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24 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2AY, England
+44 1227 767617
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here a few times over the years and it has not disappointed yet. The food is really good, the service fine but one of the reasons to eat here on a sunny Sunday lunchtime is to have our meal in the pretty garden at the rear. It is a sun trap and well shielded from any wind.... More 

Thank Jay M
Mantua, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am visiting friends freon Verona Italy, we decided to meet in Ask, When we arrived we were given home Made lemonade, the menù Was great for all of us, i had fish, great Italian food set in a beautful English building, Stephen talked to us and suggested where to visit, Amazing experiance, i will recommended to my Italian family... More 

1 Thank tosset64
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived having taken our grandchildren to the theatre and were sent down to the basement. Dingy, cold and dark which did not impress. Better tables empty on the ground floor but we were told they were booked despite being empty when we arrived and when we left. Maybe it was because we had two children with us although they... More 

Thank Mark D
ASKItalian, Customer Services Manager at Ask Italian - Canterbury, responded to this review

I'm really sorry to hear about this, Mark - it does sound massively disappointing, and I know that we can do a lot better than this. If you don't mind, it'd be really helpful to discuss this further with you so we can try to put things right. If you'd be prepared to let us do that, could you drop... More 

Level Contributor
64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to several other branches of this chain we popped into the Canterbury one and was very impressed. What a delightful atmosphere and the different dining areas made for a cosy evening Shown to our table we were given a glass of homemade lemonade , nice touch. Delicious food. Definitely a revisit is in order. The only down side... More 

1 Thank Suzanne H
Whitstable, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with a large group of friends for a birthday meal. We were given our own room which was nice. The staff were very friendly and didn't rush us at all. The food was good considering there was such a large group to cater for, and it all came out at around the same time.

Thank Annie C
Level Contributor
27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A starter of meats and garlic bread started the meal in a tasty way. The three main courses of bolognese, lasagne and chicken mushroom risotto were all delicious. The room we were in was very echoy and it could be difficult to have a conversation if the room was busy.

Thank Dave C
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch at ASK Italian on Saturday 29th April 2017. The staff are friendly and professional, great service, not bad range of dish choices could have a slightly bigger choice if I was being critical. However food portions are reasonable and well presented. My second visit here and still love it here and would recommend this restaurant to... More 

Thank joecool1973
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to get a reservation last minute and on a Friday night which was quite nice. However there wasn't a lot of alcohol choice and definitely not champagne which was sad considering it was my 21st. The prosecco was amazing thought. The price difference between the normal size of food and the small size was quite a bad difference.... More 

Thank cecilialkt
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here on the easter sunday for dinner and really enjoyed what we picked.We had the dough balls for starters,which was really nice[3 pepproni.3cheese.3 spicey] and for mains I had the pesto pasta with chicken and courgettes,very nice but needed more pesto.Service was really good aswell

Thank raymond c
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant used to be very good value for money until about three years ago, now the portions are smaller, there is less choice on the menu and the staff seem to be in another world half of the time. I have had cold pasta served up on more than one occassion

1 Thank Peter J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 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: 24 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 767617
ASK Italian in Canterbury 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 Canterbury menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?