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Ask Italian - Saffron Walden

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62 High Street, Saffron Walden, England
+44 1799 520500
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked an evening meal at this restaurant when we went to visit friends from the town, The 'warm one' sharing starter included a variety of tasty nibbles and was enjoyed by all four in our party. Two of us had risottos and the other two calzones. The risotto pescatore in particular was excellent with a lovely taste, plenty of... More 

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Thank Robsdav
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is what it is.... a chain. Service is good, the staff are very friendly. Undercooked veg could not be rectified as its cooked as per the company standard. So hard i couldn't eat it!! Prawns are great, pork belly fabulous! !

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Thank teresawells2014
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never been to Ask before. Took my fussy 6 yr old son there for dinner after school, so it was very quiet. We had pizzas, served on wood platters. Have to say, can't remember having had a nicer pizza! No miserly toppings, Frankie and Benny's style! The kids deal was a good deal. Pizza with a starter of garlic bread,... More 

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Thank Warren B
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Of the numerous low-end Italian chains in England these days, ASK seems to a bit better than the others. At least in Saffron walden, I think this because of the service and mentality. People who work there appear genuinely focussed on their customers.

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Thank Andrew H
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Always find a table for us although they prefer you to book. Often vouchers for 25-50% off on food are available. The service is excellent The food is also excellent and quite quick from ordering Staff always check if everything is ok.

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Thank Eric C
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with a friend and my 1 year old. Food was to die for, especially the butterfly prawns!!!! Pizza was lovely too. Staff were very friendly and helped me with the buggy down the steps. Would definitely recommend eating here.

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Thank sarzy74
Ickleton, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We went here to celebrate a birthday. The staff were all lovely and friendly. The order was taken without any fuss. That is where it started going wrong! We had to wait ages for our starter to arrive and even longer for the main course. Having said that, the food was very nice. It was a shame that the speed... More 

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Thank JonG371
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly helpful staff..excellent menu...food was fabulous...great place to take children as they were very well catered for but perhaps not the place for a romantic date ..not on Sunday anyway .

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Thank lknights1
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We returned for a lunch after a gap of 3 years. I must say it has improved considerably. The staff who greeted and served us were very pleasant and wanted to ensure our visit would be a good experience. I would not normally chose to eat pasta but I must say my Carbonara was first class and my guests spaghetti... More 

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Thank Gerald D
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This was a last minute choice after a mammoth day. We did not arrive until late in the evening but received a warm welcome. The restaurant is clean, nice and bright with very enthusiastic staff. I chose pizza and was delighted with my choice. Excellent well cooked thin base, and lovely tasty topping. My wife and son had pasta, and... More 

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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
USD 9 - USD 17
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 High Street, Saffron Walden, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 520500
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?