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ASK Italian - Newbury

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34 Market Place, Newbury RG14 5AG, England
+44 1635 37969
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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121 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First sat by the front door and it was a bit cold so they moved us to a seat by the river which was lovely and would be fantastic in the summer, watching the swans. Food was freshly cooked and piping hot, no complaints at all, it was as ordered from menu with good service. Used some vouchers and waitress... More 

Thank Harrycrac
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Came here with my partner for valentines 2017 our first time in this particular ask Very cosy restaurant staff very friendly and helpful had a little wait for food due to it being busy but when we did receive it was cooked to perfection and was very filling what I liked most about this particular restaurant was we weren't pestered... More 

Thank Sm2288
Reading, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I went to the restaurant alone,The atmosphere was good, the surroundings very pleasant. I had the sea bass which was ok, the staff were very helpful and pleasant. Had cheese cake for dessert which was nice. Also had a latte. The coffee is served in a glass with no handles, I think this is traditionally how they serve it..it's not... More 

Thank Unique66
Hampshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Visited here mid afternoon on a cold wet day. The restaurant was very quiet and fairly empty, apart from a couple sitting by a window overlooking the canal. Given a choice of seating and wishing to be warm, we opted for the elevated dining area, away from the entrance. Selecting Mains, we chose a salad and a Rigatoni dish. The... More 

Thank ScrumptiousYumptious
Bristol, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We called in here on the off chance and were over the moon From the moment we walked in we couldn't have been more impressed with the staff. The lovely waitress smiled, always a good start and took us to a table overlooking the canal Drinks orders were taken within minutes and again served with a smile We were ordering... More 

Thank Arobajase
Inkpen, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Christmas Eve - those working on this windy, chilly, dark, night were probably desperate to call it a day and return home for the festivities. Not here! Through no fault of our own the seven of us (us, children and grandchildren) arrived very late for our booked table. The last customers. But the two waitresses who were on duty still... More 

Thank BarryNJane
Fareham, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Good location in centre of Newbury town centre. Backs on to the canal. Nice ambience. Staff were friendly and provided good customer service. Food service was quick. Pizza and starters tasted good. Nothing to fault really. Would come here again.

1 Thank Andy C
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We were a table of 8 on a busy Monday evening, the food and service was very good and I would recommend this restaurant to anybody looking for a good Italian. Only criticism I would have is a cold draught comes across front tables every time the door is opened. Will return soon.

Thank jwc282
Newbury, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had an impromptu lunch here on a Sunday. The manager managed to find us a window seat, the restaurant was full with families enjoying their lunch .Waitress, Honor, was very attentive. Had the red pepper risotto and the pan fried chicken. Drinks came promptly, and food shortly afterwards. The manager arranged for our food to come out before the... More 

Thank 732MichaelW732
Poole, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We normally go to Bella Italia but the Ask Italian looked like they could do with our custome - so we popped in. Wow, the staff were really helpful without being pushy (and even suggested slight variations when asked) and REALLY understood their menu. The pricing was about the same as this type of chsun(Bella, Strada etc) but the staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Market Place, Newbury RG14 5AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 37969
ASK Italian in Newbury 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 Newbury menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?