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Ask Italian - Colchester

16 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1DZ, England
+44 1206 366379
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“carbonara” (5 reviews)
“profiteroles” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
16 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1DZ, England
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a Sunday day trip from London to Colchester. I was in the mood for pasta. Lots of shops and restaurants closed. I have never eaten at Ask Italian chain. I went in around 12noon and it was empty. Lovely wait staff served me...More

Thank C-more212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was average, was expecting better as my fiancee and I both had the pork belly just was not blown away. The Decor needs refurbing just seems a little bland on the plus side staff were very good and have great customer service skills as...More

Thank minxamus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 9, for a friend's birthday, the food was AMAZING and so was the company. We were greeted by friendly staff who met our every need. My only small gripe is that as a surprise party it seemed illogical to be...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a nice time here. Yummy salmon dish. The music was so soppy and sad though. It felt completely depressing.

Thank alicefleming
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Our server was a young ginger headed lad, really friendly and very bubbly.. Took us to our table and offered us a small glass of their home made lemonade. Once our order was taken, it didn't take long to arrive. Fantastic food and the dessert...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Food was what you expect of such a chain. Quantity was good and puddings were fab! My chocolate etna was truly gorgeous! We ate in the garden and it was lovely- it felt like we were on holiday! But the best was the service- Saturday...More

Thank Tracey7811
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Travelling as a group of 5 with 2 small children it is always a challenge to achieve a satisfactory eating experience in a restaurant. We wanted a nice Italian in order to mark the impending end of Granny's stay and finding a car park space...More

Thank NotWillSelf
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Nice restaurant and lovely meal. I'm visited this restaurant for the first time and I'm impressed about the organic food and service . Very well done for the good combination. I ll be back soon...

Thank Huey Yee Liang G
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Four of us went for a family meal at Ask. This visit we were sat by the. window. My starter was lovely stuffed mushrooms, followed by PENNE Al pollock delta case. This was very filling but next time I'll try something more adventurous. This was...More

Thank Xanlyn
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Went here last night with friends for an impromptu get together. I've always heard great things so we thought we'd give it a go. The food was lovely, fresh, piping hot and served very quickly. We had a variety of dishes between us- mushrooms, calamari,...More

Thank Julie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 366379
ASK Italian in Colchester 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 Colchester menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.
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