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“Very very busy”

Ask Italian - Chichester
Ranked #5 of 262 Restaurants in Chichester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 11 - USD 19
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Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: ASK Italian in Chichester 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 Chichester menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

A busy and IMHO noisy restaurant on a cold Saturday! Lots of moving tables around to accommodate late booked arrivals or walk ins. Waiter arrived quickly to begin ordering service. A couple of our food orders did not turn up. When this was raised, it was taken light heartedly (unhelpful when it’s the children’s food not being provided!). The food still never came! Drinks were slow but we got there in the end. However, the food that was provided was nice. Classic restaurant lunchtime meltdown I guess?! Perhaps another one or two waiting staff wouldn’t go amiss...in fact it would more than likely ease the pressure off the current staff. One large shared washroom facility available on the restaurant floor. Usual washrooms are upstairs (via a steep staircase). Clean facilities. Polite staff. Enjoy!

Thank WorldTravellerChick
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ABisak, Manager at Ask Italian - Chichester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for sharing your opinion and we are very sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience.

We can ensure you that in Ask we value all our customers and we would like to make everyone happy by give a great experience when visiting our restaurants.

We can ensure you that this matter as been already discussed in the management meeting and with all the staff in order to identify the problem and to avoid this kind of situations in future.

We kindly ask you to get in touch with us in order to give us some more feedback and mostly to give us the chance to see you again in Ask Italian.

Please accept our sincere apologies.

Ask Italian Management Team
chichester@askitalian.co.uk

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A very enjoyable evening.
Food was very nice and didn't have to wait very long.
The service was very cheerful and friendly. Mike and Arnaldo were friendly and happy to serve and had a sense of humour.
A very enjoyable evening.

Thank 1Carolch1
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We were five and a baby and it was lunch time over Bank Holiday. Our table was set and saved as requested, we paid with Tesco Vouchers and had superb service and great food for a chain. All the staff were run off their feet but remained friendly, calm and very hospitable. All the food was good, starts and main and as quick as was possible with so many people, thank you again !

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Thank JulieHolidays22
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We eat here a lot and the food and service is always amazing. Mother’s Day was exceptionally busy as you would expect but the level of service was still just as amazing and Jamie our waiter was so attentive and could not do enough for us or our children. Thanks Jamie you really made the day!

Thank Jogee88
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We booked a table the same day on Good Friday and were glad they could fit us in. Greeted and seated very professionally by Mike who took drinks order and introduced Jamie our server.
We indulged ourselves with a bit of a spread for starters with the Antipasto Fritto platter AND two starters. All delicious. We followed that with belly pork and a calzone and neither disappointed. I opted for just sorbet as dessert and my companion indulged in a slice of tart, both yummy. The service was superb throughout. Prompt but not rushed. Jamie was good fun and available without being ‘ in your face’. We had a great evening and will be back. Mike and his team are doing a great job.

Thank SMGG100
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