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ASK Italian - Abingdon

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Pulpit House | 1 The Square, Abingdon OX14 5SZ, England
+44 1235 529699
11:30 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Caversham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lunch here on a Saturday. Greeted and seated by a friendly manager and the free homemade lemonade was a nice touch. Antipasto for 2 to share....All delicious. Meatballs, calamari, mushrooms, zucchini fries....Plenty for 2 and presented well. For mains...a salad and a calzone. Good portions and flavoursome. All came in good time. We used Tesco vouchers to... More 

Thank buy_a_belt
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Monday evening catch up with friends, nice to see a dedicated gluten free menu. I ordered the gluten free beef and Gorgonzola pizza, with a gluten free Peroni to accompany. Pizza was very tasty, base was nice and crisp, and the flavours of the mix of toppings worked really well. Friendly service too.

Thank Rich B
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant several times and every time the food is absolutely perfectly prepared very good food great atmosphere I would highly recommend this restaurant and most of all very friendly staff all in all a very good place to have lunch or dinner a romantic meal or a meal with the family

Thank Dannydelaney1234
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a dinner thursday night with a friend and we enjoyed pretty much. We booth had Pranws as a Starter and then i had lasagne and my friend a chicken and mush pasta with a side of fries to share. Was quiet Busy, 3 big partys and a couple of small tables, but the food arrived quick. Nice atmosphere.... More 

Thank José L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff squeezed us in without reservation. The wait for food was short and not at the expense of the quality. Wine was fairly priced and added to the atmosphere well. Staff are attentive and do not forget your need even when very busy. If you wish to eat here, book to avoid disappointment as it does get very busy at... More 

Thank Rob H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for a couples night out or family outing. Great service, that always stands out about this restaurant. The food is good and they are well priced but the service you get from the waiting staff is like nothing else in abingdon or Oxford.

Thank Brandon G
Warminster, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Am not familiar with this restaurant chain but would not hesitate to dine here again. Two of us arrived with no appointment in the middle of half term week. Warmly greeted and shown our seat. We ordered sea bass and goats cheese salad followed by a wicked looking chocolate dessert and some sorbet. Coffee and green tea to finish. Prompt,... More 

Thank John A
Paris, France
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

It was my second times at ask Italian. Very nice food, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices and very nice staff (friendly and professional) quick service. I recommend this place. See you next time

Thank Caroline C
Oxford, UK
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We visited the first weekend in January and it was very wet, the rest of town looked to be very quiet but Ask was heaving - good job we booked. Food and service were excellent. Lovely building. Would definitely recommend this restauarant.

Thank paulturner5
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Situated in a lovely building. Visited for a family lunch. Staff friendly and a good menu selection. The food was very tasty with lovely flavours and good size portions. Will visit again if in the area.

Thank JAC446

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pulpit House | 1 The Square, Abingdon OX14 5SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1235 529699
ASK Italian is one of the UK's leading casual dining restaurant brands with over 110 restaurants across the country. We are driven by a passion for authentic Italian food and culture and work with a number of expert friends, including chef Theo Randall, to bring the best of Italian life to the UK high street.

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