :)

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Thank Leanne T
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Arundel, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food, great location, great price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

I went here today with my wife for lunch. Its a great location half way up a hill just on the high street. We used one of the internet vouchers for an offer so had starters, main courses and drinks for under £30. Good fast and friendly service.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ukbigmac2000
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