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Ask Italian - London - Grafton Way

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Fitzrovia
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48 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DZ, England
+44 20 7388 8108
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08:00 - 23:30
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:30
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Cheshire
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a number of occasions before travelling home from Euston I've had supper at this restaurant. The staff are always welcoming and though busy they do their best to accommodate everyone. The food is superb - freshly cooked and well presented. On a number of occasions Alfred has looked after me and his delightful manner and excellent service is appreciated.

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1 Thank Verdala
London, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant by chance as it was the nearest to the person I was meeting. Surprised to be offeerd a sweet drink while waiting un a very small glass bu very pleasant. The Primitivo house wine was excellent and so was the MANZO PICCANTE. A glass of limoncello finished the nice meal. Friendly & fast, ideal for a business... More 

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Thank Martino56
Crawley, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trading on the Ask brand, this is a small location just off Tottenham Court Road. The premises lack any atmosphere whatsoever. The lighting was so bright that the tea lights on the table were invisible. Turn the lights down guys! As for the food I had my usual Brushetta followed by Penne alla pollo dela casa, both were the tasty... More 

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Thank munkypete
Thanet, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Have been to 2 other branches of Ask. This was the least favourable. Service was the main problem, it was very slow and it wasn't even busy...also had to ask for cutlery which is a basic error. My daughters glass had bits floating in..we complained and to be fair we did get a free drink and starter to say sorry.... More 

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Thank Brian L
Walsall, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Enjoyable good value meal extremely friendly and efficient staff. Restaurant had a friendly atmosphere.

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Thank DavidH572014
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Came here with my daughter whilst staying at the Radisson Blu, service was exceptionally slow and food was warm. Staff are friendly enough but waited over 1 hour from ordering to getting Starters! Restaurant only had 3 other tables in service.

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1 Thank Velma B
City of London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Went there for Sunday lunch Our Waiter were very friendly he was on his Own but he seems ok the restaurant was very clean ,friendly and the food was great the atmosphere is very Italian and traditional nothing to seem a problem ,we will definitely going back and will spreading the word through family and friends

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Thank vicki8921
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Good location but service was slow and food when it arrived was cold. Asked for plate to be microwaved to make it hot enough to eat - really shouldn't have to do that!

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1 Thank MCScotland2
Wallisellen, Switzerland
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Went to this Restaurant today evening. Arrived at 21.30... the Waiter gaves us a table for four people. After just a few Minutes a man came to our Table and wanted to take order. We wasnt ready... he answered very rude: The kitchen is closing very soon, go on!" (but after 30 minutes other customers came in and ordered some... More 

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Troon, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Before heading home, I popped into Ask Italian for some lunch. I was seated promptly and given menus. The first thing that was quite noticeable was the upstairs of the restaurant was cramped, with the tables being quite close together. There also were only 2 staff members, who clearly couldn't cope with the amount of customers and were rushing around... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:30
Saturday
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Fitzrovia
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzrovia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7388 8108
Description
ASK Italian in Grafton Way 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 Grafton Way menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.

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Fitzrovia
This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central London is a shopper’s paradise, offering the latest fashions, gadgets, and souvenirs. Fitzrovia is conveniently located between the major retail thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of well connected Tube stations dotted around the area for easy transport. This neighbourhood is a favorite among foodies as well, with an impressive number of quality restaurants, pubs, cafes and food shops vying for your patronage – especially along Charlotte Street and near Goodge Street Station.
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