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16 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1DZ, England
+44 1206 366379
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to try the new vegan menu at Ask and had the rosemary bread starter with olive tapenada and pizza with olives, and caramelised onion main. You might think this would be a little too much bread and olives, but it was all delicious. My only regret is not being able to try the chocolate tart dessert due to a... More 

Thank JayneColchester
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have eaten here so many times A great interior and close to the town centre too The staff are always friendly and very efficient I love their pizza's. A great place for lunch or dinner

Thank Jenny M
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

had a lovely meal mid week, always excellent food, ambiance, waitresses, home made raspberry lemonade was a bonus, delicious, will always go back because I know it will be a lovely meal , have never been disappointed yet

Thank Colette P
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want your general high street Italian then zizzis or prezzo can do better. No complaints about the staff, they were lovely,but carbonara had hardly any bacon, children's bolognaise had too much pepper (I love spice, unfortunately my 2 year old hates it, calzone was cold in the middle...this happened twice,it was all dealt with very well but we... More 

Thank jomoore30
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would strongly recommend this restaurant. The food is amazing, made with the best Italian ingredients, for not a very big price. We'll definitely come back. The staff is really helpful, cheerful and welcoming, with big smiles on their faces. Well done, Ask Italian!

Thank Oanastafford
Colchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Wife and I enjoyed a very nice lunch at ask last Friday 31 March. The food was very tasty and the young lady who served us could not have been more helpful and friendly. I could not fault the experience at all.

Thank alan p
Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here all the time and generally it's good but today was a disaster. I appreciate that it was busy but after 30 minutes we still hadn't received our drinks. We watched at least 3 tables who came in after us have their orders taken. Having 5 kids on a Sunday evening waiting that long and not even having... More 

Thank Adam P
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Myself, my husband and our 2 children popped in early evening on a Saturday the restaurant was just starting to get busy. It's the first time we've visited Ask Italian and it didn't disappoint the children's menu is great value for money although my 6 year old couldn't finish all of her food this wasn't an issue as my son... More 

Thank 30VennC10
Madrid, Spain
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

we had a lovely dinner. we were 15 people and we been serve for a big friendly waiter. it was everything in perfect timing. the atmosphere in the restaurant is great and the food was very good as well. we had starters so no space for desserts this time. without doubt I recommend this restaurant :)

Thank sara s
Essex, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A friend and I had dinner here last night, first impressions were good, staff were actually interested and tried to help at very possible moment, and always with a pleasant smile...:)) It is a commercial factor that given the size of the restaurant the table was perhaps a little close to the others, therefore making it difficult to have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 366379
ASK Italian in Colchester 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 Colchester 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?