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Ask Italian - Northampton

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10 St. Giles Square, Northampton NN1 1DA, England
+44 1604 230891
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We often eat at Ask in Northampton prior to visiting the Royal & Derngate Theatre. Ask is ideally located and provides quick, tasty and inexpensive food to set you up for a (hopefully!) good evening at the theatre. We have never yet been let down by this particular branch of Ask but I wanted to highlight this time how well... More 

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Thank ElDromo
northampton
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141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here before visiting a Matinee at the theatre. The staff were friendly enough but for some reason food took a very long time to arrive. We had ordered four pizzas, hardly complicated, you would think. There were about two dozen other customers and two busy looking chefs were visible in the kitchen apparently working away at the... More 

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Thank brucebassa
Northampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a wedding reception meal and it wasn't a very good experience. Firstly the service was slow and unorganised. Some people were being served at a table and others were left waiting up to 5 minutes, unless you wanted cold food it was impossible to be polite and wait until everyone had their plate in front of them. We... More 

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Thank Richard A
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked with family for my daughters 7th birthday. Visited at 6pm on a Saturday. Great service, amazing food, and the staff were really attentive to my daughter. Worth a visit.

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Thank penwood
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Having been Christmas shopping in town all day we decided to head to ASK for an early and quick bite to eat before heading home. The restaurant wasn't busy on arrival but we were duly informed that despite the many empty tables they were in fact very busy. Aha! We were shown to a table upstairs. Initially the service was... More 

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Thank Susan B
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116 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this restaurant, not too big so nice abd cosy, food is fantastic and not too expensive, the staff are very attentive but not overbearing as they are in other restaurants, all in all a great night had by all, definitely recommend

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Thank Christine G
Northampton, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I am not sure whether we got smaller portions because I had told the waitress prior to ordering that we had a voucher? My friend ordered some sort of beef ravioli dish as a main and had a total of five ravioli on his plate. I hardly call that a meal. The risotto was undercooked and dull. Don't order the... More 

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Thank Bexxcx
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I try to be very positive when I give a review but felt on this occasion something had to be said. We went here on Monday 5th December as our pre Christmas catchup with girlfriends. The food was very good but with no exaggeration the male waiter/ manager poss? came to our table 6 times to ask us if we... More 

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Thank Deborah H
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Came here on a rare weekend away together. Booked the table earlier in the week. We used some tesco vouchers so could afford to splash out a bit. Everything was really good. Food, environment and especially the service. Our waitress, despite being at the tail end of her shift was professional and engaging. We had a lovely time and it... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Food was great but service was whatever. It looked like waitress who work there just work because they need to not because they enjoy it. In general it was ok

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 St. Giles Square, Northampton NN1 1DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 230891
Description
Based in St Giles Square in the very heart of Northampton city centre, the ASK Italian restaurant offers stylish surroundings in which to enjoy high quality Italian cooking. From the extensive main menu, diners can choose from dishes like spaghetti carbonara with smoked pancetta and pecorino or a tasty vegetarian risotto with caramelised leeks and oven-roasted tomatoes. The indulgent dessert menu features the tempting honeycomb cheesecake, lemon tart or a sumptuous Italian tiramisu. Part of the successful ASK Italian restaurant group, this Northampton venue is a very popular dining destination within the city. ASK Italian - Northampton offers superb, fresh cuisine, good quality produce and simple, contemporary interiors. Perfect for any type of occasion, from meals out with a group of friends or family to a romantic meal for two, ASK Italian is a great all rounder with good value prices to match.

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